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Toyota Recalls 6.5 Million Cars to Fix Power Window Switch

  • Inconsistent greasing may cause window switch to overheat
  • One U.S. customer reported hand burn from melting switch
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Toyota Motor Corp. said it will recall about 6.5 million vehicles worldwide to fix power-window switches that can overheat and potentially lead to a fire.

About 2.7 million of the recalled vehicles are in North America, with 1.2 million in Europe and 600,000 in Japan, Toyota said in an e-mail Wednesday. The recalled models produced outside of Japan include the Camry sedan and RAV4 and Highlander sport utility vehicles.