SAFETY (NONCOMPLIANCE) RECALL 21LA01 – Rear End Collision Potential Fire Risk – 2019 Lexus RX350 & 2021 RX350

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Lexus) is recalling certain

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February 3, 2021 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 21V043000

Transport Hook May Damage Fuel Filler Pipe

During a rear-end crash, the transport hook can damage the fuel filler pipe, increasing the risk of a fire.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V043

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing


Potential Number of Units Affected 1,081


Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Lexus) is recalling certain 2019 Lexus RX350 and 2021 RX350 vehicles. The transport hook may not have been removed prior to sale. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 301, “Fuel System Integrity.”


Lexus will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, remove the rear transport hook, free of charge. The recall began April 1, 2021. Owners may contact Lexus customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Lexus’ number for this recall is 21LA01.


Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to

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