Toyota—Lexus IS350 Variable Valve Timing Actuator

Identifying features

Campaign number: 3528H
VIN range:
JTHBE262 # 05024769 - 05027877

What are the defects?

The bolts used to secure the housing and sprocket of the intake side Variable Valve Timing gear assembly could become loose due to abnormal impacts generated within the gear assembly immediately after start-up.

The Variable Valve Timing gear housing and sprocket could separate and result in the engine stopping while the vehicle is being driven.

What are the hazards?

If the vehicle is being driven and stops unexpectedly this poses a hazard to the driver and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Customers will receive a letter instructing them to take their vehicles to their preferred Lexus Dealer for replacement of the camshaft timing assembly.

Supplier
Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited
Traders who sold this product

Authorised Lexus dealers

Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Product category