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

A Toyota and Lexus remember that beforehand detailed approximately 700,000 perhaps afflicted cars has been amended to include things like far more than 1.1 million new rides. All round, additional than 1.8 million autos, vehicles, crossovers, and SUVs are element of a voluntary remember about gas pumps that might halt operating.   

On January 13, 2020, Toyota introduced a basic safety remember for 695,541 Lexus and Toyota products. It included the Toyota 4Runner, Camry, Highlander, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Sienna, Tacoma, Avalon, Corolla, and Tundra, furthermore the Lexus LS 500, LC 500, 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 preliminary remember have been precisely 2019 model decades, while the relaxation were being 2018-2019. 

These days, March 4, 2020, Toyota stated it has expanded the recall to about 1.8 million cars overall. Toyota did not offer a distinct quantity, but here is the whole checklist of perhaps influenced cars: 

  • 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 500, LC 500h, LS 500, LS 500h, RC 300, RC 350, RX 350L

On these vehicles, a reduced-stress gas pump within the fuel tank could fail. If this fuel pump fails whilst the vehicle is in use, the vehicle could sputter and stall. Without warning of the impending malfunction, other than some lights on the dashboard, this could existing a dangerous condition for the driver. 

For all affected vehicles, Toyota and Lexus will switch the defective parts with “improved” fuel pumps. Notifications will commence in May.

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