Toyota and Lexus have issued a recall affecting about 55,000 vehicles in Canada because of faulty fuel pumps that could cause engines to stall...
Date of recall: January 14, 2020
This recall covers many different models under both brands, 55,000 of which are affected in Canada, plus another 700,000 in the United States:
Hybrid models are not part of this recall.
All of the aforementioned models have the same issue. They were all equipped with a fuel pump that could stop working. Early indications are a rougher noise from the engine, or warning lights popping up on the instrument cluster behind the steering wheel.
Affected vehicles could stall, and may not allow drivers to restart them in the event that happens. This presents a hazardous risk if it happens when driving at higher speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.
Toyota hasn’t reported any accidents or injuries related to the defect for either brand.
Toyota is investigating on what the fix will be for this particular issue and has yet to advise on the issue. The repair and replacement will be done free of charge.
Toyota will notify affected owners by mail with instructions on taking their vehicle to a dealer for repair once the fix has been confirmed.
Enter your VIN at this link to learn more about this recall and find out if there are other Service Actions related to your vehicle.
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