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Toyota to Recall 1.7 Million Vehicles Over Brake Problems

Image: Toyota's Lexus NX is lined off
Toyota Motor's assembly workers make paint inspection for the new sport utility vehicle (SUV) Lexus NX and other Lexus vehicles on a Lexus assembly line at Toyota Motor Kyushu Miyata assembly plant in Miyawaka, Fukuoka Prefecture on Kyushu Island, southwestern Japan.KIMIMASA MAYAMA / EPA

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Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it would recall a total 1.67 million vehicles globally to address three separate defects including a faulty brake master cylinder that could hinder the brake's performance. Toyota said it was not aware of any crashes, injuries or deaths resulting from the defects. The latest in a series of recalls by the world's biggest automaker affects some Toyota Crown, Noah, Auris as well as more than a dozen Lexus models.

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