really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
14 miles

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2010 Toyota Tacoma brakes problems

brakes problem

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2010 Toyota Tacoma Owner Comments

problem #4

Feb 012013


  • miles


Email re the 2010 Toyota Tacoma brake/accelerator problems-configured too close together causing out of control accident. Located four similar problems on NHTSA database, dealer refuses to address issue. Toyota corrected problem in 2011. The dealer corrected the problem, by using smart stop technology.

- Washington, DC, USA

problem #3

Mar 012010

Tacoma 6-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 5 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Toyota Tacoma. The contact stated that while attempting to accelerate from a traffic stop, the brake pedal was depressed simultaneously as the accelerator pedal was depressed. The contact was concerned that the two pedals were too close in proximity. The manufacturer was contacted and a complaint was filed. The manufacturer denied any assistance to the contact. The dealer was also contacted but refused to assist the contact. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure mileage was 5 and the current mileage was 6,500. Updated 02/28/12 the consumer stated the accelerator and brake pedal were at the same height and very close to each other. Updated 03/08/12

- Salt Point, NY, USA

problem #2

May 022011

Tacoma 6-cyl

  • miles
Ltr on behalf of concerning the safety of his 2010 Toyota Tacoma pickup truck due to mechanical errors with the accelerator and brake pedal; reply attn bilal malik/patchogue district office; dot # 2011-1195 the consumer stated when the accelerator pedal was applied lightly from a stop, the vehicle would sometimes lurch forward enough to throw his head back into the headrest. On slippery road surfaces the vehicle fishtailed. Also, when the brake pedal was applied, it would travel closely to the floor, lower than the accelerator pedal. The consumer stated the accelerator and brake pedal were designed too close together and sometimes his foot would hit the accelerator pedal while attempting to brake.

- Mastic Beach, NY, USA

problem #1

Jul 212010

Tacoma 4-cyl

  • Manual transmission
  • 50 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Toyota Tacoma. The contact stated that when he depressed the clutch, his foot became caught under the metal piece attached to the brake pedal. Updated 03/07/118lj

- Lottsburg, VA, USA

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