Toyota Recalls Half-a-Million Cars Worldwide For A Power Steering Issue

November 9, 2011 4:08 pm

We spotted this today:

“A belt for the cars’ power steering pump can become separated from a pulley, causing the power steering system to fail. If that happens, the car could suddenly become much harder to steer.

The cars involved are some 2004 Toyota Avalons as well as 2004 and 2005 Camrys, Highlander SUVs, Sienna Minivans, Solara convertibles, Lexus ES330 sedans and RX330 SUVs. The 2006 Lexus RX400h hybrid SUV is also included in the recall. All the affected by the recall are powered by V6 engines.

The cars and SUVs are among 550,000 Toyota is recalling worldwide for this problem.”

Statistics Source: CNN Money

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