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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 (1836 Complaints)
Date reported Nov 15, 2010
Location ASHEVILLE, NC
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2007 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved Y
Injuries 1
Deaths 0
Source Email
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THE CONTACT OWNS A 2007 TOYOTA PRIUS. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE DRIVING 2 MPH, THE VEHICLE ABNORMALLY ACCELERATED. THE CONTACT WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE UNINTENDED ACCELERATION AS THE VEHICLE PROCEEDED OVER A SLAB OF CONCRETE BARRIERS AND CRASHED INTO THE BRICK WALL OF A BUILDING. THE AIR BAGS DID NOT DEPLOY AND THE CONTACT SUSTAINED MODERATE INJURIES. A POLICE REPORT WAS AVAILABLE. THE VEHICLE WAS PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED UNDER NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID NUMBER: 09V388000 (VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL: ACCELERATOR PEDAL) PRIOR TO THE CRASH. THE CONTACT CALLED THE MANUFACTURER AND WAS AWAITING A RESPONSE. THE CURRENT AND FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 17,000.

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