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|Recall Date||Problem Area||Recall Text|
|09/02/10||Engine||Toyota is recalling certain model year 2006 through 2008 lexus passenger cars manufactured from august 26, 2005 through august 4, 2008. micro-foreign objects in the material of the valve spring may degrade the strength of the valve spring, possibly causing the spring to break.
The engine could fail and stop suddenly while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of a crash.
Toyota will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. the safety recall began on september 2, 2010. owners may contact lexus at 1-800-255-3987.
Toyota recall no. ale.owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
|07/29/04||Engine||On certain passenger vehicles, the impeller inside the fuel pump may have been improperly molded due to a manufacturing error. alcohol in some fuels may deform the impeller and cause it to come into contact with the pump housing.
This condition could increase the rotational resistance of the impeller and, in the worst case, may result in failure of the fuel pump.
Dealers will replace the fuel pump. owners will be notified in july, 2004. 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 lexus at 1-800-255-3987.
Lexus recall no. ssc 4lb.customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
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|07/29/04||Transmission and Drivetrain||On certain vehicles when the accelerator is operated quickly, a small piece of metal may separate from a retaining collar located in the inner part of the automatic transmission. this small piece of metal may become caught in the parking lock mechanism.
This may cause the parking lock system to be inoperative when the transmission shift lever is placed in the park position, thereby increasing the risk of vehicle roll-away, which could result in a crash.
Dealers will replace the transmission. owner notification is expected to begin during july 2004. owners should contact lexus at 1-800-255-3987.
Toyota (lexus) recall no. 4lc.customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).
|07/12/10||Suspension and Steering||Toyota is recalling certain model year 2009 and 2010 lexus ls460 and ls600 vehicles manufactured from august 20, 2009 through may 13, 2010. a programming change of the steering control ecu for the variable gear ratio steering (vgrs) system can cause improper activation of the steering system protection logic designed to protect the system when larger than normal steering inputs are applied at a fully turned position.
Improper activation of the steering system protection logic can cause the steering wheel to become off-centered up to 90 degrees. this may occur after the driver has fully turned the steering wheel in one direction then quickly attempts to turn it back to the center position. should this occur while driving, the risk of a crash is increased.
Toyota will notify owners and lexus dealers will replace the steering control ecu free of charge. the safety recall began on july 12, 2010. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .