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Lexus GS300 recalls

 

For Models: Lexus GS300, Lexus GS350, Lexus GS450h, Lexus GS460, Lexus IS F, Lexus IS250, Lexus IS350, Lexus LS460, Lexus LS600h

Engine, October 15, 2014

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Due to the remnants of anti-corrosion plating, a fuel leak may develop from where the fuel pressure sensor is attached to the fuel delivery pipe. Any fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will clean and reseal the area of the fuel pressure sensor to correct this concern.

 

For Models: Lexus GS300, Lexus GS350

Body, Interior & Misc., February 24, 2011

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The plastic pad embedded in the floor carpet may interfere with the operation of the accelerator pedal. As a result, it may become stuck in a partially open position. A stuck accelerator can result in unintended vehicle speed, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will modify the plastic pad in the floor carpet. No owner notification schedule has be set at this time.

For Models: Lexus GS300, Lexus GS350, Lexus GS430, Lexus GS450h, Lexus IS F, Lexus IS250, Lexus IS350

Engine, January 26, 2011

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The fuel pressure sensor monitors fuel pressure for optimum engine performance and emission controls. Lexus has found that some of these sensors can loosen from the fuel line, which may cause the sealing gasket to leak fuel. To prevent this from occurring in the future, your Lexus dealer will ensure that these sensors are properly fastened. No schedule of owner notification is available at this time.

For Models: Lexus GS300, Lexus GS350, Lexus GS430, Lexus GS450h, Lexus IS F, Lexus IS250, Lexus IS350, Lexus LS460, Lexus LS600h

Engine, January 16, 2009

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Ethanol fuels with a low moisture content will corrode the internal surface of the aluminum fuel delivery pipes. As the condition progresses, the Check Engine Light may illuminate and/or a fuel leak could develop under the hood. Any fuel leak increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel delivery pipes as necessary. This recall is expected to begin during February 2009. The Lexus recall number is 9LA.

For Models: Lexus GS300, Lexus GS430, Lexus IS250, Lexus IS350

Engine, December 15, 2007

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Mechanical stress on two fuel pipes in the engine compartment, combined with the presence of corrosive agents in the fuel, can result in a crack in the fuel line. A fuel leak can result, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the two suspect fuel lines with redesigned parts to correct this concern. The Lexus recall number is 7LC.

For Models: Lexus GS300, Lexus GS430, Lexus IS250, Lexus IS350

Body, Interior & Misc., April 21, 2006

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The front seat belt retractors may not release due to a failure of the emergency locking system. If the seat belt is locked, the occupant may not be able to properly fasten the seat belt. An unrestrained occupant may have an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the front seat belt assemblies to correct this concern.

 

For Models: Lexus GS300, Lexus GS430, Lexus IS250, Lexus IS350, Lexus LS430, Scion tC, Toyota Avalon, Toyota Camry, Toyota Prius, Toyota RAV4, Toyota Tacoma

Body, Interior & Misc., April 6, 2006

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On 133 vehicles, certain airbag inflators were assembled with an insufficient amount of the heating agents necessary for proper airbag deployment.  In the event of a crash, if the airbag does not deploy as expected, the risk of injury will increase. Dealers will replace only the suspect airbags to correct this concern. The Toyota recall number is 60B. The Lexus recall number is 6LB.

For Models: Lexus GS300

Suspension & Steering, June 21, 1999

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INADEQUATE LUBRICATION OF THE INSIDE OF THE LOWER BALL JOINTS, EXCESSIVE WEAR CAN OCCUR CAUSING DAMAGE TO THE LOWER BALL JOINTS. SEPARATION OF THE LOWER BALL JOINTS FROM THE STEERING KNUCKLE ARMS COULD OCCUR.

For Models: Lexus GS300, Lexus GS400

Suspension & Steering, June 17, 1998

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO A MANUFACTURING DEFECT OF THE YAW RATE SENSOR FOR THE VEHICLE STABILITY CONTROL (VSC), THE VSC CAN OPERATE IMPROPERLY IF THE SENSOR IS AFFECTED BY CERTAIN ELECTROMAGNETIC WAVES, SUCH AS FROM A CELLULAR PHONE.

For Models: Lexus GS300

Suspension & Steering, April 28, 1995

Summary: THE SPHERICAL PORTIONS OF CERTAIN LOWER BALL JOINTS HAD FINISHED SURFACES THAT WERE NOT SMOOTH CAUSING FRICTION WITH THE SURFACE OF THE BALL JOINT CAP.

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