It is like the transmission doesn't adjust with the pressing of the gas pedal. My 2000 lexus rx 300 is having transmission issues. Happy with the final bill considering the work that was done. In our case overdrive is simply a reference to the top gear which is 4th gear. Have the local parts store clear the codes. Yet I was told by the customer service representative at lexus of america that he in fact knew of no issues regarding transmissions in these vehicles.
Complaint Number: 10322899 Incident Date: March 15, 2010 Date Added to File: March 30, 2010 Description of the Complaint: While driving on highway, lost all forward motion. This is not a quality car as I was led to believe. The diagnosis was transmission failure. The vehicle jerked at acceleration, especially when going at slower speeds. I hosed down a cold engine with cold high pressure water hose to clean off engine compartment. I guess perception is not reality. That's why they should be serviced including strainer every 15K miles if you intend to keep them.
I turned the vehicle off and checked for leaks or a broken belt, but found no problem. Please call for customer service and availability at 1-877-866-8372 ex. The first transmission failed at approx. Reverse gear now worked and I drove the vehicle the 50 yards home and backed it using reverse gear into the garage. The contact stated that the transmission was replaced in 2008.
Keep in mind that the automatic transmission fluid serves as the most important component of the transmission since it cleans, conditions and lubricates any seals while serving as hydraulic fluid. Insert screwdriver to disengage shift-lock. I believe this is a manufacturing defect that should be investigated. Information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act foia , 5 u. Complaint Number: 10206630 Incident Date: October 1, 2007 Date Added to File: October 23, 2007 Description of the Complaint: Failed transmission. Complaint Number: 10390585 Incident Date: March 18, 2011 Date Added to File: March 18, 2011 Description of the Complaint: This letter is a follow up to a claim I made regarding my 2000 lexus rx300 and its impending transmission issues.
Complaint Number: 10224261 Incident Date: April 11, 2008 Date Added to File: April 11, 2008 Description of the Complaint: Transmission failure in 2000 lexus rx-300 awd with 110,000 miles. He said it looked like the transmission had already been replaced. Does the fluid smell burnt when you check the dipstick? Planetary gears, solenoid, clutches, and other numerous parts. Complaint Number: 10280470 Incident Date: August 13, 2009 Date Added to File: August 14, 2009 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2000 lexus rx300. When it was reported to my dealer a few months ago they explained it away and took no action.
Complaint Number: 10358669 Incident Date: January 1, 1901 Date Added to File: September 29, 2010 Description of the Complaint: 2000 lexus rx300. If the condition is still present, then read the codes and post back. Complaint Number: 10384850 Incident Date: February 9, 2009 Date Added to File: February 28, 2011 Description of the Complaint: Own a lexus 2000 rx300, transmission failed while driving at highway speed, would not move in any gear. Complaint Number: 10258609 Incident Date: February 6, 2009 Date Added to File: February 13, 2009 Description of the Complaint: The contact owns a 2000 lexus rx300. But then I noticed that you bought it used. Vehicle lost forward and reverse and was towed to the repair shop.
Did you try it yet? To school, sporting events, carpooling as well as running various household errands and other family related activities. He took the pan off and said there was a lot of metal. Almost had an accident because of the hesitation. Could have caused accident as went out on busy road with no notice. This is a real sad situation that a luxury car does not last longer than 10 years. Thus, at sixty five mph the tachometer is at 3500 rpm.
Complaint Number: 10231440 Incident Date: June 16, 2008 Date Added to File: June 18, 2008 Description of the Complaint: Transmission failure lexus rx300 2000 with only 73k miles on car. Then the tranny would work a little bit in reverse and much less in forward. The failure mileage was 110,000. At the dealership, they replaced the transmission on the vehicle. Parked car and stopped engine. Reading thru the web lots of people have similar problem. Complaint Number: 10254999 Incident Date: January 14, 2009 Date Added to File: January 14, 2009 Description of the Complaint: I have a 2000 lexus rx300 with 124,000 miles on it.
This is a definite safety issue. The car has been well maintained and driven by my wife and the trans went out last fri when she was leaving the parking lot. An suv should not have a problem in slight extremely cold conditions. Changed three sensors thats what my mechanic told me only one left it rear one. The car will sometimes go into overdrive and sometime it will not causing the engine to rev to 4000 to 5000 rpm at highway speeds. Got it done, brought it home the 1st day and is leaking transmission fluid so need to bring back for a possible fix or swap.
Planetary gears completely broken in transmission. This hesitation was most pronounced when braking and then needing to rapidly accelerate, such as when merging into traffic. He claimed that proper servicing of the system would have avoided the issue which is also dispelled by other owners. If you need to restore your ride's functionality, AutoZone has all the answers. To troubleshoot these types of issues, check the actual solved problems with these types of issues. I made a formal request from lexus usa for help but they declined any responsibility. It does get hot, but the special tranny fluid cools much better than water does.