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Toyota is recalling 2.4 million Prius and Prius v vehicles worldwide to fix a problem with the hybrid system’s “limp home” mode.
The Prius and Prius v are designed to enter limp mode, also called fail-safe mode, when the hybrid systems hav … continue reading
The threat of electrical fires has led Toyota to recall a million Prius cars worldwide, with 192,000 of those vehicles in the United States.
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Owners who have been hoping to see Toyota pay for damaged to the electrical system by rodents may want to look away.
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When Toyota switched away from using plastic or glass-based inulation in favor of soy, it invited in some very unwelcome Toyota loyalisits.
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