Updated Lexus Recall List (Feb 10th)
Caution all Lexus owners, Toyota (NYSE:TM) has recalled and plans to fix about 5.6 million Toyota and Lexus-brand vehicles in the U.S. and Canada for floor mats that might trap accelerator pedals and cause vehicles to speed out of control. Most Toyota-brand vehicles are affected by at least one of the recalls.
Check out our latest recall list at --Lexus Floor Mat Issues & Recall List - Updated (Feb 25th)>>
To be safe, take your Lexus to the dealership or call them, detailed information and answers to questions about issues related to the recalls are available to customers at www.toyota.com/recall and at the Toyota Customer Experience Center at 1-800-331-4331.
On Lexus.com, Toyota's official Lexus website they published their FAQs About the 2010 Prius/2010 Lexus HS 250h/Camry Voluntary Recalls (click to visit now):
4. What is the problem with the Lexus HS 250h?
The anti-lock brake system on the Lexus HS 250h shares similar component design to the 2010 Prius, so it has been included on this recall.
5. How is Toyota responding to this Lexus issue?
The software adjustment planned for the Lexus HS 250h production and dealer modification is being finalized and will be announced very soon.
6. How many vehicles are impacted?
This recall involves approximately 133,000 2010 model year Prius vehicles and 14,550 Lexus Division 2010 HS 250h vehicles.
7. What should 2010 Prius and Lexus HS 250h customers do if they experience this braking issue?
If a Prius or Lexus HS 250h owner were to experience this condition, pressing hard on the brake pedal will stop the vehicle safely.
8. Are these vehicles safe to drive until they get their update?
The vehicles are safe to drive because pressing hard on the brake pedal will stop the vehicle.
9. When can I get my vehicle fixed?
Toyota will begin sending letters to Prius owners included in this recall by mail next week and Lexus HS 250h owners within the next few weeks to let them know when to bring their vehicles into a dealership. Owners will only receive a letter if their vehicle is involved in the recall.
10. How long will it take for a dealer to repair my vehicle?
The software update should only take approximately 30 minutes to install, depending on technician workflow.
11. Is the repair covered by warranty? Will drivers have to pay any money out of pocket for this work?
Toyota will cover all repair costs associated with this work.
Fellow Masters, be sure to read related articles What to Do if your Toyota, Lexus, or Scion Accelerator Sticks and Scream Toyota: Here come the Shorts (TM)
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