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Recall: No. 1 of 1
Recall Ref: R1998/040
Exact Model: Supercar
Description: WHEEL CRACKS
VIN: BETWEEN T5009 AND W5550
Build Date: Since May 1996
Numbers: 172
Defect: Lotus has issued a worldwide recall of its Esprit V8 supercar after a fault was discovered in the rear wheels. Hairline cracks were found on the inside of the spokes in a small number of the cars. Lotus believe the faults could occur in all V8s built since the model appeared in May 1996.
Action: The recall is only a precautionary measure and Lotus are working with the DVLA to ensure all V8 owners receive new rear wheels. They believe around 172 vehicles are affected, bearing serial numbers between T5009 and W5550.
Launch Date: 15 June 1998
   
 

Manufacturer contact details:
Lotus Plc
Potash Lane, Hethel, Norwich, NR14 8EZ
(01953) 608000
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customerservices@lotuscars.com

 

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