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Safety Features



2008 Lotus Elise Convertible

  • Driver Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Crumple Zones
  • Front Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2008 Lotus Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2008 Lotus Elise Convertible
2008 LOTUS ELISE:

Bulletin Number: 2008-13
LOTUS: INSPECTION OF OIL COOLER SANDWICH PLATE USED ON CARS WITH FRONT MOUNTED OIL COOLERS. TO INSPECT OIL COOLER FEED PORT FOR CORRECT AREA. *PE

Bulletin Number: 2008-13
LOTUS: INSPECTION OF OIL COOLER SANDWICH PLATE USED ON CARS WITH FRONT MOUNTED OIL COOLERS. TO INSPECT OIL COOLER FEED PORT FOR CORRECT AREA. *PE

Bulletin Number: 2008-15
LOTUS: REVISED CLIP TO SECURE DOOR LATCH RELEASE ROD. TO IMPROVE SECURITY OF CONTROL ROD TO INTERIOR RELEASE HANDLE. *PE

Bulletin Number: 2008-15
LOTUS: REVISED CLIP TO SECURE DOOR LATCH RELEASE ROD. TO IMPROVE SECURITY OF CONTROL ROD TO INTERIOR RELEASE HANDLE. *PE

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: 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-2008-13
LOTUS: OIL COOLER SANDWICH PLATE INSPECTION. SANDWICH PLATES USED ON VEHICLES WITH FRONT MOUNTED OIL COOLERS, POSSIBLY HAVE INCORRECT FETTLING OF OIL COOLER FEED PORT, REDUCING OIL COOLING EFFICIENCY. *PE

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-2013-17
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_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 2008 Lotus Elise Convertible
2008 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.
2008 LOTUS ELISE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V041000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Manufacturer: Lotus Cars USA, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2004 - 10/31/2007
Potential Units Affected: 451
Defect Description:
Lotus is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Elise and Exige vehicles manufactured from December 1, 2006, through October 31, 2007. 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 replace the oil cooler hose fittings and the entire lateral oil cooler hose, free of charge. The safety recall began on March 4, 2013. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-800-245-6887.
2008 LOTUS ELISE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V041000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE
Manufacturer: Lotus Cars USA, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2004 - 10/31/2007
Potential Units Affected: 451
Defect Description:
Lotus is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Elise and Exige vehicles manufactured from December 1, 2006, through October 31, 2007. 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 replace the oil cooler hose fittings and the entire lateral oil cooler hose, free of charge. The safety recall began on March 4, 2013. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-800-245-6887.
 


2006 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Side Airbags With Head Protection
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Dual Manual Lumbar Support
  • Automotive Safety Rollbar
  • Rollover Sensor
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2006 Lamborghini Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2006 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder
2006 LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO:

Bulletin Number: 1400317
GEARBOX OIL PIPE CONNECTORS - GALLARDO MY06 MODELS (COUPE AND SPIDER) UNTIL 3511. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 220905
SPACE PARTS ECU RE-FLASH. GALLARDO MODELS FROM MY04 ON AND MURCIELAGO MODELS FROM MY02 ON. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 714-3-01
LAMBORGHINI: PROPER HANDLING AND REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE E-GEAR COMPONENTS AND E-GEAR HYDRAULIC LINES. GALLARDO COUPE, SPYDER AND SUPERLEGGERS (ALL MODEL YEARS). *PE


2006 LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO SPYDER:

Bulletin Number: 714-3-01
LAMBORGHINI: PROPER HANDLING AND REPLACEMENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE E-GEAR COMPONENTS AND E-GEAR HYDRAULIC LINES. GALLARDO COUPE, SPYDER AND SUPERLEGGERS (ALL MODEL YEARS). *PE

 
Recalls for 2006 Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder
2006 LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 06V057000
Component: SUSPENSION
Manufacturer: AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI
Manufacture Dates: 09/01/2005 - 02/28/2006
Potential Units Affected: 200
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE BOLTED CONNECTIONS ON THE SUSPENSION'S DOUBLE WISHBONES MAY COME LOOSE OVER TIME OR UNDER EXTREME LOADING.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION COULD LEAD TO A REDUCTION IN HANDLING STABILITY WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND REPAIR THE DOUBLE WISHBONE SUSPENSION AS NECESSARY FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON FEBRUARY 28, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI AT 1-781-788-0600.
2006 LAMBORGHINI GALLARDO
NHTSA Campaign ID: 12V430000
Component: STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS
Manufacturer: AUTOMOBILI LAMBORGHINI
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 1491
Defect Description:
Lamborghini is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 Gallardo Coupe and Spyder vehicles. In certain driving conditions, the high pressure steering pipes near the the steering assistance hydraulic system pump might leak.
Consequence:
Leaking fluid, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.
Action to take:
Lamborghini will notify owners, and dealers will update the power steering system free of charge. The safety recall began on September 26, 2012. Owners may contact Lamborghini at 1-866-681-6276.
 






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