Toyota Recall 2011: 2.17 Million Vehicles Recalled Over Sudden-Acceleration Concerns (VIDEO)

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Feb. 24 2011 2:51 PM

Toyota Recall 2011: 2.17 Million Vehicles Recalled Over Sudden-Acceleration Concerns (VIDEO)


Toyota is trending afterissuing a recall of another 2.17 million cars.  The problem is a familiar one:  accelerator pedals that could become trapped underneath thedriver's floor mat. Since 2009, Toyota has been receiving complaintssurrounding "sticky" accelerator pedals and has paid almost $50 million infines for its handling of earlier recalls. Numerous Toyota models from 2003 to2010-including Lexus, Highlander, and RAV4-are included in this latest recall.The Japanese auto giant has now recalled more than 14 million cars to fix gaspedals and other safety problems since 2009.

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