2013 LOTUS Evora

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1 Recalls for 2013 LOTUS Evora

Recall Date Component Summary
May 21, 2013 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Lotus Cars is recalling certain model year 2013 Evora vehicles manufactured September 2012 through November 2012. These vehicles have been granted a temporary exemption from the requirement to conform to the latest passenger side advanced air bag requirements covered by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, “Occupant Crash Protection,” but the affected vehicles do not a contain temporary exemption label in accordance with 49 CFR 555.9. Additionally, the affected vehicles have the incorrect date of manufacture on the Federal Certification Label.

Remedy:

Lotus Cars will notify the owners instructing them to take their vehicle to a Lotus dealer. The federal compliance label will be replaced and an exemption label will be applied, free of charge. The recall began on May 28, 2013. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-770-476-6564. Lotus Cars’ recall number is 2013/02R.

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11093982
ENGINE | STEERING
ODI Number: 10733418
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41 Service Alerts for 2013 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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April 30, 2013 046600 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

LOTUS: DUE TO FAULT CODE C0460 (PRESSURE SENSOR FAILURE) TAIL LAMP OF ABS (ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM) WILL ILLUMINATE AND A POTENTIAL CAUSE IS BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH PLUNGER INCORRECTLY SET. MODEL ELIXE, EXIGE, EVORA. NO MODEL YEARS.

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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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June 25, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The latest TechCentre release (V5.1.0) released as on online update on 11 June 2013. Includes important TCU software program updates

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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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December 5, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

Because of CARB legislation requirements, the most recent version updates of Lotus Techcentre have changed the fault code look up screen to describe the fault type by one of 3 terms.

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December 5, 2012 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Because of CARB legislation requirements, the most recent version updates of Lotus Techcentre have changed the fault code look up screen to describe the fault type by one of 3 terms.

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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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October 19, 2012 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

To increase it?s durability, the single piece steel VVT pipe originally fitted as a production running change to all Evora ?S? and ?S-IPS? models from ?12MY VIN CH_10159 is now further retained to the engine assembly by the use of an additi

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October 19, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

To increase it?s durability, the single piece steel VVT pipe originally fitted as a production running change to all Evora ?S? and ?S-IPS? models from ?12MY VIN CH_10159 is now further retained to the engine assembly by the use of an additi

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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 27, 2015 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

The latest Lotus TechCentre release (V5.14.0) is now available as an online update and includes programming enhancements for Evora S and Exige S ?12MY models onwards.

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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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April 30, 2013 046000 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

LOTUS: DUE TO FAULT CODE C0460 (PRESSURE SENSOR FAILURE) TAIL LAMP OF ABS (ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM) WILL ILLUMINATE AND A POTENTIAL CAUSE IS BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH PLUNGER INCORRECTLY SET. MODEL ELIXE, EXIGE, EVORA. NO MODEL YEARS.

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April 30, 2013 046400 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

LOTUS: DUE TO FAULT CODE C0460 (PRESSURE SENSOR FAILURE) TAIL LAMP OF ABS (ANTILOCK BRAKING SYSTEM) WILL ILLUMINATE AND A POTENTIAL CAUSE IS BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH PLUNGER INCORRECTLY SET. MODEL ELIXE, EXIGE, EVORA. NO MODEL YEARS.

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January 10, 2013 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

LOTUS: POTENTIAL CAUSES OF DEACTIVATION OF CRUISE CONTROL, WITHOUT DRIVER’S INTERVENTION: BRAKE PEDAL IS DEPRESSED, CLUTCH PEDAL IS DEPRESSED, OR CRUISE CONTROL ON;OFF/CANCEL BUTTON IS PRESSED. MODEL. EVORA, ELISE, EXIGE. NO MODEL YEARS.

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October 19, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

LOTUS: THE RETAINING CLIP IS RETROFITTED FOR RH CYLINDER BANK VARIABLE VALVE TIMING (VVT) PIPE TO INCREASE DURABILITY AND TO RETAIN ENGINE ASSEMBLY. MODELS 2012-2013 EVORA S AND S-IPS. *PE

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May 3, 2013 034100 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

REPLACEMENT OF PLASTIC BODIED TYPE CLUTCH MASTER CYLINDER. LOTUS. *KB UPDATED ON 4/22/2013. *KB

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