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TOYOTA PRIUS Problems with Vehicle Speed Control

 
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2007 TOYOTA PRIUS Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2007 TOYOTA PRIUS. These complaints & problems includes information received by NHTSA from consumers either directly or as recorded by the Vehicle Safety Hotline. This information may be used by NHTSA during the investigation process. You may file your own complaint for the 2007 TOYOTA PRIUS by calling the NHTSA Monday-Friday 8am to 8pm at (888) 327-4236, TTY: (800) 424-9153. You can also file your complaint online.

Vehicle Information (1840 Complaints)
Date reported Mar 17, 2010
Location SPRINGFIELD, VA
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2007 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved Y
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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THE CONTACT OWNS A 2007 TOYOTA PRIUS. WHILE TRAVELING AT SPEEDS OF 10 MPH ATTEMPTING TO PARK IN HER GARAGE, THE VEHICLE FAILED TO STOP WHEN THE BRAKES WERE APPLIED. THE VEHICLE CONTINUED TO ABNORMALLY ACCELERATE. THE BRAKE PEDAL FELL ONTO THE FLOOR BOARD AND WOULD NOT ENGAGE. THE VEHICLE PROCEEDED TO CRASH INTO THE GARAGE DOOR. THE DEALER ADVISED STATED THAT THERE WERE NO UNUSUAL FAILURES IN THE VEHICLE. THE MANUFACTURER CONFIRMED THAT THE VEHICLE WAS UNDER RECALL FOR DEFECTIVE FLOOR MATS BUT NOT FOR HER ACCELERATOR PEDAL. NO REPAIRS WERE MADE TO THE VEHICLE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 26,000 AND THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 27,000.

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