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2007 Lexus LS 460 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2007 Lexus LS 460 Owner Comments

problem #1

Sep 122007

LS 460 8-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles


I have had a couple of unsafe situations with my car due to inadequate throttle response when trying to pass a car or merge into a freeway. The delay in accelerating, due to the transmission trying to find the appropriate gear to match the engine acceleration required. I was told by the service folks at the dealership that unfortunately the condition is inherent in the design (8-speed auto). Mercedes Benz had the same problem with their new 7-speed transmission until they fixed it.

- El Dorado Hills, CA, USA

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