Toyota mulling ways to fix accelerator pedal trouble

Here's why you shouldn't be too bummed
Jan 25, 2010

Photo of the 2010 Toyota RAV4 sold in the United States 

Toyota Motor Corp. is already looking at possible ways to fix the problems which have prompted a massive vehicle recall in the United States.

Among the potential fixes include "a new gas pedal and better lubrication," reported following Toyota's announcement of another batch of recall involving 2.3 million vehicles last week.

Affected vehicles are the Camry (2007 to 2010), Corolla (2009 to 2010), RAV4 (2009 to 2010), Matrix (2009 to 2010), Avalon (2005 to 2010), Highlander (2010), Tundra (2007 to 2010), and Sequioas (2008 to 2010).

"Problematic accelerator pedals are used in Europe and other countries, and are NOT used in Japan so that market will not be affected," Toyota Motor Philippines said, quoting a statement from Toyota Motor.

Toyota Philippines also clarified that the RAV4 sold in the country are from Japan while the Camry and Corolla are from Thailand.

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