Toyota recalls nearly 700K vehicles to fix faulty fuel pumps

Toyota recalls nearly 700K vehicles to fix faulty fuel pumps
This Feb. 15, 2018, file photo shows a Toyota logo at the Pittsburgh Auto Show. Toyota is recalling 700,000 vehicles due to a faulty fuel pump that can cause engines to stall, leading to an increased risk for a crash. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File) (Source: AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File/AP)

DETROIT (AP) - Toyota is recalling nearly 700,000 vehicles in the U.S. because the fuel pumps can fail and cause engines to stall. That can increase the risk of a crash.

The recall covers certain 2018 and 2019 Lexus LS 500, LC 500, RC 350, RC 300, GS 350, IS 300, ES 350, LX 570, GX 460, and RX 350 models. Also included are certain 2018 and 2019 Toyota 4Runner, Camry, Highlander, Land Cruiser, Sequoia, Sienna, Tacoma, and Tundra models. Some 2019 models also are affected including the Avalon and Corolla.

Toyota is still developing repairs. Owners will be notified by mail in mid-March.

For more information on recalls in general, visit the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration page on recalls.

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