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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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1997 Lexus GX stuck in ACC mode the ingintion will not turn fully
Hello there. Typically when the ignition key is stuck in the ACC position, it's due to an obstruction inside the ignition cylinder, a faulty brake switch (which would also cause issues shifting out of park) or a damaged ignition cylinder....
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Does "Your Mechanic" offer a payment plan for work needing to be done on the car?
Yes, YourMechanic does offer financing on Services over $200 for those who are approved for it
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Just want to know if you think a 2004 lexus is300 is a good reliable car with parts that arent outrageous?
The Lexus IS 300 is a fantastic car and as you may or may not know is designed by the Toyota Motor Corporation. As with any car, the life expectancy depends largely on how you maintain the car, the driving...
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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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Hi, there. my car won't start after they replaced a new radiator. Did the radiator mechanic do something that cause the problem?
Hi there. Usually replacing a radiator is not related to the components that allow a vehicle to start. However, if the battery cables were not removed, it's possible that an ignition relay may have shorted or been damaged. It's also...
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Message came on screen to chec AC...really loud sqeaking noise when I turn AC on..is it ok to drive car until thursday?
Hi there. Typically when you hear a loud squealing noise coming from the AC system when activated, it's due to the AC compressor failing - specifically, the bearings inside the compressor. It could also be an issue with the serpentine...
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Hi Ben. My 2008!GS 350 rear shocks are leaking per the dealer. I have 91,000 miles on the car. I had my tires replaced today with
Hi there. I've forwarded your inquiry to our service and sales department, so they can locate the specific mechanic you are looking to speak with. Generally speaking though, we prefer to use OEM components when replacing critical components like vehicle...
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My car won't accelerate past 25 mph. Check engine light is on, the code is for an oxygen sensor. 2002 Lexus GS300
Hello. From the explanation that you are giving me it sounds like you have a catalytic converter that is failing. When this occurs it will give you these codes and will cause a loss of power. You should have this...
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I have a 2006 lexus gs 300. What is the repair time for replacing an alternator?
Hi there. Depending on whether the mechanic has the right tools, supplies and experience, replacing an alternator can take as little as two hours or as much as 4 to 5 hours. Generally speaking though, it's a three hour job....
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I purchased a Used Car from Carmax. I was told on Monday that they could not get the title and had to turn in the car to the aucti
Hello, thank you for writing in. This is a legal issue that is above the advice and services that we can give. You should check with your local courthouse and see if there are any legal advisers you can speak...
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Is using a new OEM compressor necessary, or can a used compressor be used?
You can use a new or used compressor. the costs of parts and labor will need to be quoted since not only the compressor but the drier and expansion valve plush flushing of system will be needed.
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When should I replace the timing belt on my 2006 Lexus ES330
Hi there. Lexus recommends replacing the timing belt at 90,000 to 100,000 miles. It appears as if you're vehicle is due to have this service completed, so if you'd like an estimate to have a professional mobile mechanic complete the...
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I have a 1996 lexus es300 after it rains my car will not move it. It starts but wnt move after a while what could be the problem?
Hi Shantay. If you are able to start the vehicle, but then it shuts off, the issue might be due to an exposed electrical wire underneath the vehicle or under the hood. If you can start the car but it's...
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Hello, I have a 2002 Lexus es300. It has been sitting for about 4 months. We replaced the battery and noticed the speedometer, odo
If you're really lucky, you may have popped a fuse that powers the instrument panel. I would start in the fuse panel and then retrace my steps to be sure that everything is properly connected at the battery. If you...
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My car won't stop unless I floor the brake pedal. Brake Check replaced the booster, and the brakes locked up. 5000 rpms just to go
Hi there. The best advice I can offer is to let a professional mechanic come to your location and complete a brake system inspection as soon as possible. There are too many possible issues to list, especially possible ABS control,...
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I have a GS Lexus 400 1994 alternator needs be replaced but GS 400 not pulling up need a quote on fixing
Hello, thank you for writing in. The submodel you are looking for may not be on our website at this time. There are a couple of options from here. One, you can use a similar submodel to get an idea...
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I currently own a 2017 Lexus Is 200t with 150 miles on it. A hear a slight click sound when car shifts from 1st to 2nd. What cou
If the sound occurs at the shift point, it is likely a transmission component or a drive train component such as an axle joint. Inasmuch as the car is new, to figure out if the sound is potentially "normal", you...
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I replaced my ignition cylinder in my 98 Lexus GS300. How do I program the new one and key to get it to start?
Hi there. In most cases, when this service is completed, an error code is stored in the ECU. However, it's possible that something is not correctly connected, so it's best to have a professional mechanic come to your location and...
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Humming sound
There are a few other things that may also cause the humming sound you describe. What you are describing sounds like a wheel bearing that may be starting to fail. A wheel bearing will usually fail due to pitting or...
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Not starting
Hi there. If you're able to hear the fuel pump engage, and the vehicle will not start, it's likely due to an ignition system sensor (like the crankshaft or cam position sensor) or an obstruction of fuel within the fuel...

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