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Toyota Tells Dealers It's Readying a Fix for Prius Brakes

Embattled automaker Toyota has told its dealers that it's readying a fix for problems with the brake system of its Prius hybrid sedan. The Japanese carmaker also told dealers it's planning a public-relations campaign to deal with the fallout from the problems with its vehicles.

Toyota Tells Dealers It's Preparing Plan to Fix Prius Brakes

Toyota has told dealers it's preparing a plan to repair the brakes on thousands of hybrid Prius cars in the U.S., with more details to come soon. More than 100 drivers of 2010 Prius cars have complained that their brakes seemed to fail momentarily when they were driving on bumpy roads.

U.S. Opens Inquiry into Prius Braking Problems

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it will look into reports that some Toyota Prius models suffer from momentary loss of braking power when encountering uneven road surfaces. The agency said it has received 124 complaints from consumers, including four involving crashes.