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TOYOTA PRIUS Problems with Unknown Or Other

 
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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 (2345 Complaints)
Date reported Apr 01, 2010
Location TOLUCA, IL
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2010 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Automatic
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Hybrid Electric
Occurences 2
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Unknown Or Other

TL CONTACT OWNS A 2010 TOYOTA PRIUS HYBRID. THE CONTACT WAS DRIVING 30 MPH WHEN HE PULLED THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER UP TO INCREASE THE SPEED, THE STEERING WHEEL WOULD TURN LEFT AND WHEN HE PULLED THE LEVER DOWN TO DECREASE SPEED, THE STEERING WHEEL WOULD TURN TO THE RIGHT. HE TOOK THE VEHICLE TO THE DEALER WHO ADVISED HIM TO HOLD THE STEERING WHEEL TIGHT WHEN INCREASING OR DECREASING THE CRUISE CONTROL SPEED AND IT WOULD NOT MOVE. THE CONTACT WAS CONCERNED THAT HE HAD TO HOLD THE STEERING WHEEL TIGHTER THAN NORMAL AT ALL TIMES. HE CALLED THE MANUFACTURER AND WAS INSTRUCTED TO TAKE THE VEHICLE BACK TO THE DEALER. WHEN HE TOOK THE VEHICLE BACK TO THE DEALER, THEY INFORMED HIM THAT THE FAILURE COULD NOT BE DUPLICATED. THE FAILURE MILEAGE WAS 5. THE CURRENT MILEAGE WAS APPROXIMATELY 7,000. UPDATED 05/24/10 THE CONSUMER WAS TOLD TO HAVE A FIRM GRIP ON THE STEERING WHEEL WHEN USING THE CRUISE CONTROL TO ADJUST OR SET THE SPEED OF THE VEHICLE. THE CONSUMER STATED THE STEERING WAS AFFECTED WHENEVER HE ADJUSTED THE CRUISE CONTROL LEVER MECHANISM. UPDATED 06/01/10.

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