Toyota announces exact list of affected models in UK

Posted on Wednesday, 3 February 2010 , 19:02:56 byEmil

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Toyota announces exact list of affected models in UK

The entire sticky accelerator problem is quickly approaching the end, as Toyota has started sorting out exactly which models must be recalled for repairs. The British division of Toyota has announced the exact list of cars from Great Britain that will need to be fixed. According to the Japanese automaker no Lexus model sold in the UK is affected by the sticky accelerator issue while the same goes for all the versions of the Toyota RAV4 and the manual transmission versions of the Toyota Aygo . The first shipment of parts for the fix will begin arriving in Great Britain next week while the actual repair process will begin on February 10. Toyota said that the entire repair process should take only about 30 minutes for each car to complete. The fixing procedure consists of the installation of a precision cut steel reinforcement bar into the accelerator pedal assembly. According to Toyota, a total of 180.865 vehicles are affected by the sticky accelerator pedal issue.

The list of Toyota models in Great Britain that ARE affected by the recall:

1. All Toyota Avensis models built from November 2008 up to December 2009.
2. All Toyota Aygo models equipped with Multi-mode Manual Transmissions (MMT) built from February 2005 up to August 2009.
3. All Toyota Verso models built from February 2009 up to January 5 2010.
4. All Toyota iQ models built from November 2008 up to November 2009.
5. All Toyota Corolla models built from October 2006 up to December 2009.
6. All Toyota Yaris models built from November 2005 up to September 2009.
7. All Toyota Auris models built from October 2006 up to 5 January 2010.

The list of Toyota in Great Britain that ARE NOT affected by the recall:

1. All Toyota models built before 2005.
2. All Toyota Aygo models equipped with manual transmissions.
3. All Toyota Dyna models.
4. All Toyota RAV4 models.
5. All Toyota Hiace models.
6. All Toyota Urban Cruiser models.
7. All Toyota Land Cruiser V8 models.
8. All Toyota Avensis Verso models.
9. All Toyota Cruiser Amazon models.
10. All Toyota Corolla Verso models.
11. All Toyota Land Cruiser models.
12. All Toyota Celica models.
13. All Toyota Previa models.
14. All Toyota MR2 models.
15. All Toyota Prius models.