WASHINGTON (AP) — Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 2.17 million vehicles in the United States to address accelerator pedals that could become entrapped in floor mats or jammed in carpeting.

More than half of the vehicles are being added to a massive 2009 recall that fixed gas pedals getting trapped in the floor mat.

Toyota has now recalled more than 14 million vehicles globally over safety problems since 2009. U.S. regulators said earlier this month that electronic flaws were not to blame for reports of sudden, unintended acceleration.

For more information, read Toyota’s recall statement.

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Comments (4)
  1. Not newsworthy says:

    Hahahhaa Exactly Toyota. Buy American you can’t go wrong.

  2. furednexnny says:

    You people are funny, stuck in the 80s much? I think I’ll stay with my Tennessee built NISSAN, thank you very much. Probably has more USA built parts in it than the average “American” car, and they *still* last longer, have better resale value, companies don’t go bankrupt after years of massive profits while still deciding to lay off workers/shut down factories (ahem looking at you GM, pre meltdown). “Detroit” is still playing to close a 30 year gap. While their style, fit & finish, efficiency, etc have improved greatly in recent years, they’re still not quite “there”. About the only thing our auto industry has gotten right over the years is pickup trucks, but the likes of Nissan and Toyota have come out with some pretty nice trucks with their last few models.

  3. Mike says:

    Ya, you can’t go wrong…. except for all my previous American cars that broke down, fell apart and had to be towed away.

  4. Big Al says:

    Toyota cares how long their vehicles stay on the road, as opposed to GM and the rest, who make disposable products.

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