2018-2019 Lexus, Toyota Cars, Minivans, Pickup Trucks and SUVs: Recall Alert

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Vehicles Affected: Approximately 696,000 model-year 2018-19 Lexus LC 500, RC 350 and RC 300 coupes; LS 500, GS 350, IS 300 and ES 350 sedans; and LX 570, GX 460 and RX 350 SUVs; model-year 2019 Lexus NX 300, RX 350L and GS 300 SUVs; model-year 2018-19 Toyota Camry sedans, 4Runner, Highlander, Land Cruiser and Sequoia SUVs; Sienna minivans; and Tacoma and Tundra pickup trucks; and model-year 2019 Toyota Avalon and Corolla sedans

The Problem: A fuel pump may stop operating, which may cause warning lights and messages to be displayed on the instrument panel and the engine to run rough, possibly resulting in a vehicle stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Toyota said the issue is still being investigated and the remedy is under development.

What Owners Should Do: Toyota will begin notifying owners in mid-March. Owners can call Lexus at 800-255-3987, Toyota at 888-270-9371, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer. Click here to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership.

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