Toyota Expands Its Recall Of Vehicles By More Than A Million

Toyota Expands Its Recall Of Vehicles By More Than A Million
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  • Toyota originally issued a recall back in January for 700,000 vehicles.
  • It is due to an issue with the fuel pump.
  • That number has now risen past one million affected vehicles.

 

After issues with its fuel pumps, Toyota has expanded its recall of vehicles by more than a million. Back in January, this number was 700,000, and it has greatly increased since. The total now stands at 1.8 million vehicles recalled. These recalled Toyota and Lexus model vehicles can stop operating at random and cause the engine to fail.

The company issues a statement: “If this were to occur, warning lights and messages may be displayed on the instrument panel. If a vehicle stall occurs while driving at higher speeds, this could increase the risk of a crash.”

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Find out if you’re part of this massive Toyota recall

Toyota Expands Its Recall Of Vehicles By More Than A Million
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Here is the list of recalled models, provided by CNN:

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

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Should you drive one of these vehicles currently, the company will notify you by early May. Toyota and Lexus dealers will then replace the fuel pump for you at zero cost. Alternatively, owners can call Toyota at 1-800-331-4331 or Lexus at 1-800-255-3987. Customers can also go online at nhtsa.gov/recalls to enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) or license plate information to find out if your vehicle has been recalled.

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