Toyota will offer the same fix for stability control programming it has announced for the Lexus GX 460 in North America to vehicles in other regions, affecting 34,000 vehicles worldwide, the Japanese automaker said on Tuesday.
Toyota Motor Corp. will update the stability-control software program to reduce the risk of vehicles sliding in some Toyota Land Cruiser Prado vehicles, as well as the Lexus GX 460, sold in other regions, the company said in a statement.
Toyota announced a recall in North America overnight, and it will carry out similar measures in Europe and the Middle East, it said. The vehicles requiring the update are 13,000 GX 460 vehicles - 9,400 of them in the US, 1,000 in Russia and 1,000 in Oman. Also affected are some types of left-hand drive Land Cruiser Prado models. Those models total 21,000 globally, including 4,400 in Oman, 4,000 in Ryssia and 1,500 in the United Arab Emirates, according to Toyota.