US denies request to probe Toyota Cor...

US denies request to probe Toyota Corolla airbags

There are 3 comments on the Reuters story from Aug 17, 2011, titled US denies request to probe Toyota Corolla airbags. In it, Reuters reports that:

U.S. auto safety regulators have denied a request to formally investigate complaints alleging potential airbag failure in certain Toyota Motor Corp said on Wednesday it had reviewed a petition by a Williamsburg, Virginia, couple and eight other complaints and concluded that a defect was unlikely.

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GM man

Pittsburgh, PA

#1 Aug 18, 2011
Lets all hear it for the Toyota Lobbists!

Way to go!
liner

Bronx, NY

#2 Aug 18, 2011
Where were all your "Toyota Lobbyists" during the unintended acceleration festivities last year?
You've failed again!
Corey

Columbus, IN

#3 Oct 17, 2012
I was driving on 695 here in MD while going about 20 MPH in stop and go traffic my airbags deployed. This was without being hit or hitting anything. Luckily I was able to get to the shoulder and avoid any further damage or possible injury. Then, while on the side of the road the passenger airbag continued to pulsate and eventually exploded, destroying the dash and shooting a piece through the windshield. Again, luckily I was outside of the car at this point and I did not have a passenger, they could have been killed. Toyota is currently investigating it but I was told not to expect much.

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