Toyota – Another Large Recall

January 31, 2013 at 9:53 am

Concern Toyota begins a major new recall of the cars due to the possible defects that are associated with airbags and windshield wipers. Service campaign will affect up to 1.3 million cars around the world, though major risks are associated with the cars released in North American continent, especially the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and also in Japan.

2013 Toyota Corolla

2013 Toyota Corolla Model Pic

These figures in more details include 901,000 copies Corolla and Corolla Matrix of 2003-2004 model years. Malfunctioning of the chip may lead to the unintended triggering of the front airbags or activation of the automatic preinterference of the safety belt. In addition, the recall will also affect 385,000 copies of Lexus IS model of 2006-2012 years. Of these, 7899 “Lexus” versions are the 250, IS 250 C, IS F, issued since June 3, 2005 to September 27, 2011, in the territory of Asia.

2013 Toyota Corolla

2013 Toyota Corolla Model Photo

This is the third major recall of Toyota from October, which includes more than 1 million vehicles. Tokyo-based investment company president Fukoku Capital Management Inc. Yuuki Sakurai said that the more models are based on the same platform and use the same components, the larger will be the recalls due to rising costs. “We need to replace the whole system, not just one piece,” – he added.

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