Fuel Pump Issue Prompts Lexus GS F, LC 500, RC F Recall

2018 Lexus LS 500. Credit: Lexus

LEXUS

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V107000

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 9,905

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain 2016-2018 Lexus GS F, 2018 LC500, and 2015-2018 Lexus RC F vehicles, equipped with 5.0L V8 2UR-GSE engines with two high-pressure fuel pumps. Specific operating conditions may result in damage to the pulsation damper in one of the high-pressure fuel pumps, possibly causing a fatigue crack in the fuel pump cover.

Remedy

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the high-pressure fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 2, 2018. Owners may contact Lexus customer service 1-800-255-3987. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are J2B and JLB.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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