Toyota Recalls 1.5M Cars

Firm calls for Lexus, Avalon models over brake fluid, fuel pump issues
By Matt Cantor,  Newser User
Posted Oct 21, 2010 3:00 AM CDT
The sign at San Francisco Toyota car dealership is shown in San Francisco in this Jan. 26, 2010 file photo.   (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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(Newser) – Worries over brake fluid and fuel pump issues have prompted Toyota to recall 1.53 million Lexus, Avalon, and other models, largely in the US and Japan, the AP reports. The US will see some 740,000 models recalled, while 599,000 will be recalled in Japan. Over the last year, the world’s largest automaker has recalled more than 10 million troubled vehicles.

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