2009 Lexus IS Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2009 Lexus IS Vehicle Speed Control Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID775191
 Internal NHTSA #10318286
 Model Year2009
 File date08/03/10
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problem3/8/2010 involving 2009 lexus is 250: as the driver of the lexus is 250 was entering the garage, she was applying pressure to the brake while the garage door was opening. As the driver released the brake to move forward into the garage, the lexus is 250 unexpectedly accelerated and the vehicle sped forward. The driver was stopped from going through the garage by forcefully pressing on the brakes and stopped by the garage cabinets. Acceleration marks were present on the asphalt approximately 10 feet before the opening of the garage and brake marks were present inside the garage. This was the first time the unexpected accelerated occurred and we immediately contacted the dealer for direction. The dealer suggested that we bring the car to the dealership for inspection. The owners were not comfortable driving the vehicle to the dealership due to the current incident of defective functioning. The dealer came to pick up the car and the owner followed in a courtesy vehicle back to the dealership. Once at the dealership, the customer service representative notified the owner that they were unable to accept the car do to the damage located in the driver side bumper which was a result of the incident. The dealership had possession of the keys and the vehicle. The owner notified the dealership that he was uncomfortable to drive (or have) a driver take the vehicle home do the vehicle malfunction. The owner was advised to contact 1-800-255-3987. The owner requested to leave the vehicle at the dealership to avoid any other incidents until the malfunction is investigated. The lexus is 250 was taken to the dealership appox 2 weeks ago for maintenance. The driver side mat was removed over 3 months before the incident and no other repairs have been made to the car.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure10500
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateCARSON, CA
VIN pattern JTHBK262992XXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?Y
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase20/01/20
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders0
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed15
 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
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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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