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You better watch out in the dealers,we took my camry 2008 to do the pedal fix.And guess what?They mess up bad,they cut the pedal 1 1/2 of the bottom :eek:,and intalled the plastic part on the top of the pedal.And i think the did something to the ecu too.Now the car comes to a breaking neck stop,every time you press the brake pedal.:mad:.Now guess what ?Im ready to take action soon.:cool:
uh...they were supposed to cut the bottom.....so i dont see how they messed up "bad"...


now as for the brakes....i dunno...but the ecu woudlnt have anything to do with that...
 

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That right there is absolutely a hack job. I can't believe Toyota approves that as a permanent fix. It looks like crap.
actually its kinda a temporary fix. according to all the FAQ info from toyota out there on the web, trimming it fixes the problem until they are able to make replacement pedals. then, they will have replacements available for those who wish for them to be replaced. im sure theres alot of fleet people etc that dont care what it looks like so thats toyotas way of making it less harmful to the pocket book. i mean, camrys are kinda pretty much rental cars for the most part so who really cares what it looks like right? except for those people who bought one for personal use.
 

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Say what you want about some people not caring about what it looks like - for them to cut it down with a grinder is a hackjob. I'd be willing to bet the majority of people who took their car in for a "fix" and were showed that would be upset with it no matter what their background in cars. Even someone with minimal knowledge of automobiles has to see that "fix" for what it is.

You honestly don't see anything wrong with them doing that?
no, i honestly do see something wrong with it. it looks like chit. but im just saying its their interim fix till they get the new pedals available and can swap them out for those who dont like it. i just know all the camry people i have ever known arent enthusiasts or even care enough to worry with it.

its like when dodge had mirrors that the pivot points snapped and they would flop around...their "fix" was to install sheetmetal screws to screw them in place until they could get the parts made to bring the customer back in to fix it properly. it addresses the immediate problem.

now that said, theres no way in helll id let them touch my truck, thats why even if they send me a recall notice i doubt i'll do anything about it. maybe the shim thing but certainly no need to trim a pedal, if they were to want to trim the tundras. i'd have to stack 5 floor mats on top of each other if they were to get in the way of the pedal...no thanks. ill just use the floor anchors to hold them in place to keep them from having to cut my pedal, etc.

so in other words, yeah. it looks like crap, but its temporary for the most part until the get the parts available. but all i was saying is most people wont care enough to go back...they are the ones running around with 3 hubcaps and door dings and scratches and burned out 3rd brake lights. or rental cars. didnt mean to come across cranky (this time)
 
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