2008 Lexus ES 350 recall 7LB/ 70F

Lexus Recall 7LB/ 70F: Accessory Floor Mat

2008 Lexus ES 350

The accelerator pedal may temporarily become stuck in a partially depressed position when returning to the idle position. If this condition occurs, it may increase the possibility of a crash.

Equipment

Summary
Certain all weather floor mats (awfm) specifically sold as an optional accessory for use on the 2007 and 2008 model year Lexus ES350 and Toyota Camry vehicles. The awfm includes two grommet holes and retaining hooks (clips) to secure the mat to the vehicle's carpet. If the awfm is not secured by itself or if it is placed on top of an existing carpeting floor mat, the mat could move forward during the vehicle usage and it may interfere with the accelerator pedal.
Actions
Toyota will notify owners of all 2007 and 2008 Lexus ES350 and Toyota Camry vehicles about the recall even though not all of these owners will have purchased the all weather mats. If the owner had not purchased the mats, they are not affected by the recall. This letter will advise owners when replacement mats will be available or how to return the all weather floor mat set to obtain a refund. A second letter will be sent after mats are available requesting owners to return their mats to a Lexus or Toyota dealer for exchange of the driver's side mat. The first letter is expected to be sent during early October 2007 and the second in late November 2007. Owners can contact the Lexus customer assistance center at 1-800-255-3987 or the Toyota customer experience center at 1-888-270-9371.
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Date Announced
SEP 26, 2007
Vehicles Affected
55,000
Lexus Recall #
7LB/ 70F
NHTSA Campaign #
07E082000
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