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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,081 miles

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2007 Lexus ES 350 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2007 Lexus ES 350 Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 162007

ES 350 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 11,081 miles


Numerous complaints were made to the Lexus dealer regarding sudden unexpected surges and acceleration problems with the 2007 Lexus ES350, which were ignored as a service issue until the transmission demonstrated erratic and uncontrolled operation during a test drive with a certified Lexus mechanic. The car would surge and shift erratically until the transmission completely failed and the car became inoperable.

- Andover, MA, USA

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