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hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
85,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2003 Lexus LX 470 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2003 Lexus LX 470 Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 012003

LX 470

  • miles


It is a known problem that alot of these made are missing the relays for the foglights and rear heat, and parking brakes freeze up.

- Decatur, IL, USA

problem #1

Nov 102010

LX 470

  • 170,000 miles
The contact owns a 2003 Lexus LX470. The contact stated that the horn and gps did not function. In addition, some of the warning indicators did not illuminate. The vehicle was taken to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the gps computer system needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer where it was diagnosed that the steering column was damaged due to a remedy of NHTSA campaign number: 10V346000 (steering). The spiral cable needed to be replaced. The vehicle was not repaired. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 170,000.

- Osprey, FL, USA

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