Models affected are certain Prius v minivans, called Prius alpha and Prius+ in some markets, among other models, produced between May 2010 and November 2014, the automaker said.

About 340,000 vehicles of the total are in Japan, 160,000 in Europe, and 120,000 in North America, it added, adding there had been no reports of crashes or injuries.

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