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2004 Ford Thunderbird Pacific Coast Roadster

  • Warning/Indicator Lights Include Highbeam, Traction Control, Loose Fuel Cap, Fasten Safety Belt, Airbag Readiness, Check Engine, Fuel Filler Door, ABS Readiness, Door Ajar, Light Outage, Low Washer Fluid, Low Fuel, Speed Control, Turn Signals, Low Engine Oil Pressure, Charging System, Brake System, Parking Brake and Engine Coolant Temperature
  • Driver Airbag
  • Side Airbags With Chest Protection
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Switch
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Dual 3-Point Seatbelts
  • L A T C H
  • Front Driver Side Manual Lumbar Support
 
Crash Test Results for the 2004 Ford Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 55455
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 55555
2004 Ford Econoline Not
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2004 Ford Escape 5455Not
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2004 Ford Expedition 55Not
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2004 Ford Explorer 45553
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Not
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2004 Ford F-150 55Not
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2004 Ford F-150 55Not
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2004 Ford F-150 55Not
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4
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage 4555Not
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage Not
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2004 Ford F-150 Heritage 455Not
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2004 Ford Focus 54Not
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4
2004 Ford Focus 44414
2004 Ford Focus 54344
2004 Ford Freestar 55454
2004 Ford Mustang Not
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23Not
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2004 Ford Mustang 55335
2004 Ford Ranger 445Not
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Not
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2004 Ford Ranger 444Not
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Not
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2004 Ford Taurus 45334
2004 Ford Taurus 45334
2004 Ford Taurus 45334
2004 Ford Thunderbird 455Not
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Service Bulletins for 2004 Ford Thunderbird Pacific Coast Roadster
2004 FORD THUNDERBIRD:

Bulletin Number: 02162
WATER/MOISTURE IN COP WELLS - DTC P0301-P0308 - 3.9L ENGINE - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 5/1/2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0295
EXCESSIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM CURRENT DRAW WHICH COULD RESULT IN A DISCHARGED BATTERY AND A NO CRANK CONDITION. *TT SERVICE TIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 031404
ENGINE MISFIRE OR RUNNING - COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS - WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIPS. TO INCLUDE VARIOUS 2005 MODELS. * AR THIS ARTICLE 04161 SUPERSEDES TSB 03-14-04.

Bulletin Number: 03144
ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING CONDITION WITH COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS MAY BE MORE ACCURATELY DIAGNOSED USING THE OPTIONAL WORLDWIDE DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (WDS) COIL ON PLUG (COP) KIT. 2003 SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 031501
INOPERATIVE ELECTRIC REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER (HEATED BACKLITE) GRID LINES, INTEGRAL ANTENNA CONCERNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 03181
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) - SERVICE TIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04101
STEERING GEAR SQUEAK WHEN TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL, ESPECIALLY DURING LOW SPEED PARKING MANEUVERS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 041514
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04174
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED - SYSTEM LEAN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) - SERVICE TIPS. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2004 F-SERIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 042107
GENERAL (PCM) POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04219
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) AND ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) LAMPS ON WITH BOTH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2106 AND P2135. *TT

Bulletin Number: 042213
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) C1145 AND/OR C1155 STORED IN ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04B22
IMPROPERLY FORMULATED TRANSMISSION FLUID THAT, OVER TIME, MAY CAUSE DELAYED/HARSH REVERSE ENGAGEMENTS. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM 04B22. 5R55S/E & 5R44E TRANSMISSION FLUID ADDITIVE. *TT SUPPLEMENT #1. *TT SUPPLEMENT #2. *TT SUPP

Bulletin Number: 05612
DELAYED OR HARSH REVERSE ENGAGEMENTS - 5R55S TRANSMISSION - VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 09/23/2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0708
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SOLENOID EMISSIONS WARRANTY EXTENSION. SAMPLE CONSUMER LETTER ATTACHED. *KB

Bulletin Number: 17258
SQUEAKING NOISE WHEN SWITCHING CLIMATE CONTROL BETWEEN PANEL, FLOOR AND PANEL/FLOOR MODES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17338
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2106 STORED IN THE PCM (POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE). *TT

Bulletin Number: 17382
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0300-P0308 OR P0350-P0358. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17479
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH IGNITION COIL RELATED DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (P035X). *TT

