Lexus Recalls GS, IS, And LS For Possible Corrosion In Fuel System

January 22, 2009

If you own a 2006-2008 Lexus GS350 nee GS300, Lexus IS250/IS350, or Lexus LS460/460L, please check with Lexus to see if your car qualifies for an important recall. In addition, Lexus will be sending you mail notifying you if you have an affected vehicle.

Lexus found that fuel delivery pipes on affected vehicles cannot withstand l0w-moisture ethanol found in some gasoline/ethanol blends, causing corrosion inside the pipes and leading ultimately to pinhole leaks. Fuel delivery pipes will be replaced free of charge by Lexus dealers.

2007 Lexus GS 430

2007 Lexus GS 430

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Troublesome ethanol, which seemed such a good idea only years ago, is now shunned by big oil and even causing corrosion in fuel systems. Go yellow, pay green...

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