really awful
Crashes / Fires:
6 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
4 / 0
Average Mileage:
24,922 miles

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2007 Lexus GS 350 Owner Comments

problem #9

Jul 082014

GS 350

  • 73,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Lexus Gs 350. The contact stated that while stopped at a traffic light, the vehicle surged forward and revved up while the brake was depressed. The contact stated that the vehicle was placed in neutral in order to avoid surging forward. The contact mentioned that the vehicle stability control warning light illuminated a day before the incident. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer had not been notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 73,000.

- Cheektowaga, NY, USA

problem #8

Mar 092014

GS 350 6-cyl

  • miles
2007 Lexus ES 350. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle unintended acceleration. The consumer stated she experienced sudden acceleration for 2 miles, that took the vehicle from 60 mph to 85 plus mph. During the acceleration period, she could not slow down despite taking her foot off the accelerator and pressing the brake pedal repeatedly. The vehicle eventually slowed down on its on Accord and decelerated. She was able to stop the vehicle. The consumer also noticed the tachometer needle usually registered between 2000 and 3000 RPM's, began to widely fluctuate between 2000-6000 rpms with no corresponding change in the vehicle engine sound.

- San Diego, CA, USA

problem #7

Jun 012011

GS 350

  • 58,000 miles
While attempting to enter a plaza by making a right turn, I tried to step on the brakes while turning, but the car jerked into a sudden acceleration. Suddenly, the car accelerated because the brakes didn't work. I crashed up into the curb and into a tree and into a parked car. With such impact and force, my car pushed the parked car to the next parking lane, thus damaging the car parked next to the first car I hit. Therefore, the first car I hit was completely destroyed and the second car had some dents and damages. My car is still in the body shop and still needs to be fixed.

- Cerritos, CA, USA

problem #6

Oct 272010

GS 350

  • Automatic transmission
  • 38,000 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Lexus GS350. The contact stated that the vehicle suddenly accelerated and rear ended another vehicle. The contact turned the vehicle to not hit the vehicle again; the vehicle went down a hill and up on a curb where it stopped. The vehicle was destroyed. The current and failure mileages were approximately 38,000. Updated 01/28/11 updated 02/22/11

- Annahiem, CA, USA

problem #5

Mar 292007

GS 350 6-cyl

  • 2,742 miles
I was driving in traffic when the vehicle suddenly and unexpectedly accelerated. When I applied the brakes, it did not seem to have any effect. The vehicle kept speeding up out of control. The consumer stated she listed the incorrect failure mileage at the time of the accident. Updated 06/29/10.

- Chattanooga, TN, USA

problem #4

Dec 272009

GS 350

  • 29,005 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Lexus gs 350. He stated that while starting the vehicle it accelerated to 6 to 7 thousand rpms while having it in drive. He then turned it off and on and it occurred once again, reversing into bushes. The contact stated it gave him a whiplash. He contacted the dealer and they stated that he had two floor mats in the vehicle and that is what caused the acceleration failure. The contact stated that when he took the vehicle in for maintenance, they were supposed to remove the mats and they didn't. there had been no repairs done to the vehicle. The failure mileage was 29006 and current mileage was 31000.

- Staten Island , NY, USA

problem #3

Oct 172007

GS 350

  • 350 miles


The contact owns a 2007 Lexus GS350. When attempting to enter a parking space, she experienced unintended vehicle acceleration, which caused her to crash into a wall. The vehicle was towed to a dealer, however, the technicians could not identify the cause of the failure. The contact is concerned that the floor-mat interference caused the accelerator pedal to stick. The failure mileage was 350 and the current mileage was 11,000.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #2

Jul 202009

GS 350

  • 23,000 miles
2007 Lexus GS350 sudden acceleration. This is similar to reports on file on Lexus 2007 ES350. The GS350 will drive around in parking lot without pressing on gasoline pedal at 12-15mph. At speeds of 40mph a slight pressure on gas pedal causes acceleration to 50-60mph. I am forced to drive it with triptronic transmission to slow vehicle because excessive brake pressure required to stop it. This in on-going issue.

- Oceanside, CA, USA

problem #1

Jan 072007

GS 350 4WD 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 200 miles
The contact owns a 2007 Lexus GS350. While parked, the vehicle suddenly accelerated and crashed into a brick wall, without any pressure to the accelerator pedal. The dealer was unable to determine the cause of failure. The current mileage was 4,000 and failure mileage was 200.

- Schertz, TX, USA

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