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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
135,000 miles

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2003 Lexus ES 300 body / paint problems

body / paint problem

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2003 Lexus ES 300 Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 202013

ES 300 6-cyl

  • 135,000 miles


I was reversing and trying to turn when my car Lexus ES 300 suddenly picked up high speed acceleration by it self and went forward and hit a fence in front. The vehicle picked up unintentional high speed (full throttle). It was beyond my control. My body went forward and backward violently. For few days I have experienced muscle stiffness, pain and poor night sleep.

- Houston, TX, USA

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