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 Catherine Hiles

Toyota Recalls 2 Million Vehicles in the US

Toyota Recalls 2 Million Vehicles in the US

Toyota announced today the US recall of approximately 2 million vehicles due to a problem regarding the driver’s side Power Window Master Switch. Toyota said the switch could have been manufactured with insufficient lubricant grease, potentials causing the switch assembly to overheat and melt, which in turn could cause a fire. The vehicles involved in the recall […]

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Toyota Recalls 625,000 Vehicles Due to Glitches in Hybrid Software

Toyota Recalls 625,000 Vehicles Due to Glitches in Hybrid Software

If you own a Prius or any other Toyota hybrid model, listen up. The Japanese automaker announced yesterday that it would be recalling 625,000 vehicles from around the globe because of a glitch in the hybrid software. Of these 625,000, 120,000 vehicles are located in North America, 160,000 in Europe, and 340,000 in Japan. The […]

 Catherine Hiles

Toyota Recalls 112,500 Vehicles in US

Toyota Recalls 112,500 Vehicles in US

It’s been a while since our last a significant recall post, in a year that’s so far been pretty quiet on the recall front when compared to 2014. But this week, Toyota announced it was planning to recall around 112,500 vehicles for various potential safety issues. The first recall affects 110,000 Camry, Camry Hybrid, Highlander, […]

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Latest Toyota Recall Affects 1.67 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Latest Toyota Recall Affects 1.67 Million Vehicles Worldwide

It seems like just yesterday that we covered our last Toyota recall. Oh, wait. It was just yesterday. But, moving on, the latest Toyota recall concerns a whopping 1.67 million vehicles, mainly in Japan and other overseas markets. The automaker is recalling the vehicles in question due to possible defects in the brakes that could […]

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Toyota Recalls 132,624 Tundra Trucks

Toyota Recalls 132,624 Tundra Trucks

The recalls have been piling up all year long (cough, GM, cough). But The General isn’t the only automaker to recall vehicles this year. Toyota has recalled a fair share of vehicles itself this year (although not on the same scale of GM) and is now recalling almost 133,000 Tundra trucks due to an improperly […]

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Recall Alert: Toyota Recalls 766,300 Vehicles for Takata Airbag Shrapnel

Recall Alert: Toyota Recalls 766,300 Vehicles for Takata Airbag Shrapnel

If the phrase “Takata airbag shrapnel” sounds familiar to you, there’s a reason. In April 2013, Toyota recalled similar vehicles for the same issue. At the time, the Japanese automaker thought it had a complete list of vehicles affected by this fault, but it turns out that wasn’t the case. And so, today Toyota is […]

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Toyota Recalls 231 2014 Toyota Highlander Models

Toyota Recalls 231 2014 Toyota Highlander Models

Yesterday, Toyota announced it was recalling some 231 2014 Toyota Highlander crossovers in the United States due to the possibility that the second-row right-hand seat could come out of the track. Although this defect could potentially cause injury in case of an accident, no crashes, injuries, or fatalities have been reported as a result of […]

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Toyota Recalls Sienna Minivan and Lexus GS Sedan

Toyota Recalls Sienna Minivan and Lexus GS Sedan

  Toyota Motor is recalling approximately 450,000 Toyota Sienna minivans from model years 2004 to 2011.  These cars, which were sold in cold-weather states, feature a spare tire carrier underneath the vehicle, with a foam water splash protector held in place with a cable. According to Toyota, road salt used in winter months could possibly corrode […]

 Timothy Moore

UPDATE: Toyota Recall Vehicles Made Clear

UPDATE: Toyota Recall Vehicles Made Clear

Yesterday, I announced a Toyota recall that involved frustratingly little information at the time. We knew that 6.4 million vehicles had been recalled globally, including 2.34 million here in the United States alone. We also knew some of the affected models, but were just handed a humongous date range of 2004 – 2013 models. How helpful, right? […]

