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Toyota has recalled a total of 35,124 UK vehicles manufactured between 2004 and 2010 over potential faults.
The company is offering "prompt inspection and repair" to potentially affected owners at no extra charge.
Toyota customers can find out whether their car is likely to be affected by using the registration search function on toyota.co.uk - where owners can also discover more details about the recall process.
Toyota has announced safety recalls which affect some of the RAV4, Hilux, Yaris and Urban Cruiser car models.
10,339 Yaris and Urban Cruiser vehicles built between September 2005 and August 2010 could be affected by issues potentially affecting seat position and the steering column.
The seat issues could cause some seats to move in the event of a crash, Toyota said.
Nearly 25,000 Rav4 and Hilux models manufactured between June 2004 and December 2010 are feared to contain a possible defect that has the potential to affect airbag function.
More detailed information can be found on the Toyota website.
Car manufacturer Toyota is recalling more than 35,000 UK cars after it discovered faults that could deactivate airbags, cause seats to move while driving and break steering columns, the company said today.
Toyota is recalling nearly 31,000 UK-registered cars because of a computer problem that could cause the vehicle to stop.
The recall affects the hybrid ultra-green Prius model and involves 30,970 of the UK-registered ones manufactured between March 2009 and February 2014.
The company said there had been 11 incidents in Europe of the computer problem but there had been no accidents or injuries.
Toyota added that the issue would not occur in other of the company's hybrid vehicles as these used different systems.
The UK recall will involve an update of the control software. The UK recall is part of a 1.9 million recall of Prius models worldwide.
Motorists of the future could ride a vehicle inspired by a horse, according to a new design from motor firm Toyota.
Its concept would see drivers control the vehicle by shifting their body weight while standing, ending the need for a steering wheel.
The FV2 vehicle will debut at the Tokyo Motor Show from November 22.
Toyota has announced a recall with th electric power steering system (Vehicle and Operator Services Agency) for some of its Yaris and Verso-S models.
The recall affects 5,409 UK-registered third-generation Yaris models and the Verso-S mini-MPV, built between November 2010 and March 2012.
Owners will be contacted by Toyota GB within the coming weeks by post and asked to make an appointment to bring their car to their nearest Toyota centre.
Customers can check whether their vehicle is affected using a registration look-up function in the owners section of the main Toyota website.
They can also contact Toyota Customer Relations on 0800 1388744 or 01737 367600.
Nissan has confirmed it will be contacting British car owners within a month to tell them their vehicles must be recalled over a fault with their airbags.
Nissan plans to begin notifying customers within 30 days. Nissan dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator at no cost to the customers.
Nissan is committed to a high level of customer safety, service and satisfaction and is working with its dealers to promptly address this issue.
Honda issued a similar statement, confirming it would be contacting affecting vehicle owners.
The recall affects 15,475 Honda cars in the UK, the majority of which are CR-Vs built at the Swindon plant between 2002-2003. There will be a small number of Jazz and Stream variants built between 2001-2002 also included in the recall.
Honda will be contacting the owners of affected vehicles requesting them to make an appointment with their Honda dealer. However, if owners are concerned they are encouraged to visit their local dealer.
Toyota, which is set to recall 76,000 cars in the UK, has not issued a statement on its protocol, but confirmed the airbag issue potentially affects the following models: Toyota Corolla, Yaris, Avensis, Avensis Verso, Picnic, Camry and Lexus SC430.