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Old 01-28-2009, 04:47 PM
 
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Automaker to fix a defect in seatbelt, or a component in the exhaust.


TOKYO - Toyota Motor Corp said Wednesday it would recall more than 1.35 million Vitz and two other models globally to fix a defect in the seatbelt, a component in the exhaust system or both.

Toyota to recall over 1 million cars worldwide - Autos- msnbc.com
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Old 01-28-2009, 05:11 PM
 
Location: Cortland, Ohio
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This also includes the Yaris.
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Old 01-28-2009, 05:58 PM
 
Location: Metro Washington DC
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OMG! Toyota recall! Impossible!
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Old 01-28-2009, 06:32 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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This does not effect the US.

But I actually give Toyota credit for this. With a recall you get your problem fixed, with a class action lawsuit you get $100 bucks (Hello GM!).
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Old 01-28-2009, 11:40 PM
 
Location: Cortland, Ohio
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Ummm............yes it does.

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he 2006 and 2007 Yaris model sold in the U.S. are effected. The carmaker says a front-end collision can cause a foam pad in the vehicle to catch fire.
Toyota Recalls Yaris Models
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Old 01-28-2009, 11:54 PM
 
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From what I've read, this is fallout from Toyota's drive to push sales over quality control in its bid to be the biggest worldwide seller. Toyota has been recalling increasing numbers of vehicles over the past 8 years.
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