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TOYOTA HIGHLANDER Problems with Vehicle Speed Control

 
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2009 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2009 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER. 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 2009 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER 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 (100 Complaints)
Date reported May 13, 2019
Location WHITE MARSH, MD
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation
Vehicle 2009 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER
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 2009 TOYOTA HIGHLANDER. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE ATTEMPTING TO PARK, THE VEHICLE INDEPENDENTLY ACCELERATED. THE CONTACT STATED THAT THE BRAKE PEDAL WAS DEPRESSED BUT FAILED TO STOP THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE CRASHED BETWEEN A BUILDING AND PYLON. THE CONTACT STATED THAT IT WAS DIFFICULT TO EXIT THE VEHICLE. THE VEHICLE HAD TO BE WINCHED OUT OF WHERE IT WAS LODGED. THERE WAS DAMAGE TO THE VEHICLE AND THE BUILDING. A POLICE REPORT WAS FILED. THE CONTACT SUSTAINED A BRUISE TO THE RIGHT ARM HOWEVER, MEDICAL ATTENTION WAS NOT SOUGHT. THE VEHICLE WAS TOWED TO A TOW LOT. GEICO INSURANCE COMPANY AND A REPRESENTATIVE FROM THOMPSON TOYOTA (1101 BUSINESS CENTER WAY, EDGEWOOD, MD 21040, (410) 679-1500) WAS SCHEDULED TO INSPECT AND INVESTIGATE THE CAUSE OF THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT INCLUDED IN NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 10V023000 (VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL). THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOT CONTACTED OR NOTIFIED OF THE FAILURE. THE APPROXIMATE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 189,000.

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