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Again in January, Toyota recalled about 700,000 automobiles as a result of gasoline pump issues. Now, that recall has been expanded to 1.5 million items. Not splendid!

The faulty half in query is a gasoline pump supplied by Denso, an automotive components producer. Toyota nonetheless hasn’t given a cause why the problem is going on, nevertheless it did notice that the issue may cause the engine to stall. Clearly that’s not nice once you’re cruising down the freeway, nevertheless it’s additionally a ache within the ass when you discover your automobile isn’t working—or is working poorly—once you’re heading to work.

So, in case your Toyota or Lexus has immediately began working tough—or if a warning gentle has popped up in your dashboard telling you one thing’s occurring with the pump—it’s excessive time to get it checked out. If you happen to’ve simply purchased one of many automobiles in query—which my household simply did with a brand new Toyota RAV4—then you definitely’re positively going to need to ensure every little thing’s kosher.

The recall is anticipated to start on December 23, so homeowners of the impacted autos will probably be notified earlier than then—however when you personal one of many problematic autos, you possibly can run your VIN quantity via the NHTSA website to see in case your automobile is a type of impacted.

As of proper now, Toyota hasn’t talked about something about reimbursement, however the oldest mannequin 12 months concerned right here is from 2017, so most automobiles ought to nonetheless be beneath guarantee.

The impacted Toyota fashions are as follows:

  • 2018-2019 4Runner
  • 2019-2020 Avalon
  • 2019 Corolla Hatchback
  • 2017-2019 Highlander
  • 2018-2020 Camry
  • 2020 Corolla
  • 2018-2019 Land Cruiser
  • 2017-2020 Tacoma
  • 2019-2020 RAV4
  • 2019-2020 Sequoia
  • 2017-2020 Sienna
  • 2019-2020 Tundra

And now for Lexus:

  • 2018-2020 ES350
  • 2017 GS200t
  • 2017-2019 GS350
  • 2019 GS300
  • 2018-2020 LC500h
  • 2019-2020 LS500
  • 2018-2019 GX460
  • 2017 IS200t
  • 2019 IS300
  • 2019 IS350
  • 2018-2020 LC500
  • 2018 LS500
  • 2019 LS500h
  • 2018-2019 LX570
  • 2017 RC200t
  • 2019 RC300
  • 2019 RC350
  • 2017 and 2019-2020 RX350
  • 2018-2020 RX350L
  • 2019 UX200