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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 Jul 28, 2010
Location PRINCETON, KY
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved Y
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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THE CONTACT OWNED A 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS. THE CONTACT STATED THAT WHILE ATTEMPTING TO PARK, THE VEHICLE ABNORMALLY ACCELERATED AT A RAPID RATE OF SPEED. THE CONTACT WAS UNABLE TO STOP THE VEHICLE AND CRASHED INTO A BRICK WALL. THE CONTACT WAS UNINJURED. A POLICE REPORT WAS AVAILABLE. THE VEHICLE WAS REPAIRED BY THE DEALER HOWEVER, THE CONTACT DID NOT FEEL SAFE DRIVING THE VEHICLE AND TRADED THE VEHICLE FOR ANOTHER. SHE STATED SHE HAD EXPERIENCED NUMEROUS UNINTENDED ACCELERATION INCIDENTS PRIOR TO THE CRASH. THE CONTACT CALLED THE MANUFACTURER WHO INSPECTED THE VEHICLE BUT OFFERED NO FURTHER ASSISTANCE. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 20,001 AND THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 20,045.

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