hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
83,500 miles

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2005 Lexus RX 330 steering problems

steering problem

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2005 Lexus RX 330 Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #4

Dec 082011

RX 330 6-cyl

  • 34,800 miles


There is a problem with the power steering of the vehicle. Took it to the Lexus dealer who stated that there was a leak in the power steering system. I am not a tecnical person but was explicitly told that if I do not get it fixed the steerin wheel could get stuck leading to an accident.

- Chesterfield, MO, USA

problem #3

Jun 202010

RX 330

  • 61,000 miles
The contact owns a 2005 Lexus RX330. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic and authorized dealer for routine maintenance. The technicians detected that the power steering internal seal was defective. The vehicle had not been repaired for the malfunction. The failure mileage was 61,000.

- North Billerica, MA, USA

problem #2

Jan 042010

RX 330

  • 40,000 miles
During routine state inspection, dealer informed me the power steering rack was leaking and must be replaced. The cost to replace the rack is estimated at $1600. From reading similar stories for Lexus vehicles, I understand the leak could lead to catastrophic failure of the steering system and possible fires from fluids on the alternator.

- Spotsylvania, VA, USA

problem #1

Apr 272009

RX 330

  • miles
Steering keeps getting locked up. This time that it happened, it would not reverse itself and had to have it towed into the Lexus dealership.

- Stanley, NC, USA

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