Toyota has been the hot topic over the recent months, but for all the wrong reasons. With Toyota stating that no electronic defect could be found to cause the unintended acceleration problems, report’s stated that sticky accelerator pedals and floor mat issues were to blame.
It has since be found that problems involving unintended acceleration were part of an official service bulletin issued to dealers way back in August 2002. It would seem that an electronic recalibration was instructed to solve the problem on certain ’02 model Camry’s. The bulletin stated that certain vehicles “may exhibit a surging during light throttle input at speeds between 38-42 mph.”
Although Toyota still claims that electronics were not to blame for the recent recall, this new finding can do nothing but play a key part in the ongoing investigations into Toyota’s acceleration issues.
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