Toyota, Lexus Models Recalled for Possible Fuel Leak

Jason Siu
by Jason Siu

Toyota Motor North America has announced two separate recalls affecting approximately 21,700 vehicles in the U.S.

The first recall affects approximately 11,800 model year 2018 Toyota Camry sedans. According to the Japanese automaker, there is the possibility that the fuel pipes and the fuel hoses in the engine compartment were not properly connected. As a result, the condition could lead to a fuel odor or fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could increase the risk of a fire.

To resolve the issue, Toyota dealers will inspect the fuel pipes and the fuel hoses, properly connecting them at no cost if necessary.

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The second recall involves approximately 9,900 model year 2015-2018 Lexus RC F, 2016-2018 Lexus GS F, and 2018 Lexus LC 500 vehicles. The involved vehicles are equipped with two high-pressure fuel pumps, and there’s a possibility that the cover on one of these pumps could become damaged over time, leading to a fuel leak. For all the recalled vehicles, Lexus dealers will replace both high-pressure fuel pumps with improved ones at no cost to the customer.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at AutoGuide.com saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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