2017 LEXUS ES350 - STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2017 Lexus ES350 vehicles. The right-hand side tie rod lock nut may loosen over time.
HazardIf the lock nut loosens, the tie rod may separate causing a loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionToyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the lock nut and, if it is found loose, replace the lock nut, steering gear assembly, and tie rod assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 17, 2017. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is HLC.