really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 2
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
97,045 miles

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problem #3

Oct 172020

ES 300

  • 175,000 miles
Wife drove Lexus 2 miles to bakery, crust N'crumbs at 1370 N main road, vineland, NJ. When she came out of bakery, smoke was coming from under the hood. She called me. I drove there and raised the hood. 2 coil packs were on fire (about a 2 inch flame) and the hood insulation was smouldering. I blew out the two fires and put water on the coils and hood insulation. Then called a tow truck. Was not reported to police or fire departments.

- Vineland, NJ, USA

problem #2

Aug 222014

ES 300

  • 85,135 miles
The contact owns a 1999 Lexus ES300. The contact was unable to turn the ignition switch and the steering wheel became difficult to turn. The contact mentioned that the vehicle stalled. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The manufacturer was not notified. The approximate failure mileage was 85,135.

- Dix Hills, NY, USA

problem #1

Jun 062006

ES 300 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 31,000 miles
During a drive home, the car suddenly jerked coming to an almost complete stop. The panel light came on with the ABS. It then returned to running smoothly> I returned home within I mile without further problems, no odor or panel signs showing. The car was put into our garage and turned off, within minutes my husband saw the car on fire. The fire dept put out the fire and the car became a total loss. Calls to Lexus and follow-up with Toyota were not answered at all, no comment. Has there been a previous complaints with that model car? thank you.

- Naples, IN, USA