The Japanese car manufacturer Toyota has announced it will recall 870,000 cars, from the Sienna model, sold in the United States and Canada since 1998, due to a problem of fixing the spare, which is likely to fall on the road.
These recalls concerns the sold cars in several U.S. states with cooler climates and in Canada, because of the risk of corrosion caused by prolonged exposure to salt thrown on the roads in winter.
Therefore, Toyota will recall 600,000 cars sold in the United States and 270,000 in Canada.
The incident is the latest in an endless series of problems of Toyota, which hit the Japanese’s brand image.
Thursday, the car manufacturer Toyota has suspended worldwide sales of the new Lexus GX 460 to perform a series of safety tests after Consumer Reports magazine gave a rating of “Do not buy.” In recent months, Toyota has recalled about 9 million cars worldwide.
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