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2006 Lexus GS300

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2006 Lexus GS300 Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an O2 sensor heater fault. Most commonly the affected O2 sensor will need to be replaced to correct this concern.

Suspension & Steering -- hohoho1461 and 6 others

I noticed the noise level has increased significantly while adjusting seating/driving position. Also the steering occasionally became heavy while making turns.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

A squeak type noise may be noted from one or both front seats. Squeaks can be caused by contact between the seat track locating pins and the vehicle floor pan. Our technicians tell us the repair involves removing some of the seat locating pins.

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

All wheel drive models may develop a creaking type noise from the front suspension when driving over uneven road surfaces. Our technicians tell us revised front sway bar bushings are available which may correct this concern.

2006 Lexus GS300 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., April 6, 2006

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On 133 vehicles, certain airbag inflators were assembled with an insufficient amount of the heating agents necessary for proper airbag deployment.  In the event of a crash, if the airbag does not deploy as expected, the risk of injury will increase. Dealers will replace only the suspect airbags to correct this concern. The Toyota recall number is 60B. The Lexus recall number is 6LB.

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Body, Interior & Misc., April 21, 2006

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The front seat belt retractors may not release due to a failure of the emergency locking system. If the seat belt is locked, the occupant may not be able to properly fasten the seat belt. An unrestrained occupant may have an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash. Dealers will replace the front seat belt assemblies to correct this concern.

 

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Engine, January 16, 2009

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Ethanol fuels with a low moisture content will corrode the internal surface of the aluminum fuel delivery pipes. As the condition progresses, the Check Engine Light may illuminate and/or a fuel leak could develop under the hood. Any fuel leak increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel delivery pipes as necessary. This recall is expected to begin during February 2009. The Lexus recall number is 9LA.

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Engine, January 26, 2011

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The fuel pressure sensor monitors fuel pressure for optimum engine performance and emission controls. Lexus has found that some of these sensors can loosen from the fuel line, which may cause the sealing gasket to leak fuel. To prevent this from occurring in the future, your Lexus dealer will ensure that these sensors are properly fastened. No schedule of owner notification is available at this time.

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Engine, December 15, 2007

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Mechanical stress on two fuel pipes in the engine compartment, combined with the presence of corrosive agents in the fuel, can result in a crack in the fuel line. A fuel leak can result, increasing the risk of a fire. Dealers will replace the two suspect fuel lines with redesigned parts to correct this concern. The Lexus recall number is 7LC.

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2006 Lexus GS300 Questions and Answers

cbudai, 2006 Lexus GS300, Bronx, NY

Is it time for a full transmission tune up on my 2006 GS300?

eamckinley, 2006 Lexus GS300, 3.0L V6, Brea, CA

Can anyone replace the battery or does it have to be lexus? Does the computer have to be reset?

jblavs, 2006 Lexus GS300, 3.0L V6, Florence, KY

worth buying? Should I anticipate many repair issues

daoust, 2006 Lexus GS300, 3.0L V6, Excelsior, MN

Has anyone experienced any issues with water intrusion in rain storms.My GS300 takes on water during heavy rain and I'm being told that there is nothing they can do .

Visitor, 2006 Lexus GS300, 3.0L V6, Worcester, MA

head lamp stops working

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