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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
17,800 miles

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2010 Lexus GS 350 engine problems

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2010 Lexus GS 350 Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 052014

GS 350

  • 17,800 miles


I was pulling into a parking space, driving very very slowly, about 1 or 2 mph, and my vehicle experienced unintended acceleration, bolting forward very abruptly. I was able to stop the car by applying extreme pressure on the brake for a few seconds. The dealership reviewed the car and said there was nothing wrong. They suggest that I might have stepped on the brake and accelerator at the same time, which they did to replicate the experience. However, now that I have had opportunity to consider that, I don't think I could have effectively pressed both simultaneously to achieve that abrupt acceleration. If that were possible, and it happens mostly in Lexus and Toyota, is it a design flaw which might enable that?

- Bethesda, MD, USA

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