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TOYOTA PRIUS Problems with Vehicle Speed Control

 
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2009 TOYOTA PRIUS Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2009 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 2009 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 (439 Complaints)
Date reported Oct 23, 2009
Location BONDURANT , ID
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Hybrid Electric
Occurences 1
Crash involved Y
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
All Complaints

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS. WHILE APPLYING PRESSURE TO THE BRAKE PEDAL AT 10-15 MPH, THE VEHICLE FORCEFULLY SURGED FORWARD. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER FOR INSPECTION. THE TECHNICIAN WAS UNABLE TO DUPLICATE THE FAILURE. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE AUTHORIZED DEALER ON A SEPARATE OCCASION FOR THE IDENTICAL FAILURE WHICH THERE WAS NO RESOLUTION. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 5,000. THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS 10,000. THE VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER WAS UNAVAILABLE. UPDATED 2/26/10 THE CONSUMER STATED THE VEHICLE WOULD SURGE AT TIMES UPON STARTING THE ENGINE. IT WOULD ALSO LURCH WHILE IN PARK. THE CONSUMER STATED THERE WERE 2 INCIDENTS WHERE HER FOOT WAS STILL ON THE BRAKE AND THE VEHICLE ACCELERATED WHICH CAUSED 2 MINOR ACCIDENTS. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO THE DEALER FOR ELECTRICAL AND BRAKE WORK. HOWEVER THE VEHICLE CONTINUED TO SURGE WHEN STARTED INTERMITTENTLY. UPDATED 08/24/10

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