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SafetyAlerts
July 30, 2002

Lotus Cars of America Has Recalled the 1991 Lotus Elan

(SafetyAlerts) -  Lotus Cars of America Has Recalled the 1991 Lotus Elan because the fuel tanks can leak.

Number of Units Affected: 546

Manufactured: 10/1990 - 08/1991

Defect Summary:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANKS CAN LEAK.

Consequence Summary:
FUEL LEAKAGE, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, COULD RESULT IN A FIRE.

Corrective Summary:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR ABOUT AUGUST 15, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT LOTUS AT 1-800-245-6687
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Important Note Regarding Auto Recalls
Frequently SafetyAlerts will list auto recalls before
your dealer will know about them. If you have a vehicle
affected by one of these posted recalls be sure and
write down the NHTSA 
CAMPAIGN ID Number.
If your dealer doesn't know about the recall when you
check, ask them how they are notified of recalls and
when the next update is due.

Did you know?
During 2001 there were over
1575 products recalled in the United
States for safety reasons!

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