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Lexus Es300 2001 Reviews



Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal Review #740462

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Jan 15, 2001.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL . sticking accelerator. *ak.0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTHBD182910. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in FAIRFAX, VA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Sept 01, 2000. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 15 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Power Train Automatic Transmission Control Module (tcm, Pcm)

Lexus Es300 2001 Power Train Automatic Transmission Control Module (tcm, Pcm) Review #748130

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Feb 01, 2001.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM) . the problem with the traction control is that it engages much too easily and for an extended period of time. the traction control is engaging under excellent conditions where the pavement is dry and the throttle is depressed less than half. i have come close to being read-ended a few times due to the fact that the traction control engages for about 2 seconds while trying to turn into traffic. the manufacturer has been slow to acknowledge the problem and provide a fix.*ak.0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTHBD182810. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in RICHARDSON, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 01, 2000. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 10 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Tires Sidewall

Lexus Es300 2001 Tires Sidewall Review #748598

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on July 06, 2001.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with TIRES:SIDEWALL . tire had a bubble on the sidewall after driving only 1500 miles. bridgestone say's it's due to roadhazard. i don't recall hitting anything, but i can't rule it out. bridgestone has never actually inspected the tire. lexus replaced the tire at a cost of $285. the service manager at lexus, mike jackson, said there is a risk you take from driving on "low profile" tires. i told him if i knew i would have to take a risk driving a $31,000 car i never would have purchased it. he recommended i purchase the smaller 16" wheels and tires, at an additional cost.*ak (tiresize: 215/45zr17).0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTHBD182910. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in MILFORD, CT. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal Review #899675

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Sept 22, 2001.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL . vehicle experiencing problem with deceleration and hesitation when applying accelerator pedal. vehicle at dealer shop waiting on a computer replacement on national back order. feel free to provide any further information concernning this matter. *ak.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTHBD182110. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in HUNTINGTON, NY. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Lexus Es300 2001 Fuel System, Gasoline

Lexus Es300 2001 Fuel System, Gasoline Review #899761

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Nov 01, 2001.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE . ten minutes after shutting engine off a fire developed in engine compartment. a fire investigator was unable to determine cause of problem. however, an inspector from insurance company concluded fuel leaked from a rubber hose coming off fuel filter that leaked onto a hot engine which ignited the fuel. please provide any additional information / documentation.*ak.Vehicle was on fire. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G815. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in SILVER SPRING, MD. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Review #755573

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Nov 11, 2001.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL . on november 11th, 2001 i experienced a terrifying and potentially life-threatening incident with my car. on that evening, i was approaching a stop sign at a busy intersection, and when i pressed on the brake the car wouldnt stop and instead a sudden acceleration forced me into the middle of the intersection. i was able to stop the vehicle by using the emergency brake. since this has never happened before, i thought it was an isolated incident, so i continued to drive the vehicle. it seemed to be operating properly for the next week or so, when it occurred again. on the evening of november 21st, 2001 i was dropping a friend off at home when i proceeded into a parking space. as i pulled forward, out of nowhere, a sudden acceleration occurred and forced the car over the curb and up a hill. the passenger in my car pulled on the emergency brake and was able to stop the car. another witness saw the rear tires spinning as the car took off over the curb and up the hill. obviously there are some serious problems with this car.*ak.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTHBD182010. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in POTOMAC FALLS, VA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 2000. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 5 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock Review #755573

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Nov 11, 2001.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK . on november 11th, 2001 i experienced a terrifying and potentially life-threatening incident with my car. on that evening, i was approaching a stop sign at a busy intersection, and when i pressed on the brake the car wouldnt stop and instead a sudden acceleration forced me into the middle of the intersection. i was able to stop the vehicle by using the emergency brake. since this has never happened before, i thought it was an isolated incident, so i continued to drive the vehicle. it seemed to be operating properly for the next week or so, when it occurred again. on the evening of november 21st, 2001 i was dropping a friend off at home when i proceeded into a parking space. as i pulled forward, out of nowhere, a sudden acceleration occurred and forced the car over the curb and up a hill. the passenger in my car pulled on the emergency brake and was able to stop the car. another witness saw the rear tires spinning as the car took off over the curb and up the hill. obviously there are some serious problems with this car.*ak.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTHBD182010. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in POTOMAC FALLS, VA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 2000. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 5 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Power Train Automatic Transmission Park/neutral Start Switch

Lexus Es300 2001 Power Train Automatic Transmission Park/neutral Start Switch Review #8001321

