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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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
60,000 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.

2011 Toyota Prius electrical problems

electrical problem

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2011 Toyota Prius Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 062013


  • 60,000 miles


The contact owns a 2011 Toyota Prius. While driving 40 mph, the vehicle lost power. The vehicle was able to be restarted. The failure recurred twice. The dealer updated the software. The vehicle was repaired; however, the failure recurred. The vehicle was taken to the dealer a second time where the technician stated that they dif not have the correct code for the software. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified. The approximate failure mileage was 60,000.

- Kansas City, MO, USA

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