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Top 10 Factors to Consider When Buying a Luxury Car
The idea of owning a luxury car is appealing. The glossy paint, swoopy lines, and prestigious badges speak of the owner’s success in life, while the interior opulence offers scented leather surfaces, high-tech telematic devices, and all the...
Understanding the Lexus Oil Life Monitor Service Indicator Lights
Car symbols, or dashboard lights, are a car service reminder. The Lexus Oil Life Monitor (OLM) indicates when and what service your car needs.
Lexus Certified Pre-Owned (CPO) Car Program
Drivers who are in the market for a used Lexus vehicle may want to check out cars under their certified pre-owned program. Many manufacturers have a certified pre-owned (CPO) program, and each one...
How to Get Lexus Dealership Certified
Lexus dealerships offer automotive technician jobs to those who are Lexus certified through UTI’s Toyota Professional Automotive Technician program.
How to Buy a Lexus
When buying a Lexus, consider your budget and which model you want. You should also run a vehicle history report and take a test drive before buying.
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Lexus GX 460
It may be hard to believe, but luxury and adventure can go hand in hand – especially with the 2012 Lexus GX 460. From its luxurious interior with a variety of features...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Lexus RX
The Lexus RX paved the way for luxury crossover utility vehicles over a decade ago, and now it continues to make waves and turn heads. An incredibly attractive vehicle, the RX (now available...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Lexus RX450H
More and more auto manufacturers are offering hybrid versions of their compact and mid-size sedans, but a surprisingly small number of them are doing the same for their smaller trucks, SUVs and crossover...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Lexus HS 250h
Hybrids have come a long way in the last few years, and the 2012 Lexus HS 250h is a prime example of just how much they’ve evolved. This sedan is quiet, composed...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Lexus LS
With a four-generation legacy spanning a quarter of a century, the Lexus LS may not be the riskiest, most cutting-edge vehicle in its class but its devotees don’t mind – the reliability, near...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Lexus IS
If you haven’t heard of the 2012 Lexus IS, you’re not alone. This sports sedan is incredibly underappreciated. However, that doesn’t mean it’s not worth considering for your next car. Key Features The...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Lexus LS 600h L
The “h” stands for hybrid, and while you might hope to get greatly improved gas mileage for your effort to go green, that shouldn’t be your motivation for buying this model. The 600h L offers a mere 1...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Lexus CT200h
Although you wouldn’t know it from appearances, the 2012 Lexus CT200h actually shares a lot in common with the Toyota Prius. Mainly, it comes down to their engines (1.8 liters) and hybrid architectures....
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Lexus GS450h
The 2012 Lexus GS450h is for those who want to drive a hybrid, but would prefer to still enjoy a luxurious and safe ride. Fortunately, as this sedan proves, going the hybrid route...
A Buyer's Guide to the 2012 Lexus GS
A decade after it debuted, the 2012 Lexus GS still hasn’t found a strong foothold in the sport-sedan market. However, this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a closer look. It’s much more affordable than competitors...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Lexus LX 570
Despite pressure on the automobile industry to produce more – and better – fuel-stingy options for the mass market, there remains a place for luxury SUVs that are neither size conscious nor...
A Buyer’s Guide to the 2012 Lexus LFA
When it comes to supercars, Lexus probably isn’t the first name that comes to mind. The 2012 Lexus LFA was the automaker’s attempt to change that. It’s a compact coupe that seats two and offers blistering acceleration. However,...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You Like to Go Off-Roading
Your best bet for off-roading is a 4x4 SUV. Depending on the model that pleases you most, though, you might have to shop around a bit to find a good used one. That’s simply because off-roaders typically become...
The Best Used Cars to Buy If You’re a Photographer
If you are a photographer, and you’re considering buying a used car, the big thing to consider is the type of photography you do. Thanks to the advances in digital photography, chances...
The Best Used Cars to Buy to Maximize Resale Value
A car is not an investment. An investment, by definition, increases in value. A car is a necessary purchase, and it will never appreciate in value, with the possible exception of...

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the shop i did my car maintenance at quoted "maintenance tune up - 6 cylinders" item" parts $115, lbr/exercise $225. Vehicle is Le
Hi Inna. Thanks for contacting us today. Although each repair shop has their own terminology for services rendered, it's possible that their use of "exercise" is for labor - or the cost they are charging to complete the tune-up services....
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I have a 2003 Lexus Rx300 oxygen sensor bank 2 sensor 1 is the upstream or downstream?
Hi Theresa. Thanks for contacting us today. On a V-6 engine, there will be two sensor locations - Sensor one will be the upstream O2 sensor - or located near the exhaust manifold. Sensor two will be located downstream -...
