Toyota recalls 7.43 million vehicles

Toyota began recalling about 7.43 million vehicles worldwide after the company detected a possible flaw that could lead the power-window switch to melt or catch fire.

10th October, 2012
Toyota has recalled the equivalent of 93 per cent of its vehicles sold last year.

Toyota Motor Corp began recalling about 7.43 million vehicles worldwide after the company detected a possible flaw that could lead the power-window switch to melt or catch fire.

The recall affects about 2.47 million vehicles in the US, 1.4 million in China and 1.39 million in Europe, said Joichi Tachikawa, a Tokyo-based spokesman. The Corolla and Camry are among the 14 models - some produced as far back as 2007 - subject to inspection and repair,...

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