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Lexus RX350/450H (2013 – 2019)

Published on 21. 03. 2020
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Problem description:

Due to a manufacturing defect, surface cracking may occur on the impeller of the low-pressure fuel pump. Consequently, the impeller may deform, causing the fuel pump to become inoperative and the engine to stall, increasing the risk of an accident.

The Lexus RX350/450H and RX350L/450 models affected by this recall are equipped with a low-pressure fuel pump, located in the fuel tank and manufactured between 2. 9. 2013 – 11. 5. 2019.

Lexus recall code: 20SMD-004

Source: Rapex Alert 12/2020 A12/00414/20

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Type of alert
Make Lexus
Model RX
Production period 2. 9. 2013 - 11. 5. 2019
Risk 3
Type/number of model LS600H (UVF45, UVF46), RX350/450H (AGL20, AGL25, GGL25, GYL25), RX350L/450 (GGL26, GYL26), Model codes: GS3543/45H (GRL11, GRL15, GWL10), LC500/500H (GWZ100, URZ100), LS500/500H (GSF50, GVF50, GVF55, VXFA55),, Type-approval numbers:e6*2001/116*0106*09 and e6*2001/116*0106*10 (GS43/45H), e6*2007/3546*0195*00 (LC500/500H), e6*2007/46*0221*02 (LS500/500H),, e6*2001/116*0109*05 (LS600H), e6*2007/46*0163*04 (RX350/450H), e6*2007/46*0163*03 (RX350L/450).
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 2020-03-20 16:39:09

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.

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