A Class Of Its Own

Toyota adds more than 1.1M vehicles to previous fuel pump recall

A Toyota and Lexus recall that earlier detailed approximately seven hundred,000 most likely influenced motor vehicles has been amended to contain far more than one.one million new rides. All round, far more than one.eight million automobiles, vehicles, crossovers, and SUVs are aspect of a voluntary recall about gas pumps that might prevent doing work.   

On January thirteen, 2020, Toyota declared a basic safety recall for 695,541 Lexus and Toyota products. It included the Toyota 4Runner, Camry, Highlander, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Sienna, Tacoma, Avalon, Corolla, and Tundra, additionally the Lexus LS five hundred, LC five hundred, RC 350, RC 300, GS 350, IS 300, ES 350, LX 570, GX 460, RX 350 NX 300, RX 350L, and GS 300. The Avalon, Corolla, NX 300, RX 350L, and GS 300 in the initial recall have been particularly 2019 product many years, when the rest have been 2018-2019. 

Today, March 4, 2020, Toyota mentioned it has expanded the recall to roughly one.eight million motor vehicles overall. Toyota did not supply a unique number, but below is the complete record of most likely influenced automobiles: 

  • 2013-2015 Lexus LS 460
  • 2013-2014 Lexus GS 350
  • 2014 Toyota FJ Cruiser, Lexus IS-F
  • 2014-2015 Toyota 4Runner, Land Cruiser Lexus GX 460, IS 350, LX 570
  • 2015 Lexus NX 200t, RC 350
  • 2017 Lexus IS 200t, RC 200t
  • 2017-2019 Toyota Sienna Lexus RX 350
  • 2018 Lexus GS 300
  • 2018-2019 Toyota Avalon, Camry, Corolla, Highlander, Sequoia, Tacoma, Tundra Lexus ES 350, GS 350, IS 300, IS 350, LC five hundred, LC 500h, LS five hundred, LS 500h, RC 300, RC 350, RX 350L

On these motor vehicles, a minimal-stress gas pump inside of the gas tank could are unsuccessful. If this gas pump fails when the car or truck is in use, the car or truck could sputter and stall. With no warning of the impending malfunction, other than some lights on the dashboard, this could existing a hazardous circumstance for the driver. 

For all influenced motor vehicles, Toyota and Lexus will substitute the defective sections with “enhanced” gas pumps. Notifications will get started in Could.