1. 2016 Lexus RX 350 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK, ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL NHTSA Campaign #16V198000

    • Date Announced: APRIL 07, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 16,656

    Summary: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 Toyota RAV4 vehicles manufactured October 30, 2015, to February 3, 2016, 2016 Lexus RX350 vehicles manufactured October 26, 2015, to February 8, 2016, and 2016 Lexus ES350 vehicles manufactured September 1, 2015, to February 29, 2016. These vehicles are equipped with an ABS actuator that may have a damaged O-ring which could result in improper brake fluid pressure control during ABS, Traction Control, or Stability Control activation. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, "Electronic Stability Control Systems."

    Consequence: Insufficient brake fluid pressure may cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake actuator, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on May 4, 2016, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is G0I, GLC. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V198000 »

  2. 2016 Lexus RX 350 AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER NHTSA Campaign #16V053000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 5,072

    Summary: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 Lexus RX350 and RX450h vehicles manufactured November 16, 2015, to December 23, 2015. Due to an improper weld, the gas needed to inflate the driver's knee air bag may escape from the inflator.

    Consequence: A defective inflator may increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

    Actions: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the knee air bag assembly, free of charge. The recall began March 7, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is GLA. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V053000 »