2006 Lexus RX330 Exterior Lighting Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2006 Lexus RX330 Exterior Lighting Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID918015
 Internal NHTSA #10456760
 ManufacurerTOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
 BrandLEXUS
 ModelRX330
 Model Year2006
 File date22/11/11
 ComponentEXTERIOR LIGHTING
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemThis is an ongoing problem with the lexus rx models caused by moisture and condensation forming inside the headlight there has been a lexus tsb regarding this however dealers apparently are free to decide if they rectified it or not. The computer module in the headlight is damaged by the condensation leading to a repair costing almost $3,000 the part alone being $1,900. Mine ultimately failed at about 54800 miles though it was reported to dealer as a condensation when the dealer chose to do nothing about. This is a known issue with the lexus rx so much so it has created a whole sub-market in buying the faulty ones removed by lexus refurbishing and reselling even those are selling for $1,100 if you can even find one. Known manufacturing defect, tsb issued by lexus, lexus will not address if failure ultimately occurs at 48,000 miles if at all, headlight fails, consumer safety at risk, repair requires total replacement of headlight, seal fails, ballust computer fails, headlight does not function, no lighting when driving, lexus had complete knowledge of the defect, lexus did not uniformly correct the manufacturing defect to date.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure54800
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateFORT PIERCE, FL
VIN pattern 2T2HA31U26CXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 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 purchase18/10/19
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders6
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 Vehicle speed0
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  • 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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