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NHTSA — Vehicle Speed Control Problems

10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
46,300 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2010 Scion xB engine problems

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2010 Scion xB Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 052014

xB

  • 115,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Unintended acceleration - at very low speed, with foot on brake, engine revved and car surged. This has now occurred three times.

- Carnegie, PA, USA

problem #3

May 092014

xB

  • 68,000 miles
While pulling into my driveway my accelerator suddenly surged forward into a brick plantar box, I was able to stop the vehicle with the brakes and emergency hand brake, although the gas pedal has always been sensitive the surge of acceleration has not been this excessive until now. Toyota states there has not been any claims on this vehicle...

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #2

Mar 012011

xB

  • miles
Unintenional acceleration.

- La Palma, CA, USA

problem #1

Mar 022010

xB

  • 2,200 miles
Returned accelerator problem to dealer was told they would test drive it to try to duplicate the sticking. Then would contact Toyota "to see what Toyota wanted to do about it". I feel Toyota should be forced O buy back all of the vehicles they sold which are clearly potential death traps. Toyota tells me there is no electronic problem, while at the same time admitting they have no idea whatsoever what is causing sticky gas pedals. Their franchise to build and distribute vehicles in this country should be taken away, I don't care how many billions of dollars they lose.

- Hemet, CA, USA

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