really awful
Crashes / Fires:
2 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
44,456 miles

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2010 Lexus IS 250 brakes problems

brakes problem

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2010 Lexus IS 250 Owner Comments

problem #2

Jan 052017

IS 250

  • 72,000 miles


The brakes seemed to need more and more peddle pressure to stop the car. It got so bad I couldn't drive the car car safely. I went to have the brakes replaced and the rear calipers were frozen. The slider pin on the bottom of both calipers is locked solid.

- Saint Charles, IL, USA

problem #1

Nov 142012

IS 250 6-cyl

  • 16,911 miles
Daily driver of the vehicle for two years was easing into a parking space and applying the brakes when vehicle surged forward over a curb eventually crashing into a tree. After the vehicle went over the curb it went through a chain link fence and down a steep embankment leading to a great deal of chaos and confusion as to whether the brakes continued to be applied, but the driver Is confident that the brakes were being applied when the initial surge occurred. The driver's spouse experienced a similar event about a month earlier when driving about 2 mph down a long driveway. In this instance the engine revved to a higher speed when the brakes were applied but the brakes did stop the car before the engine speed returned to normal.

- Plymouth, MN, USA

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