2003 Lexus ES300 Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2003 Lexus ES300 Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID525426
 Internal NHTSA #10107941
 Model Year2003
 File date20/01/05
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemOn jan 20, 2005 at about 7:30pm i was returning from work driving my lexus 2003. Just before reaching my home, i turned right into notley road from stone gate drive at silver spring, md after stopping at the stop sign. Before i realized, the car knocked over the mail box of the house on the right side and started racing on the yard of the house. Next the car knocked down the street light, crossed a road and raced towards a tree. Although i applied, the brakes were not working. Ultimotely the car crashed on to a tree, turned over and i was lucky enough to crawl out of the car with much effort. I was taken to the montgomery county general hospital by ambulance and after being examined by the physician and xrays i was released. The car was ultimately towed to lexus body shop and was pronounced a total loss i feel that the lexus took off on its own when i turned right from a stop sign into the notley road damaging propery and ultimoately crashing on to a tree. Because there was snow on the yard, i was able to videotape the track marks made by the car from the beginning to the end of the crash. I hope that you will investigate this incident and give me some report.*ak
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure25658
Number of Occurences0
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateSILVER SPRING, MD
 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 purchase07/12/02
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders6
Drive train typeFWD
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed5
 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 telephone number301-680 0400
 Dealer's citySILVER SPRING
 Dealer's state codeMD
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

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    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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