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Toyota Will Fix or Replace 4 Million Accelerator Pedals

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posted on Nov, 25 2009 @ 10:58 AM
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Toyota Will Fix or Replace 4 Million Accelerator Pedals


www.nytimes.com

The Toyota Motor Corporation said Wednesday that it would fix or replace the accelerator pedals of 4 million vehicles to resolve a widespread problem with unintended acceleration that has stripped some of the luster off the carmaker’s reputation for safety and reliability.

The recall, Toyota’s largest ever, covers slightly less than half of the cars and trucks that the company sold in the United States over the last several years.
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[edit on 2009/11/25 by GradyPhilpott]




posted on Nov, 25 2009 @ 10:58 AM
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This has been a real thorn in the flesh for Toyota, especially given their long history of quality and reliability. However, this is not the first of their problems. About a year ago, Consumer Reports removed Toyota from their automatic recommendation list for new models, because of other reliability issues.

This problem however has caused several accidents and several needless deaths.

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