Toyota recalling 7.4 million vehicles worldwide


Locutus
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Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 7.43 million vehicles worldwide over a faulty power-window switch the latest, massive quality woes for Japan's top automaker.

The recall, announced Wednesday, affects more than a dozen models produced from 2005 through 2010.

Toyota Canada said about 240,000 vehicles were being recalled in Canada.

The power-window switch on the driver's side didn't have grease applied evenly during production, causing friction in the switch and sometimes smoke, according to Toyota.


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Walter
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So...
 
TenPenny
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In the end, a power window switch is a pretty minor recall.
 
taxslave
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North American manufacturers would just sell you new switches until you got one that worked for a while.
 
karrie
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Such a minor thing, why is it news? My Mazda was recalled because the wiper motors were blowing in them... I don't think that ever made the news.
 
TenPenny
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It makes the news because it's Toyota.
 
lone wolf
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Toyota recalls for faulty power windows. GM and Ford thought "profit first" before Corvair, saddle tanks and Pinto. Go figure....