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fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2002 Lexus RX 300 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2002 Lexus RX 300 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 122004

RX 300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 9,000 miles


Lexus, rx 300 SUV 2002, consumer complained of a brake problem. Every 9,000 miles brake system failed. The drums wore out, and the steering colum shimmied left to right. Dealership admitted there was a brake problem. Dealership fixed the problem twice. Consumer was affraid to drive vehicle on the freeway, consumer had near death experience because of loss of control of the vehicle.

- Los Angels, CA, USA

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