Japanese auto giant Toyota said Wednesday it would recall more than 900,000 vehicles in Canada, Japan, Mexico and the United States because of an airbag problem.
Toyota will replace parts used in some 907,000 hatchbacks, named Voltz in Japan and Corolla and Corolla Matrix overseas, and produced between 2001 and 2004, a company spokesman said. The control unit of the vehicles' airbags could be damaged by minor electrical noise, and "the airbag could open wrongly in a worst scenario," the spokesman said. "Two of them may be linked to accidents but there has been no death-related report," the spokesman said, adding that Toyota would exchange the troubled parts under each country's recall guidelines.
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The problem could inadvertently set off an airbag or shut down the power steering on the vehicles.
Minivans can shift out of 'park' and roll away.
Toyota recalls 2013 to 2014 Camry and Camry HV, model year 2013 Avalon and Avalon HV and model year 2014 Corolla vehicles.