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Photo courtesy of Toyota
Photo courtesy of Toyota
On October 10, Toyota issued a recall following a safety issue with its power windows.

Today Toyota issued a voluntary recall of 2.5 million U.S. vehicles due to a safety issue with its power windows.

According to the car manufacturer, the driver’s side power windows “may experience a ‘notchy’ or sticky feel during operation” because the grease was applied unevenly during the manufacturing process.

If a commercial lubricant is applied to fix this problem, then the switch could melt and may event catch on fire.

Toyota will notify owners of the recalled vehicles by first class mail starting in late October.

Recalled cars will need to go through an inspection, switch disassembly and application of special fluorine grease, which should take about an hour, and will be free of charge.

For detailed information, visit or call 1-800-331-4331.


Recalled vehicles:

• 2007 to 2008 Yaris

• 2007 to 2009 RAV4

• 2007 to 2009 Tundra

• 2007 to 2009 Camry

• 2007 to 2009 Camry Hybrid

• 2008 to 2009 Scion xD

• 2008 to 2009 Scion xB

• 2008 to 2009 Sequoia

• 2008 Highlander

• 2008 Highlander Hybrid

• 2009 Corolla

• 2009 Matrix


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