Toyota recalls nearly 700,000 vehicles because of issues with fuel pumps

Toyota is recalling almost 700,000 Toyota and Lexus vehicles in the United States because of issues with the fuel pumps. The company says the pumps may stop operating, which can in turn lead to engine failure.

Toyota has said they are still investigating the issue, but will notify owners by mail by mid-March when they are able to provide a solution.

What happens when the fuel pump stops operating?

“Warning lights and messages may be displayed on the instrument panel, and the engine may run rough. This can result in a vehicle stall, and the vehicle may be unable to be restarted. If a vehicle stall occurs while driving at higher speeds, this could increase the risk of a crash.” (Source: Toyota)

What if this auto defect has already directly affected you?

You need to contact an auto defect lawyer immediately. At the Potts Law Firm, we have spent years refining our skills as product liability attorneys. We have handled cases in many parts of the country and achieved great results for our clients in product liability lawsuits. It will not cost you anything to consult with an attorney at The Potts Law Firm, and you will only pay attorney fees and expenses if we win your case.

How can I find out if I’m affected by a recall?

Find out if your vehicle has a recall online at: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

If you learn that you are driving a vehicle that has been recalled, it’s very important for your safety that you get your vehicle checked out as soon as possible. If you or a loved one have been the victim of an automobile defect, contact the auto defect attorneys at The Potts Law Firm to review your case.

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