2003 Lexus ES300 Air Bags Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2003 Lexus ES300 Air Bags Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID657190
 Internal NHTSA #10213300
 Model Year2003
 File date15/12/07
 ComponentAIR BAGS
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemOwner of the car was traveling approximately 50 mph on interstate, crossing a bridge, tapped brakes when approaching slush and snow, lexus es300 went into a spin, spun around once, spun onto the shoulder and rolling down an embankment, rolling over twice and landing upside down in drainage ditch. Driver was suspended upside down, hanging in seat belt that had deployed the full length of the belt. Seat belt did not hold driver in the seat, windshield, back glass and passenger side window shattered. No front or side air bags deployed during crash or roll over. Driver sustained concussion, neck and shoulder injuries. Car was deemed totaled by insurance carrier.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure65000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateLAKE ST. LOUIS, MO
 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 purchase15/04/03
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders6
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed50
 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 namePLAZA LEXUS
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's cityST. LOUIS
 Dealer's state codeMO
 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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