Lexus Australia is recalling 14,301 examples of its GS, GS F, IS, RC, and RC F autos because the gasoline tank vent tube meeting could crack and trigger a gasoline leak, which will increase the danger of a automobile hearth.

This recall impacts GS, GS F, IS, RC and RC F autos produced between January 2012 and August 2018.

“Due to the design of the flange, there’s a chance {that a} stress associated crack might develop on the outside floor of the flange,” stated the corporate in its recall discover.

“The crack might increase over time and, relying on the dimensions of the crack, might finally permit gasoline to leak from the crack.

“Depending on the quantity of gasoline that escapes from the crack, and whether it is within the presence of an ignition supply, this might enhance the danger of a automobile hearth.”

  • A complete of 14,301 autos are affected
  • The recall impacts autos produced between January 2012 and August 2018
  • Lexus’ VIN record and recall discover are attached here

If you personal an affected automobile, you’ll have to guide in an appointment to have the gasoline tank vent tube meeting changed, freed from cost.

Lexus says that the job will take roughly two hours to finish, however this is determined by the seller’s work schedule.

If you will have any questions you’ll be able to name the Lexus Customer Assistance Centre from Monday to Friday at 8AM to 6PM AEDT on 1800 023 009.

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