Saturday, January 23, 2010

Toyota will repair two million defective vehicles

  Toyota Company announced the recall of 2.3 million vehicles in the United States to eliminate the defect drive the gas pedal. Because of it eventually becomes difficult to press the accelerator, he slowly returns to its original position or, at worst, stuck in a depressed state. Under the action of service campaign covered cars Toyota RAV4, Corolla, Matrix, Avalon, Camry, Highlander, Tundra and Sequoia, were released from 2005 to 2010.

  Last fall, the Japanese automaker has recalled to the U.S. 3.8 million cars, Lexus and Toyota. The action was initiated because of complaints of drivers to the fact that in some situations rug in front of the driver's seat could block the gas pedal. Then in the list of recall to hit eight models 2004 - 2010 years of manufacture, of which three vehicles - Avalon, Camry and Tundra - and subject to the new service campaign. In Toyota noted that this time the tip is not associated with defective mats and started to repair is the mechanism driving the gas pedal.

  As reported previously, to address a blocked accelerator company intends to establish Toyota cars special electronic protective system, which will turn off the engine if the sensors record the force on the brake pedal, but the slowdown does not occur. At the same time in order to install such a system is made possible, the manufacturer will have to upgrade plant equipment, but this is expected to occur only at the end of 2010.

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