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leaking water pump
Hi there. Quotes cannot be generated via the ask a mechanic portal. Your Mechanic has several available technicians that can assist you with a water pump replacement service. Your request has been forwarded to customer service. Please have your vehicle...
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Power steering
This suggests your power steering pump may be failing or you have a leak elsewhere in one of the power steering lines. The power steering system operates on very high pressurized hydraulic pressure (in some cases as much as 300...
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Window won't roll up or down
It sounds as though the window regulator has failed. The mechanism inside the door is an assembly that will incorporate the mechanism and the motor as one unit. More than likely, the cables that control the actual movement of the...
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Water pump and timing chain
Hi There, Depending on your budget and how many miles are on the vehicle since the last time the timing chain was replaced, it may be a good idea to replace the timing chain while the vehicle is apart while...
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Car shudders when stopping
Hi There, What you are describing is a sign of warped brake rotors. When you press on your brake pedal, this activates a hydraulic pressure which forces small pistons inside your brake calipers to push the brake pads against the...
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My dealer gave a quote of $2750 for replacing evaporator and expansion valve for my 2008 Lexus ES350. Does that look reasonable? c
The only reason to replace the evaporator would be if the evaporator were physically blocked internally or if it is leaking refrigerant. Be sure to obtain tangible proof of either circumstance. Verification is particularly important because evaporator leaks, except at...
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Should i just put oil in it
The oil maintenance reminder light on all Lexus models comes on when an oil and oil filter change is required. However, if you have not checked the engine oil level (on the dipstick) for some time, you should do so...
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Hi William, I'm trying to replace my alternator on a 2007 Lexus Es350 and I can't get the last bolt out thats under the alternator
If your ES350 was built after March 2006, per the Factory Service Manual, you have to remove the bumper of the car as well as other components to gain access. Due to the amount of disassembly required, if you have...
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Doors wont lock or unlock with fob or switch?
Hello. Further testing should be done to help solve your problem. Being that the door unlock reprogramming procedure has already been done and the fuses have been checked there's not much left it could be. When you hit the unlock...
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Just had car checked due to rear noise. Shop rear strut mount was going bad. 1200 dollars to repair. This because you have to take
I input your vehicle particulars (year, make and model) in YourMechanic's on-line rear strut/strut mount repair cost estimator. Assuming a random California zip code, the cost came back at less than $700 to replace both rear struts AND both strut...
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replace right front axel boots assembly 2007 lexus es 350
The relevant repair service to request is CV axle replacement. Due to the labor involved in removing the joint, disassembling and cleaning it, and re-greasing the joint, it is actually cheaper to replace the entire axle as a unit. Additionally,...
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I have a 2007 Lexus ES 350. I tried to start the car and the lights came on, it clicked but would not turn over. I tried a coupl
Whether a jump start will start a car, or even power lights, depends on how good the connection is and whether or not other issues in the car's electrical system (such as a faulty battery to body ground cable). Also,...
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My 2007 Lexus ES 350 won't accelerate but the I can hear the engine running. Is this a coolant or radiator problem
Hello. If the engine is revving but the vehicle is not moving then it sounds like a transmission failure. This needs to be checked first. If the engine is not revving then it may be an engine issue. I would...
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Key fob will not open doors. The push button will not start car. There are no dash indicators. Had new battery installed in the vehicle and in the key fob.
The key fob will need to be reprogrammed to the vehicle as when the battery was replaced in the key fob, the key was reset. This is why nothing is working with the key fob. If you need further assistance...
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I have a scheduled service to replace the left and right lower control arm. How much time will it take to complete
Most repairs are based on standard, calculated "book times". That is, everybody pays for the same amount of labor time for a particular repair (based on individual year, make, model, engine size, of course). If more time happens to be...
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Is using a new OEM compressor necessary, or can a used compressor be used?
You can use a new or used compressor. the costs of parts and labor will need to be quoted since not only the compressor but the drier and expansion valve plush flushing of system will be needed.
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Heater works randomly in my lexus es350...any ideas??
Hi there. It sounds like there may be a low coolant level affecting the heater in you Lexus. Perform a visual inspection of the coolant level when the vehicle is cold; check the reservoir bottle and the radiator. If the...
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Car makes squeaking noise while brake is pressed and I'm still
I don't think this has anything to do with your brakes. You're probably experiencing an engine noise or a noise in one of the belt driven accessories. If it only occurs when the brake pedal is depressed, than it may...
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Vsc , check engine light
Hi There, The VSC (Vehicle Stability Control) light indicates that there may be something wrong with the traction control system. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been...
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Hi, my name is John. I just took in 2008 Lexus ES350 for oil change, and the mechanic at Firestone is telling me that there are ga
Hi John. Thanks for writing in today. The CV boot protects the CV axle from dirt, debris and maintains lubricity as it contains a copious amount of grease. It will wear out overtime - due to exposure to elements, road...

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