Bugatti Recall 172 Veyrons Over 3 Separate Issues

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French supercar maker Bugatti has recalled a total of 172 units of the Veyron over three separate issues.

The first recall affects a total of 72 units including units of the Veyron manufactured between October 3, 2006 and January 17, 2010 and units of the Veyron Grand Sport manufactured between September 29, 2009 and June 30, 2010.

The issue affecting these cars sees the fuel gauge may indicate that there is more fuel in the tank than there actually is. Bugatti will replace the fuel tank control unit and upgrade the software, free of charge to fix the issue.

The second recall affects 13 units of the Veyron manufactured between October 3, 2006 and December 22, 2006.

The positive battery cable and the connector for the alternator may corrode in the affected Veyrons which could increase the risk of fire. Bugatti will fix the issue by replacing the the battery cable and the alternator, free of charge.

The final recall affects a total of 87 units including units of the Veyron manufactured between March 10, 2006 and March 9, 2012, Veyron Grand Sport cars manufactured between September 29, 2009 and October 14, 2014 as well as units of Bugatti Veyron Super Sports manufactured between February 18, 2011 and August 17, 2012.

The underbody aluminium reference plates used to lift the vehicles may corrode and detach from them which could cause issues to other motorists on the road. Bugatti will will rivet and seal the plates, free of charge to fix the issue.

Bugatti has not yet stated when the recalls will begin.

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Story first published: Thursday, April 14, 2016, 11:05 [IST]
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