Brake Assist Vacuum Pump May Fail
A sudden loss of braking assist can increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V211000
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 6,046
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018 Toyota Camry and Highlander vehicles, 2017 Toyota Sienna and 2017 Lexus RX350 vehicles. During the manufacturing process, the oil galley in the rotor for the brake booster vacuum pump assembly may have been improperly machined possibly resulting in a sudden loss of brake assist.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake booster vacuum pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 31, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371, or Lexus customer service at 1-800-255-3987. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are J0K/JLD.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.