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My car is not starting.
It is possible there may be a loose connection somewhere that is not allowing the power to flow properly. Often this can be caused by a loose ground fastener or a broken battery cable connection. Consider hiring an experienced technician...
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Gas cap code
The codes you are getting is not a gas cap code but a leak in the gas tank evaporative emission system that includes a possible leak in the gas cap. You will need to have the system leak checked with...
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Hello, when I make a sharp right turn, my car makes a whining noise. Could this be my ball joints or cv axle?
Hi Amber. Thanks for contacting us today. Usually a whining noise while turning is an indication of either worn wheel bearings or low power steering fluid. It is also possible that a steering suspension component might be loose or worn,...
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Car follows road aggressively and the steering feels loose and wobbly.
Hi Sean. Thanks for contacting us today. I don't think Lexus is lying to you for some reason - more that they simply don't notice what you are feeling in the car. If anything, the dealership would want to find...
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Is it true that if a fuel pump fails, it will not show up on a diagnostic report until it completely fails?
Hi There, Unfortunately, there is no sure indicator to know whether or not the fuel pump failure would show up prior to it failing completely, however when it begins to fail, usually there will be a fuel pressure fluctuation, which...
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I hear a squeaking sound when I ride over bumps. Do I need to spray with wd40
Rubber bushings in the vehicle suspension will be damaged, and fail early, if exposed to petroleum solvents such as WD-40, engine oil and grease and so forth. All of these rubber bushings are designed to operate dry. If a bushing...
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Lexus IS 250 2010 electrical problems
I have checked all the recalls and technical bulletins for this vehicle and there are no known issues that can cause the battery to go dead in 3 three days. I would suggest you observe the vehicle in the dark...
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Hi Noe, how to find out its front or rear Differential/Gear Oil which needs Replacement?
Hi there. We have a great service maintenance tool on our website that lets you know what differential / gear old replacement services are required - and at what mileage intervals. To receive an estimate for this service, please click...
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My electric power steering went out, I can't fix it right now but need to drive the car on freeway to work 100 miles per day
As you may have discovered, you will not have much functionality or power assist when your electronic power steering system is not working properly. This can also be a very dangerous situation and is not recommended to be driven until...
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I had my car looked at and it was determined that I have a tiny leak in my radiator. Is that repairable or does it haveto be repl
It only takes about 2 hours to replace the radiator, so the labor cost you were given should not really be that high. The radiator on your vehicle costs more than the labor on this job and, again, the labor...
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Grille replacement? 2014 Lexus IS250
Hi there - unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic.com offers at this time. This task is best handled by a collision repair estimator at a reputable paint and body shop. S/he is trained to evaluate visible and not-so-visible damage,...
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2007 Lexus IS 250 needs an alternator.
All alternators on the 12 volt systems have a voltage rating of 13.5 to 14.7 volts. If you are referring to having a more powerful alternator, then you will need to get an alternator with a higher amperage rating. If...
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Multiple issues
Hi There, The shift solenoid is one of the components that the transmission uses to effectuate the shifting of your transmission. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required,...
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Tainted gas repair and routine spark plugs replace, $2500, is this fair?
That seems a little extreme. It helps to know what kind of contamination you are talking about. For instance, if the car was vandalized and someone has put sugar in the gas tank, then you will probably have to do...
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Gas contaminated with water, how much to fix, what needs to be done?
The best way to remove all water from the gas tank is to simply replace the entire volume of gas that is being used. "HEET" is a fuel additive that is made for removing water from the gas tank. However,...
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What parts do I need if I'm getting a few codes
Hi there. To be honest, with the information you've provided, the list of parts you would need to possibly resolve these codes would include more than 50 individual components. An error code might be related to a specific system (like...
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Car overheats
VSC refers to vehicle stability control and any fault there can be diagnosed and repaired after the overheating and oil warning light are resolved. If the oil light you are seeing is the low oil pressure warning light, oil pressure...
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My car sits for 2-3 hours, barely starts, almost like the battery is dying. But once i get it started and i run im and out of stor
You will need to have your battery load tested. The reason it cranks slow after sitting is because the battery is getting weak and will not hold a charge for long periods. It will most likely need to be replaced....
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Heat only works when im pressing the gas sometimes
Hi There, I would suggest first checking your coolant level to be sure there is sufficient coolant in the radiator as this is what flows through the heater core which is what generates the heat you fee inside the cab...
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My wheel is almost impossible to turn and I can not drive the car because of it .
You should check the power steering fluid to see if the fluid leaked out from a leak. If fluid is low then refill reservoir and start and turn wheel back and forth slow to see if steering gets better and...

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