LOTUS ELISE 2008: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

Make : LOTUS Model : ELISE Year : 2008
Build Dates : 2004-06-01 - 2007-10-31
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V041000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-03-04 Date Received by ODI: 2013-02-05 Date Added to Database: 2013-02-11
Manufacturers Involved: Lotus Cars Limited
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2013/01R
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 451
Summary:
      Lotus is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Elise and Exige vehicles manufactured from December 1, 2006, through October 31, 2007. The oil cooler line may become detached from its fitting.
Consequence:
      A detached oil line could spray oil on a tire, increasing the risk of a crash, or it could spray oil throughout the engine compartment increasing the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Lotus will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil cooler hose fittings and the entire lateral oil cooler hose, free of charge. The safety recall began on March 4, 2013. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-800-245-6887.
Report Initiator: ODI V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Lotus' number for this recall is 2013/01R.Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.