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8.5

pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,604 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2013 Lexus GS 350 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2013 Lexus GS 350 Owner Comments

problem #4

May 222014

GS 350

  • miles

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

Safety recall sent May 22 2014 regarding brake pedal load sensing switch. After several calls and attempted appointments Lexus states they do not have the part to fix the defective device and I need to wait until part is available. Currently 8 months and counting without a fix in place.

- Western Springs, IL, USA

problem #3

Dec 182013

GS 350

  • 5,000 miles
Continued problem with the brakes loud growling noise when light foot pressure is applied or let up and the car is stopped. Was informed by the dealer that is normal for all new Lexus models. It appears to me that the dealer does not want to address the problem.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #2

Jul 102014

GS 350

  • miles
The contact owns a 2013 Lexus Gs 350. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign number: 14V270000 (brakes) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to perform the recall repair. The dealer informed that the part would not become available until mid August of 2014. The manufacturer was not notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #1

Aug 222013

GS 350 6-cyl

  • 9,414 miles
On 8/22/13, I was driving on the street about 30 miles per hour. The car was braked and locked up all by it self. My foot was on the accelerator at the time and not on the brake. The brake light lite up on the dash board and the I press the accelerator but the car would not move. When I put my foot on the brake paddle, the car would go until it hit about 10 miles per hour then locked up again. I had it towed to the Lexus service center around 10 pm. The service center was closed but the brake unlocked by itself. I drove home and drive to the Lexus dealer next day. Lexus service drove the car over 100 miles and can not find the problem. On 9/5/2913 around 8:30 pm, the car locked up again. Next day, the car was working ok. 9/7/13 around 11:30 am, I was driving 65 mph on the 605 freeway. The brake locked up again. I was almost rear ended. Tow to cerritos Lexus dealer, they call me and could no find any problem. They insisted the car is safe. 9/12/13, the car locked up again on the way home.

- Los Angeles , CA, USA

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