Recalls: Toyota Highlander, Lexus RX, GM Natural Gas Vans
Potential Fuel Leaks Part of Both Recalls
Toyota is recalling approximately 20,000 vehicles for an incorrectly welded fuel delivery pipe. The right-hand fuel delivery pipe in the engine bay could leak and potentially cause a fire. No fires, crashes, or injuries have been reported related to the issue. Affected models include the 2015 Toyota Highlander, Lexus RX, and other Toyota passenger-car and minivan models equipped with the 2GR-FE 3.5L V-6 engine. Affected owners will be notified by mail, and dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the affected part. Owners can call Toyota customer service at 800-331-4331, or visit toyota.com/recall. Lexus owners can call 800-255-3987.
General Motors is also recalling approximately 3,200 2011-2014 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana fullsize vans with the compressed natural gas (CNG) conversion. The vans may have an issue with a leak from a high-pressure regulator. No injuries, crashes, or fires related to the issue have been reported. Parts to fix the problem are not yet available, but owners will be notified when parts are in stock for repair. Visit recalls.gm.com and enter your vehicle identification number (VIN) to see if your vehicle is affected, or call the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle safety hotline at 888-327-4236.
Source: Toyota, Reuters