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TOYOTA PRIUS Problems with Electrical System

 
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2012 TOYOTA PRIUS Problems & Complaints

Read complaint(s) filed for the 2012 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 2012 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 (216 Complaints)
Date reported Sep 20, 2012
Location ANAHEIM, CA
Manufacturer TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
Vehicle 2012 TOYOTA PRIUS
Transmission Not Specified
Drivetrain Front Wheel Drive
Fuel type Hybrid Electric
Occurences 1
Crash involved N
Injuries 0
Deaths 0
Source Email
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Complaint - Electrical System

THE CONTACT OWNS A 2012 TOYOTA PRIUS. THE CONTACT STATED WHEN HER MOTHER WHOM HAS A PACEMAKER OCCUPIED THE VEHICLE, THE GAUGES WOULD MOVE INDEPENDENTLY AND THE VEHICLE WOULD NOT RESPOND. THE VEHICLE WOULD RETURN TO NORMAL FUNCTION WHENEVER HER MOTHER EXITED THE VEHICLE. THE CONTACT CHECKED THE OWNER'S MANUAL AND NOTICED THAT THERE WAS A SECTION THAT INDICATED THAT PERSONS WITH A PACEMAKER SHOULD NOT OPERATE THE VEHICLE. THE MANUFACTURER WAS NOTIFIED BUT STATED THAT THEY WERE UNAWARE OF ANY ISSUE REGARDING THE VEHICLE AND PACEMAKERS, AND OFFERED NO FURTHER ASSISTANCE. THE FAILURE AND CURRENT MILEAGES WERE 2,000. UPDATED 09-28-12 UPDATED 10/01/2012 UPDATED 6/13/13

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