NHTSA — Fuel System, Other Problems

3.8

definitely annoying
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,669 miles

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2010 Lexus RX 450h fuel system problems

fuel system problem

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2010 Lexus RX 450h Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 112013

RX 450h 6-cyl

  • 32,669 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

1/11/13 - while driving, various warning indicators on dash begin to flash check hybrid system, check AWD system, and check ABS, then check engine indicator illuminates. Vehicle engine begins to de-rate and the accelerator pedal becomes inoperable. Brakes still function. Stopped vehicle, turned it off, and re-started. Engine was unstable and the RPM was oscillating. The hybrid system was not functioning. Vehicle was towed to dealership. Diagnosis: Faulty fuel pump. Maintenance action: R&R fuel pump, filter, & suction plate. Vehicle was retuned on 1/19/13. On 2/10/13 the same exact situation occurred again. Vehicle was towed to dealership. Diagnosis: Faulty fuel pump/system. Maintenance action: Pending. Dealership is working with Lexus engineers and testing various theories. As of 2/25/13, the vehicle is still at dealership. According to maintenance records, same situation occurred on 8/27/12 (previous owner). Diagnosis: Faulty fuel pump. Maintenance action: R&R fuel pump, filter, & suction plate. Historically no accidents and all services and maintenance performed by dealership.

- Stafford, VA, USA

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