Toyota Canada reaches 84% completion rate for sticking pedal recall remedy

83% of ABS software updates completed on 2010 Prius and Lexus HS 250h vehicles

TORONTO, May 6 /CNW/ - Toyota Canada Inc. today provided an update on the significant progress that has been made to remedy Lexus and Toyota vehicles affected by the sticking pedal and ABS software update recalls. Remedies have been performed on more than 230,000 Canadian vehicles included in the following recalls:

    
    -   225,924 remedies to address the potential for sticking accelerator
        pedals of the 268,908 vehicles affected by the recall

    -   4,633 software updates to the anti-lock brake systems (ABS) in
        certain 2010 Prius and Lexus HS 250h models of the 5,610 vehicles
        affected by the recall
    

We are pleased with the progress to date, however we are striving to have all vehicles remedied as quickly as possible. We urge owners of any affected vehicle that has not yet been remedied to contact their local Toyota or Lexus dealer as soon as possible to have the remedy performed. Our Toyota and Lexus dealer networks, through their extraordinary efforts, will continue to meet the needs of our customers as swiftly and conveniently as possible.

In addition, all Toyota and Lexus owners are encouraged to join Club Toyota or Club Lexus, through which they can receive recall information specific to their vehicle and automated online service reminders from Toyota Canada among the many other benefits. Owners can visit clubtoyota.ca or clublexus.ca to join.

SOURCE Toyota Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: please visit www.toyota.ca or contact the Toyota Customer Interaction Centre at 1-888-TOYOTA-8, or visit www.lexus.ca or contact Lexus Canada at 1-800-265-3987


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