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TOYOTA PRIUS Problems with Engine

 
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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 (2269 Complaints)
Date reported May 28, 2014
Location MADISON, WI
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Corporation
Vehicle 2010 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Not Specified
Fuel type Hybrid Electric
Occurences 2
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source NHTSA Website
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Complaint - Engine

TWO OCCURRENCES. WAS DRIVING 65 MPH WHEN SUDDENLY CAR BEGAN TO LOSE POWER. WAS UNABLE TO REGAIN ANY POWER BUT WAS ABLE TO COAST TO STOP ON SHOULDER. PRESSED THE ON/OFF BUTTON TO OFF. WAITED A FEW SECONDS AND PUSHED IT ON. WAS THEN ABLE TO DRIVE AGAIN. HOWEVER ABOUT 3 MILES LATER AT 25 MPH THE SAME THING HAPPENED. BOTH SITUATIONS OCCURRED DURING A TURN WITH AN UPHILL GRADE. FIRST TIME THE GRADE CHANGE WAS V.GRADUAL THE SECOND TIME MUCH MORE ABRUPT. NO SUCH PROBLEMS THE PREVIOUS YEAR WE HAVE OWNED THE CAR. DEALER SAID NO CODES WERE FOUND DURING A SCAN.

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