I only rarely use the parking brake that does not seem to matter. The approximate failure mileage was 75,000. Upon pulling over, I read a message displayed on the dash alerting me to take my car to the nearest Lexus dealer. At the dealership they said this is a safety issue so this should be recalled. My nearest Lexus dealer is more that 125 miles distant so that diagnosis is wanting.
The clicking has increased dramatically. I take it 5mph the rest of the way and once home and parked, I try to restart the vehicle. The rear passenger sustained head injuries that did not require medical attention. In the event a part sold with a warranty fails to operate within the warranty period we will replace the part s with a functionally equivalent part or refund the part purchase price. Later when driving at approx. C Grade - The third level quality part.
Returns are accepted only for unused items in their original condition and packaging. I can't imagine what would of happened if I was on the freeway. On other occasions the brake pedal became hard as a rock and also made the vehicle come to a jerking stop. It's bad enough that you sometimes have to listen to the high-pressure fuel injectors, but there's definitely nothing that can be done for that. The manufacturer was notified and stated that the vehicle was out of warranty.
Personally, I'm sick of the noise and regardless of whether they want to replace it or not, I'm going to force the issue or take it to the regional rep. Once approval has been obtained on your credit card, the part s will be shipped. The failure mileage was 80,000. This almost caused an accident. If the brake pedal is only partially released to creep forward the clicking changes to a louder grating sound. It was scary me so much. This is due to a problem with the front brake calipers and brake pads.
The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. The failure mileage was approximately 75,000. I called the local Lexus dealership, and they are not aware of any current recalls - this needs to be looked into soon, before the failure of the brake actuator causes an accident. Lexus usa knew the brake acuator was faulty even in 2009. When the brakes were applied, there was an abnormal noise and the vehicle failed to stop.
I can't imagine what would of happened if I was on the freeway. If you have an issue with an item please contact us by e-mail within the warranty period. The customer also assumes full liability for losses or damages resulting from shipping as well as all responsibility to pursue remuneration for such issues with their selected carrier. I had the vehicle towed to the dealer it was purchased from. I then went back in the car and with the beeping still in my ear, decided to head home. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. There were six tsbs for the brake system, but no recalls were issued for the brake system.
I am asking Lexus to replace this part at no charge due to the faulty part. But they would not cover my car because the warranty enhancement expired 5 months ago in spite of my car's low mileage. It happen the first time with about 50,000 miles, going about 25-30 mph. Brake pedal was always soft, felt like no brake pads left but they all had recently been checked 3 months ago and had 10mm left. Within last 1,000 miles, began noticing noises coming from brake actuator. After I started to experience squealing when braking. When depressing the brake to activate the electric start, the break kicked back and the car would not start.
My nearest Lexus dealer is more that 125 miles distant so that diagnosis is wanting. The sevice department said the brake acuator needs replacing. Apparently many of the owners of this vehicle have had this problems but had a lot of problems with the dealership to fix it. Weather or temperature changes have no effect on the noises. Is there a corporate address for filing a complaint? The car can be in park, and it still does it. So please only serious buyers. The contact stated that various warning indicators and gauges illuminated on the instrument cluster and display panel.
The dealer Lexus of palm beach, 5700 okeechobee blvd, West palm beach, fl 33417, 561 291-6004 inspected the vehicle, cleared the codes, and indicated that the brake actuator assembly needed to be replaced. It stopped, but started again 2 wks later while driving home as I approached an exit ramp. The vehicle was stationary and the lights appeared immediately after starting the engine. While driving approximately 35 mph, the brakes seized and released. Stop the car in a safe place and contact a dealer.
I coast down the road and upon breaking again the whole car shakes making steering and especially turning very difficult. I'm unsure what it is. Please use a qualified technician to make the appropiate installation. It was raining and I had not clue of what it was. All the damages caused by unqualified installation or other damages that are done by the buyer side is not the seller's responsibility. I was told they could look at the codes again and reset them, but they would most likely come back on again if it was some other type of malfunction.