Toyota—Lexus GS and LS vehicles - Valve Spring Replacement
What are the defects?
The valve spring material may not have sufficient strength.
What are the hazards?
Excessive stress may be applied to certain points of the valve spring which may lead to the development of a crack, and then potential breakage.
What should consumers do?
Toyota will contact all owners of affected vehicle by phone to explain the concern and to discuss the repair process and timing. All owners will also receive a Recall Notification Letter.