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No electronic flaws in Toyota vehicles, U.S. probe finds

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by Kingfrog, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:11 AM
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    Kingfrog

    Kingfrog [OP] Well-Known Member

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  2. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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  3. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:19 AM
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    So is it safe to remove gas pedal from the safe or they still gonna cut it ? :D

    Suuuckers,
    I still have my comfortable long gas pedal with 1 gallon capacity floor mats :cool:
     
  4. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:25 AM
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    I had to sign a disclosure when I bought my truck last month promising I wouldn't stack up floor mats.
     
  5. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:26 AM
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    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    Same

    Get over the pedal thing , who cares .
     
  6. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:32 AM
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    OZ-T

    OZ-T Quite an experience to live in fear , isn't it ?

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    I am the Scoop Defender :)
     
  7. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:33 AM
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    I moded 1999 Taco so much it had turned to Land Cruiser
    Hey not my fault I need to wear big snow/work shoes. :D Some of us need to leave house in mid winter and do some work instead of running around in bunny sleepers whole day.
     
  8. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:34 AM
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    trot

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    Just a culture of fear. That's all.
    Running from one crisis to the next.
    Huxley and Orwell were both right.
    :)
     
  9. Feb 8, 2011 at 11:37 AM
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    Seabass

    Seabass Chrome won't get you home

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    You don't really care, do you.
    If women would quit driving with 5" heels on, and douchy metro men would stop driving Priuses like sportscars, this would have never been an issue.

    :crapstorm:
     
  10. Feb 8, 2011 at 12:08 PM
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    I'm a carpenter and live in Canada

    Redirect your bunny slippers BS


    :)
     
  11. Feb 8, 2011 at 12:11 PM
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    OZ-T

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    Asshole :)
     
  12. Feb 8, 2011 at 12:51 PM
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  13. Feb 8, 2011 at 12:52 PM
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  14. Feb 8, 2011 at 12:55 PM
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    " I wish I was floating down the mighty rivers of British Columbia , with my best gal by my side "
     
  15. Feb 8, 2011 at 12:57 PM
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    I have the dangerous old all weather mats, as well as a non butchered gas pedal.

    All my acceleration is intentional.
     
  16. Feb 8, 2011 at 1:12 PM
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    wiscdave Lets Do It!

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    Hey I will admit it, the pedal got stuck on the mat when I was passing someone and it scared the shit out of me. Slammed the truck in N...REDLINING now 6k...and then I slam the gas pedal again realizing that it was stuck. For that 5-6 secs I was like WTF!!! NO WAY!!. Hit the brakes nothing...if the truck had the brake override like others do non issue.. Yota missed the boat on that. Pay out cause it happens...and when it happens to you cause you didn't want to get it fixed. You'll be like. DAmn that shit just happend to Me? LOL. hope your ok after it does..cause I check all gas pedals, mats now on everything I drive.
     
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    New Things to come:

    1. It seems , cars will be sold with out gas pedal and steering wheel to combat unintended acceleration and unintended tree hitting. :D

    2. Toyota will replace steering wheel with additional 6 cup holders.
    System that replaces steering wheel will be called Ds-TRAC (Dumb Shitz Traction Control)

    3. Tires will be replaced with solid rubber filled with soft compound to combat inability to check tire pressure.

    4. Engines will be electric running of AAA batteries since oil changes will be performed and understood only by Ph D in Quantum Mechanics

    5. FSM will be replaced by Car Maintenance for Dummies. It will have only one page that says "Bring your short bus to dealer immediately dummy"

    6. DMV will replace their Tests with pre-school grade entry tests (ex. Can you draw dinosaur little boy?)

    7. 4x4 will not be needed because everything will be paved even offroad trails. 99.9% Tax on salary will provide enough money to install heated mats in areas that receive snow.

    Welcome to Costco, I love you
    :D
     
  18. Feb 8, 2011 at 2:20 PM
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    My point was simple. In a consumer culture that uses fear as the primary motivator for nearly everything, these product recalls are going to be more common.

    The average consumer reacted to media hype with no real basis in fact.

    The fact that every other car manf. in the world sat back and took advantage of the hypefest is not a government conspiracy in my book. It's just capitalism :)
     
  19. Feb 8, 2011 at 2:23 PM
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    jtav2002 Kenny Fuckin Powers

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    They would still cut it since that will still be an active recall. This finding still points to the floor mats and sticking pedal as being the cause, it's only eliminating the thought that there was an electronics problem.
     
  20. Feb 8, 2011 at 2:40 PM
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    It's not entirely closed. Not as far as the entire industry is concerned. This should be a study of interest because it is industry-wide (all automakers have claims of unintended acceleration on the books).

    From MSNBC...

    "The National Academy of Sciences is conducting a separate study of unintended acceleration in cars and trucks across the auto industry. The panel is expected to release its findings this fall."
     
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