According to Consumer Reports, the vehicles are equipped with faulty fuel pumps that can become damaged of time. The damage can lead to a fuel leak and increase the risk of fire.
Lexus dealers will replace the fuel pumps in affected vehicles with improved ones. Repairs will be made at no cost to customers.
Affected owners will be notified via first class mail beginning in April.
The recall affects certain vehicles from the following model years:
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