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Car audio is not working

Hi, other owners have had similar issues with their audio. On closer inspection, the amplifier had usually blown out and needed to be replaced. I would recommend taking this to the dealership as it may be covered by warranty.

What does check awd means in Lexus RX350

Hi there. There is more than just clearing the light to this situation; there is a fault with the all wheel drive system. This system relies on many mechanical, electrical, and computer components to operate properly and safely. This fault,...

loud buzzing on driver side while in motion. no dash lights on?

Hello, thank you for writing in. There are several moving parts that can cause a vibration in regards to the air conditioning system. You or a technician will have to go through the components one by one until the vibration...

My check power steering symbol is showing up on my Lexus 2012 RX 350 and the car wont move an inch.

Hello. It sounds like you either have a broken belt or a voltage loss in the vehicle. If the battery is failing or if the alternator is failing then this will occur. I would check these first by having them...

A new battery in need of emergency replacement?

Hello, Although it would be impossible to say definitively, how long your battery would have otherwise lasted, 10.53 volts is extremely low. A normal battery will generally last for 4 to 5 years. If yours was anywhere near that mark,...

I have a Lexus RX 350 (2008). This morning it suddenly showed the engine light indicator and started vibrating.

The burning smell and vibrations could have been caused by the engine misfiring and making the exhaust come through the intake or there is an electrical issue that is burning on the exhaust system. I recommend seeking out a professional,...

Does the battery on a 2012 Lexus rx350 need to be changed at the dealership or can I replace it myself

Hi there. On newer vehicles, replacing the battery is not as simple as it once was. There is an ECU programming that is required on your Lexus, but one of our mobile mechanics should have the right digital scanner to...

Driver's side CV joint noise

Hi there. The sound is more like a differential sound that is making a click sound. There seems to be too much free play on the gear train inside the transmission. This is determined by only the sound occurring when...

Why do I constantly need to replace the brake rotors and brake pads?

Hi there. That's a really good question. What reason were you given that the rotors need replacing? What symptoms are you experiencing? If you have a brake vibration, the rotors (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/brake-rotor-disc-replacement) should have enough thickness after a year, unless you...

My abs light is on

The ABS light can be on due to any number of faults. A bad wheel speed sensor, brake pressure sensor, or damaged wiring are just a few possibilities. It can just be a coincidence that the light is on now,...

SPORADIC STARTING ISSUES, STARTS SOMETIMES, OTHERS IT CLICKS

What you are describing sounds like a faulty starter solenoid. A faulty starter solenoid (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/starter-replacement) will generally produce a clicking sound when turning the key. The starter solenoid is located on the starter and has internal electrical contacts that transmit...

I have an 08 lexus rx350, i hear a clunking at low speed on uneven road. I checked the rear wheel by shaking and I feel some free

What you are describing sounds like a failing CV joint (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/axle-cv-shaft-assembly-replacement). A CV (Constant Velocity) joint is a shaft that connects the transmission to the wheels, essentially transferring the power from the drive train directly to the wheels. The CV...

Triple A said my alternator (2007 Lexus RX350) needs replacement. Is there a way to double check? If bad, how much is your labor,

Hi there. if you'd like to have one of our mobile mechanics come to your location and complete an alternator inspection and replacement, please click this link to request an estimate (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/alternator-replacement). Once you come to the service page, click...

a/c making boiling noise

Hello, thank you for writing in. The noises you are hearing may in fact be bubbles in the system. If the refrigerant is low, there may be air caught in the system instead. As the air conditioner processes and vaporizes...

Car has front differential leakage,front cover reseal leakage,rack and pinion leakage and oil cooler leaking is fixing worth it

To estimate a variety of leaks please request a leak inspection/diagnostic (https://www.yourmechanic.com/services/oil-fluid-leak-inspection). Most of the cost involved is likely to be labor, though, and consequently a mobile service such as YourMechanic (https://www.yourmechanic.com) will be ideal for you as none of...

The engine turned off on me while I was driving.

Hi there. The first thing that I recommend doing is check for any codes that the engine may have stored. The ECM may have the engine management system shut down for an issue with the traction control system malfunctioning. Perform...

All of the dashboard lights/icons came on and everything blacked out causing the car to shutdown completely while driving.

Hi there. The dash lights coming on and vehicle shutting down are, most likely, related to a charging system problem. It's fairly common for all the dash lights to come on with no alternator output, low voltage can cause unusual...

Replacing front brake pad and reasonable dealership cost

Hi there. I understand your concern. I start suggesting brake pad replacement at 3mm. Most technicians have a brake pad thickness gauge that takes the guesswork out of determining when to suggest brake pads replacement; 1-3mm is red, 4-6mm is...

Timing belt or chain how much to replace. Buying used not sure if it done

The RX350 has a timing chain which does not need replacement. While the timing chain does not have a service interval per se, timing chain engines such as this have longer term maintenance requirements in that the timing chain tensioner...

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