Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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2001 Toyota Prius lights problems

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2001 Toyota Prius Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 112003


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Vehicle description: Passenger vehicles. Insufficient electrical contact can occur in the torque sensor that controls the power assist operation of the electric power steering gear box. The torque sensor could send improper electrical signals. Dealers will repair the electric steering gear box. Right turn signal does not cancel after a hard right turn. Vehicle would pull out in front of the consumer because they think he's going to make a right turn.

- Salinas, CA, USA

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