 Timothy Moore

Toyota Recalls 6.4 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Toyota Recalls 6.4 Million Vehicles Worldwide

Apparently, Toyota wasn’t cool with General Motors hogging the recall spotlight anymore. The automaker was already in a close second for “Wow, sucks to be that car company right now” after their $1.2 billion payout last month following an unintended acceleration issue , but as Toyota recalls 6.4 million vehicles around the world for various […]

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NHTSA Petitioned to Table Toyota Recall

NHTSA Petitioned to Table Toyota Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has quite a big decision on its hands. After the South Korean government discovered a potential hazard with certain Toyota seat heaters, a recall for over 206,271 vehicles seemed unavoidable. Now, however, perhaps in an effort to avoid all the terrible press that General Motors has received in […]

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Toyota Pushes Final Takata Airbag Safety Recall Ahead of Schedule

Toyota Pushes Final Takata Airbag Safety Recall Ahead of Schedule

Toyota Canada has announced it is conducting the final phase of the safety recall involving Takata airbag inflators ahead of schedule, as the final remedy inflators are now available. In Canada, the affected models include the 2003-2008 Corolla, 2002-2007 Sequoia, 2003-2006 Tundra, and 2002-2010 Lexus SC 430, adding up to about 37,591 vehicles. According to […]

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Toyota Partners With Carma Project to Accelerate Vehicle Recalls

Toyota Partners With Carma Project to Accelerate Vehicle Recalls

No car manufacturer likes to have to recall a model, but no manufacturer really commits to recalls quite like Toyota if they have to happen. Carma Project, a new peer-to-peer safety platform, today launched its first-ever social and incentive-based program. It is specifically designed to accelerate consumer response to vehicle recalls, and the Carma Project […]

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Toyota Tacoma Recall: 690,000 Trucks Recalled for Rust Issue

Toyota Tacoma Recall: 690,000 Trucks Recalled for Rust Issue

The latest recall in what seems like a neverending fountain of issues from various automakers in 2014 involves the Toyota Tacoma. This time, the problem has to do with rust in the rear springs, which are located above the rear axle instead of below it. Stress or corrosion can cause one of the leaves to […]

 Catherine Hiles

Toyota Tundra Recall Affects 16,200 2013-14 Trucks

Toyota Tundra Recall Affects 16,200 2013-14 Trucks

Okay, so it’s not one of the biggest recalls in recent months, but it’s a recall nonetheless. If you’re the owner of a 2013-2014 model year Toyota Tundra that’s been modified with certain vehicle packages, you might want to see if this Toyota Tundra recall affects you. The vehicles in question, which were modified by […]

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2003 – 2004 Toyota Avalon Recall Alert

2003 – 2004 Toyota Avalon Recall Alert

At the end of last week, Toyota and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a 2003 – 2004 Toyota Avalon recall, which affects certain models of the Avalon manufactured between June 5, 2002, and December 20, 2004. Reportedly, the supplemental restraint system (SRS) circuits in the affected Avalons are susceptible to internal shorting […]

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Traction Control Issue Leads Toyota to Recall 261,000 Trucks and SUVs

Traction Control Issue Leads Toyota to Recall 261,000 Trucks and SUVs

Issues with the Japanese automaker’s electronic safety systems have led Toyota to recall 261,000 trucks and SUVs. The voluntary recall was made last week when Toyota contacted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Going Green: Toyota Earns 10th Consecutive ENERGY STAR Partner Award Affected vehicles include the 2012 RAV4, the 2012 and 2013 Lexus RX […]

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‘Connected Services by Toyota’ Coming to 2020 Models in August

‘Connected Services by Toyota’ Coming to 2020 Models in August

This August, Toyota Canada will begin introducing Connected Services by Toyota on select 2020 model year vehicles. It’s a suite of tools intended to improve the in-car multimedia experience. The primary feature of the suite is the Toyota App, which will be available for download in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. It […]

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