According to CNET, Lexus stated is that “the diaphragm material in the fuel pulsation dampers in this engine (3.5-Liter V6 engine) may harden over time and crack, causing fuel to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a vehicle fire.”
The company states that it’ll fix the affected vehicles by replacing the fuel delivery pipe with a new one that contains “improved pulsation dampers.” The service will be performed free of charge.
Owners should expect to receive notification via mail beginning in early August.
Vehicles Included in the Lexus fuel leak and vehicle fire recall include:
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