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really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
35,000 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.

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2004 Lexus SC 430 AC / heater problems

AC / heater problem

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2004 Lexus SC 430 Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 192006

SC 430

  • 35,000 miles


The contact owns a 2004 Lexus SC430. The contact stated that the vehicle has mold growing across the climate exchange. He smells mildew coming from the air condition duct and some doctors stated that he was terminally ill. The contact took the vehicle to the dealer, but they could not find the failure. The vehicle remained at the dealer for three months and they cleaned and installed a new air condition unit. The contact became allergic to the antifreeze that was being installed. The failure mileage was 35,000.

- Edgewater Park, NJ, USA

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