2013 Lexus GS 350
2013 Lexus GS 350 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES NHTSA Campaign #14V270000
Summary: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2013 Lexus GS 350 vehicles manufactured June 8, 2012, through December 26, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the switch that senses the amount of pressure that the driver is applying to the brake pedal may fail.
Consequence: If the switch fails, the vehicle may begin braking without the driver's input, and without illuminating the brake lights, increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake pedal support assembly which includes the brake pedal load sensing switch, free of charge. Toyota sent owners an interim notification letter in late June 2014 to advise owners of the recall. Owners recieved a second letter after the remedy parts were available in mid-July. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V270000 »
2013 Lexus GS 350 STEERING NHTSA Campaign #12V221000
Summary: Toyota is recalling certain model year 2013 Lexus GS350 vehicles, manufactured from December 12, 2011, through February 7, 2012. The steering control electronic control unit (ECU) programming for the variable gear ratio steering (vgrs) system could cause the steering wheel to become off-centered when restarting immediately after the vehicle is parked with the steering wheel turned.
Consequence: If this occurs, the driver may not realize that the steering wheel is off-centered when pulling from a parked position, the vehicle could maneuver in an unexpected direction, resulting in a crash.
Actions: Toyota will notify owners, and Lexus dealers will update the vgrs system free of charge. The safety recall began on June 7, 2012. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #12V221000 »