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TOYOTA PRIUS Problems with Service Brakes Hydraulic

 
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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 04, 2010
Location TRUMANSBURG, NY
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Hybrid Electric
Occurences 1
Crash involved Y
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Consumer Letter
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THE CONTACT OWNS A 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS. THE CONTACT STATED WHILE DRIVING AT 45 MPH HE HAD TO BRAKE HARD AND FAST. THE VEHICLE SLOWED DOWN BUT CRASHED INTO A TRUCK. THE CONTACT STATED THE VEHICLE WAS TOTALED. UPDATED 04/28/10. THE CONSUMER STATED HE NEVER FELT THE ABS ACTIVATE. UPDATED 02/24/10. UPDATED 3/8/10 THE CONSUMER STATED HE DID NOT HEAR THE ANTI-LOCK SYSTEM SOUND OR FEEL THE USUAL BRAKE PEDAL VIBRATION. THE VEHICLE SLOWED INITIALLY, THEN DECELERATION BEGAN WITH NO LOCK UP OF TIRES AND NO APPARENT ANTI-LOCK SYSTEM ENGAGEMENT. THE ACCIDENT WAS DUE TO THE VEHICLES FAILURE TO STOP AS EXPECTED. UPDATED 05/11/10.

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