Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited - Toyota LEXUS

recall information

Recall number
REC-001291
PRA number
2016/15807
Campaign number
CGG83
Original published date

make and model information

Make
Toyota
Model
LEXUS
Affected units
6,856

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

What are the defects?

Lexus NX vehicles are equipped with a brake hold function which keeps the brake applied after the vehicle comes to a complete stop. Under certain conditions, the system is designed to deactivate the brake hold function, warn the driver and automatically set the parking brake.

What are the hazards?

Due to improper programming, there is a possibility that the parking brake may not automatically apply when the system is deactivated by certain conditions. If this occurs, the vehicle could move forward, increasing the risk of an collision.

What should consumers do?

Involved Lexus Owner's will be contacted by mail at their last known address, inviting them to make an appointment with their preferred Lexus Dealer to have the recall carried out free of charge.
Supplier details
Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Product type