2011 LOTUS Evora

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

3 Recalls for 2011 LOTUS Evora

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May 27, 2014 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Lotus Cars USA, Inc. (Lotus) is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Elise and Exige vehicles manufactured from November 2007 to July 2011, and 2011 Evora vehicles manufactured September 2010 through September 2011. The oil cooler hose may detach from its fitting.

Remedy:

Lotus will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil cooler hose fittings on the Elise and Exige vehicles and will replace the oil cooler hose assemblies on the Evora vehicles, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-800-245-6887. Lotus’ number for this recall is 201401R (Elise/Exige), and 2014/02R (Evora). Note: This recall is an expansion of recalls 11V-510 and 13V-041.

July 16, 2013 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

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.

Remedy:

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.

October 1, 2012 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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.

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.

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34 Service Alerts for 2011 LOTUS Evora

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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October 3, 2015 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Application of silicone grease to brake light switch plunger to improve durability. Several instances of brake light switch renewal under warranty have been reported due to the illumination of the ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) tell tail l

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October 3, 2015 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

Application of silicone grease to brake light switch plunger to improve durability. Several instances of brake light switch renewal under warranty have been reported due to the illumination of the ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) tell tail l

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October 3, 2015 123100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH

Application of silicone grease to brake light switch plunger to improve durability. Several instances of brake light switch renewal under warranty have been reported due to the illumination of the ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) tell tail l

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November 21, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Confirmation of updates to the Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) sections of the Technical Service Notes concerning the necessary procedures required to ensure that that the air conditioning compressor is correctly ?run in? aft

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November 21, 2014 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Confirmation of updates to the Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning (HVAC) sections of the Technical Service Notes concerning the necessary procedures required to ensure that that the air conditioning compressor is correctly ?run in? aft

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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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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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January 10, 2013 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

Potential causes of cruise control deactivation without intentional driver intervention.

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April 30, 2013 042600 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:SUPPLY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Instances of ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) tell tale lamp illumination accompanied with fault code C0460 (pressure sensor failure) have been reported back to Lotus Cars. Although the pressure sensor located within the ABS module is non-se

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April 30, 2013 046000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

Instances of ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) tell tale lamp illumination accompanied with fault code C0460 (pressure sensor failure) have been reported back to Lotus Cars. Although the pressure sensor located within the ABS module is non-se

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April 30, 2013 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Instances of ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) tell tale lamp illumination accompanied with fault code C0460 (pressure sensor failure) have been reported back to Lotus Cars. Although the pressure sensor located within the ABS module is non-se

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April 30, 2013 123100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH

Instances of ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) tell tale lamp illumination accompanied with fault code C0460 (pressure sensor failure) have been reported back to Lotus Cars. Although the pressure sensor located within the ABS module is non-se

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February 19, 2013 101100 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)

Some Evora owner?s have reported difficulty in engaging or changing gear as well as other symptoms such as very little or no resistance required to depress the clutch pedal or the clutch pedal has failed to return to its original position w

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February 19, 2013 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Some Evora owner?s have reported difficulty in engaging or changing gear as well as other symptoms such as very little or no resistance required to depress the clutch pedal or the clutch pedal has failed to return to its original position w

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February 19, 2013 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Some Evora owner?s have reported difficulty in engaging or changing gear as well as other symptoms such as very little or no resistance required to depress the clutch pedal or the clutch pedal has failed to return to its original position w

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November 30, 2012 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The latest update for Techcentre V4.16.00 has a feature to prevent unauthorised variant code alteration.

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July 27, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Procedure to recover the ECU if an ?ECU Comms Failure? message appears in the instrument panel display screen. Under certain conditions such as a discharged battery or an interrupted programming procedure, the vehicle ECU (Electronic Contr

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July 27, 2016 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Procedure to recover the ECU if an ?ECU Comms Failure? message appears in the instrument panel display screen. Under certain conditions such as a discharged battery or an interrupted programming procedure, the vehicle ECU (Electronic Contr

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July 27, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Procedure to recover the ECU if an ?ECU Comms Failure? message appears in the instrument panel display screen. Under certain conditions such as a discharged battery or an interrupted programming procedure, the vehicle ECU (Electronic Contr

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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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August 2, 2012 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

LOTUS: WITH RUNNING CHANGES IMPLEMENTED, THE BULKHEAD IS RETAINED MECHANICALLY BY USING EXISTING FIXINGS AND ADDITION OF M6 WASHERS FOR C LEVEL CARPET. *PE

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August 2, 2012 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

LOTUS: WITH RUNNING CHANGES IMPLEMENTED, THE BULKHEAD IS RETAINED MECHANICALLY BY USING EXISTING FIXINGS AND ADDITION OF M6 WASHERS FOR C LEVEL CARPET. *PE

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August 2, 2012 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

LOTUS: INFORMATION ON ASSEMBLY DRAIN TUBES MODIFICATION FOR WATER INGRESSED EXIT VIA INLET DUCT AND RESTRICTING AIRFLOW AND DIRT FROM ENTERING HVAC UNIT THROUGH SAME TUBING. *PE

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November 30, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

THE LATEST UPDATE FOR TECHCENTRE V4.16.00 HAS A FEATURE TO PREVENT UNAUTHORISED VARIANT CODE ALTERATION.

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February 24, 2012 140000 AIR BAGS

LOTUS: SRS HAS INCORRECT DATA INFORMATION AND DEPENDING ON NATURE OF SRS SITUATION, FAULT FINDING AND DIAGNOSIS PROBLEM MAY BE DIFFICULT TO ACHIEVE. *PE

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