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I bought a 2001 Esprit about 10 months ago. When I bought the car it had 9,200 miles on it, today it has 11,400. Prior to my purchase all of the required service had been done at the dealership and from the service records it looks like the "A" services were done in a timely manner. I of course have changed the oil and I have had a local mechanic fix a few little things that have gone wrong with the car.

If I keep the car another 2 years and put maybe 8,000 miles on the car during that time what service, in addition to another "A" service, would the experts here recommend? It does not appear from the records I have that the cam belt has been changed. I asked my local mechanic about this and he did a visual inspection and said it looked OK, but he also admitted that he is not a Lotus specialist. The closest Lotus dealership is about 3 1/2 hours away.

Thanks!!! Matt

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I have a 2001 Esprit. Do the "A" service every 6000miles or once a year. I also change the transmission fluid once a year also. Buy the snap-on square socket ($15) to remove the transmission oil plugs. It is a very easy DIY process. Talk to JAE for the special recommend transmission oil (Castrol TAF-X 75W-90)


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Thanks for the information!!!

I called the closest Lotus dealership today and they said that I should ship my car into to them and they should be able to get Lotus to do my cam belt for free. They said that Lotus has to approve it, but they have never had them refuse to do it.

Has anyone here dealt with the service department at Midwestern Auto Group?

Thanks, Matt

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