13 May '18, 3pm

New sudden unintended acceleration (SUA) events – Prius Gen 3, 2011 model in UK https://t.co/1wj5onYYl0

I experienced this for the first time in our Gen 3 last Saturday, then four times yesterday and my wife experienced it once today. I have contacted a local dealer, Jemca Toyota, who have booked the car in for a ‘diagnostics’ check in 12 days time. I thought it might be important to post my experience here and on the Toyota Owners Club Forum, in case it happens to others, so that you may know what to expect and also in case others’ experiences can be pooled. A brief internet search appears to show that the issue of ‘sudden unintended acceleration (SUA)’ in Toyotas and the recalls that took place, seem to have died down or become less reported since 2011. This post is also to record that it *can* still happen now and also to firmly confirm and record the independently witnessed events in my car to be absolutely nothing to do with the floormat interfering with the accelerator...

Full article: https://priuschat.com/threads/new-sudden-unintended-accel...

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