LOTUS ELITE 1976: WHEELS

Make : LOTUS Model : ELITE Year : 1976
Build Dates : 0000-00-00 - 0000-00-00
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 77V023000
Date Owner's Notified: 1977-02-10 Date Received by ODI: 1977-02-15 Date Added to Database: 1979-10-12
Manufacturers Involved: Lotus Cars Limited
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: WHEELS
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 138
Summary:
      ON THE INVOLVED VEHICLES, A SUDDEN LOSS OF PRESSURE FROM THE WHEEL/VALVE ASSEMBLY COULD OCCUR DUE TO SPLITTING OF THE VALVE RUBBER.
Consequence:
     
Remedy:
      DEALER WILL REPLACE THE DEFECTIVE VALVES ON ALL INVOLVED VEHICLES, FREE OF CHARGE.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.SYSTEM: SUSPENSION; WHEEL/VALVE ASSEMBLY.CONSEQUENCES OF DEFECT: SHOULD SUDDEN DEFLATION OF THE TIRE OCCUR DURINGVEHICLE OPERATION, LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL AND AN ACCIDENT COULD RESULT.NOTE: THE VALVES SHOULD BE CHECKED FOR SIGNS OF SPLITTING AND THE VEHICLE SPEEDSHOULD BE MODERATED UNTIL THE TIRE VALVES CAN BE REPLACED.