Toyota LandCruiser 70 Series recalled due to fire risk
Toyota Australia has issued a recall for 22,971 of its LandCruiser 70 Series models built between 13 June 2016 and 5 November 2018 due to an increased risk of fire.
Toyota’s recall says that – due to the design of the exhaust pipe heat shield – vegetation may accumulate during off-road usage if the debris is not routinely removed.
CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for October 28, 2016
Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market.
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What happened in the week ending October 28, 2016? Catch our video above, and links to the full stories below.
THE WEEK IN NEWS:
The mining boom is set to give birth to another Toyota workhorse with a new dual-cab ute variant of the LandCruiser 70-Series.
Toyota’s work truck namesake to the LandCruiser 200-Series 4WD is currently available in Cab Chassis, Troop Carrier and Wagon forms, though a CarAdvice source says the Japanese brand will respond to demand from mining companies to produce the fourth, passenger-friendly variant.