Turning the steering wheel more than 360 degrees. The company disclosed that a U. If drivers cannot read the label, they may unknowingly overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash. See Owner's Manual for additional limitations and details. Was able to get vehicle to side of road and shutoff ignition switch. When it failed, I was able to move it back and forth but the wheels would not turn at all. Toyota said it recently received two complaints about the problem.
After experiencing this issue several times, my autobody shop recommended replacing the throttle body as the diagnostic codes were not 100% clear what the problem was. This steering assist function does not work as it does in any other Toyota model. See Owner's Manual for details. See Toyota dealer for details. Apps and services subject to change at any time without notice.
Factors such as a dirty windshield, weather, lighting and terrain limit effectiveness, requiring the driver to manually operate the high beams. There are limitations to the function, detection and range of the system. It is not a collision-avoidance system or a substitute for safe and attentive driving. When you insert your key into the ignition switch or bring a Smart Key fob into the vehicle, the key transmits an electronic code to the vehicle. See Owner's Manual for additional limitations and details. There are several rattles and clicks in the wheel.
See Owner's Manual for details. Battery capacity will decrease with time and use. See Owner's Manual for additional limitations and details. I have spoken with toyota engineering and met with a toyota technical representative and they admit that the steering assist function does not work as it does in any other toyota model. For more information on mpg, please see.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said on Feb. Smart Stop Technology ® is not a substitute for safe and attentive driving and does not guarantee instant stopping. When driving a hybrid vehicle, pay special attention to the area around the vehicle. If you are basing your decision on what's best for the environment, there's more than gasoline consumption to factor into the equation. The recall marks a sudden shift in policy for the Japanese automaker after repeatedly denying consumer complaints about ball joint problems and failures in the Tundra and Sequoia. But that doesn't mean there haven't been any incidents.
In extremely rare instances, the engine may stop while the vehicle is in operation. The Editorial department is independent of Cars. Toyota says it is not aware of any crashes, injuries, or fatalities caused by this condition. We can use some shims that are made for a different type of Toyota car and see if we can get it in proper alignment. If you are interested in advertising a for-profit service,. For more information on mpg, please see. Driver had no control over direction or speed before finally able to stop car on top of ditch.
For more information on mpg, please see. As you will see from my attached document this function really doesn't work at all. The hybrid's traction control system is managed by a computer program and several Toyota technicians have reportedly asked the automaker to modify the software to allow for more wheel spin before shutting the drive line down. See Owner's Manual for additional limitations and details. Emission coverages vary under Federal and California regulations. This steering assist function does work on all of the other Toyota models as advertised and as a consumer would expect.
The motor drives the rear wheels from zero-to-6 mph to reduce wheel slippage when starting off, and it can drive the rear wheels as needed up to 43 mph. I consider the slippage problem with the shutting down of power to the wheels just when you. System effectiveness is dependent on many factors including road, weather and vehicle conditions. It is not a substitute for safe driving judgment and practices. If you have one of these medical devices, please talk to your doctor to see if you should deactivate this system. Toyota is unable to modify the troublesome Prius traction control system without placing the vehicle's sophisticated hybrid drive system in jeopardy, according to a Toyota service technician familiar with the Prius problem. They suggest that Toyota engineers are concerned that if the traction control is turned off or modified, the hybrid system will produce so much torque in the Prius that wheel spin would lead quickly to broken axles and even wheels coming off.
Car is a complete bad condition fron the suspension tonthe motor makes strange noises air conditioner wont work tires fall from allighments seat beats are off burning a pil change in less then a week. The vehicle has 87000 miles and the old symptoms from second generation followed suit with it. Driver had no control over direction or speed before finally able to stop car on top of ditch. But the question many consumers may not. See Owner's Manual for additional limitations and details. She had no control of car for what seemed like a full minute or more.