Illustrative photo | source Lotus
Published on 23. 01. 2020
The plastic spacers between the engine fuel rail and cylinder head may expand and contract. Consequently, the cylinder head’s securing bolts might suffer excessive fatigue, leading to a fuel leak, increasing the risk of accident and fire.
The Lotus Elise models affected by this recall were manufactured between 15. 5. 2012 – 30. 6. 2019.
Lotus recall code: 2019/02R
Source: Rapex Alert 3/2020 A12/00048/20
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Lotus dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.
Check the vehicle's history
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.