LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Toyota has announced the worldwide recall of 650,000 Prius cars for a faulty coolant pump.
The models in question were made between 2004-07.
Officials believe as many as 400,000 of these cars are being driven in America.
If the coolant pump overheats, the hybrid system shuts down.
Toyota stopped short of calling the recall a “repair” but said it was being done to increase “customer satisfaction.”
Toyota previously announced a recall of the 2010 Prius, about 440,000 worldwide, to fix a brake problem.
That recall started in February 2010.