Toyota to recall 6,934 cars in South Korea for wiper glitches

SEOUL Sun Feb 24, 2013 9:14am IST

The Toyota logo is seen at a dealership of Japan's Toyota Motor Corp in Brussels October 10, 2012. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

The Toyota logo is seen at a dealership of Japan's Toyota Motor Corp in Brussels October 10, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Francois Lenoir

Stocks

   

SEOUL (Reuters) - Toyota Motor Korea, Toyota Motor Corp's (7203.T) South Korean sales affiliate, will recall nearly 7,000 Lexus IS cars due to wiper problems, South Korea's land and transport ministry announced on Sunday.

The ministry said in a statement that Toyota will recall 6,704 Lexus IS250s, 176 IS-Cs and 54 IS-Fs, which were produced between May 2005 and October 2011.

It said the wiper arm nuts in the vehicles may not be tight enough, causing malfunction.

(Reporting by Sung-won Shim; Editing by Nick Macfie)

Aviation

REUTERS SHOWCASE

Global Economy

Global Economy

EU leaders agree investment package to boost economy.  Full Article 

Oil Prices

Oil Prices

Brent steady below $60, heads for 4th weekly decline as oversupply persists.  Full Article 

Chinese Economy

Chinese Economy

China revises up size of economy in 2013 by 3.4 percent.  Full Article 

Reuters Exclusive

Reuters Exclusive

Google aiming to go straight into car with next Android – sources.  Full Article 

Reuters Poll

Reuters Poll

BSE Sensex to hit 32,980 by December 2015  Full Article 

Reuters India Mobile

Reuters India Mobile

Get the latest news on the go. Visit Reuters India on your mobile device  Full Coverage