It’s a Recall Do-Over for 780,000 Toyota SUVs and Lexus Hybrids

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In what is essentially a do-over for the giant automaker, Toyota is again recalling nearly 780,000 RAV4 sport-utilities and Lexus HS250h hybrids to fix a suspension problem.


Toyota is recalling 750,000 RAV4s for a second time to fix a suspension problem. (Credit: Toyota Motor Corp.)

Toyota first recalled the 2006 through 2011 RAV4s and 2010 Lexus HS250hs last year but found that some of the dealers did not make the repair correctly. It also has come up with a new fix for the problem, said Cindy Knight, a spokeswoman at the automaker.

The issue involves the rear suspension arm. If nuts for adjusting the rear wheel alignment are improperly tightened during service, the arm, also called the rear tire rod, might develop unwanted movement and rust. This could cause it to break and the driver to lose control of the vehicle and crash.

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