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Prius Electrical Brake Problems Announced in Japan

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Posted by Rik Brown on February 4, 2010, 9:29 am

I was watching Japan's NHK News a while ago that had a 5-minute report
braking problems reported over the past several months to the
Ministry of

Prius, the best selling car in Japan, appears to have problems
with its
electrical (non-hydraulic) portion of the braking system at low speeds.

The report didn't say what actions Toyota would take or that Japan's
of Transportation might take. The issue is being studied at the

Unfortunately, this comes soon after the other, non-related, brake
problems Toyota has been having with models made in the USA.

Rik Brown

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