2006 LOTUS Elise

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1 Recalls for 2006 LOTUS Elise

Recall Date Component Summary
October 14, 2011 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

LOTUS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2007 ELISE AND EXIGE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 2004, THROUGH NOVEMBER 30, 2006. THE OIL COOLER LINE MAY BECOME DETACHED FROM ITS FITTING.

Remedy:

LOTUS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 19, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LOTUS AT 1-800-245-6887.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2006 LOTUS Elise

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Date Component  

17 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2006 LOTUS Elise

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Date Component  
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10557199
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10458335
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10453531
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10453317
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10450517
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10441035
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10424209
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10421090
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10415515
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10417145
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10402119
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10390528
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10381380
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10363130
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10280590
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10192737
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10158149
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2 Investigations for 2006 LOTUS Elise

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
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25 Service Alerts for 2006 LOTUS Elise

Date Description
March 16, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

Standard information required and procedures to be followed when reporting ECU & TCU faults. There is often insufficient, or inconsistent information received from dealers when reporting ECU & TCU related faults, this can lead to unacceptab

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June 16, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

There is often inconsistent or insufficient information received from dealers when reporting ECU and TCU related faults. This bulletin aims to standardise the information when filing a claim to After Sales.

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September 30, 2020 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Air conditioning compressors failing due to oil starvation. TSB reminds dealers of correct replacement and running-in procedures.

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September 30, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Air conditioning compressors failing due to oil starvation. TSB reminds dealers of correct replacement and running-in procedures.

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May 19, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Any unauthorised modifications, including fitment of non-approved after-market air filter resulting in generation of diagnostic trouble codes (DTC⿿s) P0101 & P1109. We have had several instances where DTC⿿s P0101 & P1109 had been set an

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May 19, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Any unauthorised modifications, including fitment of non-approved after-market air filter resulting in generation of diagnostic trouble codes (DTC⿿s) P0101 & P1109. We have had several instances where DTC⿿s P0101 & P1109 had been set an

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May 15, 2019 190000 TIRES

Compatibility of Yokohama AD07 and V105 tire product ranges for the Elise model range.

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May 15, 2019 200000 WHEELS

Compatibility of Yokohama AD07 and V105 tire product ranges for the Elise model range.

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August 13, 2015 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

Retrofitment of the latest level CDL (Central Door Locking) actuator to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the CDL actuator assembly, part number B116M6039F is no longer available. This actuator was fitted into each door

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August 13, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

Retrofitment of the latest level CDL (Central Door Locking) actuator to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the CDL actuator assembly, part number B116M6039F is no longer available. This actuator was fitted into each door

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August 13, 2015 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Retrofitment of the latest level CDL (Central Door Locking) actuator to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the CDL actuator assembly, part number B116M6039F is no longer available. This actuator was fitted into each door

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September 25, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Clarification of air conditioning compressor ?Running-In? Procedure. Insufficient lubrication will result in compressor failure due to seizure, reducing air conditioning performance and also generate diagnostic trouble codes.

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September 25, 2014 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Clarification of air conditioning compressor ?Running-In? Procedure. Insufficient lubrication will result in compressor failure due to seizure, reducing air conditioning performance and also generate diagnostic trouble codes.

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July 28, 2014 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

To reinforce the importance of checking and clearing stored fault codes at time of PDI (Pre-Delivery Inspection). The increased frequency of battery disconnection/reconnection that vehicles are subjected to during transportation from the f

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February 21, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

Retrofitment of the latest level windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly fitted to all Toyota power train Elise and 4-cylinder Exige from st

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February 21, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Retrofitment of the latest level windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly fitted to all Toyota power train Elise and 4-cylinder Exige from st

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February 21, 2014 130000 VISIBILITY/WIPER (PWS)

Retrofitment of the latest level windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly fitted to all Toyota power train Elise and 4-cylinder Exige from st

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October 29, 2013 033210 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Brake hose/pipe inspection. The routing of all brake hoses and pipes is set during production to ensure that they cannot come into contact with any other ancillary components regardless of the vehicles suspension travel range or steering mo

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October 29, 2013 042600 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Brake hose/pipe inspection. The routing of all brake hoses and pipes is set during production to ensure that they cannot come into contact with any other ancillary components regardless of the vehicles suspension travel range or steering mo

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September 2, 2016 031000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

Recommendation of revision to manual brake bleeding procedure on any Elise models fitted with a brake servo unit. Whilst performing a brake fluid bleeding procedure, it is possible that the brake pedal may not fully return to its released/

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September 2, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Recommendation of revision to manual brake bleeding procedure on any Elise models fitted with a brake servo unit. Whilst performing a brake fluid bleeding procedure, it is possible that the brake pedal may not fully return to its released/

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October 29, 2013 033210 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

LOTUS: INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING THE INSPECTION OF ALL BRAKE PIPE/HOSE, ON SOME VEHICLES, BASED ON SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE AND THE POSITIONING OF PIPE/HOSE. MODELS ELISE, EXIGE, EVORA, EUROPA. NO YEARS LISTED. *PE

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May 11, 2006 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

ADDITION OF WASHER TO SUPER SPORT NON-ADJUSTABLE TYPE CHASSIS REAR BRACE TUBE. *TT

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March 8, 2006 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MOMENTARY ENGINE POWER INTERRUPTION. *TT

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March 23, 2006 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

UPDATED ECU PROGRAMMES AND SERVICE SCHEDULES. *AK

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2006 LOTUS Elise

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