LOTUS EVORA 2011: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE
|Make : LOTUS||Model : EVORA||Year : 2011|
|Build Dates : 2010-09-01 - 2011-09-30|
|NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V314000|
|Date Owner's Notified: 2013-12-11||Date Received by ODI: 2013-07-16||Date Added to Database: 2013-07-22|
|Manufacturers Involved: Lotus Cars Limited|
|Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:|
|Manufacturer Campaign Number: 2013/03R|
|Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE|
|Potential Number Of Units Affected : 80|
Lotus Cars USA, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2011 Evora supercharged vehicles equipped with a manual transmission and manufactured September 2010 through September 2011. The engine oil cooler hose may chafe and rupture resulting in oil loss.
Engine oil may be ejected onto the road or rear wheels which could cause a reduction in vehicle control and potential engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Engine oil sprayed onto a heat source may also lead to a vehicle fire.
Lotus will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The recall began on December 11, 2013. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-770-476-6564. Lotus' campaign number is 2013/03R.
|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.