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Toyota probing Corolla power-steering problems

TOKYO. - When Congress holds hearings on the Toyota recalls, the company's president won't be there. He says he's going to let Toyota's executives based in the United States handle those questions.
     
Meanwhile, the recalls could expand again. The company's thinking about a recall of the Corolla subcompact, after complaints about power steering problems.
     
The world's largest automaker already is reeling from a string of recalls for safety problems.
     
A Toyota exec says details of what may be wrong and the number of cars that could need repairs are still unclear.
     
One analyst says another recall would deal a major blow to Toyota. But others say Toyota is sending a message it's serious about maintaining quality.

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