Brake smirch prompts Toyota Prius recall

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Toyota is recalling 340,000 of a Prius cars due to a problem with a parking stop that can means accidents.

The cars are a 2016 and 2017 models. The problem can means a parking stop to fail, augmenting a risk that a automobile could hurl divided and crash. There are 92,000 of a cars being removed in a United States, along with 212,000 in Japan and 17,000 in Europe.

Toyota (TM) declined to recover information on any accidents, injuries or deaths that might have occurred due to a parking stop problem. But other cars that hurl divided have been compared with deaths.

Related: Chrysler recalls 1.9 million vehicles over defects related to 3 deaths

Fiat Chrysler (FCAM) filed a remember notice in Apr for 1.1 million cars and SUVs due to a rigging selector problem that caused difficulty about either a automobile was in park. One of a vehicles that was to be enclosed in a recall, a 2015 Grand Cherokee, was owned by actor Anton Yelchin, who was killed when his automobile rolled down his drive and pinned him to a section post.

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