Skip to main content

Lexus Recalls

  • 0
    Lexus
    Recalls: Toyota and Lexus recalling 235,000 hybrid CUVs and sedans over separate issues
    2013-09-04

    When it rains, it pours. Toyota has announced a pair of separate but voluntary North America recalls covering approximately 235,000 vehicles built between 2006 and 2011. The larger of the two recalls targets Toyota's hybridized crossovers, the Lexus RX400h and Toyota Highlander Hybrid. 133,000 units, including 2006-2010 Highlander and 2006-2008 RX ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Recalls: Toyota announces two recalls affecting 1M Corolla, Matrix and Lexus IS models
    2013-01-30

    The recall bug strikes Toyota again. The automaker has issued a voluntary recall of three models that, in total, represent more than one million units. Around 752,000 2003-2004 Toyota Corolla and Matrix models are being recalled for airbag concerns, while a windshield wiper issue is causing the recall for close to 270,000 Lexus IS sedans from the ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Report: Toyota to pay $17.35M federal fine for delayed Lexus RX recall
    2012-12-18

    This summer, we brought you news that Lexus was recalling over 150,000 RX and RX hybrid crossovers tied to its massive pedal entrapment issue. An update to that story included word from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that it was considering launching a federal investigation into potential delays by the automaker in notifying owners ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Report: Consumer Reports: Toyota expected to announce fix for emergency trunk releases
    2012-12-13

    According to Consumer Reports, Toyota is set to release a fix for trunk release pulls on certain Lexus vehicles that could snap off in an emergency. As you may recall, CR found the federally-mandated emergency releases could break if pulled toward the user. As it turned out, the trunk surround behaved like a fulcrum, putting more force against the center ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Recalls: Toyota recalling 778,000 RAV4, HS 250h units for loose suspension fasteners
    2012-08-01

    Toyota has announced that it will recall a total of 778,000 units that may have been manufactured with improperly-tightened nuts on the rear suspension. The manufacturer says around 760,000 2006-2011 Toyota RAV4 models and 18,000 2010 Lexus HS 250h units may have fasteners that were not torqued to the correct specification during alignment. If that's the ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Recalls: Lexus adding over 150,000 RX crossovers to pedal entrapment recall, may face NHTSA investigation [UPDATE]
    2012-06-29

    Remember the giant Toyota pedal entrapment recalls that all started in late 2009? Well, it's not over yet. No, we aren't just talking about the various lawsuits that the automaker still faces in connection with the recalls, we're talking about yet another set of vehicles that are being added to the list. Welcome to the gang, 2010 Lexus RX 350 and RX ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Recalls: Toyota recalling 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport over faulty ECU
    2012-05-21

    Lexus has announced a voluntary recall of roughly 650 2013 GS 350 F Sport models over a potential issue with one of the electronic control units. When the vehicle is parked with the steering wheel turned, the calibration of the ECU for the Variable Gear Ratio Steering can cause the steering wheel to "become off-centered" if the car is immediately ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Report: NHTSA proposing panic stop system for keyless ignition
    2011-12-12

    In the wake of the heavily publicized fatal crash involving a Lexus ES 350 with keyless ignition in California, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is proposing standardizing keyless ignition systems. The government regulator wants all vehicles with keyless ignition to turn off after a button press of just half a second, according to a ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Official: Toyota issues recall for Highlander, Lexus RX 400h hybrids
    2011-06-29

    There's a problem with some 2006 and 2007 model year Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Lexus RX 400h vehicles. Today, Toyota announced that it will voluntarily recall 45,500 Highlander Hybrid and 36,700 Lexus RX 400h vehicles that were sold in the States. What's the problem? Toyota says there is a control board with transistors inside the Intelligent Power ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Toyota recalls 2.17 million more vehicles over possible pedal entrapment
    2011-02-24

