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Toyota recalls 157,000 vehicles in Canada to fix airbags and wipers

Toyota Canada said Wednesday it is recalling more than 157,000 vehicles to fix airbags and window wipers.They include more than 140,000 Corolla and Matrix cars from 2003 and 2004 and almost 17,000 Lexus IS models from 2006 through 2012. A couple is shown walking by Lexus models displayed at a Toyota Motor Corp. showroom in Tokyo Monday, Nov. 5, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Koji Sasahara
January 30, 2013 - 1:37 AM

TORONTO - Toyota Canada is recalling more than 157,000 vehicles to fix airbags and window wipers.

They include more than 140,000 Corolla and Matrix cars and almost 17,000 Lexus IS vehicles.

The Corolla and Matrix cars are being recalled because of concerns their airbags could be deployed inadvertently due to a possible short circuit in the control module.

The automaker also says the wiper arms of the Lexus vehicles may not be sufficiently tight and may stop working if their movement is restricted, by a buildup of snow for example.

Toyota Canada says owners of the vehicles covered by these voluntary recalls will receive a letter via mail starting next month.

It is part of a global recall of more than 1.3 million vehicles, including 752,000 in the United States.

News from © The Canadian Press, 2013
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