Toyota is recalling about 696,000 Toyota and Lexus models over a fuel pump issue that could cause cars to stall while in motion increasing the likelihood of an accident when the car is traveling at high speeds.
The affected models include:
- Certain 2018-2019 Model Year Lexus LS 500, LC 500, RC 350, RC 300, GS 350, IS 300, ES 350, LX 570, GX 460, and RX 350;
- Certain 2019 Model Year Lexus NX 300, RX 350L, and GS 300;
- Certain 2018-2019 Model Year Toyota 4Runner, Camry, Highlander, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Sienna, Tacoma, and Tundra
- Certain 2019 Model Year Toyota Avalon and Corolla in the United States.
Toyota is working on a remedy, and will notify vehicle owners by mail by mid-March.
To see if your vehicle is involved visit Toyota.com/recall or nhtsa.gov/recalls and enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) or license plate information.
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