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Toyota Recalling Yet Another Vehicle

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According to the Federal Government, Toyota Motor Corp. has issued another recall for one of its product lines. Toyota is recalling the 2013 Lexus GS 350 sport sedans to attempt to fix a problem with the variable-ratio steering system. A failure of this system can cause drivers to lose control. Although the recall is only for 2013 year models, it includes cars built between December 12, 2011 and February 7, 2012.

The technical problem with the cars is that the ECU or electronic control unit which controls the steering system can cause the steering wheel to be off center. According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Toyota said the problem can affect cars which are restarted after being parked with the steering wheel turned. Although a relatively small amount of vehicles are affected (663), it is another setback for Toyota and can raise questions about the use of variable ratio steering.

According to Toyota, the dealer will be required to update the system for no cost. Owners should contact Toyota or their Lexus dealer as soon as possible to have the problem corrected.

If you or someone you know has been harmed by a recalled vehicle, contact the attorneys at Abraham, Watkins, Nichols, Sorrels, Agosto & Friend by calling 713-396-3964 or 1-800-594-4884.

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