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Dec 31, 2001.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH . vehicle started up without key in ignition, and while in park, vehicle started to move in reverse into the street. dealer is taking a look at the vehicle.*ak. dealer states the problem lies with the remote starter its not a lexus issue. *yd.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JP8BF28G410. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in ISLIP, NY. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Lexus Es300 2001 Electrical System

Lexus Es300 2001 Electrical System Review #8001321

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Dec 31, 2001.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with ELECTRICAL SYSTEM . vehicle started up without key in ignition, and while in park, vehicle started to move in reverse into the street. dealer is taking a look at the vehicle.*ak. dealer states the problem lies with the remote starter its not a lexus issue. *yd.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JP8BF28G410. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in ISLIP, NY. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:RWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock Review #755990

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on June 28, 2000.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK . no summary listed for abover vehicle. *ak.Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTHBD182010. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in SHERMAN OAKS, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on June 01, 2000. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 5 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Power Train Automatic Transmission Park/neutral Start Switch

Lexus Es300 2001 Power Train Automatic Transmission Park/neutral Start Switch Review #565096

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on .LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH . consumer stated that he used the remote starter to warm up the vehicle and the key was in the house, the daughter was in the car seat, when his wife got in the car and thought the key was in the ignition and pressed the brake pedal the vehicle shut off, as it should, wife got out of the car leaving the drivers door open to get the key the vehicle rolled out of the driveway, consumer jumped in and brought it to a stop. dealer checked out the vehicle and stated there is nothing wrong with the vehicle. *yd .Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in ISLIP, AK. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Lexus Es300 2001 Power Train Automatic Transmission Park/neutral Start Switch Review #565096

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on .LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH . consumer stated that he used the remote starter to warm up the vehicle and the key was in the house, the daughter was in the car seat, when his wife got in the car and thought the key was in the ignition and pressed the brake pedal the vehicle shut off, as it should, wife got out of the car leaving the drivers door open to get the key the vehicle rolled out of the driveway, consumer jumped in and brought it to a stop. dealer checked out the vehicle and stated there is nothing wrong with the vehicle. *yd .Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in ISLIP, AK. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Lexus Es300 2001 Air Bags Frontal

Lexus Es300 2001 Air Bags Frontal Review #763639

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Dec 26, 2000.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with AIR BAGS:FRONTAL . airbags did not deploy during accident of frontal damage and vehicle was totaled out by insurance company and wife chest was bruised by steering wheel because airbags did not come out.*ak.Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTHBD182510. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in NEWARK, NJ. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Nov 01, 2000. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Wheels

Lexus Es300 2001 Wheels Review #764342

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on July 05, 2002.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with WHEELS . the wheels on this vehicle break under normal driving conditions--if you hit the slightest uneven road, they will bend, break, or crack, causing the tire significant damage. *ak.0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTHBD182910. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in GREENSBORO, NC. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 01, 2000. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:RWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Electrical System Battery

Lexus Es300 2001 Electrical System Battery Review #8016004

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Apr 17, 2001.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY . battery has died out several times since april of this year. contacted dealer, and the dealer stated that there was nothing that they could do but keep replacing the battery.*ak *yh.Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in BOCARATON, FL. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on July 28, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Lexus Es300 2001 Other

Lexus Es300 2001 Other Review #8017412

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Oct 22, 2001.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with OTHER . consumer is unable to see digital dash indicator lights in bright sunlight.*ak *jb.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTHBF30G320. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in COLUMBUS, OH. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Oct 22, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Lexus Es300 2001 Exterior Lighting Headlights

Lexus Es300 2001 Exterior Lighting Headlights Review #769898

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on .LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS . we have had problem with our range of forward vision while using high intensity discharge headlights in low beam at night. the first 60 to 80 feet beyond the headlights are well lighted, but we can not see adequately beyond the lighted area. we have confirmed the problem by having other friends make the same observations. we are not sure if it is an illumination problem (i.e., enough light beyond the well lit perimeter) or human eye problems (too much light in the foreground causing the iris of the eye to not adjust for beyond the lighted perimeter). we are very anxious about driving in the mountains at night. we suggest you look into the problem. dt.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G515. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in SACRAMENTO, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Jan 01, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:N/A. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Review #10016136

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Jan 27, 2003.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC . on january , my wife was driving our two children to an appointment at approximately 0845 hrs. while driving at normal speeds on a two lane road, she stated that the brake light illuminated, and then, the brakes locked up and steering control was not possible. the car did a 540 (a complete 360 and a 180) and ended up off the road and hit a tree. the car was totaled. the temperature was approximately 0 f. the front passenger side wheel was completely severed from the frame. there were no warnings. the car was serviced in 2002 due to complaint about excessive brake noise. *nlm.Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 22000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G410. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in WEST CHESTER, OH. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 31, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 30 mph. DEALER'S NAME: PERFORMANCE LEXUS . DEALER'S CITY: MASON . DEALER'S STATE CODE: OH. DEALER'S ZIPCODE: 45249 .

