2/24/11 Toyota recalls 2.1 million vehicles in U.S. over acceleration

Toyota recalls 2.17 million vehicles for problems related to unintended acceleration.
The cars are being recalled because unsecured or ill-fitting floor mats could entrap the accelerator, causing the car to speed without the driver pushing the pedal.
Among the cars being recalled are:
* Approximately 603,000 2003 through 2009 4Runners
* Approximately 17,000 2008 through 2011 Lexus LX 570 autos
* Approximately 761,000 2006 through 2010 RAV4 vehicles
* Approximately 372,000 2004 through 2006 and early 2007 RX 330, RX 350 and RX 400h vehicles
* Approximately 397,000 2004 through 2006 Highlander and Highlander HV vehicles
* Approximately 20,000 2006 and early 2007 Model Year GS 300 and GS 350 All-Wheel Drive vehicles
The automaker has now recalled more than 14 million vehicles globally.

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