Bulletin Number: 17512
AN INTERMITTENT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0462 (FUEL LEVEL SENSOR A CIRCUIT LOW) OR P2067 (FUEL LEVEL SENSOR B CIRCUIT LOW) CAUSED BY AN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED REMOTE START SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17666
DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) U0300 (INTERNAL CONTROL MODULE SOFTWARE INCOMPATIBILITY) STORED IN THE PCM WITH NO OTHER DTC'S PRESENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17740
ELECTTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL WARNING MESSAGE OR LAMP ON - MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2106 - POSSIBLE DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17756
STEERING GEAR NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17852
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON, E DISPLAYED FOR GEAR POSITION, HARSH SHIFTS, AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0705 AND P1702 AFTER POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAMMING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17942
KEY-IN-IGNITION WARNING CHIME SOUND WHENEVER THE DRIVER'S DOOR IS OPEN (EVEN WITH NO KEY IN THE IGNITION), THE EASY EXIT FEATURE INOPERATIVE WHEN THE KEY IS REMOVED FROM THE IGNITION, OR THE STEERING COLUMN (AND SEAT IF APPLICABLE) MOVING B

Bulletin Number: 17946
ABS WARNING INDICATOR ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE C1145 AND/OR C1155. *TT

Bulletin Number: 18320
VIBRATION FELT FOR A FEW MILES OF DRIVING AFTER PARKING. *EH

Bulletin Number: 18515
MOISTURE IN STORAGE COMPARTMENT. *EH

Bulletin Number: 18615
UNUSUAL ENGINE NOISE OR ENGINE KNOCK CONCERNS DUE TO REGULAR FUEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: CSP 07M07
FORD/LINCOLN MERCURY: CERTAIN 2003-2005 MODEL YEAR LINCOLN LS AND FORD THUNDERBIRD VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.9L ENGINE WITH EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERAGE ON IGNITION COIL ASSEMBLIES AND ON 2003 MY VEHICLES ONLY , ENGINE VALVE COVER GASKETS.

Bulletin Number: CSP 07M07
FORD/LINCOLN MERCURY: CERTAIN 2003-2005 MODEL YEAR LINCOLN LS AND FORD THUNDERBIRD VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.9L ENGINE WITH EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERAGE ON IGNITION COIL ASSEMBLIES AND ON 2003 MY VEHICLES ONLY , ENGINE VALVE COVER GASKETS.

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: TSB-12-8-1
FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: MAY HAVE SLUDGE BUILDUP IN THROTTLE BODY LEADING TO LESS AIRFLOW OR ENGINE IDLING RPM FLUCTUATION AND HARD STARTS OR BATTERY DISCONNECT OR DEAD BATTERY AFTER KEEP ALIVE MEMORY (KAM) CLEAR. MODELS 2003-05 THUNDERBIRD

Bulletin Number: TSB-12-8-1
FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: MAY HAVE SLUDGE BUILDUP IN THROTTLE BODY LEADING TO LESS AIRFLOW OR ENGINE IDLING RPM FLUCTUATION AND HARD STARTS OR BATTERY DISCONNECT OR DEAD BATTERY AFTER KEEP ALIVE MEMORY (KAM) CLEAR. MODELS 2003-05 THUNDERBIRD

 
Recalls for 2004 Ford Thunderbird Pacific Coast Roadster
2004 FORD THUNDERBIRD
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V330000
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 12/15/2003 - 01/20/2004
Potential Units Affected: 24277
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH POWER ADJUSTABLE SEATS MAY HAVE BEEN INADEQUATELY WELDED.
Consequence:
THE SEAT MAY NOT PERFORM AS INTENDED DURING A CRASH WHICH COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE UPPER SUPPORT ASSEMBLY ON THE POWER SEATS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
 


2011 Lotus Elise Convertible R

  • Driver Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Crumple Zones
  • Front 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2011 Lotus Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2011 Lotus Elise Convertible R
2011 LOTUS ELISE:

Bulletin Number: 2012-17
The latest update for Techcentre V4.16.00 has a feature to prevent unauthorised variant code alteration.

Bulletin Number: 2012/17
THE LATEST UPDATE FOR TECHCENTRE V4.16.00 HAS A FEATURE TO PREVENT UNAUTHORISED VARIANT CODE ALTERATION.

Bulletin Number: 2013-17
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

Bulletin Number: 2013-17
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

Bulletin Number: 2013-18
To confirm the compatibility of service level instrument packs available for all Federal Elise and Exige variants from ?08MY to present date by model year and powertrain as well as a special care point to be taken whilst fitting an Aftersal

Bulletin Number: 2013-18
To confirm the compatibility of service level instrument packs available for all Federal Elise and Exige variants from ?08MY to present date by model year and powertrain as well as a special care point to be taken whilst fitting an Aftersal

Bulletin Number: 2013-18
To confirm the compatibility of service level instrument packs available for all Federal Elise and Exige variants from ?08MY to present date by model year and powertrain as well as a special care point to be taken whilst fitting an Aftersal

Bulletin Number: 2014-02
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

Bulletin Number: 2014-02
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

Bulletin Number: 2014-02
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

Bulletin Number: 2014-03
Installation of new software into ?11MY Elise/Exige I.P. (Instrument Pack) and any Aftersales service replacements fitted to '08 - '10MY vehicles as required. Reports of intermittently inoperative instrument packs have been bought to the a

Bulletin Number: 2014-05
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

Bulletin Number: 2014-08
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.

