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txkrb

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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:39:32 AM

Fresh from reclaiming its crown as the world's largest automaker, Toyota has been hit by another major recall.

The Japanese carmaker said Wednesday it was recalling more than 1 million vehicles sold in the United States over faulty airbags and windshield wipers.
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endymion
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 7:52:24 AM

Acura airbags are famous for deploying at the slightest fender bender.
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jrs4125
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 7:38:11 AM

Doooooh
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remay
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 6:54:59 AM

Hmmm... it was always a little bit of a concern about how to tell if an airbag is going to work properly...
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millerin
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:07:49 AM

not good
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NHLiveFree
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Message Posted: Jan 31, 2013 12:03:25 AM


Here we go again. Can we blame this on all the junk Chinese components the entire industry is using?
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MidNJ
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:39:38 PM

Again?
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clpassenubye
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 8:13:25 PM

Recalls happen but it seems like over the last 3-4 years Toyota has had the recall bug big time.
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Shaduu
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 6:56:45 PM

Recall after recall and these morons still buy them. I would never buy that Toyota crap. Toyota is like E15 I wish they would both just go away.
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Tommyguns45
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 5:33:50 PM

I stay with a GM product. They run.
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oilfreak
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 5:08:34 PM

Another epic fail.
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LostInNY
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 3:24:04 PM

so much for reliability
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kkimes
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 3:08:41 PM

"This is silly. They denied they had electronic problems with the accelerators. They didn't. NASA proved it."

BUZZZT... Sorry, you're wrong. A lot of people tried, but nobody found either a hardware or software problem to explain most of the problems that people said they had. Stick to the topic of the article at hand.
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SVmike
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 2:25:38 PM

>> It's refreshing to see that they are on top of it instead of going into a denial mode like they used to, but it still looks like they have some systemic quality issues that they need to address.

This is silly. They denied they had electronic problems with the accelerators. They didn't. NASA proved it. They changed nothing in the electronics...so why haven't more people had unintended acceleration?
Because it was OPERATOR ERROR...people step on the gas when they think it is the brake!
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ceklea
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 2:00:08 PM

The Corollas have had 47 reports of problems overall, with 18 minor injuries and two unconfirmed crashes.
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alterman156
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 1:53:26 PM

Oops!
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car253
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 1:29:32 PM

MORE JUNK from RECALL MOTORS, the king of faulty vehicles. When will people wise up and stop buying their junk?
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afghaned
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:13:33 PM

Canada only had to recall 157,000.
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fora_7
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 12:01:23 PM

yes one more time
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skinsfan125
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:34:40 AM

again?
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Norm10
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:04:01 AM

Don't forget recalls bring their existing customers back into their dealerships so they can sell them new vehicles - this has sure worked for them in the past.
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highdesertman
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:03:08 AM

It's refreshing to see that they are on top of it instead of going into a denial mode like they used to, but it still looks like they have some systemic quality issues that they need to address.
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BEGTWO
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 11:02:20 AM

Not Good!
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MustangRacing
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:59:57 AM

again......
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gasmeup52
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:12:35 AM

I have an 06 Matrix and love it. No problems with it at all.
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MrDeath666
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:09:27 AM

Oops!
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Buckeyee
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 10:00:35 AM

Appears that someone is buying cheap parts.
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coughlin
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:57:48 AM

This is a big deal.
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cmgodwin
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:56:34 AM

Another one already?
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RONALD777
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:55:37 AM

Not again!
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RAJNY
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:52:30 AM

ill by toyota
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mainenightowl
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:43:42 AM

I think I'll stick with American-made cars, I own a Ford & never seem to have any major issues with it.
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txkrb
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Message Posted: Jan 30, 2013 9:40:46 AM

Toyota still #1 at recalls
I will stick with my Chevy's, five Chevy's over 33 years and no major repair issues


[Edited by: txkrb at 1/30/2013 9:41:11 AM EST]
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