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Lexus Recalls Nearly 4000 Vehicles

Lexus has issued a recall of 3922 vehicles including the GS 350 (2007 to 2011), IS 350 (2006 to 2011) and IS 350 C (2010-2011). On certain vehicles, the bolts used to secure the housing and sprocket of the intake-side Variable-Valve Timing (VVT) gear assembly could loosen and fall.

Engine stalling, thus propulsion may occur, which could increase the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the VVT unit with an improved version.

Source: Transport Canada

2011 Lexus GS 350 front 3/4 view
Photo: Charles Renny

2011 Lexus IS 350 front 3/4 view
Photo: Charles Renny

2010 Lexus IS 350 C front 3/4 view
Photo: Matthieu Lambert