Toyota to Recall 138,000 Lexus Vehicles in US

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Tustin Toyota dealership in Tustin, California.
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Tustin Toyota dealership in Tustin, California.

says it intends to recall 138,000 Lexus vehicles in the United States to fix faulty engines in the latest quality problem at the world's No. 1 automaker.

The company says flaws in valve springs, a crucial engine component, could make the vehicle stall while in motion. Toyota said in a statement Friday it plans to file paperwork on the recall with the government next week.

The recall affects certain GS, IS and LS vehicles from the 2006-2008 model years.

Toyota had announced it would recall 270,000 Lexus vehicles around the world to address the engine problem.

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