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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
$150.00
Average Mileage:
70,500 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. steering pump line cleaning (1 reports)
2004 Lexus RX 330 steering problems

steering problem

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2004 Lexus RX 330 Owner Comments

problem #1

Jan 012014

RX 330 AWD 3.3L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 70,500 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

A very weird noise started when turning the wheels to either side that was getting worse.

After checking the steering pump lines, they were clogged, only a few drops were getting into the steering system, made a complete flush on the line until it was completely free. I would suggest everyone checking that frequently, the stock fluid is not the best quality and can damage your steering.

I detected this on time but It could have fried the steering pump, and if that happens on the highway, trust me, it won't end nice.

I read through forums that this is a common issue with the RX 330 and RX 350 (2007-2009).

- , Doral, FL, USA

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