Illustrative photo | source Lexus
Published on 25 February 2020
Due to defective material used, moisture can enter the heating element of the washer jets. This can result in a short circuit and consequent overheating, increasing the risk of the vehicle catching fire.
The Lexus RX 450h models affected by this recall were manufactured between May 2015 and February 2018.
Lexus recall code: 19SMD-121
Source: Rapex Alert 8/2020 A12/00216/20
Is my car affected?
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.
How to contact your dealer
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.
Check the vehicle
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.