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Toyota Motor Recalls 1.7 Million Cars for New Defects

Toyota Motor Corp., the world’s biggest carmaker, recalled about 1.7 million vehicles globally for defects in fuel pipes and pumps, pressure sensors and spare tire carriers. The shares fell 1.9 percent in Tokyo.

In Japan, Toyota will recall 1.28 million units of models including the Voxy, Noah and Isis minivans and RAV4 sport-utility vehicles, according to statements from the company. Separately, Toyota said it would conduct a voluntary safety recall of 245,000 Lexus luxury cars in the U.S. to inspect installation of fuel pressure sensors and call back 135,000 Avensis sedans in Europe for potential defects in fuel systems.