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Ateco Automotive Pty Ltd - LOTUS EVORA

recall information

Recall number
REC-003454
PRA number
2012/13364
Campaign number
2012/03R
Original published date

make and model information

Make
LOTUS
Model
EVORA
Affected units
9

What are the defects?

Oil may leak from the Variable Valve Timing (VVT) oil pipe.

What are the hazards?

A failure of the VVT oil feed pipe may result in oil being deposited onto the engine as well as the exhaust system. This could cause engine failure and a potential risk of fire because of the presence of flammable vapour, which could result in a crash.

What should consumers do?

A letter is being sent to affected owners. Customers may contact authorised Lotus dealerships for further information.
Supplier details
Ateco Automotive Pty Ltd

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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