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Report: Cosmic rays could be causing Toyota’s to suddenly accelerate

Its not Toyota's fault. Its who ever sent those dang cosmic rays to earth to destroy Toyota.

http://www.freep.com/article/2010031...g-Toyotas-woes


Federal regulators are looking into the fact whether Toyota’s unintended acceleration issues are being caused by cosmic rays – and no we’re not kidding. Radiation from space has long affected airplanes and space shuttles and is known for causing errors in computer systems.

It was recently reported that some consumers are still facing sudden acceleration issues even after their recalled vehicles have been fixed by Toyota dealerships.

The recent study of cosmic rays shows just how deep regulators are digging to solve the mystery of unintended accelerations in Toyotas.


The move comes after an anonymous tipster whose complaint prompted regulators to look at the issue said that the design of Toyota’s microprocessors, memory chips and software could make them vulnerable than those used by other automakers.

“I think it could be a real issue with Toyota,” Sung Chung, who runs a California testing firm, said. Toyota told the Free Press that its engine controls are “robust against this type of interference.”

We’ll find out soon enough.


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If this is true, that is RIDICULOUS!
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Rofl, Google "Tin foil hat" #1 the wikipedia on it is just hilarious in its own rite, but better yet go to images (from google search) and just look at the vast amounts of......well you'll get the picture...
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See, even God doesn't like it when you buy a Toyota.
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See it all adds up now, the govenment has modified the cops radar/lidar guns and the **** speed cameras to emit cosmic rays which inturn will drive down Toyota sales and increase the government backed U.S. auto makers shares. I wonder if there is a good looking aftermarket tin foil cover for the electronics on the camaro? (just incase they are non-discriminating cosmic rays)

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(just incase they are non-discriminating cosmic rays)
Cosmic rays never discriminate, they will go through anything in their way, and put a very tiny hole in it. Just ask any astronaut that's been in space for any length of time

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Cosmic rays never discriminate, they will go through anything in their way, and put a very tiny hole in it. Just ask any astronaut that's been in space for any length of time
Wow, maybe cosmic rays are what helps sell these things.

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