Lexus recalls 1,081 RX350 vehicles over missing transport hook

* The transport hook may damage the fuel filler pipe

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

Lexus is recalling 1,081 model year 2019 and 2021 RX350 cars.

The automaker stated the transport hook may not have been removed prior to sale.

According to Lexus, in a rear-end crash, the transport hook can damage the fuel filler pipe, increasing the risk of a fire.

As regards what to do to rectify the error, Lexus will notify affected owners, and dealers will inspect, and as necessary, remove the rear transport hook free of charge.

The current recall is expected to begin March 29, 2021.

In the meantime, owners may contact Lexus Customer Service on (800) 331-4331. Lexus’ number for this recall is 21LA01.

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