Toyota to recall 361, 800 vehicles globally
15 November 2014
Toyota Motor Corporation said on Wednesday it would recall a combined 361,800 vehicles globally. The recall covering three separate defects would include the Camry sedan, Reuters reported.
The company said the recall covered 170,000 Camry vehicles with a defective ball joint that could cause a loss of control of the vehicle. Europe accounted for the majority with about 120,000 vehicles, followed by 40,000 in Japan, Toyota said.
Another recall covered 105,800 Hiace, Regius Ace and Dyna models, mainly in Japan, for the replacement of the fuel pipe. The third recall was for 86,000 Crown and Crown Majesta models in Japan to replace the outer seat belt assemblies.
According to the company it was not aware of any deaths, crashers or injuries from the three recalls.
Meanwhile in India, Toyota Kirloskar Motors India had recalled 119 units of the Camry sedan, which comes after the recent Innova recall, Business Today Motoring reported.
According to the Japanese automaker the faulty vehicle had been manufactured in between March and July 2011, imported to India from Japan.
The move comes under Toyota's global recall of nearly 1.7 lakh units of Camry sedan manufactured in Japanese manufacturing facility.