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1997 Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sedan Base 4dr Sedan

1997 Lexus LS 400 Luxury Sedan
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Mid-Size
19 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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Issued: 1998-02-04
DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO IMPROPER ASSEMBLY OF THE TERMINAL FOR THE STARTER MOTOR MAGNETIC SWITCH, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT CAN OCCUR IF ELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE LIQUID, SUCH AS ROAD SPLASH WITH DEICING SALT, ENTERS THIS AREA.
A STARTER MOTOR NO-START CONDITION OR AN UNDERHOOD FIRE CAN RESULT.

DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENT

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

RESOLUTION

DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE MAGNETIC SWITCH.

NOTES

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 9, 1998. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).


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