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    Recalls: Toyota and Lexus recalling 235,000 hybrid CUVs and sedans over separate issues
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    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 ...

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    Recalls: Toyota recalling 2013 Lexus GS 350 F Sport over faulty ECU
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    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 ...

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    Official: Toyota recalling 550,000 vehicles worldwide for potential steering problem
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    Toyota has announced that it is recalling more than 420,000 vehicles in the United States for a potentially faulty crank shaft pulley. A total of 283,200 Toyota vehicles as well as 137,000 Lexus vehicles may experience a pulley failure in which the inner and outer rings become misaligned. If that ...

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    Official: Toyota issues recall for Highlander, Lexus RX 400h hybrids
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    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 ...

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    Toyota recalling 1.66 million vehicles globally over brake and fuel pump woes [UPDATE]
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    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 ...

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    Toyota recalls Lexus LX 470 for potential 'steering shaft disengagement'
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    2003 Lexus LX 470 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    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 ...

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    Followup: Toyota says "We're not implying that everything is driver error, absolutely not."
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    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 ...

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    Report: Lexus knew of valve spring defects three years ago
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    Defective Lexus valve spring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    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 ...

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    UPDATED: What's really going on with Toyota's faulty valve springs [w/ video]
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    Failed Lexus IS350 valve spring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Toyota's announcement of plans to recall 270,000 of its V8 and V6 models, including a number of Lexus sedans, was a little light on information. The company didn't say much about the issue other than faulty valve ...

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    BREAKING: Toyota admits 270,000 cars have faulty engines worldwide
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    2010 Lexus LS460 Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In 20 years, odds are few people will remember that 2010 was one of the worst years for Toyota in terms of recalls, but for now, it seems like the company just can't win for losing. The company has announced that it is ...

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    Video: What the recalled Lexus LS steering wheel defect looks like
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    2010 Lexus LS steering fault – Click above to watch video after the jump
    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 ...

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    Lexus issues stop-sale, recall on LS 460 and LS 600h
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    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 ...

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    Report: Lexus preparing to recall 11,500 LS models globally over slow-to-return steering
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    2010 Lexus LS 460 Sport – Click above for high-res image gallery Bloomberg is reporting that Toyota will again be bit by the recall bug, this time due to steering problems with its Lexus LS 460, LS 460L, LS 600h and LS 600h L. The recall, reportedly announced by Toyota spokesperson Mieko ...

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    Toyota Recalls: 3.2M down, 4.6M to go!
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    Somehow, we're guessing that the "any publicity is good publicity" cliche isn't ringing particularly true with Toyota these days. That said, we do have to give some props to the automaker for being open about the current state of its recent recall woes. According to Toyota, roughly 3.2 million of ...

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    Video: Lexus GX recall remedy in action
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    Click above to watch video after the jump
    Toyota announced a voluntary recall on Monday for some 9,400 Lexus GX 460 SUVs for wheel slippage that could occur during high speed turns. The company acted quickly in stopping sales of the GX after Consumer Reports gave the SUV a Do Not Buy rating ...

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    DetNews: Toyota recalling Lexus GX to address rollover concern [*UPDATED*]
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    The moment Lexus GX owners have been waiting for since Consumer Reports first blacklisted the SUV last week has finally arrived – Toyota has recalled the vehicle. According to The Detroit News, the Japanese manufacturer will announce the move later this afternoon, and the recall is expected ...

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    Toyota issues stop sale on 2010 GX 460 [*Updated w/video]
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    2010 Lexus GX460 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It seems Toyota's learned a few things from its recent spate of recalls – react quickly, react decisively and repeatedly reassure customers that their safety is a top priority. To that end, Toyota has issued a stop sale on the ...

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    Report: Toyota recalled floor mats in the UK ten years ago, didn't recall in U.S.
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    Most of the vehicles Toyota has recalled as a result of the automakers issues with unintended acceleration span only the past few years, but there have been many reports that Toyota's unwanted thrust issues may have gone back to 2004 or even earlier. Automotive News reports that the automaker ...

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    REPORT: Prior driver of loaner Lexus in fatal crash told dealer of floormat issue
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    A few weeks ago, we learned that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ruled that the crash of a loaner Lexus ES350 that killed San Diego police officer Mark Saylor, his wife, 13-year-old daughter and brother in law was not just the result of an improper RX400h floor mat sticking the ...

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    NHTSA releases new info about crash that prompted Toyota floormat recall
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    Contrary to previous reports, the death of a four people and the largest recall in Toyota's history was caused by a compound of errors. The initial buzz/word on the virtual street suggested that it was simply an improperly placed floor mat that doomed CHP officer Mark Saylor and three family ...

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