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Recall 18V107000

Fuel Pump Cover Leaks Fuel

Recall Details

For vehicles equipped with a 5.0L V8 engine, there are two high pressure fuel pumps, and the cover for the pumps may develop a fatigue crack, resulting in a fuel leak. Dealers will replace the high pressure fuel pumps free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

For vehicles equipped with a 5.0L V8 engine, a crack may develop in the cover for the high pressure fuel pump of the vehicle. This could cause a fuel leak, which is a fire hazard.

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 April, 2018. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local 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.

Exhaust & Emissions, February 14, 2018

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 14, 2018
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
9,905
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
18V107000
Component
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Lexus GS F, 2018 LC500, and 2015-2018 Lexus RC F vehicles, equipped with 5.0L V8 2UR-GSE engines with two high pressure fuel pumps. Specific operating conditions may result in damage to the pulsation damper in one of the high pressure fuel pumps, possibly causing a fatigue crack in the fuel pump cover.
Consequence
A cracked cover may leak fuel, which, in the presence of an ignition source, can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the high pressure fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 2, 2018. Owners may contact Lexus customer service 1-800-255-3987. Toyota's numbers for this recall are J2B and JLB.
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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