Orlando Toyota Recall Attorney | Orlando Accident & Injury Blog
A federal investigation into Toyota’s well-documented safety problems in many of its most popular models found no evidence of electronic flaws to explain numerous reports of sudden, uncontrolled and unintended acceleration and other problems. Government safety investigators issued their much-anticipated report recently and stated that the causes of the problems were mechanical in nature and that Toyota has addressed them in recent recalls.
Toyota Motor Company announced a new recall recently that affects nearly 1.7 million of their luxury Lexus models. The problem is due to two fuel leak problems. The larger recall affects 1.3 million Lexus sedans sold in Japan, 225,000 sold in the U.S. and 10,000 sold in Europe. The recall concerns the improper installation of a fuel pressure sensor. In some cases, the sensor has vibrated loose, allowing fuel to leak into the engine compartment and create a serious fire hazard. The models sold in the U.S. that are affected by the recall include the following: