Lexus LC500h Passenger car

Recall published
2018-09-17
Brand
Product title
Passenger car
LC500h
Product description
Passenger car
Risk
As a consequence, when accelerating in highway driving mode, the hybrid system could shut down, causing a loss of power, which can increase the risk of accidents.
Measures taken
The vehicles' electronic control unit (ECU) has been improperly programmed and the throttle is not coordinated with the transmission and gear changes.
Batch number / barcode
The affected vehicles were manufactured between 2 August 2016 and 5 June 2018 - VIN: from JTHHY5AY#0A000106 to JTHHY5AY#0A001394 (# can be different characters, all affected)
Model number
- Type approval number: e6*2007/46*0195
- Model Code: LC500h (GWZ100)
Recall type
Consumer product
Risk type
Injuries
Country of origin
Japan
RAPEX Reference
A12/1329/18
Category
Automotive
Risk level
Products with serious risks
Notifying country
Portugal

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