1997 Lexus SC 400 Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    98V016000
    Recall Date
    01/27/1998
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
    Summary

    VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO IMPROPER ASSEMBLY OF THE TERMINAL FOR THE STARTER MOTOR MAGNETIC SWITCH, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT CAN OCCUR IF ELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE LIQUID, SUCH AS ROAD SPLASH WITH DEICING SALT, ENTERS THIS AREA.

    Consequence

    A STARTER MOTOR NO-START CONDITION OR AN UNDERHOOD FIRE CAN RESULT.

    What Owners Should Do

    DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE MAGNETIC SWITCH.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.

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