September 30, 2023

Lexus Australia has initiated a security recall involving its NX 450h+ plug-in hybrid electrical car (PHEV). 

There are 154 buyer automobiles concerned within the Australian market.

The plug-in hybrid system of the concerned automobiles features a DC-DC converter that reduces the voltage of the electrical energy from the Hybrid Car (HV) battery as a way to cost the car’s 12V battery.

Contained inside the DC-DC converter is a present rectifying module that’s put in on the circuit board. A few of these modules might have been broken throughout manufacturing and will quick circuit.

This permits present from the 12V battery to proceed to circulation by means of the module and the module will generate warmth. Underneath sure circumstances, if extreme warmth is generated, elements inside and outdoors the DC-DC converter might maintain thermal injury, rising the danger of a car fireplace.

For all concerned automobiles, Lexus sellers will exchange the DC-DC converter freed from cost to car homeowners.

To exchange DC-DC converter will take roughly 75 minutes; nevertheless, relying on the Seller’s work schedule, homeowners could also be required to make the car obtainable for an extended interval.

Prospects are instructed to not use the AC Plug-In Charger till their Lexus vendor has changed the DC-DC converter, nevertheless they could proceed to drive their car.

Lexus Australia will present homeowners of concerned automobiles with particulars of this security recall marketing campaign by SMS, electronic mail and/or mail to their final identified tackle. To replace contact particulars, name the Lexus Buyer Help Centre on 1800 023 009 (Monday to Friday 8.00am to six.00pm AEDT) or go to:

House owners with further questions or considerations are requested to please contact their native/most well-liked Lexus Seller within the first occasion or the Lexus Buyer Help Centre on 1800 023 009 (Mon-Fri 8.00am-6.00pm AEDT). Please quote the 17-digit Car Identification Quantity (VIN).