Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc. says as a “goodwill gesture” it will pay for repairs to engines damaged by a buildup of oil sludge so long as owners can prove a record of regular maintenance. About three million owners of ’97-’01 model Toyotas will receive letters from the auto maker regarding potential oil sludge buildup in engines that could prove damaging. Toyota has received about 3,000 complaints on the issue, which it is not labeling a recall but a “special policy adjustment.” It’s ...

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