Toyota: Lexus faulty engine recall for U.S. vehicles, too

20 Jun 2014 | Author: | Comments Off on Toyota: Lexus faulty engine recall for U.S. vehicles, too

Toyota seems to have its act together after Thursday’s announcement of a Lexus faulty recall in Japan left Toyota and Lexus officials on the status of a U.S. recall. Of vehicles affected worldwide, were sold in the U.S.

Spokesman Paul Nolasco in Tokyo today action for and other overseas markets come as soon as next He said last evening Toyota would inform transport ministry of a recall of the vehicles there, but U.S. officials could not confirm would be done here.

The faulty valve springs could cause stalling in The U.S. Lexus models: IS GS 350, GS 460, GS 450h, LS LS 600h L. As of today, Toyota has not specified the model years or of manufacture (but say it’s total and no 2010s are involved, go

Lexus U.S. sales Mark Templin has said in most cases will warning — rough or engine noise — the car could stall.

A fix won’t be Japan daily Asahi today repairing all 270,000 cost Toyota 20 billion yen million). The Associated Press Toyota could not confirm

Toyota has been scrambling to its iamge after recalling 8.5 vehicles since October for accelerator pedals and other Lexus’ last recall was Friday: The HS 250h for potential leaks in a crash, a fire

Here is Lexus’ statement regarding the U.S. vehicles:

has discovered faulty valve in some V8 and V6 engines in certain models sold in the U.S. Due to variations during the manufacturing some foreign material may contaminated the valve springs in potential breakage.

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In such a there is a remote possibility abnormal engine noise or may occur. In extremely rare the engine may stop while the is in operation.

Lexus has not received any reports of or injuries related to this

Approximately 137,000 vehicles are affected in the U.S. including the IS GS 350, GS 460, GS 450h, LS LS 600h L.

Current model are not affected.

Lexus is moving to resolve the situation and will an appropriate remedy as soon as

In the meantime, we sincerely apologize to our for any inconvenience and request that contact their nearest dealer if they believe is a problem with their said Mark Templin, vice president and general of the U.S. Lexus Division.

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