Bulletin Number: 2014-08
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.

Bulletin Number: 2015-03
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

Bulletin Number: 2015-03
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

Bulletin Number: 2015-03
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

Bulletin Number: 2015-08
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

Bulletin Number: 2015-08
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

Bulletin Number: 2015-08
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

Bulletin Number: 2016-06
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/

Bulletin Number: 2016-06
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/

Bulletin Number: SB-2011-23
LOTUS: INCOMPATIBLE TURN SIGNAL MODULES WERE FITTED TO THE FRONT REVISED HEADLIGHT CONFIGURATION THAT INCLUDES INTEGRAL FRONT LED TURN SIGNAL UNITS. *PE

Bulletin Number: SB-2013-04
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.

Bulletin Number: SB-2013-04
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.

Bulletin Number: SB-2013-15
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.

Bulletin Number: SB-2013-17
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

Bulletin Number: SB-2013-18
LOTUS: INFORMATION PROVIDED FOR CLARIFICATION OF INSTRUMENT PACK (IP) COMPATIBILITY, FOR SOME VEHICLES, BY PART NUMBERS, PRESENT DATE BY MODEL YEAR AND POWERTRAIN, SO INSTRUMENT DISPLAY AND FUNCTIONALITY OF REPLACEMENT UNIT CAN BE ADAPTED

Bulletin Number: SB-2015-03
LOTUS: SOME VEHICLES, UNDER WARRANTY, HAVE ILLUMINATION OF THE ANTI[LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) ACCOMPANIED BY GENERATION OF DIAGNOSTIC CODE C0340, EVEN THOUGH SOME BRAKE LIGHT SWITCHES EXHIBITED STICKING PLUNGERS. MODEL ELISE/EVORA, EXIGE

Bulletin Number: SB-2015-03
LOTUS: SOME VEHICLES, UNDER WARRANTY, HAVE ILLUMINATION OF THE ANTI[LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS) ACCOMPANIED BY GENERATION OF DIAGNOSTIC CODE C0340, EVEN THOUGH SOME BRAKE LIGHT SWITCHES EXHIBITED STICKING PLUNGERS. MODEL ELISE/EVORA, EXIGE

Bulletin Number: sb_2019_06_Elise
Compatibility of Yokohama AD07 and V105 tire product ranges for the Elise model range.

Bulletin Number: sb_2019_06_Elise
Compatibility of Yokohama AD07 and V105 tire product ranges for the Elise model range.

 
Recalls for 2011 Lotus Elise Convertible R
2011 LOTUS ELISE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V280000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer: Lotus Cars USA, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 11/01/2007 - 07/30/2011
Potential Units Affected: 860
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
A detached oil hose could spray oil on a tire, increasing the risk of a crash, or it could spray oil throughout the engine compartment, increasing the risk of a fire.
Action to take:
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.
2011 LOTUS ELISE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V541000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT
Manufacturer: LOTUS CARS LTD
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2010 - 02/28/2011
Potential Units Affected: 78
Defect Description:
LOTUS IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2011 ELISE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 2010, THROUGH FEBRUARY 2011, FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NUMBER 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT." THESE VEHICLES WERE FITTED WITH TURN SIGNAL MODULES WHICH WERE NOT COMPATIBLE WITH THE REVISED FRONT HEADLIGHT CONFIGURATION WHICH INCLUDES THE INTEGRAL FRONT LED TURN SIGNAL UNITS. THE INCOMPATIBLE MODULE MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS CAUSE ALL THE LED TURN SIGNAL LAMPS TO FLASH AT AN ERRATIC FREQUENCY WHEN THE HAZARD WARNING SWITCH IS DEPRESSED. IN ADDITION, IN THE EVENT THAT EITHER A FRONT OR REAR TURN SIGNAL LAMP FAILS TO ILLUMINATE OR DOES NOT FLASH AT THE CORRECT FREQUENCY WHEN OPERATED, THE REMAINING FUNCTIONING SIGNAL LAMPS ON THAT VEHICLES SIDE AS WELL AS THE INSTRUMENT TURN TELL TALE LAMP WILL NOT FLASH AT AN INCREASED RATE AS INTENDED.
Consequence:
THE DRIVER WILL NOT BE VISUALLY ALERTED TO THE FACT THAT ONE OR MORE OF THE VEHICLES TURN SIGNAL LAMPS IS NOT OPERATING CORRECTLY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
LOTUS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE TURN SIGNAL MODULE 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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