2008 Lexus IS 250 Visibility Wiper Recall

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2008 Lexus IS 250 Visibility Wiper Recall

 NHTSA Recall #95819
NHTSA Compaign #13V030000
MFG Compaign #
 ManufacturerToyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
 SupplierLEXUS
 BrandLEXUS
 ModelIS 250
 Model Year2008
 ComponentVISIBILITY/WIPER
 Date of notification15/08/22
 Begin date of manufacuring23/08/05
 End date of manufacturing05/10/11
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received30/01/13
 Report created30/01/13
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units267718
 Defect summaryToyota is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 lexus is250 and is350 vehicles manufactured august 23, 2005, through october 5, 2011; 2010-2012 lexus is250c and is350c vehicles manufactured april 10, 2009, through october 6, 2011; and 2008-2011 lexus is-f vehicles manufactured december 14, 2007, through july 10, 2011. The nuts that fasten the wiper arms may be insufficiently torqued such that if the wiper arms are restricted by an external load, such as a buildup of heavy snow, one or both of the wipers may become inoperative.
 Consequence summaryInoperative wipers could reduce driver visibility and increase the risk of a vehicle crash.
 Corrective actionToyota will notify owners, and lexus dealers will install new wiper arm nuts, free of charge. An interim letter was mailed to owners on april 4, 2013. Owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
 Recall notesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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