Toyota—Genuine Lexus Detachable Towing Hitch

PRA number

2012/13318

Published date

Product description

Genuine Lexus detachable towing hitch fitted to Lexus GS300 (GRS190), GS430 (UZS190), & GS460 (URS190) produced between 6th Jan, 2005 ~ 31st Oct, 2011
Identifying features
Genuine Lexus detachable towing hitch part number - PZ408-S1552-00 are affected. The part number label is marked on a bracket mounted next to the tow hitch housing.

Other identifying numbers

Genuine Lexus detachable towing hitch part number - PZ408-S1552-00 are affected. The part number label is marked on a bracket mounted next to the tow hitch housing.

What are the defects?

In some cases the Lexus detachable towing hitch may develop a crack when under severe mechanical stress.

What are the hazards?

The detachable towing hitch may fracture, posing a hazard to drivers and other road users.

What should consumers do?

Owners of all affected vehicles that may have the Genuine Lexus detachable towing hitch fitted will be notified by mail at their last known address. Where the Genuine Lexus detachable towing hitch is fitted, owners are asked to contact the nearest authorised Lexus dealer for inspection & replacement, which will be performed at no cost to owners.

Supplier

Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited

Traders who sold this product

Authorised Lexus dealers

Where the product was sold

Nationally

Recall advertisements and supporting documentation

Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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