Toyota has issued a recall of one of the most well-known and recognizable compact crossover SUVs on the market.

According to numbers from Edmunds, the Toyota RAV4 is New York state's most popular vehicle from 2022. But now, the major manufacturer is pulling a substantial amount off the roads due to a fire risk, according to LoHud.

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Massive Recall of Toyota RAVs Issued Across New York State and U.S.

LoHud is reporting that Toyota has recalled around 1,854,000 Toyota RAV4 SUVs to resolve a battery issue that comes with a fire risk.

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Toyota says that the issue involves the size of 12-volt batteries with "smaller top dimensions for 2013 to 2018 models". NBC News says that these batteries can shift during forceful turns, if the "hold-down clamp is not tightened properly", which can lead to potential fires.


Check to see if your RAV4 made the recall list. 

NBC reports that Toyota is still figuring out a way to fix the issue, and will notify owners by late December.

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Car Crashes Through Chase Bank 

CBS reports that a car crashed into a Chase Bank in Guilderland right before Noon Monday. The Guilderland Police Department says that the 84-year-old driver from Schenectady crashed his 2004 Lexus 4-door sedan through the building.

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WNYT says that the driver told police that he attempted to brake when his foot accidently slipped on the accelerator, causing the car to jolt forward. Police say no injuries were reported.

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