Lexus RX300 Recall 99V011000

Recall 99V011000

Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

February 16, 1999

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

99V011000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH

Potential Number of Units Affected:

23,441

Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE HEADLIGHTS AND TAILLIGHTS MAY NOT AUTOMATICALLY ILLUMINATE IN LOW AMBIENT LIGHT WHEN THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH IS PLACED IN THE "AUTO" POSITION.

Consequence:

VEHICLES FOLLOWING BEHIND MAY NOT SEE THE VEHICLE SINCE NO HEADLIGHTS AND TAILLIGHTS WOULD BE ILLUMINATED, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A MODIFIED BODY ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 16, 1999.OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration