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TOYOTA PRIUS Problems with Service Brakes

 
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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 10, 2019
Location HULL, MA
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation
Vehicle 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 0
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
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Complaint - Service Brakes

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2009 TOYOTA PRIUS. WHILE DRIVING 25 MPH, THE BRAKE PEDAL SEIZED WHEN IT WAS DEPRESSED AND ALL THE WARNING INDICATORS ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. THE CONTACT MANAGED TO PUMP THE BRAKE PEDAL THREE TIMES AND THE VEHICLE CAME TO A COMPLETE STOP. THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO AN INDEPENDENT MECHANIC WHO DIAGNOSED THAT THE BRAKE ASSEMBLY FAILED AND NEEDED TO BE REPLACED. THE FAILURE RECURRED AND THE VEHICLE WAS TAKEN TO TOYOTA OF BRAINTREE (210 UNION ST, BRAINTREE, MA 02184, (781) 848-9300). A SECOND DIAGNOSTIC TEST WAS CONDUCTED, WHICH RENDERED THE SAME OUTCOME. THE VEHICLE WAS NOT REPAIRED. THE MANUFACTURER WAS MADE AWARE OF THE FAILURE AND INFORMED THE CONTACT THAT THE VIN WAS NOT INCLUDED IN A RECALL. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 84,500.

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