Details on plan to fix accelerator pedals on recalled vehicles
A steel reinforcement bar (a ?SHIM?) eliminates the excess friction that can cause the pedal to stick. Toyota Will Make Concerted Effort to Repair Recalled Vehicles as Quickly and Conveniently as Possible Toyota announced it will begin fixing accelerator pedals in recalled Toyota Division vehicles this week. Toyota?s engineers have developed and rigorously tested a solution that involves reinforcing the pedal assembly in a manner that eliminates the excess friction that has caused the pedals to stick in rare instances. In addition, Toyota has developed an effective solution for vehicles in production.