    Toyota has announced that it's voluntarily recalling approximately 2.17 million vehicles due to possible pedal entrapment issues. In case you've forgotten about Toyota's massive recall from last year, this new issue affects 2.17 million more vehicles where the driver's side floor mat can become a potential hazard. Uh oh. In October of 2009, Toyota ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Toyota recalls 245,000 Lexus sedans in U.S., 1.7 million cars globally
    2011-01-26

    We won't blame you for reading this headline and thinking, "Oh great, another Toyota recall." After all, the Japanese automaker dominated headlines in 2010 by recalling every single model in its then-current product portfolio, including the massive sticky pedal and unintended acceleration recalls that took place in the first half of last year. Now, ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Toyota recalling 1.66 million vehicles globally over brake and fuel pump woes [UPDATE]
    2010-10-21

    Embattled automaker Toyota is staring down another massive recall. The safety action affects 1.53 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles globally, with the U.S. making up around 740,000 of that total and about 600,000 units coming out of the company's home market of Japan. Stateside, models covered under the recall may have a faulty master cylinder seal in ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Toyota recalls Lexus LX 470 for potential 'steering shaft disengagement'
    2010-07-29

    While the BP oil well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico may have shifted the media spotlight away from from Toyota's recall problems over the last several months, that doesn't mean the crisis has ended. One of two new recalls announced by the automaker today covers 39,000 Lexus LX 470 SUVs built between the 2003 and 2007 model years. According to Toyota, a ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Followup: Toyota says "We're not implying that everything is driver error, absolutely not."
    2010-07-15

    That's the word from Toyota spokesperson Mike Michels on the automaker's investigation of some 2,000 vehicles reported to suffer from unintended acceleration. Speaking with The New York Times, Michels said that a small amount of Toyota vehicles had issues with sticking accelerators, while a large number of the cases involved the previously recalled floor ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Report: WSJ unintended acceleration story "planted" by Toyota
    2010-07-15

    When The Wall Street Journal reported that crash data obtained by the U.S. Department of Transportation pegged the blame for Toyota's unintended acceleration on drivers, one line stuck out: With no official word from the DOT or NHTSA on its findings in the case, the WSJ's sources have been called into question. According to an unnamed NHTSA ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    BREAKING: WSJ says crash data points to pedal misapplication in Toyota sudden acceleration cases
    2010-07-13

    After receiving more than 3,000 reports of sudden acceleration in Toyota vehicles, the U.S. Department of Transportation has concluded that driver error was actually at fault. According to The Wall Street Journal, investigators analyzing different data recorders from Toyota vehicles found that at the time of these sudden acceleration crashes, the ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Report: Lexus knew of valve spring defects three years ago
    2010-07-06

    According to Bloomberg, Toyota has known about issues with valve springs in its V8 and V6 engines since 2007. The news confirms the information we received from an anonymous source within the company. Toyota says that the earliest complaints came from customers in Japan, but the company felt that the issue was fairly rare and didn't order a recall. Now ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    BREAKING: Lexus recalls HS250h over risk of excessive fuel leakage
    2010-06-25

    Back in the 1970s, the Ford Pinto was the focus of many headlines due to a fuel tank issue which caused excessive amounts of gasoline to leak during a rear-end collision. Now, three decades later, Lexus is having a similar problem with its HS250h hybrid, and has filed a report with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to issue a voluntary ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Video: What the recalled Lexus LS steering wheel defect looks like
    2010-05-28

    Toyota seems to have learned from its recent brushes with the law over how the company handles its recalls. While the automaker has been judged to be less than transparent in both the floor mat and unintended acceleration sagas, the company has responded to recent Lexus LS recalls with plenty of information for both owners and the public at large. ...

  • 0
    Lexus
    Lexus issues stop-sale, recall on LS 460 and LS 600h
    2010-05-24

    True to predictions, The Detroit News is reporting that Lexus has issued a stop sale on its LS 460 and LS 600h (standard and long-wheelbase) luxury sedans due to a problem with the electronic steering system that can temporarily cause the steering wheel to become off-centered. Apparently, the wheel will return to its correct position after about five ...

Autoblog iPhone App
Shop for a vehicle