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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 Feb 03, 2010
Location FOUNTAIN VALLEY, CA
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Manual
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Hybrid Electric
Occurences 1
Crash involved Y
Injuries 3
Deaths 0
Source Email
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THE CONTACT OWNS A 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS. THE CONTACT WAS DRIVING THE VEHICLE AT APPROX 10 MPH, THE VEHICLE SUDDENLY ACCELERATED AS THE DRIVER'S FOOT WAS ON THE BRAKE TRYING TO SLOW DOWN. THE VEHICLE IN FRONT WAS REAR ENDED BUT THE VEHICLE STILL DID NOT STOP ACCELERATING SO THE DRIVER SWERVED AND HIT A SIGN. THERE WERE NO INJURIES REPORTED AT THE SCENE, BUT AFTER 3 PEOPLE IN THE OTHER VEHICLE REPORTED INJURIES. A POLICE REPORT WAS TAKEN AT THE SCENE. THE CONTACT TOOK THE VEHICLE TO THE DEALERSHIP AFTER THE BODY REPAIRS WERE DONE AND THE DEALER INSPECTED THE VEHICLE. HE WAS INFORMED THAT THEY COULD FIND NOTHING WRONG WITH THE VEHICLE. HE CALLED THE MANUFACTURER AND REPORTED THE PROBLEM. HE WAS STILL AWAITING A RESPONSE AT THE TIME OF THE COMPLAINT. THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 14,000. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 5,000. UPDATED 03/12/10. UPDATED 09/30/10

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