2011 Lotus Evora
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    2011 Lotus Evora Recalls

    NHTSA Campaign ID #

    14V280000

    Recall Date

    2014-05-27

    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.

    Consequences

    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.

    Remedy

    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.

    Component Affected

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    Notes

    Lotus Cars Limited

    NHTSA Campaign ID #

    13V314000

    Recall Date

    2013-07-22

    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.

    Consequences

    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.

    Remedy

    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.

    Component Affected

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

    Notes

    Lotus Cars Limited

    NHTSA Campaign ID #

    12V477000

    Recall Date

    2012-10-01

    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.

    Consequences

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

    Remedy

    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.

    Component Affected

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    Notes

    Lotus Cars Limited

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