Toyota Acknowledges Mechanical Cause to Sticking Accelerator

NULL - January 21, 2010

Toy­ota denied any proof of stick­ing accel­er­a­tor ped­als oth­er than loose floor mats through Novem­ber 2009 and had issued a recall of 4.2M for that cause. It has now acknowl­edged rare cas­es of mechan­i­cal caus­es due to ped­als stick­ing in vehi­cles with no floor mats and recalled 2.3M Toy­ota and Lexus vehi­cles.