Toyota recalled 5.84 million vehicles worldwideNovember 13, 2020
Toyota recently updated a worldwide recall of vehicles that may have fuel pump problems.
A total of 5.84 million vehicles worldwide are being recalled because the fuel pump could stop working, causing the vehicle to stall and possibly not restarting. This problem also increases the risk of an accident while driving at higher speeds.
Of the 5.84 million recalled vehicles, approximately 3.34 million are in the United States. On January 13, 2020, Toyota initially announced a recall of 695,541 Toyota and Lexus models due to a faulty fuel pump, added 1.1 million more vehicles to this recall in March, and later added 1.52 million vehicles to the recall in the United States. …
The following cars were recalled: Lexus LS460 and GS350 of 2013-15; Toyota FJ Cruiser and Lexus IS-F; 2014-15 Toyota 4Runner, Land Cruiser, Lexus GX460, IS 350 and LX570; 2015 Lexus NX200t and RC 350 2017 Lexus IS 200t, RC 200t and GS 200t; 2017-2019 Toyota Highlander, Lexus GS 350; 2017-2020 Toyota Sienna and Lexus RX 350; Toyota 4Runner, Land Cruiser, Lexus GS 300, GX 460, IS 300, IS 350, LS 500h, LX 570, NX 300, RX 300, RC 350; 2018-2020 Toyota Avalon, Camry, Corolla, Sequoia, Tacoma, Tundra, Lexus ES 350, LC 500, LC 500h, LS 500, RX 350L; 2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback and Lexus UX 200; 2019-2020 Toyota RAV4.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that potentially malfunctioning fuel pumps “were dried with manufacturing solvent for longer periods of time” during production. This can cause surface cracking and excessive absorption of fuel, which can lead to deformation and failure of the working mechanism.
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