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Safety Features



2009 Lotus Elise Convertible

  • Driver Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Crumple Zones
  • Front Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2009 Lotus Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2009 Lotus Elise Convertible
2009 LOTUS ELISE:

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-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 2009 Lotus Elise Convertible
2009 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.
2009 LOTUS ELISE
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.
 


2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster Grand Touring

  • Driver Airbag With Dual-Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Seatbelt Engagement
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual-Stage Deployment
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • L A T C H
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • Safety Roll Bar
  • Front 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2009 Nissan Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2009 Nissan 350Z Roadster 545Not
Tested
5
2009 Nissan 370Z Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2009 Nissan Altima 55554
2009 Nissan Altima 44555
2009 Nissan Altima Hybrid 55554
2009 Nissan Armada 54Not
Tested
Not
Tested
3
2009 Nissan Cube 44544
2009 Nissan Cube 44554
2009 Nissan Cube Cargo 445Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2009 Nissan Cube Cargo 445Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2009 Nissan Frontier Crew Cab 44553
2009 Nissan Frontier King Cab 455Not
Tested
3
2009 Nissan GT-R Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2009 Nissan Maxima 55555
2009 Nissan Murano 44554
2009 Nissan Pathfinder 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
3
2009 Nissan Quest 55554
2009 Nissan Rogue 54554
2009 Nissan Sentra 55544
2009 Nissan Titan 54Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2009 Nissan Titan 54Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2009 Nissan Versa 44444
2009 Nissan Versa Hatchback 44444
2009 Nissan Xterra 44553
 
Service Bulletins for 2009 Nissan Xterra Grand Touring
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2009 Nissan Xterra Grand Touring
No recalls exist.
 






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