toyota recalls 6.5 million vehicles over power window defect - car power window
Toyota Motor Companyis recalling 6.
5 million cars around the world will overheat, melt and cause fires due to defective power window switches.
An injury in the United StatesS.
It is reported that a person with a hand burn is related to the defect.
Toyota has also received 11 cases of partial burning of switches or doors.
7 in North America, 2 in Japan, 2 in other regions
Japanese automakers said Wednesday.
The recall includes 2.
7 million vehicles in North America, 1.
Europe 2 million, Japan 600,000.
According to Toyota, it involves Yaris, Corolla, Matrix, Camry, RAV4, Highlander, Tundra and other models.
"Number of vehicles that may be affected [in Canada]
A spokesman for Toyota Canada told the Star that this needs to be confirmed and will be notified separately at the Transport Canada. ".
The defect is caused by grease that is improperly sprayed during the manufacture of the electrical contact module.
Debris or moisture could enter the module, which could lead to a short circuit, Toyota said.
Toyota promised that the recall would be faster after a scandal that began in 2009, which triggered a massive recall of various issues, including defective floor mats, defective brakes and sticky throttle
The scandal resulted in a US fine for Toyota. S. authorities.
Since then, other automakers, including General Motors, have also been involved in scandals.
Japanese supplier Takada recalls the ignition switch
On the defective airbag, the German Volkswagen Corporation recently operated the emission test.