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Toyota is recalling certain model year Lexus, Rav 4 and 4Runner vehicles

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationTorrance, CA – Toyota is recalling certain model year 2008 through 2011 Lexus LX570, 2003 through 2009 Toyota 4Runner, and 2006 through 2010 RAV4 vehicles.

The accelerator pedal can get stuck in the wide open position due to it’s being trapped by an unsecured or incompatible driver’s floor mat.

Recall Information

Vehicle Make/Model / Model Year(s) 

  • Lexus / LX570 (2008-2011)
  • Toyota / 4RUNNER (2003-2009)
  • Toyota / RAV4 (2006-2010)

Manufacturer: Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Mfr’s Report Date: February 24th, 2011
NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 11V113000
NHTSA Action Number: RQ10003  
 
Component: Vehicle Speed Control: Accelerator Pedal

Consequence: A Stuck open accelerator pedal may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.

Remedy: The remedy plan is under development, but will involve modification or replacement of the accelerator pedal and replacement of any Toyota all-weather floot mat. Toyota has not provided a schedule for owner notification at this time. Further information concerning the remedy and the owner notification schedule is expected from Toyota. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331 or Lexus at 1-800-255-3987.

Notes: Toyota’s recall campaign numbers are 90L (Toyota) and 90LG (Lexus). Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle safety HOTLINE at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); or go to www.safercar.gov.

This recall is an expansion of safety recalls 09V-388 AND 10V-023.

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