NHTSA — Engine And Engine Cooling Problems


hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
59,466 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.

So how do you find out what problems are occurring? For this NHTSA complaint data, the only way is to read through the comments below. Any duplicates or errors? It's not us.

2006 Lexus RX 330 engine problems

engine problem

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2006 Lexus RX 330 Owner Comments

problem #4

Apr 092012

RX 330 6-cyl

  • 73,800 miles


Crack in the radiator at 73800 miles. Car started smoking and when stopped and opened up hood pink fluid spilled out of passenger side of radiator (anti-freeze) and was steaming. Noticed that comments have been made that 2004 -05 models have had radiator recall for same problem and read claims that this radiator might be the same.

- Newberry, FL, USA

problem #3

Feb 102012

RX 330 6-cyl

  • 55,366 miles
Unusual/ abnormal noise in the engine area was diagnosed due to the following: Radiator failure -had a crack and leaking coolant at 55K miles; water pump failure at 55K miles; timing belt replacement at 55K miles; high pressure power steering hose failure at 55K miles.

- Southlake, TX, USA

problem #2

Feb 082012

RX 330

  • 64,697 miles
Radiator seam split. This was a defect on 2004 and 2005 models.

- Paia, HI, USA

problem #1

Dec 032009

RX 330

  • 44,000 miles
Radiator failure at 44,000 miles 2006 Lexus RX330.

- Tucson, AZ, USA

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