UMW Toyota announces recall of Toyota and Lexus models for fuel pump replacement

UMW Toyota Motor, the distributor of Toyota and Lexus in Malaysia has announced a special service campaign (SSC). UMW Toyota Motor will replace the fuel pump on particular units of Toyota and Lexus models manufactured from 2013 to 2019 and distributed by UMW.

The recall involves around 12,000 units of Toyota’s that include the Alphard, Camry, Corolla, Innova and Fortuner, and 1,500 units of Lexus’ that include the GS300, GS350, IS300, LC500/500H, LS460, LS500/500H, LS600H, NX200T/300H, RC350/300H, RX350/450H and the RX350/450.

 

According to Toyota, the affected vehicles’ fuel pump may stop operating. The instrument panel might display warning lights and messages, and engine power hesitation may happen. The problem may result in the vehicle stalling and unable to start. The brand also says that it could increase the risk of a crash while driving at high speed.

UMW Toyota will notify all affected vehicle owners on the recall and will replace the fuel pump unit at no charge. However, the replacement work would depend on the car models.

For more information, owners of the affected cars can contact any authorized Toyota Service Centre or call the Toyota Freephone at 1800-8-TOYOTA (869682).

 

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