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Federal Road safety corps(FRSC) has warned Nigerians against use of Toyota Lexus Vehicles, Gives reasons.

The federal road safety corps (FRSC) has warned Nigerian against the use of Toyota Lexus vehicles.

The safety  alert was disclosed in a statement released by Bisi Kazeem,FRSC’ public officer on November 4 stating that the vehicles has a faulty Programming.

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FRSC stated that this warning for safety became relevant after Toyota’s recalled 14,799″defective ” Lexus Vehicles”.

It was also stated that some Lexus NX260 vehicle with ” defective  electric parking brake (EPB) system was among the vehicles that was recalled.

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Read the statement

“The Federal Road Safety Corps wishes to draw the attention of the motoring public, particularly those who are 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, which has prompted the Company to recall the categories of the listed vehicles.

“According to the report contained in a memo forwarded by the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, 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 withdrawal is specifically premised on the fact that the vehicles will pose safety hazards to their users thereby leading to crashes.

“The Acting Corps Marshal, Dauda Ali Biu, is by this notice, admonishing the general public, particularly dealers and drivers of these categories of vehicles, to desist from selling or using the identified vehicles on Nigerian roads to avoid any mishap.”