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Review #10041687

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Oct 10, 2003.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC . 2001 lexus es 300 brake problems causing so far 4 accidents- failure to stop. spongy-like brakes. dealer serviced and made aware. these have been collisions while trying to stop and other vehicles have been rear ended. the latest accident on october 1o, 2003 hit a group of public supermarket shopping carts damaging the hood of the car and emblem front plastic cover. the car just does not stop well when asked to. the service dealership just completed the 30000 mile check up and specifically was told about the brake problem. they stated that a full search was done and the vehicle received new front brake pads as a recommended item to improve the problem without success. i tested the vehicle upon delivery after the service and found that the car spongy feeling continued. the dealership service department stated that there is nothing they can do about it. on a previous service the car was checked for the same problem. we had a previous lexus es 00 from 1997 and that problem was not present. i am very disappointed since my wife uses this car to pick up our children from school as well as for her transportation. i have tested other lexus vehicles and the brakes are very different (lexus lx470, lexus rx300, lexus rx330), i also have a mercedes c240 that shows to have very sensitive brakes and you feel secure when braking either wet or dry. i had a 1992 toyota camry that had also very good brakes. *la.Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 29298 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G710. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in ORLANDO, FL. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph. DEALER'S NAME: LEXUS OF ORLANDO . DEALER'S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 407 6782000 . DEALER'S CITY: WINTER PARK . DEALER'S STATE CODE: FL. DEALER'S ZIPCODE: 32792 .

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal Review #10062245

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Dec 20, 2003.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL . accerator sticking.Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. Mileage was 23000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G410. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in STATEN ISLAND, NY. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 31, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 5 mph. DEALER'S NAME: BAY RIDGE LEXUS . DEALER'S CITY: BROOKLOYN . DEALER'S STATE CODE: NY.

Lexus Es300 2001 Exterior Lighting Headlights

Lexus Es300 2001 Exterior Lighting Headlights Review #10073618

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on .LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS . vehicle is having a problem with light deception. light visibility is only 15 to 20 feet ahead. driver must use high beams to get distance vision. *ak.Mileage was 27000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JTHBF30G625. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in FARGO, ND. Original Owner. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Pads

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Pads Review #10104611

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Aug 28, 2004.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS . consumer complained of grinding brake noise when stopping. dealer replaced front rotors and pads with "updated" versions and replaced brake fluid. when first driven after "update" brake peddle went to floor and car became difficult to stop. pedal soon became less spongy, but required more pressure and more pedal travel to stop car than in the past. dealer service writer said pedal felt normal. after two or three close calls consumer fin rear ended another stopping car, causing over $12,000 in damage to subject car and car that it hit. no injuries. after complete repairs owner traded in the car because it was still too hard to stop. salesman noticed the same thing when he drove car to back lot after trade in.*ak.Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 31500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G110. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in WHEAT RIDGE, CO. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 31, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Rotor

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Rotor Review #10104611

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Aug 28, 2004.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR . consumer complained of grinding brake noise when stopping. dealer replaced front rotors and pads with "updated" versions and replaced brake fluid. when first driven after "update" brake peddle went to floor and car became difficult to stop. pedal soon became less spongy, but required more pressure and more pedal travel to stop car than in the past. dealer service writer said pedal felt normal. after two or three close calls consumer fin rear ended another stopping car, causing over $12,000 in damage to subject car and car that it hit. no injuries. after complete repairs owner traded in the car because it was still too hard to stop. salesman noticed the same thing when he drove car to back lot after trade in.*ak.Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 31500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G110. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in WHEAT RIDGE, CO. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 31, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock Review #10104611

