really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
48,500 miles

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2003 Lexus ES 300 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2003 Lexus ES 300 Owner Comments

problem #2

Mar 182015

ES 300

  • 97,000 miles


The contact owns a 2003 Lexus ES300. While driving approximately 60 mph, the contact heard a beeping noise. The front end of the vehicle started shaking and the traction control warning light illuminated. The vehicle was taken to a dealer where an unknown code was cleared. The vehicle was taken back to the dealer, but was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 97,000. The VIN was unavailable.

- Alexandria, VA, USA

problem #1

Aug 102010

ES 300

  • miles
I had a total loss car crash, a Lexus ES 300 on my way to college, my neck and back were affected and not even one airbag opened to protect the passengers, that thank god I was the only one, that tragic day. I bought that car, not for luxury but for the safety and security it offered and that in my case didn't work. My car has a defect and a very serious one. How many other Lexus might have the same defect? do someone will have to die to solve this.

- Vega Baja, PR, USA

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