Subaru, Toyota Call Off 400,000 Cars Worldwide

2 November 2018 (09:19)

UrBC, Moscow, November 2, 2018. Toyota Motor Corp. and Subaru Corp. announced they were calling off 400,000+ automobiles to have an engine defect fixed, Prime refers to Dow Jones as stating.

Called off are several popular Subaru makes, including Forester, Impreza, and BRZ. Toyota is calling off its sports car makes 86 and Scion FR-S that are made by Subaru.

The car manufacturers explain the engine springs are found to be prone to breaking, which might cause a sudden full halt and an accident. The springs are meant to keep the engine flap closed while the fuel is burning, so broken springs might do serious damage to the engine.

Toyota reports it is calling off around 80,000 units, including some 25,000 Scion FR-S ones made between March 2012 and July 2013 that are now being driven in the U.S. Subaru is calling off the units made between January 2012 and September 2013. According to the company, 101,000 of these got sold within Japan. A Subaru representative refused to give the exact number of cars that are being called off in the States.

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