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Report: Toyota says Corolla/Matrix steering issue not a defect, will offer fix to complainers

by Chris Shunk (RSS feed) on Jul 13th, 2010 at 11:29AM

Back in February, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration initiated an investigation of 749,685 2009 and 2010 model year Corolla and Matrix vehicles for a potential steering issue. And while we haven't heard much from the government agency regarding this issue, the Detroit Free Press reports that Toyota has indicated that the problem is not a safety defect and thus doesn't warrant a recall. Instead, the automaker will provide a free fix to customers who claim to have an issue. NHTSA reportedly launched the investigation after 168 reports that Corolla and Matrix electric power... Read More

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