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Toyota recalls 135,000 compact cars in Japan, Europe

Toyota recalled 135,000 compact cars in Japan and Europe Thursday for a software problem that could cause power steering to stop working.

There were no reports of accidents or injuries related to the problem affecting the iQ model sold in Japan and Europe, and the Passo sold only in Japan, according to Toyota Motor Corp.

Driving over a bump may cause programming to malfunction, making the power steering uncontrollably heavy, the world’s top automaker said.

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