LOTUS ELISE 2005: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Make : LOTUS Model : ELISE Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2004-04-08 - 2005-02-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 05V571000
Date Owner's Notified: 2006-02-10 Date Received by ODI: 2005-12-29 Date Added to Database: 2005-12-29
Manufacturers Involved: Lotus Cars Limited
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2006 / 1R
Component: POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 1740
Summary:
      ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 6-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS, THE GEAR LEVER MAY BREAK.
Consequence:
      THIS COULD RESULT IN THE INABILITY TO CHANGE GEARS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
      DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE GEAR LEVERS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 10, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LOTUS CARS USA AT 1-800-245-6887.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      LOTUS RECALL NO. 2006 / 1R.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.