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Published on October 30th, 2020 | by Amirul Mukminin

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UMW Toyota Announces Second Recall Over Fuel Pump Issue

UMW Toyota Motor has announced another recall to replace the faulty fuel pump on certain Toyota and Lexus models sold in Malaysia. Earlier in March this year, a recall was announced by the company over the same issue.

This time, the recall involves models manufactured from July 2017 to July 2019. It includes 9,500 new units of the Alphard, Vellfire, Camry, Corolla, Fortuner, Innova, C-HR and Harrier, as well as 850 new units of the ES250, GS200t, GS350, IS200t, LC500, LS500, LX570, NX300, RX300 and RX350.

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Here’s the press release with more information:

PRESS RELEASE

The safety of our customers is always Toyota’s top priority. UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT), distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Malaysia, today announced a Special Service Campaign (SSC) to replace the fuel pump on certain units of Toyota and Lexus models. This SSC is an expansion of earlier campaign.

Based on the information received from Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), there are 9,500 new units of Toyota (Alphard, Vellfire, Camry, Corolla, Fortuner, Innova, C-HR and Harrier) and 850 new units of Lexus (ES250, GS200t, GS350, IS200t, LC500, LS500, LX570, NX300, RX300 and RX350) models manufactured from July 2017 to July 2019 and distributed by UMWT involved in this campaign. Model not listed here are not affected by this campaign.

The subject vehicles are equipped with a fuel pump which may stop operating. If this were to occur, warning lights and messages may be displayed on the instrument panel, and engine power hesitation may happen.

UMWT will officially notify all its affected vehicle owners to replace the fuel pump unit at no charge. However, the replacement work should depend on the car models.

For further information, owners of affected cars may contact any authorised Toyota Service Centre or call the Toyota Freephone at 1800-8-TOYOTA (869682).

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