Unsafe floor mats. Sudden acceleration. Now… engine stalls, sometimes during highway travel. Jane Akre of the National News Desk at InjuryBoard first shed light on this breaking story about a federal safety probe. Toyota now faces a list of problems that continues to escalate as the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration continues to receive complaints about the 2006 Corolla and Matrix.
According to the NHTSA, it has received 26 complaints from owners of these 2006 model vehicles about engine stalls. This disclosure comes right on the heels of a multi-million car recall for Toyota and Lexus vehicles for the design problems that led to unexpected and sudden acceleration that has led to the death of 19 people.
In a year when Toyota announced a huge recall, reported record losses, this is surely not how it wants to close out the holiday season – under fire for safety, long considered a Toyota strength.
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