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Toyota: Software to blame for Prius brake problems

brake/accelerator issue
Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Care,
Maintenance & Troubleshooting'
started by sat narayan,
March 25, 2017 at 7:32 PM.
(2010 Toyota Prius)
sat narayan
New Member
Joined: Jun 26, 2016
Location: suva fiji
Vehicle: 2010 Prius
Model: I 
when i am turning right at a busy intersection i apply
speed to a stationery prius to move it into the main lane
than once in right lane i apply the brakes to bring
vechile lower the speed but my prius accelerator just
keeps accelerating with engine sound reved up even
when i am applying the brakes... for some reason the
brake is unable to reduce the speed even though my
foot is not on the speed and i can see speedometer
rising when it shud actually be going down....i am in fiji
but i imported this 2nd hand 3rd negeration toyota
prius from japan
can i please get some advise as to what cud be wrong
and what i shud do
sat narayan, March 25, 2017 at 7:32 PM  #1
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Toyota: Software to blame for Prius brake
February 4, 2010 7:04 p.m. EST
(2010 Toyota Prius)
Toyota officials described the problem as a "disconnect" in the
vehicle's complex anti-lock brake system (ABS) that causes less
than a one-second lag. With the delay, a vehicle going 60 mph will
have traveled nearly another 90 feet before the brakes begin to
take hold.
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