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2008 Lexus IS 250 recall 9LA

Lexus Recall 9LA: Fuel Delivery Pipe

2008 Lexus IS 250

Over time, the corrosion may create a pinhole resulting in fuel leakage. Fuel leakage, in the presence of an ignition source, could result in a fire.

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Summary
Toyota Is recalling 214,570 MY 2006-2008 Lexus Is, MY 2006-2007 gs and MY 2007-2008 ls passenger vehicles equipped with aluminum fuel delivery pipes (fuel rails). Ethanol fuels with a low moisture content will corrode the internal surface of the fuel rails. As this condition progresses, the engine malfunction indicator light may illuminate.
Actions
Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel delivery pipes free of charge. The recall Is expected to begin during February 2009. Owners may contact Toyota/Lexus at 1-800-255-3987.
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Date Announced
JAN 16, 2009
Vehicles Affected
214,570
Lexus Recall #
9LA
NHTSA Campaign #
09V020000
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