Toyota continues and adds to their long list of recalls, this week, adding their hybrid masterpiece, the Prius, to that list. Toyota’s been catching a ton of heat lately, and things are only going to get worse for the Japanese automaker. The Toyota Prius recall could very well be the nail in the coffin for Toyota if it is proven that they were negligent once again….
Toyota, earlier in the year, has issued 2.3 million recalls. Most of the vehicles were Corollas, and a good amount were Camrys. The majority of the problems revolved around the accelerator pedals getting stuck on the carpet/floor mat, thus causing the car to accelerate more than the driver is trying to.
The Toyota Prius recall is of a different nature. Drivers are noticing an inconsistent brake feel when going over bumpy roads, slippery roads, or roads with potholes. Therefore, if you are driving your car on the Belt Parkway in Brooklyn, good luck…..
How has the car company with the most solid reputation for reliability and safety quickly turned into a company that is about as qualitatively sounds as General Motors? Who knows…..Recently, I was with my mom at an autobody repair shop, to pick up her FX 35. We began talking to the owner of the facility about the Camry, considering that we’ve had 3 of them, and still have one. He told us that he started hearing about these complaints a few years ago when Toyota decided to get rid of the pull cable throttle and decided to replace it with electronic drive by wire throttle. Is this the cause of most of their problems? Could be……
Written By: The Sherwinator