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Lexus engine recall

Lexus has warned that improperly functioning valve springs have been found in some engines and there is a small possibility of abnormal engine noise of unstable idling.

The Japanese brand said that in very rare instances, there is a chance the engine may stop. There have been no reported accidents related to this issue.

Vehicles sold in the UK that may be affected include the Lexus GS 450h, GS 460, LS 460 and LS 600h models.

Lexus has identified approximately 3,200 vehicles in the UK that are potentially affected by this issue.

No Toyota vehicles sold in the UK are affected.

Lexus said: “We will do whatever we can to ensure that our customers’ inconvenience is minimised as much as possible, decide on the details of any action, and inform our customers promptly.”

Lexus is advising customers who have concerns to contact their local Lexus dealership.

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