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$1,200,000,000.00 fine for TM.

Discussion in 'General Automotive' started by Joe D, Mar 19, 2014.

  1. Mar 19, 2014 at 5:41 PM
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    BamaToy1997

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    I have to say that this BS with the ignition switch has me scratching my head. It's just like the floormat thing. You shouldn't have 20 pounds of key rings and 50 keys on a single keyring in the first place!
     
  2. Mar 19, 2014 at 5:47 PM
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    Toyo made $5.2B, yes billion in the 4th quarter of last year.... profit....
    Profit before people is what one article said, quoting the judge or politician...
    They lost a civil suit that was about electronic issues that caused some of these issues...
    TBD, this is just gettin going....
     
  3. Mar 19, 2014 at 6:01 PM
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    ABA180

    ABA180 It burns when I pee....

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    You'd be surprised. When I was 19, my '84 Camaro had a stuck throttle at WOT or damn close. I was standing on the brake with both feet and barely slowing it at all unless I threw it in neutral. I only dared do that for a second or 2 because I was trying not to blow the engine as well. Fortunately it was a late night and no traffic but ugh..
     
  4. Mar 20, 2014 at 2:37 AM
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  5. Mar 25, 2014 at 11:44 AM
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  6. Mar 25, 2014 at 12:11 PM
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    Only once? Geez. I've had the throttle stick WOT half a dozen times on me. A dodge diesel did it the other day. Sounded good but wasn't very good. Just popped it into neutral and shut it off.
     
  7. Mar 25, 2014 at 12:43 PM
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  8. Mar 25, 2014 at 12:55 PM
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    HA! I take her out to dinner to.
     
  9. Mar 25, 2014 at 12:58 PM
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    Thank U so much Sir:rolleyes: but I sill don't know how 2 get my check $$$
     
  10. Mar 25, 2014 at 1:05 PM
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    I drive the road that he dies on twice a week at least, honestly there's no reason he couldn't have put it in neutral and been 100% safe, it's a long downhill stretch that's fairly straight.
    Hell, he probably could've shut off the engine, turn the key back to run (so the steering wouldn't lock) and use the E-brake to slow down safely.
     
  11. Mar 25, 2014 at 1:06 PM
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    I replied to the notice I received in the mail. Filled it out and sent it in.
     
  12. Mar 25, 2014 at 1:11 PM
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    Where's my damn notice:confused: I hope she didn't think it was junk mail :(
     
  13. Mar 25, 2014 at 1:15 PM
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    Just wondering could it have been one of those key less ignitions - I don't even know what that is but she says that's why they didn't shut it off - sounds better 2 me then just being stupid.
     
  14. Mar 25, 2014 at 1:17 PM
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    I thought it was shit mail.

    I read thru it for the hell of it and then said...HMMM........might as well give it a shot. Worked.
     
  15. Mar 25, 2014 at 1:48 PM
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    He could've put it in neutral and let the rev limiter do its job :notsure:

    Only thing I know is we're playing armchair quarterback and the only way to know for sure what we would do is get put in that situation.
     
  16. Mar 25, 2014 at 1:54 PM
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    Well she said she didn't thro out the shit mail. What's the $125 for ? Maybe I'll just call Toyota and see if I can sign up.:D
     
  17. Mar 25, 2014 at 1:56 PM
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    Its a ploy by the government to distract the public from GM's failures. Simple as that. The government is the biggest shareholder of GM! (In one way or another)
     
  18. Mar 25, 2014 at 2:36 PM
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    Interesting concept. Didn't they fine GM a little:confused:
     
  19. Mar 25, 2014 at 2:39 PM
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  20. Mar 25, 2014 at 8:12 PM
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    I got way more than that.

    YMMV of course, but I was pretty happy with it.
     
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