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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
4 miles

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2004 Lexus GX 470 steering problems

steering problem

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2004 Lexus GX 470 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 282004

GX 470 4WD 8-cyl

  • 4 miles


I have my vehicle in to 3 different Lexus dealership for a total 6 times. I have made the same complaint that the 2004 Lexus Gx 470 moves (steering wheel) with the crown in the road dramatically. The company and the dealer are no longer acknowledging the problem. The problems have been occuring since the day I took delivery and you never actually feel like you have control over the SUV. The steering wheel is very loose and you are consistenly moving it back and forth to keep the car centered. Very dangerous I have spoken the Lexus customer service over 20 times and they are non-responsive to my situation.

- Miami Beach, FL, USA

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