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
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 80
Summary:
      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.
Consequence:
      The ruptured pipe can result in oil loss and engine damage, and oil sprayed onto hot engine components may result in a fire.
Remedy:
      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
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      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.