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Aug 28, 2004.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK . consumer complained of grinding brake noise when stopping. dealer replaced front rotors and pads with "updated" versions and replaced brake fluid. when first driven after "update" brake peddle went to floor and car became difficult to stop. pedal soon became less spongy, but required more pressure and more pedal travel to stop car than in the past. dealer service writer said pedal felt normal. after two or three close calls consumer fin rear ended another stopping car, causing over $12,000 in damage to subject car and car that it hit. no injuries. after complete repairs owner traded in the car because it was still too hard to stop. salesman noticed the same thing when he drove car to back lot after trade in.*ak.Vehicle was involved in a crash. 0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 31500 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G110. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in WHEAT RIDGE, CO. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on May 31, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Review #10138278

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Sept 25, 2005.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL . while driving the car would speed up on own without pushing on the accelerator. i found my car going from 40 to 60. in park position the car will rev to high rpm but if i am in drive mode it will just accelerate. i took it to lexus and the technician says the idle speed control valve was not working and the repair work would be $500. *nm.0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G615. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in RIVERSIDE, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Dec 26, 2000. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER'S NAME: TUSTIN LEXUS .

Lexus Es300 2001 Seat Belts Front

Lexus Es300 2001 Seat Belts Front Review #10155274

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Mar 19, 2005.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with SEAT BELTS:FRONT . front end collision resulting in head injury of restrained front seat passenger. injury resulted from impact with radio. seat belts were not retracted after accident. *nm.Vehicle was involved in a crash. 3 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 60000 miles. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in ARLINGTON, TN. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Aug 15, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:U. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 40 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Review #10193988

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on May 05, 2007.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL . on 2 recent occasions (nov 13, 2006 and may 5, 2007) my wife was pulling into a parking space and shifting the car into park when the car accelerated rapidly and slammed into a wall. both incidents were almost identical. extensive damage was done to the front sheet metal (about $9,000 on each incident). it's possible that my wife stepped on the accelerator when she thought she was stepping on the brake but she swears that this did not happen. also, it is unlikely that this have happened twice. *tr.Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 82000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G710. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in WARRENTON, VA. Accident was reported to Police. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on Apr 15, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO.

Lexus Es300 2001 Air Bags Frontal

Lexus Es300 2001 Air Bags Frontal Review #10224076

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Mar 13, 2008.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with AIR BAGS:FRONTAL . tl*the contact owns a 2001 lexus es300. while driving 55 mph, the contact's daughter was involved in a three vehicle crash. the first vehicle slammed on its brakes and caused the second vehicle to strike the bumper of the first vehicle. the contact's daughter then crashed into the rear of the second vehicle. the air bags failed to deploy in the third vehicle and no warning lights illuminated. the vehicle was towed to the insurance company's service center for repair. the manufacturer was notified after the repair was made and they stated that nothing could be done because the vehicle had been repaired. a police report was filed. the contact's daughter was injured. the failure mileage was 99,000 and the current mileage was unavailable. .Vehicle was involved in a crash. 1 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 99000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G410. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in WILLOUGHBY, OH. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was purchased on July 09, 2006. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 55 mph. DEALER'S NAME: CLASSIC MOTORS .

Lexus Es300 2001 Power Train Automatic Transmission

Lexus Es300 2001 Power Train Automatic Transmission Review #10261275

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Mar 06, 2009.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION . transmission skipping at 92,00 miles and failed, made repair $560. now at 104,000 transmission has totally failed. *tr.0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died.Mileage was 92000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G315. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in STURBRIDGE, MA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 5 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Equipment Adaptive

Lexus Es300 2001 Equipment Adaptive Review #10306712

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on July 11, 2008.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE . i have a 2001 lexus 300. i have never ever had issues with it-except for 12-18 months ago- my mat got stuck. as i drove it keep at high speed and kept going faster- the brake pedal would not move as i pushed down. i pit my head down and pulled at the matt & unhooked the front hook under the seat . i thank god i was able to remove my mat- as of that day-i removed my mat & have ruined my carpet, but that is fine. i am surprised this recall is not for my make & model- when i heard the issues with the pedal...it brought back that day- if i was unable to free the pedal, i do not know what would have happened- i would never had thought to hit the e brake or shut car down- and i put all my power on the brake & it would not work. all in all it is an excellent car! *tr.Mileage was 70000 miles. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in NUTLEY, NJ. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 50 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic

