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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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I don't know whether it is the alternator or battery
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I need to replace the front timing cover on my car.
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Where is the fuel shut off switch located
Your vehicle does not use an inertia switch that cuts off the fuel. There is a fuel pump relay in the fuse box in the engine compartment. If the vehicle was involved in an accident, the SRS system may have...
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I replaced my thermostat and the housing and its still registering hot why
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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Loss of power, weird sounds from the engine and hissing sound from throttle body, and a code P1346 1999 Lexus IS200
Hello - the P1346 problem code you have indicates a camshaft timing problem (variable valve timing to be specific), and is at least part of the cause of low power. The cams are out of time, relative to the crankshaft....
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Car is shaking a lot.
The vibration you are feeling while braking may be because of warped brake rotors. Brake rotors can warp when they are overheated from repeated hard stops. The rattling noise during acceleration may be due to a loose panel or heat...
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How much the labor costs to replace caster bushing (aka control arm bushing)? 2004 Lexus LS430
Hi there - YourMechanic does not offer lower caster bushing (aka control arm bushing replacement as a service. Replacing bushings in aluminum control arms in the field is a somewhat risky procedure in the best of circumstances. YourMechanic recommends, and...
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My trunk won't open with the control inside the car but WILL open with the button in my key.
Since the mechanism that releases the trunk does function when you use the transmitter, it is likely the button inside the vehicle is faulted. There could be a loose connection or the switch itself may be malfunctioning. Consider hiring an...
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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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Wheel bearings worn out?
Hi There, Worn out wheel bearings can certainly make a very loud sound as they get worse. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or small damage on the surface of the rollers or the bearing race. Both...
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Where does the comfort ride plug in to the strut on a 1997 Lexus ES300
Hello. Yes, the ride control system will plug into the top of the struts. That is where the struts are adjusted by the computer. If there is nothing on the top of the struts then someone may have removed them...
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How do you know if the comfort ride is working on a 97 lexus es 300?
The ride would be comfortable if the air bag suspension is aired up all the way or deflated. There could be a leak on the air bag system or the ride control module could not be functioning. If there is...
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Hello Tien, I have a hug battery/alternator problem with my Lexus ES330 2004. Can we chat?
It sounds like you may have a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator charges the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while the engine turns...
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My 93 lexus move in reverse but no in drive why
Hi there. Low fluid levels in the transmission are the primary source of issues like this. When the fluid levels are fine, then it is likely that there are obstructions of debris inside the hydraulic lines of the transmission or...
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The price on a blower motor on a 2010 Lexus GS 350
Hi there. Unfortunately, the blower motor of the AC / Heater system is one of those components that really can't be fixed while on the vehicle. In fact, when it is repaired, it typically costs about twice as much as...
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My hazard light came on by itself in my car I have a 98 lexus GS300 all other lights working it went off for a while but came back
Hello, This may suggest you have an internal wiring problem, a short or possibly a faulty flasher relay that may be causing your hazard lights to come on intermittently. The flasher is an electrical component that allows the lights to...
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Car stopped while I was driving it; Check engine light is also on.
Have your computer checked to see if there is any pending or stored codes. This will lead you to a location on the engine for troubleshooting. There are many symptoms that can contribute to a stalling and no start condition...
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Can you remove fuel pump from inside car? 1993 Lexus LS400
Hi there - yes, you can removed the fuel pump from inside the trunk actually. There is an access plate under the trunk liner for this purpose, allowing access to the fuel tank (and pump) without dropping the tank. Remember...
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My car has a problem starting but the check engine light is off. It drives smooth but cuts off when I stop at stop signs.
Hi There, You may have a dirty or faulty idle control valve. The idle control valve is a unit that reads the air intake into the engine and relays vital information to the computer which then uses this information to...

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