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Safety Features



2006 Lotus Elise Convertible

  • Passenger Airbag
  • Front Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Driver Airbag
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2006 Lotus Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2006 Lotus Elise Convertible
2006 LOTUS ELISE:

Bulletin Number: 200607
UPDATED ECU PROGRAMMES AND SERVICE SCHEDULES. *AK

Bulletin Number: 200613
ADDITION OF WASHER TO SUPER SPORT NON-ADJUSTABLE TYPE CHASSIS REAR BRACE TUBE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 200620
MOMENTARY ENGINE POWER INTERRUPTION. *TT

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: 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: 2014-05
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: 2015-08
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-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_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 2006 Lotus Elise Convertible
2006 LOTUS ELISE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V510000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Manufacturer: LOTUS CARS LTD
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2004 - 11/30/2006
Potential Units Affected: 5041
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
A DETACHED OIL LINE 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 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.
2006 LOTUS ELISE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V510000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE
Manufacturer: LOTUS CARS LTD
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2004 - 11/30/2006
Potential Units Affected: 5041
Defect Description:
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.
Consequence:
A DETACHED OIL LINE 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 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.
 


2014 Bentley Continental GTC V8

  • Driver Airbag
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Driver Knee Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Front and Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Automatic Safety Rollbar
  • Power Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Front and Rear Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2014 Bentley Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2014 Bentley Continental GTC V8
2014 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GTC:

Bulletin Number: 20307654
2012 MY onwards Continental family and Flying Spur - Infotainment unit (RNS) ? Replacement Process

Bulletin Number: 2033886-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: 2039769/2
LEFT - MULTI FUNCTION STEERING WHEEL SWITCH (E440) DTC *REVISED*

Bulletin Number: 20424622
HEADLINER REPLACEMENT - RIGHT HAND C POST HEADLINER GUIDE

Bulletin Number: 20430801
LOWER REARWARD LEVERS ROW

Bulletin Number: 20434061
HOOD REAR BOW CLASH TO TONNEAU COVER PREVENTION (SC16/21)

Bulletin Number: 20434062
Hood rear bow clash to tonneau cover - prevention (SC16/21) *Revised: VIN Updates

Bulletin Number: 20434062
Hood rear bow clash to tonneau cover - prevention (SC16/21) *Revised: VIN Updates

Bulletin Number: 2044286/1
NEW CONTINENTAL SERIES & FLYING SPUR - DAMPER KNOCK

Bulletin Number: 20450801
ALL NEW CONTINENTAL GT AND ALL NEW CONTINENTAL GTC STEERING SHIMMY/VIBRATION ROW

Bulletin Number: 20450921
12MY,13MY AND 14MY POWER BOOT CAMPAIGN ROW (SC16/24)

Bulletin Number: 20450921
12MY,13MY AND 14MY POWER BOOT CAMPAIGN ROW (SC16/24)

Bulletin Number: 20450921
12MY,13MY AND 14MY POWER BOOT CAMPAIGN ROW (SC16/24)

Bulletin Number: 20460611
Door profile incorrect

Bulletin Number: 2050542.1
Service info: body/equipment: front exterior lighting steamed up/leaks

Bulletin Number: 2051187.1
Poor Engine Running Complaints (Misfires) Petrol Engines Only

Bulletin Number: 2051187.3
Poor Engine Running Complaints (Misfires) Petrol Engines Only

Bulletin Number: 2051562.1
12 Volt - Battery condition checks

Bulletin Number: 2051562.4
12 Volt - Battery condition checks

Bulletin Number: 2052785.3
Brake noise identification

Bulletin Number: 2053177.3
All Vehicle Variants - Spurious DTC List

Bulletin Number: 2053177.3
All Vehicle Variants - Spurious DTC List

Bulletin Number: SB-2027022-4
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2027022-5
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2028318-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2028318-3
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2028808-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2029216-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2029216-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2029216-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2029216-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2029735-3
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2029735-3
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030765-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030765-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030765-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030765-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030765-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030765-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030765-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030765/2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030765/2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030765/2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030992/2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030992-3
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030992/3
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2031288-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2031288-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2031288/2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2032621-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2032621-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2032874-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2032874-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033682-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033682-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033682-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033682-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033682-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033682-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033682-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033682-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033717-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033717-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033717-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033742-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033745-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033745-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033745-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033745-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033799-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033799-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033871-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033871-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033871-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033871-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033886-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2034036-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2034036-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2034323-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2035055-3-A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2035055-3-A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2035309-1-A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2035677-1-A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2035817-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2035949-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-20362667-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2036678-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2036964-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2038035/1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

 
Recalls for 2014 Bentley Continental GTC V8
2014 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GTC
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V688000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Manufacturer: Bentley Motors, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 02/01/2011 - 06/30/2014
Potential Units Affected: 7778
Defect Description:
Bentley Motors, Inc. (Bentley) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Continental GT vehicles manufactured February 1, 2011, to April 30, 2014, 2012-2015 Continental GTC vehicles manufactured February 1, 2011, to June 30, 2014, 2012-2013 Continental Flying Spur vehicles manufactured March 31, 2011, to August 30, 2012, and 2014 Flying Spur vehicles manufactured February 28, 2013, to April 28, 2014. In the affected vehicles, a battery cable connection may be loose at the firewall.
Consequence:
A loose battery cable may overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
Action to take:
Bentley will notify owners, and dealers will replace the battery cable securing nut, free of charge. The recall began on November 17, 2015. Owners may contact Bentley customer service at 1-800-777-6923. Bentley's number for this recall is RE15/15.
 






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