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Toyota to recall imported vehicles over defective airbags

Staff Writer |
Toyota will recall 762 imported vehicles across China's mainland from Nov 1 due to defective airbags, according to the country's quality watchdog.

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The recall affects 566 imported Lexus RX200t vehicles made between October 7, 2015 and June 27, 2016, and 196 imported Lexus RX450h cars produced between December 4, 2015 and March 4, 2016, according to the General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine.

A defect has been found in the gas generator of the airbags of the affected vehicles, which may result in safety problems.

Toyota has promised to replace the defective parts free of charge.

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