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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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Can the original rear acceleration sensor part No: 89190-44010 be changed by 89190-60030 or 89191-50020 or any oner one?
The acceleration sensor assembly that you have (your original), that is Lexus part number 89190-44010, was used from November 2002 through July 2007. The other two you refer to are not interchangeable at all with your original. Part number 89190-60030...
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screeching on driver side
You will need to have the brakes and wheel bearings checked to see what is causing the noise. You may have worn out brake pads and it is scrapping on rotor metal to metal or pad sensor is hitting rotors....
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Hello There, I recently noticed that my Lexus GL 470 2007 starting having this ups and downs while I am not driving it
Hi Tania. Thanks for contacting us today. The code you listed, B-2799 error code is a Lexus-specific code caused by an error in communication between the ECM and transponder key. In most cases, it's caused by a faulty key, faulty...
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My 2006 gs300 is running really rough. The car barely moves when in gear and almost stalls.
The P0390 code has to be resolved prior to further diagnostics because the category of failure subsumed in that code will cause some of the symptoms you are describing. The oil on the plugs is not a good sign but...
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have 2 codes that came up on my lexus which are the b1s1 b2s1
Both of these sensors are the upstream O2 sensors. I would caution you on replacing both sensors if you have lean or rich codes for both sensors at the same time since the engine may have other problems that can...
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Mr. Tim thanks a lot. There's no white smoke, my mechanic have checked and no leakage showing so he said if the gascast is damaged
Hi Chinedu. Thanks for writing back. A head gasket replacement is most likely going to be less than replacing an engine, but there is a good chance that this will not resolve your problems. However, if you are planning on...
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What can I do to fix my Lexus rx330 2005 model, the coolant dries up fast and when you start the car you will hear a laptop sound
Hi Chinedu. Thank you for contacting us tonight. When you have an overheating problem, it's possible that damage has occurred to the cylinder head gasket, which would cause coolant to flow inside areas of the motor it should not go...
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2004 lexus IS300 P0010 P0122 P2138 ALSO ERASED CODE P05OO AFTER CLEANING BOTH SENSORS IN TRANNY NOW CAR OVERHEATS IDLES @2000 in p
Hi Braxdon. Thanks for contacting us today. Of the error codes you've listed, the one that might be the root source of your problems is the P2138 OBD-II Trouble Code. The P2138 trouble code indicates that the Engine Control Module...
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I had my o2 sensor changed cause the computer read was b1s1 and i got it fixed but the lights are still on
Hi Patrick. Thanks for submitting your question tonight. In most cases, when a mechanical or sensor failure triggers an OBD-II trouble code, the codes need to be removed by a professional mechanic with a digital scanner after completing repairs. This...
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I have a 05 Lexus and I've notice that its starting to idile but my maintenance required light just came
Hi Moe. If the engine idle is rough and a service or warning light is illuminated, that is likely a good indication that a mechanical or electrical problem with the fuel or ignition system exists. Some of the common sources...
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Car diagnosed with crankshaft leak, dealership says that's not common, it's probably camshaft seals. Your thought
Hi Antionne. Thanks for contacting us today. It's quite possible that the camshaft seal is leaking on your Lexus. Many mechanics have difficulty isolating the exact source of an oil leak unless they remove the water pump and other components...
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Car jerking and gas smell and loud noise
The most important issue is the fuel odor which signifies either a leak (vapor or liquid) or engine misfiring. A leak is potentially disastrous, especially if you park in an enclosed space such as a garage where vapors can accumulate....
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Why is my car a little jumpy when in reverse without any acceleration? Its not all the time either. Some days it reverses fine and
Hi Brandon. Thanks for contacting us today. The type of symptoms you are describing (with the reverse problems) are typically caused by obstruction of debris in the hydraulic lines of the transmission - so a flush and filter change is...
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car start,new fuel filter leaks gas,why?
Hi Morn. Thanks for contacting us today. In most cases, a fuel filter will leak if it's not properly installed, installed backwards or if the connection fittings are not secure because the filter is the wrong size. It will stop...
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My 2001 lexus is300 stalling when accelerating for a second and then pushes itself to go
An issue such as this would very likely be associated with a check engine light being illuminated on the dash. In this case I would recommend having a check engine light inspection performed by a qualified professional to determine the...
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Steering wheel stiffen and battery light comes on the car shout completely down
Hi Paquita. Thanks for contacting us tonight. The stiff steering wheel is a symptom of a vehicle stalling. The power steering system on your Lexus requires power from the alternator to operate correctly. When the car stalls, the alternator shuts...

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