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Toyota disputes critic who blames electronics

Washington -- Toyota Motor Corp. plans to rebut claims that the electronics of its cars and trucks are to blame for unwanted acceleration problems that are behind the recall of more than eight million vehicles.


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post #2 of 13 Old 03-08-2010, 02:17 PM
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Of course Toyota will do this, because they are afraid to admit the truth.

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I guess they hope the problem will just go away. If replacing the floor mats, replacing the accelerator pedals, blaming the drivers didn't fix it, what else is there left to consider as a cause? It's logical deduction baby!

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i'm hoping this backfires on them and just makes them look worse



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Toyota has no idea what they're doing. It seems like all these "fixes" so far have been nothing more than trial-and-error. Floormats didn't work, maybe it's the accelerator pedal. Oops, people are saying that didn't fix it either, what else can we blame now?


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that's why i have been hesitant in buying a car with everything electronic. my 98 dakota still has a lot of mechanical gadgets, and is easy to work on. there is a lot of electronics on the new camaro, but not too much like a toyoDUH!

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Toyota is all lies when it comes to safety.
They want everyone to think that they have safety as a priority.

In reality, #1 priority at Toyota right now is to make this problem go away, and it doesn't matter how.
Heck, look at their new commercials - they want people to think it's over.

They're on a slippery slope.
If they don't get their act together soon, this thing is gonna snowball and fast.
It really could cause them to go bankrupt, and it would serve them right.

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http://www.nbcsandiego.com/news/loca...-86965487.html

Runaway Prius Owner Says He Was Told Car Wasn't Recalled



This happened yesterday I think, after Toyota annouced it had everything fixed.

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^ yeah i saw that this morning too.



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^ yeah i saw that this morning too.
I guess there investigation has now turned into another large recall.
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