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Recall: No. 1 of 3
Recall Ref: R/2014/066
Exact Model: Elise Exige 211 and Evora
Description: RISK OF FIRE
VIN: Various
Build Date: September 2004 to November 2011
Numbers: 2216
Defect: The oil cooler pipes may detach from their fittings and deposit oil in the engine compartment on the road/tyres which can lead to increased risk of fire and loss of vehicle control. Only the pipes with the smooth bore ferrules are affected.
Action: Elise Exige and 211: Recall the vehicles that are likely to be affected and repair or replace the oil cooler hoses. Evora: it is proposed that the oil cooler hose assemblies will be replaced with hoses that incorporate the current production released end fittings in accordance with Lotus workshop procedures.
Launch Date: 15 November 2014
Recall: No. 2 of 3
Recall Ref: R/2013/086
Exact Model: Evora S
Description: OIL MAY LEAK
Build Date: September 2010 to September 2011
Numbers: 187
Defect: An oil cooler pipe may have insufficient room to move freely. As a result the pipe will abrade. If the concern remains unnoticed oil can leak in the engine bay with an increased risk of fire. Additionally oil can leak onto the road and cause a loss of control to the subject vehicle and other road users. If the driver does not heed the low oil pressure warnings then engine damage could occur.
Action: Recall all affected vehicles and replace the oil cooler pipes with a modified oil cooler pipe kit.
Launch Date: 17 December 2013
Recall: No. 3 of 3
Recall Ref: R/2012/120
Exact Model: Evora S & Evora S-IPS
Description: FIRE MAY OCCUR
Build Date: 02 September 2010 to 13 December 2011
Numbers: 195
Defect: It has been determined that under extreme circumstances the rubber hose section of the VVT oil pipe can leak. A failure of the VVT oil feed pipe may result in oil being deposited onto the engine as well as the exhaust system. This could cause potential engine failure and a potential risk of fire because of the presence of flammable vapour which could result in a crash.
Action: The oil feed pipe will be replaced
Launch Date: 12 November 2012

Manufacturer contact details:
Lotus Plc
Potash Lane, Hethel, Norwich, NR14 8EZ
(01953) 608000


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