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NHTSA Investigating Toyota Camry Hybrids For Brake Problems

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DETROIT (AP) -- The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking to issues with failing brakes in some Toyota Camrys.

Regulators say there could be an issue with power-assisted brakes at times in the gas-electric hybrids. This causes the driver to need more pressure on the pedal to stop the car.

The probe covers about 30,000 of the midsize cars from the 2007 and 2008 model years.

There have been nearly 60 complaints about intermittent loss of power-brake assist, a problem that happens without warning.

Two crashes have been reported but no injuries.  

Investigators will try to find the cause and determine if the cars should be recalled.

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