Toyota Motor Corp
. is recalling 11,000 Lexus cars in Japan and 46,000 overseas to fix a faulty seat belt part.
Lexus dealers will replace the buckles in both front seats, which can presently jam due to a faulty part. No accidents attributable to the defect have been reported, and the automaker advises that drivers can avoid the issue by ’releasing the seatbelt slowly.’
The affected cars are Lexus GS and LS sedans.
No accidents have been reported due to the defect, it said.
It did not disclose estimated recall costs.