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Lexus LC500h (2016 – 2018)

Published on 21. 09. 2018

Problem description:

The vehicles’ electronic control unit (ECU) has been improperly programmed and the throttle is not coordinated with the transmission and gear changes. As a consequence, when accelerating in highway driving mode, the hybrid system could shut down, causing a loss of power, which can increase the risk of accidents.

The recall affects vehicles produced between 2. 8. 2016 – 5. 7. 2018.

VIN: from JTHHY5AY#0A000106 to JTHHY5AY#0A001394 (# can be different characters, all affected)

Source: Alert 38/2018 A12/1329/18

Tags: * Lexus * LC * 
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Type of alert
Make Lexus
Model LC
Production period 2. 8. 2016 - 5. 7. 2018
Risk 3
Type/number of model e6*2007/46*0195 - Model Code: LC500h (GWZ100)
Country of origin Japan
Alert submitted by Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex 2018-09-21 20:43:49



What the owner should do?

If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Lexus dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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