really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
48,000 miles

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2006 Lexus IS 250 drivetrain problems

drivetrain problem

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2006 Lexus IS 250 Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 312009

IS 250

  • 48,000 miles


Lexus IS250. Drive shaft came off. I had an accident on inter-state 75/85 North bound in downtown atlanta around exit 248B. The front driver side wheel came off in the middle of highway. I did not hit any car except the broken tire hit concrete wall and stopped against concrete wall. I reported this issue to Toyota immediately but it took them 3 months to inspect the car. Since I can not afford to let it sat in collision center for a while, I had to repaired. By the time, they inspected on Nov. 25, 2009. It got all repaired. I did show picture to them. However, Lexus refuse to offer any assistance after inspection. Lexus said that I could hit something that it's why my rim was damaged. Of course, my rim was damaged because it hit concrete wall after it came off. Those pictures showed that I did not hit any where (including front bumper). Atlanta police came immediately since this accidents was on interstate. However, according to him that I don;T need to file report because there is no other party or property damage. It was only my car. I went to hospital for neck check out. X ray did show something unusual but my own insurance covered the charge. Please review and see if any related incident to prevent future issue.

- Duluth, GA, USA

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