Just got an email stating lotus is going to recall 05 and 06 models to repair oil cooler lines. Anyone else hear this?
Click thru this link and click the Document Search. The letter from Lotus to NHTSA seems to indicate three things of interest:
Since my local dealer told me back in June that one of my fittings was weeping oil very slightly and should be replaced, I figure that I'm in like Flynt. I will have the RLS lines installed, as the dealer has already agreed to use them, so I might just get reimbursed for labor. I don't want to use the crappy lines that Lotus supplies, as the RLS lines are head and shoulders above in quality.Anyhow, with the above said, my take is Lotus will do the same with the Elise/Exige recall...you take your car to a Lotus dealer they are going to inspect all end points of the oil lines to see if they are showing failure. If the lines look okay they will say everything checked out okay and your oil lines do not need replacement.