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TOYOTA PRIUS Problems with Hybrid Propulsion System, Power Train

 
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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 (2208 Complaints)
Date reported May 13, 2014
Location SANTA CLARA, CA
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
All Complaints

MAKING A RIGHT TURN AT 15 MPH AND UPON PRESSING GAS PEDAL TO ACCELERATE AFTER COMPLETING TURN, POWER IS REDUCED TO 'LIMP HOME MODE' AT 10 MPH. CHECK HYBRID SYSTEM MESSAGE APPEARS ON CENTER CONSOLE. 1 MILE LATER THE VEHICLE LOSES ALL POWER AND WILL NOT RESTART. EMERGENCY TOWED TO NEAREST TOYOTA DEALERSHIP. INVERTER ON BACKORDER FROM LOS ANGELES WAREHOUSE AND ESTIMATE IS 3 WEEKS TO REPLACE. RETAIL PRICE OF INVERTER PLUS LABOR AND RENTAL CAR EXPENSES ALL COVERED UNDER WARRANTY IS ABOUT $11,000 USD. TOYOTA HAS BEEN EXEMPLARY IN THIS ORDEAL AND TAKING CARE OF THE CUSTOMER. THIS IS A HEADS UP TO OTHER OWNERS OF INVERTER RELATED TO RECALL: RECALL SUBJECT : INVERTER FAILURE MAY CAUSE HYBRID VEHICLE TO STALL REPORT RECEIPT DATE: FEB 12, 2014 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 14V053000 COMPONENT(S): HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM.

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