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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
1,393,237 miles

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2006 Lexus GS 450h lights problems

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2006 Lexus GS 450h Owner Comments

problem #6

Apr 022014

GS 450h

  • 120 miles


Takata recall headlights turn on and off while driving it happens the whole time the lights are on sometimes they won't turn back on there is too many complaints for this not to be a recall

- Ladson, SC, USA

problem #5

Apr 172014

GS 450h

  • 118,300 miles
Headlight randomly goes off without warning. Many owners of this make year and model have had the same problem. This should have been a recall. Cost $1,500 to fix

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #4

Apr 052014

GS 450h 6-cyl

  • 126,000 miles
I have a Lexus GS300 2006. The lights have been shutting off, turning off intermittently. It is usually the right side but also happens on the left side. You can fix the problem by turning the on off switch. However it will continue to shut off randomly. This is a safety hazard and needs to be addressed. It has been happening for over a year and Lexus dealership says to replace just the bulb. The bulb is fine, something else is wrong. Others have complained as well.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #3

Feb 152012

GS 450h 6-cyl

  • 115,000 miles


My vehicle head light flickers on and off. When it flickers out, if you turn the light switch off and on, it turns the light back on. The light may stay on or flicker back out without knowing. I had the light bulb replaced, costing $275 thinking that was the issue. Weeks later, I was notified by a random person the same light was out. Again, turning the switch on and off, allowed the light to turn on, but later flickering out and on. I took the vehicle in to Lexus, they first said it sounded like the light bulb was burning out, but later identified it as a component inside the light housing. To repair this, is a cost around $1,800 parts and labor, part is about $1,350. An issue with unstable headlights would be a safety issue on the vehicle. I believe the manufacture should have to recall a part which should last on average to any other vehicle on the highway. The cost to repair it, makes it even more of a safety issue, because most people will not replace the entire light assembly, if you can just turn the light switch off and on to start the light working again. What happens one minute the light is on, the next it is out? Lexus, should be responsible for ensuring this is a stable component of the light assembly, not the consumer!

- Riverside, CA, USA

problem #2

Dec 012011

GS 450h

  • 8,000,000 miles
This is extremely dangerous. My headlights keep going out. I've replaced the lamps and this wont fix the problem. I cant believe Lexus is letting this continue with such a major safety issue of having non working headlights. They go on and off at all times. I've got kids and im terrified to drive any time close to night fall with them in the car. I notice they are on then 5 minutes later they flicker off. I turn the switch on and off and they stay on for a bit then turn off again. This is a major safety issue and it looks like its affecting many of us. Its so frustrating that I cant get a reason for it and I've gotten 3 different estimates on the repair for 5 different things. No on can tell me what the problem is they just want me to start replacing things for 1,000's of dollars and no guarantee that it will solve the problem. This is just ridiculous. Someone please help us.

- Round Rock , TX, USA

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problem #1

Dec 012010

GS 450h

  • miles
Headlamp (afs) does not work properly. Right headlamp supposed to be auto leveling does not work properly and faces to the ground. Asked the dealership to fix it while it was under warranty and was told they did. (afs) has never worked and right headlamp falls and faces to the ground and was told by another dealership how to fix it my self. Headlamps also would turn off at night and not work and was on a trip and had to wait until they wanted to turn back on again. The headlamp still today does not face at normal degree and cannot see on the right side very well. Total cost to replace the entire head lamp is over $1,200 and was told that warranty do not cover this ever since I have complained. There is also "supposed" to be a safe guard warning the driver that the headlamps are not functioning correctly and it does not work either. No alarms go off, no lights either. Searched the internet and have found the same thing as well. Head lamp flickers and headlamp facing the ground. Steering wheel also is never level and I have had it "corrected" but im told that it is "just the road" it is never straight. Brakes have to be pushed to the floor the pump is very loud and also am told its normal. Suspension has a banging sound as well since I have had the vehicle too.

- Katy, TX, USA

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