2001 Lexus ES300 Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2001 Lexus ES300 Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID633927
 Internal NHTSA #10193988
 ManufacurerTOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC.
 BrandLEXUS
 ModelES300
 Model Year2001
 File date05/05/07
 ComponentVEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemOn 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.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure82000
Number of Occurences2
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateWARRENTON, VA
VIN pattern JT8BF28G710XXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?Y
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?Y
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons1
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase15/04/01
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders6
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed0
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's city
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 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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