Toyota Recall List 2011: Models Affected by Fuel Leak Problem

It has just been revealed that car giants Toyota has announced another global recall, affecting around 1.7 million of their vehicles due to defects which could cause fuel leaks and other problems.

As reported from BBC News, most of the recalled models affect car owners in Japan, but Toyota are also recalling 421,000 outside of Japan, with 140,000 vehicles specifically linked to the Toyota Avensis model.

If you happen to own a IS or GS Lexus model, you’ll want to know that this car has also been recalled. 255,000 of these affect customers in North America and around 10,000 in Europe.

You’ll be pleased to know that the fuel leakage problem isn’t serious, rather more a precaution measure by Toyota as no injuries or accidents have been reported yet. If you have one of the listed models above, let us know your thoughts on this latest recall – it’s hardly ideal is it?

There is further information the recall over at the Press Association here. We’ve also found this Twitter link to Toyota USA, so you can message them in the hope of a quick response.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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