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    Report: Toyota warned dealers with floormat TSB back in 2007
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    Toyota announced an all out recall of both floor mats and accelerator pedals beginning in late 2009, but the issue was clearly known by the company years prior. Recent reports indicated that the automaker was well aware of floor mat-related issues dating back to early 2007. Not only was the ...

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    BREAKING: Toyota temporarily halts sales of selected models *UPDATED
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    var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/Toyota_temporarily_halts_sales_of_selected_models'; Toyota has announced that it will halt sales of eight models due to its ongoing problems with unintended acceleration. At issue are accelerator pedal mechanisms that could get stuck in the open position ...

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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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    Toyota responds to L.A. Times article
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    You know what they say about life at the top... Toyota will probably add a few more bittersweet reminiscences to that pile of axioms once it recovers from the beating it's currently taking. The automaker has responded to the recent Los Angeles Times article concerning its safety record by ...

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    LA Times details Toyota history of concealing safety issues
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    The unintended acceleration issue has reached critical mass for Toyota, but is it an isolated incident for an automaker with an otherwise stellar record for being frank with its customers? A recent investigation by the Los Angeles Times shows that Toyota may have concealed safety issues on ...

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    REPORT: Toyota may offer to fix 4 million accelerator pedals
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    While Toyota maintains its position that recent accelerator issues have only to do with floor mats, the company has reportedly agreed to "make changes to gas pedals in certain U.S. models under an agreement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration." That means that 3.8 million ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #152 - Paukert enhanced!
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    Click above for the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes, RSS or listen now!
    The usual suspects of Chris, Sam, and Dan are joined this week by Autoblog Editor Extraordinaire Chris Paukert. It's a packed 'cast, starting with the apparent go-ahead of the Cadillac Converj. The future of the Dodge Viper ...

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    Class action suit filed against Toyota over sudden acceleration claims
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    Following a statement from the DOT and NHTSA asserting that the unintended acceleration issue potentially involving millions of Toyota vehicles is "not closed," McCuneWright, LLP, a law firm in Southern California, has filed a national class action lawsuit on behalf of all Toyota and Lexus owners ...

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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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    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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    Toyota recalling 3.8M vehicles over floormats, its largest ever in U.S.
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    The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration has just issued a safety alert to owners of particular Toyota and Lexus models from 2004-2010 (see list below) that will soon involve a full recall of some 3.8 million vehicles. The issue involves a nagging problem Toyota has had with floor ...

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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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