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RepairPal Expert Overview on February 24, 2011

The floor carpet cover may interfere with the accelerator pedal, causing the throttle to become stuck in a partially open position. A stuck accelerator can result in unintended vehicle speed, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the accelerator pedal could stick without warning. Please contact your local dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 24, 2011

The accelerator pedal may become stuck in the partially open position. A stuck accelerator can result in unintended vehicle speed, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the accelerator pedal could stick without warning. Please contact your Lexus dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 24, 2011

The accelerator pedal may become stuck under an unsecured or incorrect floor mat. This may cause the throttle to become stuck in the wide open position, increasing the risk of a crash.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the accelerator pedal can become stuck without warning. Please contact your local dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next.  Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 26, 2011

A fuel leak may develop from the engine area, increasing the risk of a fire. A fuel smell may or may not be noticed.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall. A fuel leak could develop without warning; please contact your Lexus dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 21, 2010

The performance of the braking system may deteriorate over time due to a brake fluid leak into the brake booster.

Lexus and Toyota notified owners of affected vehicles starting in November 2010. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 2, 2010
RepairPal Expert Overview on August 23, 2010

In the event of severe impact to the front wheels, a snap ring on the steering shaft could become disengaged. If this occurs, over time the steering shaft may become disconnected, resulting in loss of steering control and increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Loss of steering could occur without warning. Please contact your Lexus dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 9, 2010

It was determined during vehicle crash testing that fuel leakage after a crash exceeded acceptable limits.

Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning August 9, 2010. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call. 

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 12, 2010

A problem with the steering control system may allow the steering wheel to become off-center after the driver has fully turned the wheel in one direction. If this happens while driving, the risk of a crash is increased.

We at RepairPal have designated this a high priority recall; the steering wheel may go off center without warning. Please contact your Lexus dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 18, 2010

When the vehicle is driven through a sharp turn at high speed, a software problem with the salability control system coud allow a skid to occur when it should not.

Toyota notified owners of the affected GX460s in May 2010. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call. The Toyota recall number is ALB.