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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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Lexus is recommending that the differential fluid be replaced on my 2009 Lexus I250 which has 68,000 miles on it.
The differential fluid change is generally something that is pre-designated by the manufacturer according to the factory and is recommended to be changed at specific service intervals. The brakes needing to be replaced are generally based upon a measurement of...
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Why did my tachometer light and check engine light go on at same time?
You will need to have the computer scanned to get the stored codes. You may have a bad sensor.
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brake pedal position sensor malfunction came up as a code PO120 since the check engine light was on my 2002 Lexus GS300.
Trouble code P0120 relates primarily to malfunctions in the throttle position sensor, located in the throttle body, and/or circuitry and wiring to the sensor. Standard practice is to measure the voltage leaving the sensor at various throttle plate angles (the...
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First my trac off light when on. brakes were barely working and car was shaking both at 10mph or less and when idle. what's wrong
I would recommend removing the fuse for your ABS system. This should cause the ABS light to come on. When the ABS light is on the ABS system will not work. Then drive the vehicle and see if the fault...
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2008 lexus gx470: car bouncing even after $3500 shocks were replaced on front and back
If the ride height is within spec, that is the coil springs are not weak, the only cause of the vehicle failing to settle immediately (i.e., bouncing) after encountering road irregularities is defective shocks or defective strut assemblies with built...
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car accelerating but no pull
You may have a clogged fuel filter or the fuel pump is low on pressure and these should be checked as well as the computer scanned for failure codes.
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2005 Lexus rx330 if I replace my ignition lock cylinder with new keys. Will I have to program the keys so my car will start?
If you are having the key replaced then you would need to have system reprogrammed to work with your theft system and new keys.
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While I was driving the car felt like it went into neutral even though it was still in drive.
Sounds like the automatic transmission might be failing. The mileage and age are about right. If there is a dipstick, you can check the fluid yourself, but many cars made after the late 1990,s don't even have a dipstick you...
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2004 lexus es330. check engine, VSC and TRAC OFF warning lights on
I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a qualified professional to determine which check engine light codes are stored in your vehicle system. Once this has been done the mechanic and have a better indication of what the vehicles...
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My electronic steering power steering light came on my 2006 lexus gs300 and i cant turn my steering wheel
The problem you are describing is electrical in nature. When this new type of "electronic" steering system first saw widespread use, there were occasionally problems due to design glitches and unforeseen operating issues. In 2009, there was a Lexus Service...
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My Lexus es350 vibrate
Hi there. Thanks for contacting us tonight. There are several things that can cause a vibration to occur at these speeds, ranging from tire/wheel balance to loose suspension or steering components. It's also possible that an engine or transmission mount...
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Lexus LS430 Cruise control speed limit
The 2001 LS430 Owner's Manual refers to an upper limit of 85 MPH in terms of cruise control settings. Apart from that, there is no ECU limit or user-programmable upper speed limit. On some cars, you can program individual keys...
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Q: Ignition
You will need to remove ignition switch to move position of key slot to get ignition back in.
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I have a 1992 Lexus Ls400 and the transmission wont switch out of 1st gear the caer has 261k miles should i get a new transmission
You should have the computer scanned for codes that may point to the cause of the no shift out of first gear. You may just have a solenoid that is bad for one of the gears and just need to...
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Vehicle shifts down when traveling 55mph+ when gas is not being pushed
Shift points are controlled by vehicle sensors such as the vehicle speed sensor and throttle position sensor. In addition there are shift solenoids in the transmission valve body and, in the scenario you are presenting, torque converter lock up controls....
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Pulled out ignition fuse and put back, now Lexus isf won't turn over.
Removing the fuse while the circuit was powered might have caused the fuse to open. Both fuses should be tested for continuity. If the fuses are intact and they are securely installed but the car won't start, there's a possibility...
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My 2006 Lexus IS250 and the check engine light was blinking and it was kind of sluggish when I pulled off from the stop sign
A potential cause of this issue would be an oil leak onto the spark plugs causing misfires and therefore a shutdown of the traction control system. Many sensors on the engine work in conjunction with the traction control system to...
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Engine swap ls400 Lexus 1990 to 1993 1UZ-fe
The engines themselves, that is the blocks and cylinder heads, are identical in both model years. So, they are a direct catalog interchange, have identical castings and so forth. However, the computers for the two years do NOT interchange. That...
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I have a Lexus ES300 2003, It makes a very loud noise when I drive it.
The exhaust may have a bad flex pipe and leaking exhaust and should have the system inspected.

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