* Recalls include 2.47 mln vehicles in the U.S.
* Vitz, Yaris, and Corolla models included in recalls
* No accidents, deaths or injuries reported-spokeswoman
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TOKYO, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Japan's Toyota Motor Corpwill voluntarily recall 7.4 million vehicles globally, includingcertain Vitz, Yaris and Corolla models, due to malfunctioningpower window switches, the company said on Wednesday.
The firm will recall 2.47 million vehicles in the UnitedStates, as well as 1.40 million vehicles in China and 1.39million vehicles in Europe, making it the biggest single recallsince Ford Motor Co pulled back 7.9 million vehicles in1996.
The recall comes a day after Toyota reported its sales fell48.9 percent year-on-year in China in September. Japanese carbrands have suffered as a result of an outbreak of anti-Japansentiment in China in response to a territorial dispute betweenthe two countries.
In Japan, Toyota is recalling about 459,300 vehicles,including the Vitz, produced between 2006 and 2008.
The firm is also recalling 650,000 vehicles in Australia andAsia, 490,000 vehicles in the Near and Middle East, 240,000vehicles in Canada and 330,000 vehicles elsewhere, said ShinoYamada, a spokeswoman for Toyota.
The vehicles recalled outside of Japan include certainmodels of the Yaris, Vios, Corolla, Matrix, Auris, Camry, RAV4,Highlander, Tundra, Sequoia, xB and xD produced between 2005 and2010.
No accidents, injuries or deaths have been reported as aresult of the window problem, Yamada said.
Shares in Toyota ended down 1.90 percent, while the Nikkeiindex fell 1.98 percent.
(Reporting by Yoko Kubota; Editing by Daniel Magnowski)
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