2006 Toyota PRIUS Traction Control System Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2006 Toyota PRIUS Traction Control System Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID792347
 Internal NHTSA #10332248
 ManufacurerTOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
 BrandTOYOTA
 ModelPRIUS
 Model Year2006
 File date10/05/10
 ComponentTRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemWhen i go over a bump or uneven surface or grate or slippery surface while braking in my 2006 toyota prius, the abs (antilock brake system) and/or vehicle stability control/traction control activates. The problem is that when these systems do so, it feels like i lose all braking power and it seems as though the car accelerates. It is most apparent when it is wet out, but i've had this happen even in dry conditions. Toyota dealership says that this is normal operation for the abs, but they seem to be correcting this same problem for 2010 priuses through a software change--but not any other year models.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure0
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateBELLEVUE, WA
VIN pattern JTDKB20U267XXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase22/09/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
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 Vehicle speed0
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 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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