Lexus LS steering wheel malfunction explained in video

Recalls are a funny thing. First of all, car companies build their vehicles with the promise that these cars are the best of the lot and that they’re worth the money customers shell out to buy them. Then, in the middle of enjoying their newly-purchased rides, something strange - though completely explainable - happens. Whether it’s sticky floor pedals, loose seatbelts, or steering wheel malfunctions, there hasn’t been a shortage of recalls occurring recently. So much so, in fact, that a lot of people are beginning to question the type of quality control these companies have.

In this video, Lexus is going to show how the recent Lexus LS recall came to be. As you already know by now, Lexus is recalling 11,500 LS models due to a steering wheel system malfunction where, after making fast turns, the steering wheel doesn’t return to its original position as fast as it should. What results is a misaligned steering wheel that could potentially lead to serious car accidents. And just in case you can’t picture what this whole malfunction looks like, check out the video and see for yourself.


Source: Lexus Enthusiast

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  (807) posted on 06.2.2010

I can’t imagine why lexus did something like this. This is not practical to have in a car.

  (434) posted on 06.1.2010

You’d think this is a very common scenario that Toyota would have tested thoroughly.

  (134) posted on 06.1.2010

Well, that’s a good test five, and great explanation. Hopefully they succeed the to finish those error early because if not maybe they will be left behind by other competitors

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