The corrosion may result in the battery positive cable overheating, increasing the risk of a fire.
In the affected vehicles, the positive battery (B+) cable and the connection to the alternator may corrode.
All affected vehicles have had the battery B+ cable and the alternator replaced, free of charge.
Owners may contact Bugatti at 1-805-557-1050.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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Contact your Bugatti regional service manager
Corrosion of the B+ Cable and connection to the generator.
In extreme conditions, cable protection could be damaged.
Installation of latest level generator and improved B+ cable to avoid water ingress and therefore remove the risk of corrosion.
This repair can be done by any Bugatti Service Partner of Excellence or assisted by the factory directly.
Comply with the vehicle preparation measures for maintenance and repair procedures. Refer to the official Workshop Manual, Page 18 “General instructions about the vehicle”
If in any doubt regarding this procedure, contact your Bugatti regional service manager.
The main parts requiring replacement: Generator / Generator wiring Harness B+ / Bracket.
Listed below are the new parts which are required:
|Designation||Old Part Number||New Part Number|
|Generator wiring harnes||5B0.971.349||5B0.971.349.B|
Further parts needed to complete the repair work will be provided by Bugatti in a repair kit.
For all replacement work details, refer to the official Workshop Manual for Service Partner of Excellence, Page 138 “Generator, removing and installing” and, page 175 for “Replacing the generator wiring harness”.
The generator fixing screws must be replaced with the longer type. Please refer to table above.
|Operation||Defect Code||Repair Code||Time|
|Generator replacement||BUGVR13/1||60 hrs|
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April, 19th 2016
This notice applies to your vehicle,
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN): «VIN1»
- Reference Point System (RPS) Plates
- Fuel level indication
We are writing to reassure and to inform you that our records show that your vehicle is to the latest specification and that these campaigns are not applicable to your vehicle.
If you have any questions or require any assistance please contact your Authorised Bugatti Partner or dedicated Flying Doctor.
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Bugatti Automobiles S.A.S. would like you to know that we sincerely appreciate your continued support of our cars and I apologise for any inconvenience the recall announcement may have caused.
April 2016 Revision 1
Owner Notification Letter
April, 19th 2016
April 12, 2016