Toyota announces to recall Avalon, Sequoia Sold from UAE market

ToyotaLeading automobile manufacturer Toyota, in line with its plans to recall the defected models from the market, has announced to call back all Avalon and Sequoia models sold in the UAE. The models have some faults in their accelerator pedals.

The company has already recalled 4.4 million cars from North America, Europe and China due to the same fault. Simon Frith, Managing Director of Al-Futtaim Motors said that the recalling decision has been taken after consultation with Toyota Motor Corp that gave its go ahead to call back defected vehicles from the customers without putting any economic burden on them.

Simon Frith, however, said that Avalon and Sequoia are unlikely to suffer the accelerator issue given to their conformity with UAE's climatic conditions. He told, "In the interests of delivering the highest standards of customer care, we will undertake the same service campaign launched in the US."

Al-Futtaim Motors would soon start service campaign for the customers who can also get themselves registered to its customer care team on 04-206 6002.

Meanwhile, Honda Motor declined any defects in the cars sold by the company in the UAE market. It has, however, recalled a total of 646,000 vehicles from the international market.