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Toyota recall redeux: 1.13 millon Corolla sedans, Matrix hatchbacks could stop suddenly

Toyota recall redeux: 1.13 millon Corolla sedans, Matrix hatchbacks could stop suddenly 1Toyota has announced another in its expanding series of recalls, this time about 1.13 million Corolla sedan and Matrix hatchbacks in North America because of an engine defect that could cause cars to stop while being driven.The recall will involve model years 2005 to 2008 of the vehicles following three reported accidents because of the defect.

According to the Associated Press, federal regulators have been investigating the possibility of stalling engines in the Corolla and Matrix models since December. The probe was intensified earlier this week.

Toyota recall redeux: 1.13 millon Corolla sedans, Matrix hatchbacks could stop suddenly 2
The latest recall follows others in the past year involving millions of Toyota cars and trucks recalled for “unintended acceleration.”

“Our goal is to help ensure that Toyota drivers are completely confident in the safety and reliability of their vehicles,” Steve St. Angelo, Toyota’s chief qualify officer for North America, said in the statement.

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