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2004 Lexus GX 470 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2004 Lexus GX 470 Owner Comments

problem #1

Apr 042005

GX 470 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


Driveshaft and brake/roto problems with Lexus GX470. Drive shaft "thump" has occurred since I have owned the vehicle (March 2004). Dealer tried to fix it in August 2004 without success. Problem has gotten worse and I was told yesterday that after only 15,000 miles, I had excessive wear out of both front and rear brake pads and rotors.

- Manhattan Beach, CA, USA

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