Toyota to recall over 720,000 cars in Japan


TOKYO, May 21 (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Corp , the world's third-largest automaker, plans to recall 724,419 cars in Japan spanning nine models including the popular Crown due to a gearbox glitch that could cause steering problems. Toyota did not disclose the estimated cost of the recall. There has been no report of any accident from the defect, a Toyota spokeswoman said. She added that the recall resulted from two customer complaints that the steering wheel was making an unusual noise. ...

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