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

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problem #3

Aug 092004

TL 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
While driving ABS, and the ovedrive light appeared on the dashboard and remained on. Consumer drove the vehicle to the dealer, and mechanic determined that the solenoid sensor needed to be replaced. Passenger side rear fender and mudd flap damaged. Tread hit the 5th wheel of the trailor. The vehicle started bucking and fish tailing as tread separated from the tire in one peice. The tire did not go flat. Both vehicles had to be repaired

- Honolulu, HI, USA

problem #2

Jun 292000

(reported on)


  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
When pedal was applied it felt spungy and soft. While in a stop position at a light, brakes depressed. Pedal fades away--to keep still, more pressure had to be applied. Owner is afraid that brake failure could occur. Dealer has been contacted.

- Hanford, CA, USA

problem #1

Dec 141999


  • miles
Was driving on wet parkway & started to apply ABS brakes slowly, the ABS brakes failed to catch & vehicle hydroplaned. It hit an embankment & then spun around. Driver sustained severe injuries & was hospitalized. Air bags deployed upon impact. Vehicle totaled. Only had 500 miles on it.

- White Plains, NY, USA