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Toyota to Recall 82K Hybrids in US

Highlander, Lexus hybrid SUVs have defective computer boards

(Newser) - Toyota will recall about 82,200 hybrid SUVs in the US because of computer boards with possible faulty wiring. The car giant said today’s recall will involve about 45,500 Highlander and 36,700 Lexus Rx 400h hybrid SUVs from its 2006 and 2007 lines. The action covers just... More »

Toyota Recalls 412K Avalons, Lexus SUVs

Carmaker to fix steering system of vehicles

(Newser) - Toyota will recall another 412,000 vehicles because of problems with the steering system. The steering lock on Avalon sedans built between 2000 and 2004 were made with a faulty casting that can crack if the car is steered hard to the right, locking the wheel in place, Toyota said.... More »

Consumer Reports Lifts 'Don't Buy' Rating for Lexus SUV

Software update fixes handling problem

(Newser) - Consumer Reports has lifted the bombshell "Don't Buy" recommendation it dropped on the 2010 Lexus GX 460 SUV, the AP reports. After the software that runs the vehicle's electronic stability control system was updated, the Lexus passed the emergency handling tests it had flunked last month. Toyota recalled thousands... More »

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