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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,527 miles

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2003 Lexus ES 300 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2003 Lexus ES 300 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #1

Apr 032003

ES 300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

When accelerating out of a slow turn(usually a U-turn) the car will delay approx 1 second before transmission engages. When slowing to stop but not completely stopping the transmission feels like it is slipping when accelerating.

- Tampa, FL, USA

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