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Lexus RX400h Recalls

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Most Recent Lexus RX400h Recall

On September 4, 2013, Lexus recalled 133,081 Lexus RX400h. Toyota is recalling certain model year 2006-2010 highlander hybrid vehicles manufactured february 16, 2005, through july 29, 2010; and model year 2006-2008 lexus rx400h vehicles manufactured february 23, 2005, through december 2, 2008. the intelligent power module (ipm) inside the inverter module may contain transistors that have higher operating temperatures than the solder can support and the transistors may be heat damaged by the solder. if this occurs, various warning lamps, including the malfunction indicator lamp, slip indicator light, brake system warning light, and master warning light, will be illuminated on the instrument panel.
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Lexus RX400h Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 4, 2013

Various warning lamps may illuminate, drivability concerns could be encountered, or the the hybrid drive system could shut down causing the vehicle to stall unexpectedly increasing the risk of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning late September 2013. If don't receive notification and you feel you should, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. Please note: Vehicles that had their Intelligent Power Module (IPM) replaced as part of recall 11V-342 are not affected by this recall.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 9, 2011

A problem may develop with the crankshaft pulley. This could result in an abnormal noise, illumination of the Check Engine Light, and/or loss of power steering assist.

Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in January 2012. If you are experiencing an abnormal engine noise, illumination of the Check Engine Light, and/or loss or power steering, or 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) when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 29, 2011

Due to a failure inside the hybrid drive inverter module, various dash warning lights may illuminate, drivability may be impaired, or the vehicle may stall unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall. Dash warning lights could display, drivability concerns could develop, or the engine could stall without warning. Please contact your Toyota or 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 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.

Summary on July 24, 2006
On certain sport utility and hybrid vehicles, the two retaining clips for the driver's side forward center console can become loose. if both clips separate from the floor carpet cover, the cover may lean toward the accelerator pedal, causing interference with the accelerator pedal rod.