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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
93,385 miles

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2002 Lexus RX 300 transmission problems

transmission problem

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2002 Lexus RX 300 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #1

May 172006

RX 300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 42,883 miles


Vehicle was parked with transmission in park and emergency brake engaged. While unattended the vehicle started moving forward slowly, I (the driver) jumped into front seat to apply the foot brake and pedal went to floor (no brakes!) vehicle could not be stopped and ran in to the wall of my garage.

- Bloomington, MN, USA

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