Update – 4pm
Toyota Australia has just announced that it will be recalling 25,000 vehicles that could be affected by the brake fluid leak.
The recall will be made up of 17,582 Kluger wagons produced from May 2003 to November 2005 as well as 8,000 unspecified Lexus models.
(Posted earlier today)
Toyota is now looking at another massive recall due to possible brake fluid leaks in over 1.5 millions cars worldwide.
The recall is aimed at 2005 – 2006 Avalon models, the Lexus RX330, and Lexus GS300, IS250 and IS350 models from 2006 as well as the 2004 – 2006 Highlander. While not all models were available across the globe vehicles in the United States, China, Europe and Australia are affected.
Last night Toyota Australia was reported to be considering whether or not to issue a recall for affected vehicles in Australia.