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Toyota recalls almost 700,000 vehicles because Fuel Pump may Fail

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018-2019 4Runner, Highlander, Camry, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Sienna, Tacoma and Tundra, and Lexus RC 300, RC 350, GS 350, GX 460, IS 300, LC 500, LS 500, LX 570, RX 350, and 2019 Toyota Avalon and Corolla, and Lexus NX 300, ES 350, and GS 200T vehicles.

The low-pressure fuel pump inside the fuel tank may fail. If the fuel pump fails, the engine can stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.

2019 Lexus ES350 is one of the models being recalled by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing.

2019 Lexus ES350 is one of the models being recalled by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing.

Recall Information

Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V012000
Components: Fuel System, Gasoline
Potential Number of Units Affected: 695,541

Make Model Year
Lexus ES350 2019
Lexus GS 200T 2019
Lexus GS 350 2018-2019
Lexus GX460 2018-2019
Lexus IS 300 2018-2019
Lexus LC500 2018-2019
Lexus LS500 2018-2019
Lexus LX570 2018-2019
Lexus NX300 2019
Lexus RC 300 2018-2019
Lexus RC 350 2018-2019
Lexus RX350 2018-2019
Toyota 4Runner 2018-2019
Toyota Avalon 2019
Toyota Camry 2018-2019
Toyota Corolla 2019
Toyota Highlander 2018-2019
Toyota Land Cruiser 2018-2019
Toyota Sequoia 2018-2019
Toyota Sienna 2018-2019
Toyota Tacoma 2018-2019
Toyota Tundra 2018-2019

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018-2019 4Runner, Highlander, Camry, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Sienna, Tacoma and Tundra, and Lexus RC 300, RC 350, GS 350, GX 460, IS 300, LC 500, LS 500, LX 570, RX 350, and 2019 Toyota Avalon and Corolla, and Lexus NX 300, ES 350, and GS 200T vehicles.

The low-pressure fuel pump inside the fuel tank may fail.

 

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin March 13th, 2020. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1.888.270.9371 or Lexus customer service at 1.800.255-3987. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are 20TB02 and 20TA02 for Toyota vehicles and 20LB01 and 20LA01 for Lexus vehicles.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1.888.327.4236 (TTY 1.800.424.9153), or go to www.safercar.gov


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