FRSC alerts on defective Lexus vehicles as auto company recalls 14,799 categories

The Federal Road Safety Corps has draw the attention of the motoring public, particularly those presently using Lexus NX260, Lexus NX3650h and Lexus NX400h+ manufactured between 31 March, 2021 to 26 April 2022, to a faulty programming of the Lane Keeping Assist (LKA) System. The development, it said, has prompted the company to recall the categories of the listed vehicles.

The FRSC in a press statement, disclosed that a report contained in a memo forwarded by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, indicates that the company is also recalling 6,491 Lexus NX260 with defective Electric Parking Brake (EPB) system, which was manufactured between 19 April 2021 and 15 July 2022.

The press statement signed by the Assistant Corps Marshal, Corps Public Education Officer, Federal Road Safety Corps Headquarters, Abuja, Bisi Kazeem, states further: “The withdrawal is specifically premised on the fact that the vehicles will pose safety hazard to their users thereby leading to crashes.”

By the notice, the Acting Corps Marshal, Dauda Ali Biu, admonished the general public, particularly dealers and riders of these categories of vehicles, to desist from selling or using the identified vehicles on Nigerian roads to avoid any mishap, the statement concluded.

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