Toyota is expanding on two previous recalls issued early in 2020 for a fuel pump issue affecting an additional 1.5 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles. The latest recall includes the following Toyota vehicles:
2014 FJ Cruiser SUVs
2014-15 4Runner and Land Cruiser SUVs
2017-19 Highlander SUVs
2017-20 Sienna minivans and Tacoma pickups
2018-19 4Runner and Land Cruiser SUVs
2018-20 Avalon, Camry and Corolla cars, Sequoia SUVs and Tundra pickups
2019 Corolla Hatchbacks
2019-20 RAV4 SUVs
The following Lexus vehicles are also affected:
2013-15 LS460 sedans and GS 350 SUVs
2014 IS-F sedans
2014-15 GX 460 and LX 570 SUVs, and IS 350 sedans
2015 NX 200t SUVs and RC 350 coupes
2017 IS 200t and GS 200t sedans, and RC 200t coupes
2017-19 GS 350 sedans
2017-20 RX 350 SUVs
2018-19 GS 300, IS 300, IS 350 and LS 500h sedans, GX 460, LX 570 and NX 300 SUVs, and RC 300 and RC 350 coupes
2018-20 ES 350 and LS 500 sedans, LC 500 and LC 500h coupes, and RX 350L SUVs
2019 UX 200 SUVs
Owners of the affected vehicles will be notified by late December. Owners can call Toyota at 800-331-4331, Lexus at 800-255-3987 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 to learn more.
To fix the problem, dealers will replace the fuel pump.
Vehicle manufacturers are legally required to repair any recalled issues or replace the defective part for free under the Highway Safety Act of 1970. If the dealership refuses to fix the problem or attempts to charge you for the repair, contact the manufacturer immediately.
Lemon Law Group Partners can assist car owners if they encounter any problems during the recall process with the manufacturer. Our attorneys deal directly with the manufacturer on the client’s behalf to quickly resolve the problem. In many cases, the attorneys get paid directly from the manufacturer so the client does not have to pay any attorneys’ fees to obtain legal counsel. For more information and a free consultation call 888-668-8581.