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2017 MINI Convertible Cooper FWD

  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Rollover Protection Bars
  • Stability Control
  • Traction Control
  • Brake Assist
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Knee Air Bag
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Outboard Front Lap And Shoulder Safety Belts -inc: Pretensioners
  • Driver And Passenger Side Airbag Head Extension, Driver And Passenger Knee Airbag
  • Airbag Occupancy Sensor
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Front Airbags
  • Low Tire Pressure Warning
  • Dual Stage Driver And Passenger Seat-Mounted Side Airbags
  • Side Impact Beams
  • ABS And Driveline Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control (ESC)
 
Crash Test Results for the 2017 MINI Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2017 MINI Convertible Cooper FWD
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2017 MINI Convertible Cooper FWD
No recalls exist.
 


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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