Toyota recalls in the U.S. more than 1 million vehicles because of problems with seat belts


NEW YORK, February 18. /Corr. Kirill Volkov/. Japanese company Toyota has announced the recall of about 1.1 million cars in the U.S. because of problems with seat belts.

Subject to review, compact SUV RAV4 2006-2012 model years, and RAV4 2012-2014 model years with electric motors.

As it turned out, as a result of a manufacturing fault belts in the affected cars may not work properly when the accident, leading to serious passenger injuries.

The problem will be fixed free of charge. Representatives of Toyota is not aware of any case of injury due to the defect.

Earlier this month, Toyota also recalled 320 thousand vehicles in the U.S. due to possible accidental activation of the airbags from Japanese company Takata.