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2008 Lexus RX400H brakes problems

brakes problem

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2008 Lexus RX400H Owner Comments

problem #1

Dec 012009

RX400H 6-cyl

  • miles


When braking, any small bump, particularly on wet surfaces, causes braking to cut out for a second or two, and the car does not decelerate as fast. Added pressure is required to engage the regular brakes to resume the same stopping level. This non-linear stopping characteristic causes increased stopping distances and loss of control in braking (at least for a second or two). This seems to be caused by the regenerative braking cutting out when the anti-lock system engages momentarily.

- Frankfort, KY, USA

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