NHTSA Defect Investigations for the 1998 Lexus ES 300

The Office of Defects Investigations (ODI) is an office within the NHTSA which investigates serious safety problems in the design, construction or performance of vehicles. The NHTSA is authorized to order manufacturers to recall and repair vehicles, if the ODI finds a safety issue. NHTSA investigations for the 1998 Lexus ES 300, both ongoing and closed, are listed below:

  1. ENGINE SEIZURE NHTSA Defect Investigation #DP02004

    • Status:
    • Date Opened: April 30, 2002
    • Date Closed: June 20, 2002
    • Recall: no recall issued

    Component(s): Engine And Engine Cooling


    NHTSA: For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning investigation #DP02004 »

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