LOTUS EVORA 2011: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
|Make : LOTUS||Model : EVORA||Year : 2011|
|Build Dates : 2011-02-01 - 2011-09-01|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V477000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2012-12-10||Date Received by ODI: 2012-10-01||Date Added to Database: 2012-10-01|
|Manufacturers Involved: Lotus Cars Limited|
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|Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 80|
Lotus is recalling certain model year 2011 Evora supercharged vehicles manufactured from February 2011 through September 2011, equipped with a three-piece oil feed pipe with a flexible hose section. This engine mounted oil feed pipe, used to supply oil to the engine cylinder head, can rupture.
The ruptured pipe can result in oil loss and engine damage, and oil sprayed onto hot engine components may result in a fire.
Lotus will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil feed pipe free of charge. The safety recall began on December 10, 2012. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-800-245-6887.
|Report Initiator: MFR||V Report|
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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.