Lexus recalled 1,081 model year 2019 and 2021 RX350s due to potential safety risk.
The transport hook may not have been removed prior to sale.
In a rear-end crash, the transport hook can damage the fuel filler pipe, increasing the risk of a fire.
Lexus will notify owners, while dealers will inspect and remove the rear transport hook, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin March 29, 2021.
There have been no incidents to date.