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Lexus LX (2012 – 2018)

Published on 01. 06. 2021
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Problem description:

The electrically heated windscreen washer jets could form cracks due to the use of an unsuitable sealant. As a result, water could enter into the heating element and cause a short circuit, increasing the risk of fire.

The Lexus LX models affected by this recall were manufactured between 18 December 2012 to 9 February 2018.

Toyota recall code: 20SMD-116
Affected models: LX, LC200
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): 96 013

Source: Rapex Alert 21/2021 A12/00729/21

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Type of alert Serious
Make Lexus
Model LX
Production period 18. 12. 2012 - 9. 2. 2018
Risk Fire
Type/number of model Toyota: e6*2001/116*0112*07, Type: J20(a), Lexus: Individual approval
Country of origin Japan
Alert submitted by Germany
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex 20210528



What the owner should do?

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