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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,500 miles

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2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser brakes problems

brakes problem

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2008 Toyota FJ Cruiser Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 102009

FJ Cruiser

  • 3,500 miles


Antilock brakes activated after hitting ripple in exit ramp surface. Vehicle would not stop despite pressing down harder on the brake pedal. Required releasing brake pedal completely and then reapplying brakes to cause vehicle to stop. Came very close to shooting out into four-way intersection. Has happened on several occasions under similar circumstances (very minor bump on road causes antilocks to active upon breaking though this doesn't actually stop the vehicle).

- Wexford, PA, USA

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