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2018 Lexus LS 500, LS 500h: Recall Alert

2018 Lexus LS 500

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 6,300 model-year 2018 Lexus LS 500 sedans and LS 500h hybrids equipped with run-flat tires

The Problem: The tires were assembled to the wheels improperly and there’s a possibility that a crack could develop on the sidewall reinforcement layer of the tires. Under certain driving conditions, portions of the tread layer could separate, reducing stability and increasing the risk of a crash.

The Fix: Dealers will replace all four tires for free if one or more run-flat tires are manufactured by a specific supplier.

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

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer. To check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: Lexus LS 500; Lexus LS 500h

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