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2008 Lexus GS 450h recall ALE

Lexus Recall ALE: Engine Valve Springs

2008 Lexus GS 450h

The engine could fail and stop suddenly while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of a crash.

Engine And Engine Cooling — Engine

Summary
Toyota is recalling certain model year 2006 through 2008 Lexus passenger cars manufactured from August 26, 2005 through August 4, 2008. Micro-foreign objects in the material of the valve spring may degrade the strength of the valve spring, possibly causing the spring to break.
Actions
Toyota will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge. The safety recall began on September 2, 2010. Owners may contact Lexus at 1-800-255-3987.
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Date Announced
JUL 06, 2010
Vehicles Affected
138,874
Lexus Recall #
ALE
NHTSA Campaign #
10V309000
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