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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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Looking for LED lights
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Odometer/Clock turns on when car starts and then immediately shuts off. R/L Ac blend door actuators bad. Could bad actuator do it?
Hi there. It sounds like you may have a faulty ignition switch not returning the connection for the odometer/clock circuit or there is another underlying electrical concern possibly within the junction block. The blend door motors will not affect the...
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a machine jump start my luxes v8 convite from the fuss box to the ingnitor now its smoking bad and no power did he blow any thi
Hi there. We are not quite clear as to what you are asking, however, if your car will start, but is blowing a lot of smoke and has lack of power, multiple components could be damaged or require repair. It...
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check engine light, ABS and ABS off lights on after starter replacement, many c02, c12 and p03 codes, any ideas?
Hi there. It sounds like there is a wiring issue; pinched, pulled, or loose, or an intake leak. A good visual inspection first may uncover possible causes; loose connectors, broken connectors, broken wires, loose wires, exposed wires, etc... The ABS...
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having charging problem
Hi there. It sounds like the battery could be having some issues internally and causing your low idle or the alternator belt does not have proper tension. Battery damage may have occurred when it was discharged during use when the...
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Grinding noise when I shift into gear, when in "park", car rolls down driveway.
Hi there. The issue with your transmission seems to have a few problems. First there is a park arm that locks your transmission in park. If the park arm is working, the transmission will not move the car. First check...
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The heater control panel don't work and the radio don't work everything else on the dash lights up all the fuses are good
Hello, thank you for writing in. The power supply needs to run to that area of the dashboard before it is divided up between the different components. Considering that two components are both having a loss of power at the...
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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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Brakes locked up while car is off and parked.
Hello. As long as your vehicle is in park you should be able to start your car safely without having to worry about using the braking system just yet. I recommend that you start the car up and see if...
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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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my car makes. a loud thumping noise when I step on the gas
Hi there. It is possible that you may have damaged a CV joint or steering system component when the pole was struck. It is also possible that the wheel was bent which could cause this type of thumping noise as...
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While driving it stated making a loud noise. Then it started to jerk, it began to brake itself and wouldn't move.
This may be a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer activates a transmission...
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Catalytic Converter Replacement - 2001 Lexus IS300.
Hi there. Before you decide to have the catalytic converter replaced in your vehicle, consider performing the following checks: Check the following: A damaged or failed oxygen sensor The oxygen sensor wiring damaged or connected improperly The engine coolant...
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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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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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A new battery in need of emergency replacement?
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My abs light is on
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Is my car worth keeping based on the mileage? 2003 Lexus RX300
Hi there - despite being a "1st year model", this vehicle has an excellent reliability reputation. If you have kept yours up, and it sounds like you have, no reason to cast it aside. Make sure the timing belt gets...
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My car was smoking I stopped to see what was wrong and now will not start
Hello. It may help by having one of your mobile technicians come out to inspect your vehicle. Smoking out of the exhaust followed by a vehicle not being able to start is generally a catastrophic signal. White smoke coming out...

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