Toyota recalls three Camry models

Toyota will recall three models of its popular family car amid fears that a defective fuel line could leak petrol.

Owners of the Camry, Camry Hybrid and Aurion models built between October 2011 and July 2012 have been asked to contact a Toyota dealer as soon as possible to arrange an inspection.

Almost 20,000 vehicles are affected in Australia.

Toyota said the potential defect could have arisen during the manufacturing process.

"There is a possibility that the fuel hose that connects the main fuel supply line to the engine may have become wrinkled during connector insertion," it said in a statement on Thursday.

"In some cases this could result in a small hole in the fuel hose which may allow fuel to leak."

Three such cases have been reported so far in Australia.

Letters will be sent to all affected owners asking them to make an appointment with a Toyota dealer.

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