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Toyota Recalls 2.87 Million Vehicles Due to Faulty Seat Belts



    The Toyota Motor Corp. logo is displayed on the company's RAV4 crossover vehicle.

    Toyota Motor is recalling 2.87 million vehicles due to a safety issue with the seat belts, the company announced Thursday.

    The recall affects the RAV4 model produced from July 2005-August 2014 and sold worldwide, and models of the Vanguard SUV (October 2005-January 2016) sold in Japan.

    Toyota said that the voluntary recall is due to faulty seat belts, where a metal part could shear off and slice through the seat belt in a crash. The company plans to add a resin cover to the metal framework of the belts.