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  1. My Evora N/A IPS is a daily and has been absolutely faultless. It's never let me down (except flat battery) is super comfortable and rides better than pretty much anything going. I'm probably one of the worst Lotus owners out there though, I love the brand (my 5th Lotus) but I haven't done any track days and manage all of about 4k miles a year or there abouts pootling around in mainly 30mph zones lol and stretching it's legs occasionally. I love the look of the Evora and it makes me feel good. I'm probably letting it go soon, I'm faced with the dilemma of either getting into a 400 or going in
  2. Thanks for your reply and your suggestion, I'll certainly ask the garage to check that first. Have I been a numpty by purchasing just a single sensor when it could be both? When I saw the fault as Bank 1 sensor 2 i just assumed that it would be just the one sensor that was the problem.
  3. Many thanks for your reply, that was a big help! Just ordered one.
  4. Thanks for your reply, yeah I did that and it unfortunately fired back the same code a few days later.
  5. Had the dreaded engine check light fire up a code P0140 stating it's an O2 sensor (Bank 1, sensor 2). Has anyone else had this before? car is running fine but want to get it sorted without driving it any further. I think this is the part I need, can anyone confirm if this would do the job? Any advice would be much appreciated if any of you guys have had this problem.
  6. I still have my old latch which went faulty, so just checked it out of curiosity. I can confirm that mine also had a crack in the same place. Something tells me that you shouldn't shut the Evora's doors with any greater force than necessarily needed.
  7. Could be worth unplugging the battery and trying again...... This actually worked for me once.
  8. Wow if that is indeed correct that's not very cool at all especially when this part is clearly not up to the job.
  9. I think my first initial faulty latch was the microswitch and why it got replaced, this time its the actual latch that appears to be the issue. So annoying these latches appear to be so fragile. I did get a reply from Deroure stating a 6-8 week estimated arrival for the part. I also did some digging online to see if anyone had converted their door with the new, improved part which was revised for the 2012 cars (no door button) but any info appears to be a scarce. I was tempted to do what a previous owner had successfully managed and that was to soak the old latch in electrical fluid and
  10. So I've got a new door latch on order which is estimated to be between 6-8 weeks. Its the first time whilst in my Lotus ownership where I've had to wait an significant amount of time for a new part so I guess I shouldn't moan to much but its still a pain as my Evora is my only everyday car. Just a quick question though, I now have two lh latches with different faults, I'm told that the latches can't be opened up to make one good latch. Can anyone confirm if this is correct? Also do you have to be pretty handy with the spanners to attempt removing my current latch or is it a fairly simpl
  11. Thanks for taking the time to reply guys I really appreciate it. With the waiting time and no real Eta time for these latches I'm now hoping even more so its an alignment issue that can be rectified rather than a replacement job. A little update, I've tweaked the Striker pin many times to no avail yet I can quite easily get the car to think the door is shut by using a screwdriver immatating the striker to trick the latch into thinking its shut. The window goes up and down to clear the sill like it should when I do this which is why I believe there could be hope that I don't need
  12. Is there a way to manually adjust the latches? it seems like there's a tiny bit of play in the door and it's not pulling it quite in far enough when it catches. (if that makes sense)
  13. Sorry if I've put this in the wrong section but was wandering if someone could throw me some advice on an issue that's happened tonight with my passenger door. When I shut the door it stays registered as being open on the dash meaning the footwell and interior lights stay on. A little pressure against the door from the outside sorts the problem (until I let go) so I'm assuming it's just a loose connection somewhere. Anybody had this problem that can help. Btw, I've had the Evora 18 months now with little to no problem except the door latch being replaced under warranty (funn
  14. Hoping someone can point me in the right direction I'm currently replacing my mudflap brackets but need the replacement screws, where can I get these?
  15. This evening my battery died on me upon starting it up. I have a 2011 N/A IPS, I'd be most grateful if could you recommend which battery you think would be best to go for. The car is used as a daily driver btw. Ta
  16. I had a similar problem, lamp still didn't go out after inflating it back or even over the recommended pressure. I read on Lotus talk that someone said to significantly let some pressure out before inflating and this has now worked for me on the last two occasions. As said previously you need to go for a drive just for a bit but hopefully as the pressure readjusts the warning lamp should stop flashing with a bit of luck.
  17. Only 6 months in but still absolutely adore my Evora N/A also and can't see this changing anytime soon. Its my only car and to be honest its absolutely wonderful and easily practical enough for my day to day duties.
  18. I like the fact that James is happy to express what he sees as flaws in some of the cars within the Lotus range. You don't have to take his opinion as gospel its simply just his opinion and not fact and I think he makes that very clear. I'm happy to admit I'm a Lotus fanboy and I believe James is too but he's not shortsighted enough to believe every product Lotus releases is perfect. I'm also fairly convinced he'd like to see all the 410's sold regardless of whether he likes the car or not. The fact he currently owns an Evora 400 makes him the ideal person to have an opinion and I for o
  19. Very interesting watch! Can't help but wish Lotus had themselves perservered with their own EV model. Really shows what an Electric powered Evora is capable of.
  20. Had my Evora for 5 days and the attention its getting is unbelievable, almost towards the point of embarrasing. I've had so many people want to chat about it and this morning I even had a workman salute me and a thumbs up as I drove past. Also, I overheard somebody come into where I work shouting to the nightshift manager if he had seen that Ferrari out the front ?!
  21. After almost 2 years of surfing, lurking and craving I finally have my very own Lotus Evora NA. To say I'm thrilled is an understatement, and I can now fully understand the rave reviews about this car, the way it drives, handles and feels. Its certainly lived up to my expectations and more.
  22. I'm curious as to whether the Evora 400 really has helped Lotus to balance the books like we're being told, there certainly seems to be conflicting stories recently regarding Lotus's financial position. I like Harris but it was wrong of him to judge and slate the Evora on its evolution looks alone, I mean heavens forbid should we dare criticise Porsche for their fantastic styling change each time they release a new version of their line-up. One thing that really does grind my gears is how every sports car comparative to Porsche has to be compared to the Cayman GT4 which as we all k
  23. Finally another video review of the Evora 410. Looks fantastic on the move and sounds great as we all would expect. Is it just me or has this amazing car from Lotus been seriously neglected by the media?? To me it seems like this is Lotus's very credible answer to the GT4 but despite the clamour for just about every journalist to talk about and mention the (unavailable new) GT4 at any given time this Lotus product once again is probably only going to be ever known about by the very few.
  24. Oh yeah, that's a bit crafty. I had wrongly assumed it was being sold by them, still seems like a great price though.
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