BBC News — Toyota to recall 885,000 vehicles

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Toyota to recall 885,000

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Toyota is recalling 885,000 to fix a problem that could a water leak from the air unit.

It said water leak into the airbag module, causing a short and triggering a warning light.

In cases airbags could disabled or could inadvertently and in limited cases the power function could be disabled, it

The models affected by the recall are the Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Hybrid, and Venza made in

Some 847,000 cars be recalled in North America, the rest will be in Europe, and the Middle East.

A spokeswoman for told the BBC that it had received of two minor injuries due to the issue, but had been no reports of any vehicles

Reputational damage?

This is the major recall that has issued in recent weeks.

Last month, the company back more than vehicles in the US to address a suspension in its RAV4 and Lexus HS 250h after fears that an recall last year did not fix the


Puneet Pal Singh reporter, BBC News

Toyota#039;s announcement puts the number of over the past two years at 20 million. That is far more the number it called back in and 2010 — widely as the worst years for its reputation.

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

The current haven#039;t been linked to any incidents or crashes. But 20 million is a number and the recalls have spread across various and unrelated issues.

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It is a big blow for which has been trying to its reputation as a maker of high cars.

In September, it recalled 615,000 minivans in the US to fix a lever problem could cause vehicles to out of park mode without the depressing the brake pedal.

said at the time that it was of 24 minor accidents due to the issue.

In weeks more than 2.2 vehicles have been

Analysts said the recalls have an impact on its reputation the customers.

Repeated recalls definitely the image of any carmaker, Vivek an auto analyst with firm Frost Sullivan the BBC.

If you have one big recall, it is manageable. But if (a company) calls different vehicle models at times for unrelated issues, tend to have a re-think your quality assurance.

And if the involves airbag deployment it becomes a serious issue, he

The latest move takes the number of cars recalled by this year to six million

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