Toyota floor mat recall

 
Toyota Recall Recap: Floormats, Sticky Pedals, AND User Error

Toyota Recall Recap: Floormats, Sticky Pedals, AND User Error

Let's recap. After 18 months, recalls totaling 9 million Toyota, Lexus, and Pontiac models, and investigations by Toyota, Congress, NASA, and the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) unit ... what have we learned? (1) A few accelerator pedals... read more

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2008 Toyota Prius

Those Two So-Called Runaway Prius Cases? Cars Not At Fault

We thought we should provide a short update on two highly publicized so-called "runaway Toyota Prius" cases, one in San Diego and one in Harrison, New York. The reputed... read more March 22, 2010 by 1


 
2005 Toyota Prius

The Punching Bag Hits Back: Prius Crash Was Driver Error, Toyota Says

Few automotive engineers believe in so-called "sudden acceleration". But until recently, there's been no way to determine what a driver what doing when he (or she) swears... read more March 19, 2010 by 50


 
2008 Toyota Prius

The Strange Saga of Sikes and His Suddenly Accelerating Prius

As we've noted before, so-called sudden acceleration is a confusing, messy, and very uncertain subject. Now a certain San Diego citizen seems to be caught in the cross-hairs... read more March 16, 2010 by 3


 
2010 Toyota Prius side

2010 Toyota Prius Reigns As Japan Sales Champ Despite Recalls

Unlike some of its Toyota brethren, the 2010 Prius hybrid was never pulled off sale due to recalls. But U.S. sales fell 6.1% in February anyway, against the previous month... read more March 12, 2010 by 1


 
2008 Toyota Prius Touring

2004-2009 Toyota Prius Recall Will Reshape Accelerator Pedal

Owners of Toyota's iconic Prius hybrid model who thought they'd escaped the rash of Toyota recalls need to think again. The company is working on a fix to reshape accelerator... read more March 9, 2010 by 16


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius Recall Guide: Sudden Acceleration & Brake Safety

With news this morning of yet another potential Toyota safety problem (steering in 2009 and 2010 Corolla models), it's increasingly hard to keep track of which models are... read more February 9, 2010 by 8


 
2010 Toyota Prius

RECALL: 2010 Toyota Prius, Lexus HS250h For ABS Software Update

As expected, Toyota has announced a recall for its 2010 Toyota Prius and 2010 Lexus HS 250h models to update the anti-lock braking system (ABS) software. The new software... read more February 9, 2010 by 2


 
2010 Toyota Prius 5dr HB II (Natl) Angular Front Exterior View

UPDATE: Braking Issue In 2010 Toyota Prius Hybrid, Recall TBD

UPDATE: The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened a formal inquiry into the brakes of the 2010 Toyota Prius hybrid. It has now received 124... read more February 4, 2010 by 7


 
2010 Toyota Prius 5dr HB II (Natl) Grille

UPDATE: Toyota Admits Braking Problems, On 2010 Prius Only

Things are moving fast in the land of Toyota safety issues and recalls. Yesterday, we told you that the 2010 Toyota Prius was being investigated for braking problems in... read more February 4, 2010 by 0


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Is Woz's Prius Acceleration Just Toyota's Wacky Adaptive Cruise?

UPDATE, February 8, 2009: Speaking in a sort-of-webchat on Digg, Toyota president Jim Lentz said of the Woz complaint, "We are working with him on the operation of the cruise... read more February 3, 2010 by 16


 
2010 Toyota Prius

2010 Toyota Prius Investigated In Japan For Braking Problems

Citing allegations of braking loss or slippage, Japan's Ministry of Transportation ordered Toyota to launch an investigation into possible brake problems in the new 2010... read more February 3, 2010 by 2


 
2008 Honda Fit Sport

2007 and 2008 Honda Fit Recalled For Potential Fire Hazard

We've always been big fans of the Honda Fit subcompact hatchback, with fuel economy ratings of 28 mpg city, 35 mpg highway for the five-speed manual model. In its review of... read more February 1, 2010 by 3


 
2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota and Lexus Recalls: Is Your Hybrid Affected?

So much has happened around the Toyota and Lexus accelerator safety recalls over the last week that it's hard to keep it all straight. So we're taking our first stab at it by... read more January 29, 2010 by 6


 
Wrecked Toyota Prius owned by Elizabeth James, photo by Ted James, from Houston Press

Most Popular Prius Posts for November: The Recalls Have It

Ack! It's December! Wha'ppened? Well, to avoid thoughts of the holiday shopping you haven't done yet, here are the most popular posts of the past 30 days on... read more December 1, 2009 by 4


 
Loose all-weather floor mat jams accelerator pedal. Photo: NHTSA

Most Popular Prius Posts for October: Floor Mat Recall

It's the end of October, but we'll spare you the lame Halloween jokes and dive directly into the most popular posts of the month on AllAboutPrius.com. Just like the month... read more October 31, 2009 by 1


 

 
 

 
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