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TOYOTA PRIUS Problems with Service Brakes Air

 
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2010 TOYOTA PRIUS Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2010 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 2010 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 (2225 Complaints)
Date reported Feb 08, 2010
Location PHILADELPHIA, PA
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2010 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Not Specified
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
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Complaint - Service Brakes Air

I HAVE BEEN HAVING BRAKING FAILURE SINCE THE FIRST WEEK I BROUGHT THE CAR HOME. I COMPLAINED ABOUT IT TO TOYOTA ARDMORE, WHERE I HAD BOUGHT THE CAR, AND ASKED THEM TO CHECK IT OUT. SPECIFICALLY, I FOUND IT DIFFICULT TO BRAKE ON WET SURFACES AFTER RAIN. BECAUSE I WAS BRINGING THE CAR IN THE FIRST WEEK I TOOK POSSESSION FOR ANOTHER ISSUE, I WAS TOLD THIS WOULD BE LOOKED INTO. AFTERWARD, I WAS TOLD THERE WAS NO PROBLEM. BUT THE ISSUE OF FAULTY BRAKING CONTINUED. MY SON WAS DRIVING THE CAR AND HIT A POTHOLE AND FOUND IT DIFFICULT TO REGAIN CONTROL OF THE CAR. THIS PAST WEEK WITH MAJOR SNOWFALL IN THE PHILADELPHIA REGION, THE CAR HAS BECOME VIRTUALLY UNDRIVABLE. IT HITS ICY PATCHES AND SKIDS FORWARD WHEN WE TRY TO BRAKE. I HAVE TWO ADDITIONAL MESSAGES WITH TOYOTA ARDMORE ASKING THEM TO ADDRESS THIS PROBLEM. I HAVE NOT YET HEARD BACK FROM THE,

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