Originally appeared on NHTSA
A cracked cover may leak fuel, which, in the presence of an ignition source, can increase the risk of a fire.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V107000
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected 9,905
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Lexus GS F, 2018 LC500, and 2015-2018 Lexus RC F vehicles, equipped with 5.0L V8 2UR-GSE engines with two high pressure fuel pumps. Specific operating conditions may result in damage to the pulsation damper in one of the high pressure fuel pumps, possibly causing a fatigue crack in the fuel pump cover.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the high pressure fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 2, 2018. Owners may contact Lexus customer service 1-800-255-3987 . Toyota’s numbers for this recall are J2B and JLB.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153 ), or go to www.safercar.gov.