The rear brake line on top of the de Dion tube impacts on differential carrier securing bolts when suspension is at full travel. The concern was initially identified when investigating feedback from race car drivers on the de Dion tube hitting the differential carrier bolts. There have been no reported brake line failures to date from the field or during internal testing. Rear brake line may become crushed and eventually fail thus affecting rear brake operation.
When was it announced?
Dec 4, 2012
What action are Caterham taking?
Fit differently routed brake line.
Does this affect your SV?
This issue affects Caterham 7 - SV, this particular recall is for the SV.
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If your car is affected please get in touch with your Caterham dealer and quote reference R/2012/136