Approximately 696,000 model-year 2018-19 Lexus LC 500, RC 350 and RC 300 coupes; LS 500, GS 350, IS 300 and ES 350 sedans; and LX 570, GX 460 and RX 350 SUVs; model-year 2019 Lexus NX 300, RX 350L and GS 300 SUVs; model-year 2018-19 Toyota Camry sedans, 4Runner, Highlander, Land Cruiser and Sequoia SUVs; Sienna minivans, and Tacoma and Tundra pickup trucks; and model-year 2019 Toyota Avalon and Corolla sedans are being recalled due to fuel pump issues. A fuel pump may stop operating, which could lead to a sudden stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.

Toyota will begin notifying owners in mid-March. Owners can call Lexus at 800-255-3987, Toyota at 888-270-9371 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 to learn more.

A remedy for the problem is under development.

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.