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New electric cars Toyota and Subaru recalled due to a dangerous defect

The recall includes 2,700 Toyota bZ4X and 2,600 Subaru Solterra electric cars. Their owners are still advised not to drive these cars yet.

Electric crossovers Toyota bZ4X and Subaru Solterra urgently recalled for repair. They can fall off the wheels right on the move. About it informs Reuters agency.

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2700 Toyota bZ4X affected by recall

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The reason for the recall is a defective wheel bolts. They are poorly tightened, and therefore the wheel mounts can loosen when braking hard or maneuvering on winding roads. As a result, noise can be heard, and in the worst case, the bolts will simply unscrew and the wheels will fall off.

A total of 2,700 Toyota electric vehicles are being recalled – 2,200 in Europe, 260 in the US, 20 in Canada and 110 in Japan. Defective Subaru counted 2600, but did not specify in which countries they were delivered.

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Subaru recalls 2600 Solterra

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Subaru Solterra and Toyota bZ4X electric cars have only recently gone on sale, and therefore there are still a few of them on the roads and most of the cars with malfunctions have not yet reached the owners. In any case, automakers strongly recommend not to drive these crossovers.

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Recall that the Toyota bZ4X and Subaru Solterra are twin models created jointly by two Japanese automakers and produced at the same plant. Crossovers differ from each other only in minor details and decor.

Japanese electric vehicles are offered in 204-horsepower front-wheel drive and 218-horsepower all-wheel drive versions. Their power reserve is 450 km.

Previously Focus reported that the new Range Rover 2022 also found a dangerous defect – Airbags spontaneously deploy.

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