Dec 6, 2010

Toyota Prius: a green car with a red light problem

A report at says Toyota will repair 650,000 Prius models globally to keep the cooling system from red-lighting.

Toyota will voluntarily repair 650,000 Prius models for a fault in the hybrid cooling system. According to Reuters, a glitch in the vehicle's coolant pump could cause the vehicle to overheat and lose power, though no accidents or injuries have been reported in association with the problem to date. It's worth noting that this isn't an official recall in conjunction with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it's a service action.

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