US investigates steering problems in 1,35,000 older Toyota SUVs

Steering and braking problems linked to two crashes and five injuries in 135,000 Toyota sport utility vehicles (SUVs) have prompted the opening of a federal investigation, a US auto safety regulator said on Friday.

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it has 135 complaints from 2001-2002 model year Toyota Sequoia SUV owners alleging incidents of unexpected vehicle stability control activations resulting in automatic braking of the left or right wheel and unexpected steering pull. A preliminary probe.....

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