Lexus Es300 2001 Service Brakes, Hydraulic Review #10306712

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on July 11, 2008.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC . i have a 2001 lexus 300. i have never ever had issues with it-except for 12-18 months ago- my mat got stuck. as i drove it keep at high speed and kept going faster- the brake pedal would not move as i pushed down. i pit my head down and pulled at the matt & unhooked the front hook under the seat . i thank god i was able to remove my mat- as of that day-i removed my mat & have ruined my carpet, but that is fine. i am surprised this recall is not for my make & model- when i heard the issues with the pedal...it brought back that day- if i was unable to free the pedal, i do not know what would have happened- i would never had thought to hit the e brake or shut car down- and i put all my power on the brake & it would not work. all in all it is an excellent car! *tr.Mileage was 70000 miles. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in NUTLEY, NJ. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 50 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal Review #10310740

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Feb 03, 2007.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION had a problem with VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL . tl* the contact owns a 2001 lexus es 300. the contact stated while driving at 45 mph she applied the brakes, but the vehicle continued to accelerate. the contact applied both feet to the brake pedal and the vehicle still would not slow down. the vehicle crashed into a jersey wall causing damage to the rear driver side of the vehicle. the contact did not suffer any injuries during the crash. the contact feels the accelerator pedal stuck and caused the vehicle to accelerate and not stop and eventually crashed. the contact has not called the manufacturer at this time. failure mileage was 41,014 updated 08/19/10*bf updated 08/24/10.Vehicle was involved in a crash. Mileage was 41014 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28GX10. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in HERNDON, VA. Vehicle was purchased on May 01, 2001. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES.Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 6 CYLINDERS. Lexus Es300 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. Lexus Es300 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 45 mph. DEALER'S NAME: POHANKA LEXUS . DEALER'S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 1-800-459-6319 . DEALER'S CITY: CHANTILLY . DEALER'S STATE CODE: VA.

Lexus Es300 2001 Vehicle Speed Control Review #10327463

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Feb 15, 2010.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. had a problem with VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL . 2001 lexus es 300. acceleration issues *gr the consumer stated when his wife started the vehicle, it immediately went to full rpm, probably around 6,000 plus. her feet were flat on the floor. she had not put the gear in reverse to back out of the garage, nor had she touched the brake or the accelerator, when the rpms began acting erratically. the consumer stated only a computer failure could have caused the rpm to instantly increase in that manner. the consumer stated he went to the garage to see what was going on and was able to turn the vehicle off. the consumer re-started the vehicle and it behaved in a normal manner. .Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in GLENDALE, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Lexus Es300 2001 Air Bags Frontal

Lexus Es300 2001 Air Bags Frontal Review #10390319

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Mar 09, 2011.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION had a problem with AIR BAGS:FRONTAL . was in an accident and the air bag did not deploy. therefore i was thrown into the steering wheel and sustained an injury to my head and eye. i was traveling 45 mph before breaking and contact. *tr.Vehicle was involved in a crash. Mileage was 195000 miles. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in COLUMBIA, SC. Accident was reported to Police. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 45 mph.

Lexus Es300 2001 Power Train

Lexus Es300 2001 Power Train Review #10456444

LEXUS ES300 2001 car safety problem was reported on Jan 16, 2012.LEXUS ES300 2001, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION had a problem with POWER TRAIN . tl* the contact owns a 2001 lexus es300. while driving 8 mph, the contact noticed a bump vibration coming from the rear of the vehicle. the contact also noticed that the vehicle would unexpectedly shift into reverse. the vehicle was taken to the dealer, where the contact was informed that metal fillings were found inside of the transmission. the vehicle was then taken to a local mechanic, where the transmission was replaced. the failure and current mileages were 110,000..Mileage was 110000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT8BF28G310. Lexus Es300 2001 problem was reported in AMHERST, MA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 8 mph.


Lexus Es300 2001 Systems


Air Bags Frontal 3 Review(s)

Electrical System 1 Review(s)

Electrical System Battery 1 Review(s)

Equipment Adaptive 1 Review(s)

Exterior Lighting Headlights 2 Review(s)

Fuel System, Gasoline 1 Review(s)

Other 1 Review(s)

Power Train 1 Review(s)

Power Train Automatic Transmission 1 Review(s)

Power Train Automatic Transmission Control Module (tcm, Pcm) 1 Review(s)

Power Train Automatic Transmission Park/neutral Start Switch 3 Review(s)

Seat Belts Front 1 Review(s)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic 3 Review(s)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Antilock 3 Review(s)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Pads 1 Review(s)

Service Brakes, Hydraulic Foundation Components Disc Rotor 1 Review(s)

Tires Sidewall 1 Review(s)

Vehicle Speed Control 4 Review(s)

Vehicle Speed Control Accelerator Pedal 4 Review(s)

Wheels 1 Review(s)



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