Toyota announced large-scale review cars

April 13, 2014 at 6:05 pm

Service will have to go on 6 million 390 thousand cars. During the action plan to correct the many shortcomings – from the airbag defect problems to the starter motor which can lead to fire.

Toyota mark photo

Toyota mark photo


Toyota has combined in one campaign five different reviews. The largest affected 3.5 million automobiles and 1.67 million of them will go to service vehicles in North America and 130 000 – in Europe. See also: Toyota recalls in the United States 50 thousand Tundra pickups action stems from the fact that when the steering wheel cable may be damaged airbags. Reviewed touch models RAV4, Corolla, Matrix, Yaris, Yaris Sedan, Highlander, Tacoma, Reiz, Hilux, Fortuner, Innova, Land Cruiser Prado and Camry. At the same time the Japanese manufacturer did not specify what model year’s cars require repair.

Picture of Toyota Camry Solara

Picture of Toyota Camry Solara

The second largest response (2.32 million cars, including 670,000 in North America and 90,000 in Europe) called defective front seat, failure they can move forward. Have to go to the service model Scion xD, Urban Cruiser and Yaris. Third review concerns only 590,000 European models Ractis and Yaris and is associated with insecure steering column: the active driving it can move from the locked position. The fourth and the fifth largest reviewed exclusively affect Toyota cars in Japan and Hong Kong. Causes – wiper defect (160,000 cars) and the threat of fire starter (20,000 units). Models are not specified yet. Since the beginning of 2014 Toyota announced four revocable campaigns. Current was the fifth in a row. Last review was involved in the failure of software control unit power plant Prius hatchback and affected 1.9 million hybrids worldwide.

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