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Recall 15V341000

Anti-lock Brake Or Stability Control Malfunctions Causing Loss Of Vehicle Control

Recall Details

A component inside the actuator for the vehicle stability control system and anti-lock braking system may malfunction, causing the system to not operate properly when needed. Dealers will inspect and replace the anti-lock brake system actuator free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The vehicle stability control system and anti-lock braking system may malfunction, causing loss of vehicle control. This would increase risk of an accident.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Lexus must be performed by a Lexus dealership. Lexus will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2015. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota or Lexus dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Affected Cars

Suspension & Steering, June 3, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
June 3, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
3,013
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V341000
Component
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2015 Lexus NX200t vehicles manufactured December 18, 2014, to February 2, 2015. These vehicles are equipped with an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS), Traction Control System (TRAC), and Vehicle Stability Control System (VSC) which are controlled by an ABS actuator. A component inside the actuator may have been damaged during its assembly and may cause the actuator to not function properly.
Consequence
Under some driving conditions, when the ABS is activated, the malfunctioning ABS actuator could cause a loss of vehicle stability, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the ABS actuator, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early July 2015. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
Notify
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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