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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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How do I remove the fuel filler lid assembly (77305-53010) from the car on a 2015 Lexus IS 250?
The filler neck is usually visible by getting under the vehicle and looking underwear the gas door is. You should be able to see the fuel filler neck coming from the fuel door into the fuel tank. There should be...
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hi, question when i start on morning or when engine is cold grand vitara vibrates with little,when engine warms up it vibrates ver
It is very possible that you could have a faulty engine or transmission mount causing this issue. Engine and transmission mounts are made of rubber and they wear out over time. I would recommend having your vehicle inspected by a...
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Wired radio while driving car shut down
The cause of this malfunction is undoubtedly electrical in nature and perhaps includes blown fuses. Regardless of the underlying cause, if you request a no start diagnostic the responding certified mechanic will get the problem diagnosed and repaired for you...
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DTC code P0175
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Cylinder misfire and white smoke
The faint white smoke may indicate the possibility of a blown cylinder head gasket. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. Coolant in the engine oil, an engine misfire or oil leaking from the engine could...
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If I am hooking up an aftermarket oil pressure gauge, do I need to keep the electronic oil pressure sending unit hooked up?
The aftermarket gauge that you are using would likely work either way. I would recommend trying to keep the factory sending unit in place if possible to prevent any potential issues that may occur. If the new gauge does not...
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loww coolant, resevoir empty, need to know how to add more
If the white smoke is coming from the exhaust tailpipe, you may have a coolant leak into the exhaust system via a leaking head gasket. If the smoke is in the passenger compartment, that could be due to a leaking...
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where is innertia switch for 2008 lexus 250 is
The fuel pump cut-off function is integral to the circuitry in the PCM on this model. There is no separate, user serviceable switch. On this model, the only reason the fuel pump power cut-off feature will be invoked is if...
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Clicking while driving straight and turning. Sounds like a card in the spokes of a bike tire. Stops when I stop.
Hi Megan. Thanks for contacting us today. Typically this type of sound is caused by one of three things. Either the wheel bearings are starting to wear, you have a brake pad that is dragging or your brake rotor is...
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high idle around 3000 rpm when i start car when cold for about a minute then drops to 700 rpm, then it idles up and down in park
Although you replaced the idle control valve (ICV), a faulty or blown fuse in other electronically controlled systems can cause the IAC motor to malfunction, leading to a higher than normal engine idle speed. Other possible causes of a high...
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I have a 2007 lexus is250. I got an oil change 3 weeks ago. A few days ago it showed a low engine oil warning on the dash so I dec
Check the engine oil level using the dipstick. If the level on the dipstick is below the add level, or if no oil appears on the dipstick, add enough oil to bring the level to the full mark on the...
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has bad idle it goes up and down with engine light flashing The engine light is off when it stops. Only after 20mins of driving
Often a flashing check engine light signifies misfiring. Inasmuch as the check engine light has illuminated, there are definitely stored trouble codes and if misfiring has occurred, those codes will reflect that. To obtain a diagnosis of the underlying problem,...
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How do you access the exhaust manifold behind the engine on a 2001 mazda mpv lx
Hi Robert. Thanks for the question. You are correct, gaining access to the rear exhaust manifold bolts can be tricky on this Mazda. I would recommend purchasing a service and repair manual for your Mazda, as it will provide you...
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02 Grand Vitara 2.5L idles fine, but won't accelerate. Timing chain, MAF, fuel pump, compression, spark, injector pulse OK
It is possible that the fuel filter was never replaced with the fuel pump replacement. This could mean that the fuel filter is clogged and only allowing enough fuel to pass through for idle. Once more fuel is required when...
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Lexus is250 2006 electronic power steering problem
It is unlikely the battery terminal connection is a cause of the fault you are describing. If they have actual evidence of a fault related to the "connection", they should have provided that information to you. If no evidence is...
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I have a around 1991 Camry Toyota LE I bought st an auction someone who previously owned put a self alarm with no brand name
The 1991 Camry offered a factory alarm option which appears on the vehicle wiring diagrams. It was referred to as the TVSS system (Toyota vehicle security system). First, be sure that what is installed on your car is not just...
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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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My car is jerking when driving when I lift my foot up it stops, I’ve noticed tht it jerked more while the heat was on. My service
The jerking is more likely to be engine related. The fact that the check engine light is on means that trouble codes, likely related to the issue, have been stored and are available for downloading. Those codes will provide important...

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