2019 Toyota Highlander

Toyota recalls 1,517,721 more vehicles with possible fuel pump issue

*The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall, increasing risk of a crash

Emmanuel Akosile | ConsumerConnect

Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing is expanding an earlier recall to include 1,517,721 more vehicles as listed hereunder:

  1. Model year 2018-2019 4Runners,
  2. Model year 2019-2020 Avalons,
  3. Model year 2019 Corolla Hatchbacks,
  4. Model year 2017-2019 Highlanders,
  5. Model year 2018-2020 Camrys,
  6. Model year 2020 Corollas,
  7. Model year 2018-2019 Land Cruisers,
  8. Model year 2017-2020 Tacomas,
  9. Model year 2019-2020 RAV4s,
  10. Model year 2019-2020 Sequoias,
  11. Model year 2017-2020 Siennas,
  12. Model year 2019-2020 Tundras,
  13. Model year 2018-2020 Lexus ES350s,
  14. Model year 2017 Lexus GS200t’s,
  15. Model year 2017-2019 Lexus GS350s,
  16. Model year 2019 Lexus GS300s,
  17. Model year 2018-2020 Lexus LC500h’s,
  18. Model year 2019-2020 Lexus LS500s,
  19. Model year 2018-2019 Lexus GX460s,
  20. Model year 2017 Lexus IS200t’s,
  21. Model year 2019 Lexus IS300s, 2019 Lexus IS350,
  22. Model year 2018-2020 Lexus LC500s,
  23. Model year 2018 Lexus LS500s,
  24. Model year2019 Lexus LS500h’s,
  25. Model year 2018-2019 Lexus LX570s,
  26. Model year 2017 Lexus RC200t’s,
  27. Model year 2019 Lexus RC300s & RC350s,
  28. Model year 2017 & 2019-2020 Lexus RX350s,
  29. Model year 2018-2020 RX350Ls,
  30. Model year 2019 Lexus UX200, and
  31. Model year2018-2019 Lexus NX300s.

According to the automobile manufacturer, the low-pressure fuel pump inside the fuel tank may fail while a vehicle is in motion.

If the fuel pump fails while the vehicle is being driven, the engine can stall increasing the risk of a crash, said Toyota.

In connection with what to do, Toyota will notify affected car owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump assembly with an improved one free of charge.

The current recall is expected to begin December 23, 2020, and vehicle owners may contact Toyota Customer Service on (800) 442-8696.

Toyota’s number for this recall is 20TA02, while Lexus’ number for this recall is 20LA01.

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