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Toyota recalls 2,519,424 vehicles

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Toyota is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 Camry, Camry Hybrid, RAV4, Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Tundra, Sequoia, Highlander, Highlander Hybrid, Yaris, Scion xB, Scion xD (and even Pontiac Vibe) vehicles.

The power window master switch assemblies in some of these vehicles were built using a less precise process for lubricating the internal components of the switch assemblies. Irregularities in this lubrication process may cause the power window master switch assemblies to malfunction and overheat.

NHTSA Campaign ID Number: 12V491000

NHTSA Action Number: PE12002

Component: Power window devices and controls.

Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,519,424

Consequence: If the switch overheats, it may melt, possibly resulting in a fire.

Remedy: Toyota will notify its owners, and dealers will inspect the switch and apply a special grease that inhibits heat build up or replace any switch damaged by the defect, free of charge. Toyota owners that experience a problem with a switch should not attempt to make repairs, but should contact their Toyota dealer or the Toyota Customer Experience Center at 1-800-331-4331. General Motors will contact the Pontiac Vibe owners affected by this recall and GM dealers will inspect and repair switches as necessary. Those owners may contact Pontiac Customer Care at 1-800-762-2737.

Customers may contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to Safercar.

Vehicles.
• 2009 Pontiac Vibe
• 2007-2009 Toyota Camry
• 2007-2009 Toyota Camry HV
• 2009 Toyota Corolla
• 2009 Toyota Corolla
• 2009 Toyota Matrix
• 2008 Toyota Highlander
• 2008 Toyota Highlander Hybrid
• 2007-2009 Toyota RAV4
• 2008-2009 Toyota Tundra
• 2008-2009 Toyota Sequoia
• 2001-2008 Toyota Yaris
• 2008-2009 Scion XB
• 2008-2009 Scion XD

(source: Safercar)

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