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Thursday, April 22, 2010

TOYOTA IS RECALLS LEXUS GX460 PASSENGER VEHICLES

Vehicle Make / Model:     Model Year(s):
     LEXUS / GX460     2010
Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. Mfr's Report Date: APR 19, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V159000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9400
Summary:
 TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 LEXUS GX460 PASSENGER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM NOVEMBER 16, 2009 THROUGH APRIL 8, 2010. IF THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN THROUGH A SHARP TURN AT HIGH SPEED, THE VEHICLE MAY SKID IN A SIDEWAYS DIRECTION.
Consequence:
 UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS THE VEHICLE COULD ROLL OVER AND A CRASH COULD OCCUR.
Remedy:
 TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE VEHICLES BY REPROGRAMMING THE VEHICLE STABILITY CONTROL FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING MAY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
Notes:
 OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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