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article imageToyota's Run Away Acceleration Problem Still Unresolved

By Jay Hova     Nov 21, 2009 in World
In the recent 3.8 million car recall of Toyota had over 2,000 cases where Toyota owners experienced severe problems of their cars randomly accelerating to high speeds of 100MPH without any warning or reason causing many accidents and even deaths.
Recently ABC's Nightline program did a story on Toyota's recent recall of 3.8 million cars. The story indicates that there has been over 2,000 cases reported where Toyota car owners complained of their cars randomly accelerating to high speeds of 100MPH with out any warning, reasoning, or way of controlling the dangerous problem. ABC News
Toyota insisted that the problems were caused by over sized floor mats getting caught on the gas pedal but many Toyota owners are not satisfied with that explanation and feel that there must be some sort of computer chip error for a significant amount of Toyota car functions are operated by computer technology.
Toyota executive Bob Daily released the following statement: "Some news reports suggest there may be other causes of unintended acceleration, speculating about electronic engine control systems, braking performance or electro-magnetic interference among other theories. There is no evidence to support these theories."
The following is a total list of cars affected by the recall according to US Recall News:
Toyota and Lexus vehicles affected:
■2005-2010 Avalon
■2007-2010 Camry
■2007-2010 ES 350
■2006-2010 IS 250 and IS350
■2005-2010 Tacoma
■2007-2010 Tundra
■2004-2009 Prius
According to the ABC Nightline program if you are experiencing this dangerous problem of spontaneous high speed acceleration you are to right away slam hard on your breaks (not pumping them repeatedly for that will cause your breaks to become useless) but slamming hard on the break pedal and then you must switch your gear from drive to neutral. This should be the proper way to neutralize the problem.
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