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afghaned

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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:51:29 AM

TORONTO — Toyota Canada said Wednesday it is recalling more than 157,000 vehicles to fix airbags and window wipers.

They include more than 140,000 Corolla and Matrix cars from 2003 and 2004 and almost 17,000 Lexus IS models from 2006 through 2012.

The Corolla and Matrix cars are being recalled because of concerns their airbags could be deployed inadvertently due to a possible short circuit in the control module.

The automaker also said the wiper arms of the Lexus vehicles may not be sufficiently tight and may stop working if their movement is restricted, by a buildup of snow for example.

Owners of the vehicles covered by these voluntary recalls will receive a letter via mail starting next month, it said.

It is part of a global recall of more than 1.3 million vehicles, incl
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 7:38:55 AM

Doooooh
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virostek
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 7:08:16 AM

OK.
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Tommyguns45
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 5:41:31 PM

New car dealers for Toyota says on the sticker on allot of their vehicles...90% made in Japan and 10% assembled in Canada, but they expect we in the US to buy it.>>>>NOOOOO
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humblepie
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 5:28:03 PM

great cars none the less
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ceklea
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 2:10:27 PM

A Toyota spokesman confirmed "there had been no accidents or injuries related to these defects."
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amoshins
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:19:56 PM

Again?
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investmentdr
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:13:43 AM

recall them all

[Edited by: investmentdr at 1/30/2013 11:13:58 AM EST]
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Norm10
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:05:30 AM

This is their way of driving more traffic to their dealerships!
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BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:03:40 AM

Not Good!
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rbrk02
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:29:02 AM

Here we go again?
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FlyNFool
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:27:36 AM

Lithium ion batteries?
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PTBpricer
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:25:42 AM

Good that Toyota is doing this voluntarily.
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Skunk63
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:08:29 AM

Window wipers? Is that Canadian for windshield wipers?
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darshanzala
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:02:45 AM

Not a good news... Toyota is always known for its reliability.
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derKraut
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:00:11 AM

Not a good start to 2013 for Toyota.
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afghaned
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:52:17 AM

Notice it's a voluntary recall!!!
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