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2003 Lexus LX 470
3 Recalls & Safety Reports
Recall List for the 2003 Lexus LX 470
Official recalls have been issued for the 2003 Lexus LX 470 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.
Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Lexus service department immediately!
If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Lexus customer service.
2003 Lexus LX 470 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW NHTSA Campaign #16V065000
Summary: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 Toyota Land Cruiser and Lexus LX470, 2005-2006 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia, 2004-2006 Toyota 4Runner and Lexus GX470 vehicles equipped with side curtain-shield-air bags. The affected vehicles have an air bag control module that may be improperly programmed, causing the side curtain-shield-air bags to deploy inadvertently.
Consequence: If the side curtain-shield-air bags deploy unexpectedly, it can increase the risk of occupant injury.
Actions: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control module with one that has improved programming, free of charge. The recall began on December 1, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-271-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is G0C and GLB. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V065000 »
2003 Lexus LX 470 STEERING:GEAR BOX:SHAFT PITMAN NHTSA Campaign #10V346000
Summary: Toyota is recalling certain model year 2003-2007 Lexus LX470 vehicles. The construction of the steering shaft is such that the snap ring on the shaft may disengage when the vehicle experiences an unusually severe impact to the front wheels. If the snap ring becomes disengaged and the steering wheel is then repeatedly turned to the locked position, over time the steering shaft may become disconnected.
Consequence: This could result in loss of steering control increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: Dealers will replace the snap ring with a newly designed one and install an additional component which will prevent separation of the steering shaft. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on August 23, 2010. Owners may contact Lexus at 1-800-255-3987. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #10V346000 »
2003 Lexus LX 470 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS NHTSA Campaign #04V434000
Summary: Certain sport utility vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment." The daytime running lights do not meet luminous intensity standard.
Consequence: This condition could blind the driver of a vehicle driving in the opposite direction, increasing the risk of a crash.
Actions: Dealers will install a resistor, which will decrease the luminous intensity of the drl. Owner notification began June June 10, 2005. Owners should contact Lexus at 1-800-255-3987. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #04V434000 »