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    Video: San Diego 'runaway Prius' has media buzzing
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    Runaway Prius in San Diego – Click above to watch the video after the jump
    Both the second- and third-generation Prius are part of Toyota's massive recall – the former for floormat problems, the latter for braking issues – but a new incident from California has the automaker ...

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    House committee demands Toyota prove both recalls will fix all acceleration issues
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    Matt Lauer interviews Toyota President and COO Jim Lentz on the Today Show
    So which is it? Does Toyota really know what the fix is for the unintended acceleration problems or not? Apparently the U.S. House of Representatives wants a straight answer. It seems the House is a little upset with ...

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    Autoblog's Ultimate Toyota Recall Guide
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    Autoblog's Ultimate Toyota Recall Guide – Click above to view
    Recalls happen all the time in the auto industry. Some are glitches that affect things like window switches, radio buttons and seat recliners. Others, however, involve more complicated components that directly affect your safety ...

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    C/D does its own Toyota unintended acceleration tests, compares Camry with Infiniti, Roush?!
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    By this point, we are all familiar (if not overly familiar) with Toyota's troubles with floor mats, unintended acceleration, biggest-ever recall, etc. And if you're not familiar with Toyota's woes from reading this site, perhaps you've heard about Consumer Reports' investigation into ToMoCo's ...

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    REPORT: Prior driver of loaner Lexus in fatal crash told dealer of floormat issue
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    A few weeks ago, we learned that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ruled that the crash of a loaner Lexus ES350 that killed San Diego police officer Mark Saylor, his wife, 13-year-old daughter and brother in law was not just the result of an improper RX400h floor mat sticking the ...

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    BREAKING: Toyota to recall 3.8M vehicles to reshape and replace pedals
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    Toyota has announced that it will recall some 3.8 million cars and trucks to reshape and/or replace their accelerator pedals. The action is the result of fears that loose floormats may cause the accelerator pedal to stick, increasing the risk of an accident. The recall will be the largest in the ...

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    REPORT: Toyota execs deny cover-up after feds rebuke automaker over runaway car investigation
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    Remember Toyota's massive 3.8 million unit unintended acceleration recall that was attributed to pesky floor mats? It appears defective floor mats doesn't tell the whole story, as the Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration declared in a statement that ...

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    Consumer Reports sees what happens when your floor mat sticks
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    In the wake of Toyota's huge floor mat recall, theorists have come up with several survival strategies designed to overcome a throttle that's stuck wide-open. Putting some of these theories to the test – and debunking several myths in the process – is the team over at Consumer ...

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    REPORT: So-called "smart" gas pedals could counteract floor mat issues
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    Now that Toyota's massive 3.8 million-vehicle recall for floor mats with a mind of their own has got unintended acceleration on our brains, perhaps it would be a good time to take a look at ways to solve the potential problem once and for all. In contrast to Toyota's initial low-tech tie-wrap ...

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    Toyota's solution for troublesome floormats: Tie them down
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    Good news for those of you who happen to own a Toyota or Lexus vehicle sans floormats, as the Japanese automaker has reportedly come up with a solution to the 3.8 million-vehicle recall announced last week. We haven't reviewed the documentation ourselves, but it sounds as if the answer is to zip ...

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    Toyota floormat recall gets explained
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    Wondering what the deal is with all those potentially dangerous Toyota floormats? After all, just about every car sold in America is equipped with or at least offers optional floormats, sometimes with multiple choices. So, why are Toyota's mats being singled out? The short answer is because the ...

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    Wipe your feet: Toyota recalls 55,000 floor mats
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    Toyota plans to recall 55,000 all-weather floor mats that have been blamed for unintended acceleration in 40 complaint reports collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Owners who filed complaints reported their floor mats, which should normally be secured by clips, had ...

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