1. 2011 Lexus LX 570 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL NHTSA Campaign #11V113000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 24, 2011
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,363,244

    Summary: Toyota is recalling certain model year 2008 through 2011 Lexus LX570, 2003 through 2009 Toyota 4runner, and 2006 through 2010 rav4 vehicles. The accelerator pedal can get stuck in the wide open position due to its being trapped by an unsecured or incompatible driver's floor mat.

    Consequence: A stuck open accelerator pedal may result in very high vehicle speeds and make it difficult to stop the vehicle, which could cause a crash, serious injury or death.

    Actions: The remedy is now available. The safety recall began early April 2011. The remedy will involve modification or replacement of the accelerator pedal and replacement of any Toyota all-weather floor mat. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331 or Lexus at 1-800-255-3987. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #11V113000 »