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Toyota To Recall Up to 17,000 Lexus HS 250h Hybrids

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intends to conduct a voluntary safety recall of potentially 17,000 2010 model year Lexus HS 250h hybrid vehicles to address a compliance issue with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 301. As part of its annual compliance testing program, the NHTSA recently conducted a test of the 2010 model year HS 250h.

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2010 Lexus HS 250h sedans recalled for potential hybrid-system failure

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Some owners of the 2010 Lexus HS 250h will find an unfortunate notice in their mailboxes next month. If an affected HS 250h's hybrid system does go kaput, the luxury brand says power steering and brake assist functions will work normally, but.

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Toyota announces voluntary recall of certain Toyota Prius and Lexus HS 250h hybrids

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Toyota Motor Sales, USA will conduct a voluntary safety recall involving approximately 87,000 model year 2010 Toyota Prius and Lexus HS 250h vehicles. The involved vehicles are equipped with a brake pressure accumulator that may develop a fatigue crack on an internal part due to vibration.

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Lexus Prices the 2010 HS 250h Starting at $34,200

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The 2010 HS 250h, Lexus’ first dedicated hybrid and the fourth offering in its lineup ( earlier post ), will carry an MSRP for the standard version of $34,200, while the Premium model will carry an MSRP of $36,970. The HS 250h has the best combined EPA mpg rating of any luxury vehicle in the US.

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Report: Toyota to Nearly Triple Production of Lexus HS 250h Hybrid by October

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will nearly triple the production of the Lexus HS 250h hybrid ( earlier post ) by October. Sales of the HS 250h began in Japan in July. The HS 250h utilizes Lexus’ first four-cylinder gas engine and the latest hybrid system. HS 250h has nearly zero evaporative emissions.

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Lexus HS 250h Extends Electrification of Drivetrain to Transmission Fluid Pump

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The hybrid transaxle in the upcoming Lexus HS 250h hybrid sedan ( earlier post ) will use an electric transmission oil pump in place of a mechanical pump, further shifting ancillary loads from mechanical to electrical propulsion, according to Toyota.

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Toyota USA Announces Voluntary Recall on 2010 Model-Year Prius and 2010 Lexus HS 250h Vehicles to Update ABS Software

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As part of what has become a global recall of the third-generation Prius, Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), USA Inc, will conduct a voluntary safety recall on approximately 133,000 2010 Model Year Prius vehicles and 14,500 Lexus Division 2010 HS 250h vehicles to update software in the vehicle’s anti-lock brake system (ABS). Earlier post.)

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