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Toyota Woes Continue With Prius Brake Investigation

Toyota Woes Continue With Prius Brake Investigation

Just as Toyota begins to impliment repairs to address issues with the accelerator pedal in a number of Toyota models, the National Highway Traffic Safety Admininstration (NHTSA) announced it is opening a formal investigation of the 2010 Toyota Prius to look into allegations of momentary loss of braking capability while traveling over an uneven road surface, pothole or bump.
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Toyota Announces Plan to Fix Accelerator Pedals

Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. announced Feb. 1, 2010 that repairs will begin this week to reinforce the accelerator pedals on previously recalled vehicles.  The repair is designed to eliminate excess friction that Toyota believes caused accelerator pedals to stick in some instances. Toyota also announced that they have a solution for vehicles in production. Production of vehicles affected by the [...]

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