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2013 Lexus GS Recalls & Reliability

Recalls

There has been 1 safety recall issued from NHTSA.

STEERINGRecall Date: 05/16/2012
  • Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2013 LEXUS GS350 VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM DECEMBER 12, 2011, THROUGH FEBRUARY 7, 2012. THE STEERING CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) PROGRAMMING FOR THE VARIABLE GEAR RATIO STEERING (VGRS) SYSTEM COULD CAUSE THE STEERING WHEEL TO BECOME OFF-CENTERED WHEN RESTARTING IMMEDIATELY AFTER THE VEHICLE IS PARKED WITH THE STEERING WHEEL TURNED.
  • Potential Number of Units Affected: 663
  • Consequence: IF THIS OCCURS, THE DRIVER MAY NOT REALIZE THAT THE STEERING WHEEL IS OFF-CENTERED AND THE VEHICLE COULD MANEUVER IN AN UNEXPECTED DIRECTION, RESULTING IN A CRASH.
  • Remedy: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND LEXUS DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE VGRS SYSTEM FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN EARLY JUNE 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
  • Notes: CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY: 1-800-424-9153); OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
  • NHTSA Campaign ID: 12V221000

Reliability

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Warranty

Lexus has not yet announced warranty coverage for the 2013 Lexus GS. However, it will likely carry similar coverage to the 2011 model, which is backed by a four-year/50,000-mile basic warranty, and a six-year/72,000-mile powertrain warranty. Lexus also provides roadside assistance for four years with no mileage restrictions, as well as wheel alignment and balancing for the first 12 months or 20,000 miles.

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