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5Oct
lexus_msLexus recalls HS 250h over faulty transaxle

Lexus recalls HS 250h over faulty transaxle

Left Lane News – October 5, 2017

Lexus recalls HS 250h over faulty transaxle

Lexus has announced a recall involving its 2010 HS 250h hybrid sedan. According to Lexus, the recall covers about 18,000 vehicles in the United States.
Lexus issued the recall after determining that a manufacturing defect could cause premature wear of the hybrid’s transaxle assembly. If those components wear, it could cause a short circuit.
Lexus says that a short in the system will most often trigger a dash warning light and cause the vehicle to enter a fail-safe mode, which limits vehicle power. In some instances, however, the short can cause the hybrid system to completely shutdown without warning, resulting in a loss of propulsion. Lexus notes that the HS 250h’s steering and braking systems will still function even if its hybrid system loses power…

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1Jul
toyota_msLexus Issues Partial Recall For 2017 ES 350

Lexus Issues Partial Recall For 2017 ES 350

Drive Spark – July 1, 2017

Lexus Issues Partial Recall For 2017 ES 350

Toyota Motor North America has stated that it is conducting a safety recall of some of the Lexus ES 350 manufactured in 2017 in the US market. The recall has affected 1,760 models to be precise. It is said that the right-hand side tie rod assembly might not be installed correctly in some of the vehicles.
The improper installation of tie rod might lead to rattling noise, vehicle drifting to the right or left while driving or complete loss of steering control. If the driver loses the steering control, the risk of a crash is very high. The dealers will confirm that the tie rod nut is correctly installed in all the models. Lexus stated that if the lock nut is found loose, it will be replaced. The steering gear assembly and rod assembly will also be replaced…

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