BBC News — Toyota to recall 6.4 million vehicles

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Toyota to recall 6.4 million

The Toyota Camry is among the affected by the latest recall

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Toyota is recalling 6.4 vehicles globally, including in the UK, over five separate

Some 3.5 million vehicles are recalled to replace a spiral attached to the driver#039;s side

It may be damaged when the steering is turned and result in the airbag not deployed in a crash.

Other include problems with rails, steering columns, wipers and a glitch with the starters that poses a risk.

Toyota said it was not aware of any crashes, injuries or fatalities by these conditions.

However, it it had received two reports of fires in with the engine starter

The carmaker said that due to in the design of the starter motor metallic particles might on the contacts within the relay.

It that if the relays continued to be the particles could come off and the relay#039;s circuitry and in the worst this could lead to the relays catching fire.

20,000 vehicles involving six models and the Subaru Trezia are recalled to replace both starter relays and the engine motor.

Other recalls include:

2.32 million vehicles problems with the seat

Some 760,000 vehicles of a potential defect with the column bracket

Nearly vehicles to replace the windshield motors

Toyota#039;s RAV4 utility vehicle (SUV) is impacted by the latest recall

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The latest recall, affects 27 different models, is the major one that the company has in recent months.

Analysis

Puneet Pal Singh reporter

Recalls are not uncommon in the General Motors has recalled of vehicles in recent weeks as

And while it is an inconvenience, customers also started to realise it is something that is in their interest.

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It is now seen as a way of the carmakers We will try and get it right, but if sometimes we we will fix it for you.

But in the case of the latest recall comes as it has trying to rebuild its reputation as a of reliable and high-quality vehicles which was key to its success over the decades.

These recalls are likely to that task more It has recalled more than 25 vehicles over two-and-half To put that in context, it has sold over 21 million during the period.

In February, it called 1.9 million of its top-selling Prius cars because of a software that might cause the to slow down suddenly.

In the half of last year, it separate recalls affecting than 2.2 million vehicles.

the company has recalled more 25 million vehicles over the two-and-a-half years.

That is far more than the it called back in 2009 and — widely seen as the years in terms of damage to its

Toyota#039;s sales had suffered in the of those recalls, which prompted by problems with pedals becoming trapped floor mats.

The recalls had triggered a criminal investigation the carmaker in the US.

Earlier this the firm agreed a $1.2bn settlement with US regulators a four-year inquiry into its of safety issues.

Recalls are not in the industry. For example, General is in the middle of recalling millions of as well.

However, there are concerns Toyota#039;s current troubles may its efforts to rebuild its reputation, was damaged by the 2010 recall

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