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Lotus Elan Central
Elan Service Schedule
A Service
Miles / KM

6,000 10,000 A
18,000 30,000 A
42,000 70,000 A
54,000 90,000 A
66,000 110,000 A
78,000 130,000 A

Lubrication
Renew engine oil
Renew engine oil filter
Inspect engine/trans for leaks
Check PAS fluid level

Engine
Check coolant level and anti-freeze concentration
Inspect fuel pipes and connections with engine running

Brakes

Check brake fluid level
Inspect hoses and pipes
Inspect brake pad thickness
Check parking brake adjustment
Inspect operations of brake tell tales

Clutch
Check operation and cable adjustment

Steering and Suspension
Check security of front and rear suspension
Inspect condition of driveshaft gaiters

Wheels and Tyres
Inspect condition and set pressures
Check wheel nut torque

Electrical
Inspect operation of all lights
Check headlamp alignment
Inspect operation of all electrical equipment

Body
Inspect operation of CDL system
Inspect operation and condition of seat belts
Top up screenwash reservoir


B Service
Miles / KM

12,000 20,000 B
24,000 40,000 B
36,000 60,000 B
48,000 80,000 B
72,000 120,000 B
84,000 140,000 B
96,000 160,000 B

Lubrication
Renew engine oil
Renew engine oil filter
Inspect engine/trans for oil leaks
Check PAS fluid level

Engine
Check coolant level and anti-freeze concentration
Check cooling system hoses and connections at pressure
Inspect radiator, oil cooler, chargecooler and pipework for
damage or leaks. Clean all radiator finning
Check CO level (cars without catalyst)
Inspect fuel pipes and connections with engine running
Inspect exhaust system & connections, with engine running

Brakes
Renew brake fluid
Inspect brake hoses and pipes
Inspect brake pad thickness
Check parking brake adjustment
Inspect operations of brake tell tales

Clutch
Check operation and cable adjustment

Steering and Suspension
Check security of steering column u/j clamps
Inspect PAS pipes and hoses
Inspect steering ball joints and gaiters
Inspect condition of all suspension bushes
Check security of front and rear suspension
Inspect dampers for leaks and performance
Inspect front wheel bearings for play
Check rear wheel bearings
Inspect front and rear wheel geometry
Inspect condition of driveshaft gaiters

Wheels and Tyres
Inspect condition and set pressures
Check wheel nut torque

Electrical
Inspect battery hydrometer (built in)
Check battery terminals for security and condition
Inspect operation of all lights
Check headlamp alignment
Inspect operation of all electrical equipment

Body
Check adjustment of all latches and hinges
Inspect operation of CDL system
Inspect operation and condition of seat belts
Inspect operation of heating/air conditioning
Top up screenwash reservoir

Chassis
Inspect polyester coating for damage


A+C Service
Miles / KM

30,000 50,000 A + C
90,000 150,000 A + C

Lubrication
Renew engine oil
Renew engine oil filter
Inspect engine/trans for oil leaks
Renew transmission oil
Repack rear wheel bearings
Renew PAS fluid

Engine
Renew air cleaner element
Renew coolant
Renew spark plugs
Check 'V' belt condition and tension
Inspect fuel pipes and connections with engine running

Brakes
Check brake fluid level
Inspect brake hoses and pipes
Inspect brake pad thickness
Check parking brake adjustment
Inspect operations of brake tell tales

Clutch
Check operation and cable adjustment

Steering and Suspension
Check security of front and rear suspension
Inspect condition of driveshaft gaiters

Wheels and Tyres
Inspect condition and set pressures
Check wheel balance
Check wheel nut torque

Electrical
Inspect operation of all lights
Check headlamp alignment
Inspect operation of all electrical equipment

Body
Inspect operation of CDL system
Inspect operation and condition of seat belts
Top up screenwash reservoir



B+C+# Service
Miles / KM

60,000 100,000 B + C + #

Lubrication
Renew engine oil
Renew engine oil filter
Inspect engine/trans for oil leaks
Renew transmission oil
Repack rear wheel bearings
Renew PAS fluid

Engine
Renew air cleaner element
Renew coolant
Check cooling system hoses and connections at pressure
Inspect radiator, oil cooler, chargecooler and pipework for
damage or leaks. Clean all radiator finning
Renew spark plugs
Replace timing belt
Check 'V' belt for condition and tension
Check CO level (cars without catalyst)
Inspect fuel pipes and connections with engine running
Renew fuel filter
Inspect exhaust system & connections, with engine running

Brakes
Renew brake fluid
Inspect hoses and pipes
Inspect brake pad thickness
Check parking brake adjustment
Inspect operations of brake tell tales

Clutch
Check operation and cable adjustment

Steering and Suspension
Check security of steering column u/j clamps
Inspect PAS pipes and hoses
Inspect steering ball joints and gaiters
Inspect condition of all suspension bushes
Check security of front and rear suspension
Inspect dampers for leaks and performance
Inspect front wheel bearings for play
Check rear wheel bearings
Inspect front and rear wheel geometry
Inspect condition of driveshaft gaiters

Wheels and Tyres
Inspect condition and set pressures
Check wheel balance
Check wheel nut torque

Electrical
Inspect battery hydrometer (built in)
Check battery terminals for security and condition
Inspect operation of all lights
Check headlamp alignment
Inspect operation of all electrical equipment

Body
Check adjustment of all latches and hinges
Inspect operation of CDL system
Inspect operation and condition of seat belts
Inspect operation of heating/air conditioning
Top up screenwash reservoir

Chassis
Inspect polyester coating for damage
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