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Is major recall on the way at Toyota?

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A massive recall on several Toyota models sold in Canada and the U.S. could soon be announced due to a failure of the heated seats to meet certain fireproofing requirements. Built in August 2012 or later, these vehicles use a seat fabric from a new supplier.

While the number of units affected by this possible recall remains unknown, the list of affected models may include:
  • Corolla;
  • Camry;
  • Camry hybrid;
  • Avalon;
  • Avalon hybrid;
  • Sienna;
  • Tundra;
  • Tacoma
In related news, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating the brake assist system on roughly 30,000 Toyota Camry Hybrids from 2007-2008. A potential failure could increase braking distances.

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