Toyota recalls 75,000 UK cars

Car giant Toyota is recalling around 75,000 models in the UK due to a possible steering fault. The UK recall is part of a 2.77 million worldwide recall by the Japanese company.

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Toyota recall around 75,000 cars in UK

Toyota are recalling around 75,000 cars in the UK due to a possible steering fault.

The UK is part of a 2.77 million worldwide recall by the Japanese company.

The front of a Toyota Prius hybrid car. Credit: Rui Vieira/PA Archive

The UK recall will affect certain Avensis and Corolla models from July 2001 to March 2009 and for some Prius models from July 2003 to April 2009.

Toyota GB said today: "On certain Avensis, Corolla and Prius models there is a possibility of an issue with a component in the steering system, prompting a knocking or rattling and possibly a reduction in steering response. In such circumstances, the vehicle will remain safe to drive.

"There have been nine reported cases of this issue in Europe and no reports of any associated accidents."

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