An eight-month investigation into brake problems with some older Toyota Camry gas-electric hybrids has been closed without a recall.

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An eight-month investigation into brake problems with some older Toyota Camry gas-electric hybrids has been closed without a recall.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began the probe in January after getting complaints of malfunctions that reduced power-assisted braking in 2007 and 2008 Camry hybrids. The probe covered about 100,000 cars.

A review of nearly 1,600 complaints and warranty claims found that in most cases, the cars warned drivers and there wasn’t a complete loss of power-assisted braking, the agency said in documents posted on its website Tuesday. Investigators drove the cars and found that they could be stopped with a reasonable increase in pedal pressure.

Fewer than 1 percent of the reports involved a complete brake loss, and that came only after a significant period of time with audible and visual warnings, the safety agency said.

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One crash and two injuries were reported, but the agency said the crash happened after the owner decided not to repair the problem.

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