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I think my gas pedal got stuck today

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by TacomaMan07, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. Sep 12, 2011 at 4:12 PM
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    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 41 Year Toyota Master/ASE Master Tech.

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    Chandler

    Here's the deal.
    It's up to you but I feel your info post is more than likely the way it happened.

    However.

    If you really want to pursue this and for a piece of mind then call your local dealer and tell them you think you had a "unintended acceleration".

    We take this very serious. When a vehicle comes in for this it's not a" yea right" and off you go. There is a shitload of paperwork that I need to do along with snapshot scans of your systems. then pictures. Checking brakes etc.sent all to Toyota with a case number. It's a big production with lots of questions you have to answer honestly. Don't move your mats or your junk on the floor or anything.

    BTW: Never have we seen anything mechanical or electrical to cause this.
    There are way to many backup systems to double check whats happening.

    I know you had the crap scared out of you and i feel for you.

    Hang in there.. :wave:
     
  2. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:31 PM
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    TacomaMan07

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    Okay. I appreciate it. It will have to be a week or two forsure. but How long does that whole process take? A few hours or what? Thanks a lot.
     
  3. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:36 PM
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    Good info!! [​IMG]
     
  4. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:43 PM
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    Tacoma Mike

    Tacoma Mike 41 Year Toyota Master/ASE Master Tech.

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    The best way for us honestly is if you could leave it for the morning or afternoon. The reason is between getting pics and the truck in etc it's a lot of things that need to happen. Plus calling toyota and talking on the phone.
    They will ask you about 10 or 12 questions. THey need time to check the truck over, get the readings from the truck, upload the documents to toyota.
    then call toyota. double check the readings. yada yada yada.. hehehe it's a big deal.
    But a few hours would be about right.
     
  5. Sep 12, 2011 at 5:52 PM
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    Well this sounds really odd, but i really dont want my parents to know about it. So could I go take it by myself, the truck is under my mom and dads name im sure? I called my brother(24) right after it happened and he said i probably shouldnt tell them because they wont believe me because ive lied twice about my truck getting damaged. Once i turned to sharp at night at dented up my door leaving a friends house(no i was not drunk or anything, just didnt look good) and the other was back in april when AL got hammered with tornadoes, i backed into a tree leaving for home when the torando sirens went off and i told them it was "storm damage" lol but it kinda was lol. But as you can see, there is a good chance they wont believe thats what really happened, but maybe they will because there was no damage.
     
  6. Sep 12, 2011 at 6:09 PM
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    Be that is it may in your previous adventures, I'm not going to judge.
    But YOU would have to be the one talked to at the dealership because it happened to you. What ever you decide to do I'll help you from here. But remember it's not your truck but you have the responsibility to inform your parents of something like this. If you think you got your foot stuck then that's it. I can't tell you what to do but the procedure is there to be used if necessary.
     
  7. Sep 12, 2011 at 7:54 PM
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    well this was certainly a fun read :rofl:
     
  8. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:00 PM
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    i was thinkin the same thing earlier haha:cheers: just glad someone enjoyed my rant and all. :eek:
     
  9. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:07 PM
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    So are you going to confront Toyota?
     
  10. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:10 PM
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    im suing.... lol just kidding. But i will probably take it the next time i go to my dads. So probably next weekend, the 24th i think? I will probably drop it off that mornin then go to Blazer day!!!! (Univ of Ala. in Birmingham) lol
     
  11. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:31 PM
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    It's an 89 Toyota Pickup. I got some stuff done to it.. FJ axles going under it soon.
    Maybe they'll give you a Prius in trade :confused:
     
  12. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:38 PM
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    not sure if serious.... hahaha anyways a southern boy in a Prius?! haha thats funny right there
     
  13. Sep 12, 2011 at 8:38 PM
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    Should see a hawaiian in a prius. Even better
     
  14. Sep 18, 2011 at 6:04 PM
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