Lotus Evora Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    13V216000
    Recall Date
    05/21/2013
    Component
    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
    Summary

    Lotus Cars is recalling certain model year 2013 Evora vehicles manufactured September 2012 through November 2012. These vehicles have been granted a temporary exemption from the requirement to conform to the latest passenger side advanced air bag requirements covered by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, "Occupant Crash Protection," but the affected vehicles do not a contain temporary exemption label in accordance with 49 CFR 555.9. Additionally, the affected vehicles have the incorrect date of manufacture on the Federal Certification Label.

    Consequence

    An incorrect certification label may prevent the owner from determining recall applicability, potentially increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

    What Owners Should Do

    Lotus Cars will notify the owners instructing them to take their vehicle to a Lotus dealer. The federal compliance label will be replaced and an exemption label will be applied, free of charge. The recall began on May 28, 2013. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-770-476-6564. Lotus Cars' recall number is 2013/02R.

  • Recall Number
    13V314000
    Recall Date
    07/16/2013
    Component
    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE
    Summary

    Lotus Cars USA, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2011 Evora supercharged vehicles equipped with a manual transmission and manufactured September 2010 through September 2011. The engine oil cooler hose may chafe and rupture resulting in oil loss.

    Consequence

    Engine oil may be ejected onto the road or rear wheels which could cause a reduction in vehicle control and potential engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Engine oil sprayed onto a heat source may also lead to a vehicle fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    Lotus will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The recall began on December 11, 2013. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-770-476-6564. Lotus' campaign number is 2013/03R.

  • Recall Number
    12V477000
    Recall Date
    10/01/2012
    Component
    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
    Summary

    Lotus is recalling certain model year 2011 Evora supercharged vehicles manufactured from February 2011 through September 2011, equipped with a three-piece oil feed pipe with a flexible hose section. This engine mounted oil feed pipe, used to supply oil to the engine cylinder head, can rupture.

    Consequence

    The ruptured pipe can result in oil loss and engine damage, and oil sprayed onto hot engine components may result in a fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    Lotus will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil feed pipe free of charge. The safety recall began on December 10, 2012. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-800-245-6887.

  • Recall Number
    14V280000
    Recall Date
    05/27/2014
    Component
    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
    Summary

    Lotus Cars USA, Inc. (Lotus) is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Elise and Exige vehicles manufactured from November 2007 to July 2011, and 2011 Evora vehicles manufactured September 2010 through September 2011. The oil cooler hose may detach from its fitting.

    Consequence

    A detached oil hose could spray oil on a tire, increasing the risk of a crash, or it could spray oil throughout the engine compartment, increasing the risk of a fire.

    What Owners Should Do

    Lotus will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil cooler hose fittings on the Elise and Exige vehicles and will replace the oil cooler hose assemblies on the Evora vehicles, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-800-245-6887. Lotus' number for this recall is 201401R (Elise/Exige), and 2014/02R (Evora). Note: This recall is an expansion of recalls 11V-510 and 13V-041.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.

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