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Safety Features



2008 Jaguar XK-Series XK Convertible

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement and Weight
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Passenger and Rear Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Audio Ultrasonic Sensors
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Active Head Restraints
  • L A T C H
  • Rollover Sensor
  • Pedestrian Deployable Safety Bonnet
  • Automatic Alloy Safety Rollbar
  • Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2008 Jaguar Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2008 Jaguar S-Type Not
Tested
Not
Tested
455
2008 Jaguar XF Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 Jaguar XJ Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 Jaguar XK Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 Jaguar XK Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 Jaguar X-Type Not
Tested
Not
Tested
44Not Tested
2008 Jaguar X-Type Wagon Not
Tested
Not
Tested
44Not Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2008 Jaguar X-Type Wagon XK Convertible
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2008 Jaguar X-Type Wagon XK Convertible
No recalls exist.
 


2009 Lotus Exige S 260

  • Driver Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Crumple Zones
  • Front Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2009 Lotus Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2009 Lotus Exige S 260
2009 LOTUS EXIGE:

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: 2014-05
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: 2014-11
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

Bulletin Number: 2014-11
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

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: SB-2009-02
LOTUS: A SMALL RANGE OF PLATFORM MODELS CONSIDERED TO BE AT RISK FROM INSECURE REAR HUB BOLTS. REQUEST A FURTHER RANGE OF CARS WHICH ARE NOT CONSIDERED TO BE AT RISK, ARE ALSO CHECKED AT THE NEXT OPPORTUNITY AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2009-02
LOTUS: A SMALL RANGE OF PLATFORM MODELS CONSIDERED TO BE AT RISK FROM INSECURE REAR HUB BOLTS. REQUEST A FURTHER RANGE OF CARS WHICH ARE NOT CONSIDERED TO BE AT RISK, ARE ALSO CHECKED AT THE NEXT OPPORTUNITY AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2009-02
LOTUS: A SMALL RANGE OF PLATFORM MODELS CONSIDERED TO BE AT RISK FROM INSECURE REAR HUB BOLTS. REQUEST A FURTHER RANGE OF CARS WHICH ARE NOT CONSIDERED TO BE AT RISK, ARE ALSO CHECKED AT THE NEXT OPPORTUNITY AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2011
LOTUS CARS: THE PROCEDURE TO RETROFIT AN OIL COOLER TRANSFER HOSE IN MODELS ELISE/EXIGE. *RM

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


2009 LOTUS EXIGE S:

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-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

 
Recalls for 2009 Lotus Exige S 260
2009 LOTUS EXIGE
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.
2009 LOTUS EXIGE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 09V179000
Component: WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB
Manufacturer: LOTUS CARS USA, INC.
Manufacture Dates: 06/20/2008 - 05/05/2009
Potential Units Affected: 87
Defect Description:
LOTUS IS RECALLING 87 MODEL YEAR 2009 ELISE AND EXIGE VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 20, 2008 THROUGH MAY 5, 2009. THE REAR HUB FLANGE BOLTS ON SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY BE UNDER-TORQUED AND MAY BECOME LOOSE. IF THAT OCCURS, AN INSECURE HUB COULD LEAD TO DEGRADATION IN VEHICLE HANDLING, AND A RUBBING NOISE FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE.
Consequence:
IF THE PROBLEM IS NOT ADDRESSED PROMPTLY, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, RESULTING IN A CRASH.
Action to take:
LOTUS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JUNE 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT LOTUS TOLL-FREE AT 1-800-245-6887.
 






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