Toyota Recall Update: Pontiac Vibe Gets Fix
Worried owners of 2009 and 2010 Pontiac Vibes should now be somewhat relieved that GM dealers are getting the parts they need to fix that vehicle, which was included in the recent Toyota recall of 2.3 million vehicles for sticky accelerator pedals.
Parts are being shipped this week, and letters will be sent to owners Feb. 16. Owners are being instructed in that mailing to contact their dealers after Feb. 22 to schedule an appointment.
Other news surrounding Toyota’s recent recall issues:
- An official announcement from Toyota regarding the 2010 Prius and reported braking problems is expected this week, some say as soon as Tuesday.
- NPR says a Lexus hybrid may also be included but doesn’t say which one.Other reports mention the new HS 250h.
- Toyota’s assembly plants that were shut down last week will start back up as early as today.
- Idled assembly workers spent their downtime on, among other things, improving quality control.