Local Toyota dealers suspend sales after recall

WESTPORT - Toyota dealers in southwestern Connecticut have suspended most sales after a national recall that affects eight models from the popular automaker.

The sales manager at one Westport dealership downplayed the suspension saying it was just another day on the sales floor.

Dealers also refused to say how long the suspension would last or what it may mean to their bottom line.

However, the news has many customers worried after Toyota recalled the cars due to a problem with the gas pedal.

Safety advisory information

The automaker said the U.S. sales suspension includes thefollowing models:

-2009-2010 RAV4

-2009-2010 Corolla

-2007-2010 Camry

-2009-2010 Matrix hatchback

-2005-2010 Avalon large sedan

-2010 Highlander crossover

-2007-2010 Tundra pickup

-2008-2010 Sequoia large SUV

Toyota Temporarily Suspends Sales ofSelected Vehicles

Toyota Files Voluntary Safety Recall onSelect Toyota Division Vehicles for Sticking Accelerator Pedal

Toyota Recalls on automovtive.com

Frequently Asked Questions for the StickingAccelerator Pedal Recall

NHTSA Press Release on Toyota Recall

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