2008 Lexus IS 350 steering NHTSA complaints: Steering

NHTSA — Steering Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
1 / 0
Average Mileage:
32,166 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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2008 Lexus IS 350 steering problems

steering problem

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2008 Lexus IS 350 Owner Comments

problem #3

Jun 192016

IS 350

  • miles


Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Lexus Is 350. Upon attempting to pull into a parking space, the steering wheel locked. The contact was unable to get the steering wheel to unlock. The vehicle was turned off and would not restart. The vehicle was towed to a dealer for further inspection and diagnosis. The contact also received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V340000 (air bags). The dealer was unable to determine when the parts would become available for the recall repair. The manufacturer was not notified. The failure mileage was not available. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Selma, CA, USA

problem #2

May 192014

IS 350 6-cyl

  • 59,998 miles
While driving on a straight line, most of the time when trying to make a normal correction it would feel like the steering wheel Is caught on a magnet and I needed to tug the steering loose. This causes me to loose control of the car for few seconds to correct the steering.

- Los Angeles, CA, USA

problem #1

Nov 132009

IS 350

  • 36,499 miles
Power steering failure during turn in 2008 Lexus 350- sudden. Caused accident with injuries to person and property.

- Hollywood, FL, USA

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