LOTUS ELAN 1992: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

Make : LOTUS Model : ELAN Year : 1992
Build Dates : 1990-10-17 - 1991-08-01
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 02V199000
Date Owner's Notified: 2002-08-26 Date Received by ODI: 2002-07-25 Date Added to Database: 2002-07-26
Manufacturers Involved: Lotus Cars Limited
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 546
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANKS CAN LEAK.
Consequence:
      FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 26, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT LOTUS AT 1-800-245-6887.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
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