By on February 3, 2010

We’ve gotten hold of documents relating to that other Toyota recall, the one from last fall regarding pedal interference with floor mats. Tying the floor mats to the seats was the short term fix, but now Toyota has the permanent solution. This includes cars with the Denso pedal that is not part of the sticky-pedal recall. The main features: cutting off the bottom of the pedal to make it shorter (yes, with a reciprocating saw) reworking the sound-deadening and carpet near the pedal, and most important, from our point of view, a reflash of the computer to give braking priority over throttle inputs. (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • CoastieLenn: Pricey? Base MSRP’s- CX9 vs Telluride: $34,160 vs. $32,790 CX5 vs Sportage: $25,370 vs. $24,090...
  • Southerner: Heh.
  • SCE to AUX: AWD has gained widespread adoption for cultural security reasons, period. This is also why health care is...
  • Vulpine: @Lou_BC: “True but management does play a role in discouraging unionization.” The unions...
  • SCE to AUX: And price. Mazdas are surprisingly expensive. Mazda is an internet darling that never seems to capitalize...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber