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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
5,300 miles

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2007 Lexus IS 350 engine problems

engine problem

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2007 Lexus IS 350 Owner Comments

problem #1

May 192007

IS 350 4-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 5,300 miles


Vsc warning light came with check engine light. Pulled in a local dealership, was told car was ok to continue driving but make an appointment for service. Left dealership, went approx 0.5 miles to get gas. When I stopped the car there were loud scrambling noises like an animal was loose in the dash. Popped the hood, couldn't see anything- looked under car and all the transmission fluid was pouring out. Had car towed back to dealership. Still waiting for verdict. Car Is only 7 months old and this will be my 3rd time in the shop. At 3 months had to receive full wheel alignment due to severe shaking and pulling to the left. At 6 months brought car in complaining of a loud creaking during turns- arm bolt was loose and needed to be tightened. Also, the windshield makes a loud crack/pop noise every morning on my way to work. This car had excellent reviews, what happened!

- Valhalla, NY, USA

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