1.4

hardly worth mentioning
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
122,500 miles

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problem #2

Mar 192018

IS 250

  • 100,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Lexus IS250. The contact stated that the vehicle failed to start and was towed to North side Lexus (17925 North fwy., houston, tx 77090). The dealer stated that the vehicle was included in NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V647000 (fuel system, gasoline), 16V340000 (air bags), and 13V030000 (visibility/wiper). The technician informed the contact that the part that was needed was a fuel pressure sensor; however, it was not included in the NHTSA campaign umber: 14V647000 fuel system, gasoline) recall. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The vehicle remained at the dealer and was not repaired. The failure mileage was 100,000.

- Houston, TX, USA

problem #1

Jul 292017

IS 250

  • 145,000 miles
A year or so ago my car started overheating. I stopped and the car shut off. The computer system froze and said checking system and showed a drawing of a car frame and what I guess is the heat source. I took my car to the mechanic and he replaced the water pump. It had cracked and boiled over and ever since I have had nothing but problems. I've replaced the alternator, the battery, and my navigation system is blank and completely doesn't work. Nor do the buttons around it. The motherboard is fried. Also sometimes when I'm driving at night my headlights turn off in the pitch black driving down the road. My dashboard is melting and since I'm a realtor who puts a lot of miles on her car, I'm underwater. I'm either going to have a heat stroke driving that sauna around (the heat is stuck on) or crash when my headlights suddenly stop working. My daughter is learning to drive and I cannot let her drive once it gets dark. It's okay for me to die but not her. There doesn't need to be a sensor right under the water pump that can destroy your hole car. Thank you for your time.

- Columbia, SC, USA