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Recall: No. 1 of 8
Recall Ref: R2000/146
Exact Model: 111S
Description: ENGINE MISFIRE RELATED FIRE RISK
VIN: X 5722 TO Y 1916
Build Date: 1st September 1999 to 31st August 2001
Numbers: 1487
Defect: Continued driving with an engine misfire can result in excessively high exhaust system temperatures and a consequential fire risk.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and modify the ignition system and exhaust rubber mountings to enable a car, in the event of an engine misfire, to be safely driven to a garage without the risk of a fire.
Launch Date: 09 February 2001
   
Recall: No. 2 of 8
Recall Ref: R2001/014
Exact Model: Elise and Exige
Description: FUEL MAY LEAK WHEN FILLING AND CORNERING
VIN: X 7980 TO Y 2067 (ELISE), Y 0001 TO Y 0567 (EXIGE) Y 0001 TO Y 0567 (EXIGE), X 7980 TO Y 2067 (ELISE)
Build Date: 1st October 1999 to 31st January 2001
Numbers: 3250
Defect: The hose connecting a spigot on the filler neck to the fuel tank top surface has been found to be of an incorrect material specification. The suspect hoses have a reduced resistance to tearing and rupturing forces exacerbated by careless or incorrect fitting.
Action: Recall affected vehicles and replace fuel filler breather hose with modified type.
Launch Date: 09 February 2001
   
Recall: No. 3 of 8
Recall Ref: R/2005/186
Exact Model: Elise and Exige
Description: Gear lever may break
VIN:
Build Date:
Numbers: 769
Defect: It has been found that there is a small risk that the gear lever may break if subjected to high handling force.
Action: Recall the likely to be affected vehicles and where necessary replace the gear lever and associated parts.
Launch Date: 08 February 2006
   
 

Manufacturer contact details:
Lotus Cars Ltd
Hethel, Norwich, Norfolk, NR14 8EZ
(01953) 608000
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