Toyota Recalling 2.77 Million Cars for Steering Problem


0  Updated at 12:05 pm, November 14th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Courtesy: Toyota(TORRANCE, Calif.) — Japanese car giant Toyota announced Wednesday morning that it will be recalling a significant number of its cars after finding possible faults in systems parts.

The company is planning to recall some 2.77 million cars worldwide, 670,000 of those cars being from the United States. The domestic recall includes Prius models from the years 2004 through 2009.

Engineers discovered that there may be flaws in the car’s steering and electric water pump parts,and want to inspect all vehicles to ensure safety and functionality.

So far, there have been no reports of crashes or injuries involving Prius cars. This announcement comes at the heels of another recall just made last month by Toyota, where the carmaker pulled back 7.43 million models to inspect window switches that could melt or catch fire if found to be improperly built.

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