Toyota recalls 744,000 vehicles to fix doors


Toyota is recalling about 744,000 model year 2011 to 2016 Sienna vehicles in the United States due to a problem with the sliding doors, the automaker announced Tuesday.  

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Toyota recall: What you need to know

According to a news release, if the sliding door opening operation is “impeded,” the sliding door motor circuit could be overloaded, opening the fuse for the motor.

“If this occurs when the door latch is in an unlatched position, the door could open while driving, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant,” Toyota said.

There’s no word whether there have been any injuries or deaths as a result of the issue.

The automaker is working on a fix for the condition. Owners will be notified by mail by the middle of January. 

For more information about this recall and others, enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) at the NHTSA’s website:

To speak to someone about this Toyota recall, the number to call is 1-800-331-4331. 

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