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COMMON LEXUS ISSUES

GET FAMILIAR WITH YOUR LEXUS Lexus vehicles are classy, elegant and luxurious. They're designed to last for years with proper maintenance, but there are some mechanical problems that can occur, just like with any vehicle. If you're considering buying a used Lexus, you should be aware of these problems that are common to the brand. It could help you avoid costly Lexus repair issues when you take your vehicle home. If you have questions, reach out to the experts at Stein Automotive in Louisville, Kentucky. We're here to help! Drive Train Issues The drivetrain warranty on a Lexus is 50,000 miles or 48 months. Although it's possible that your car dealer might offer a drivetrain warranty, the manufacturer's warranty is likely over by the time you buy a used Lexus. The most common engine error code, P0751, indicates a problem with the transmission fluid. It could be dirty or low. But other drivetrain error codes are common, too. Have your mechanic check out your Lexus before you buy. You don ... read more

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Keeping Up With Your Lexus Maintenance Schedule

SERVICE BREAKDOWN Maintenance is an important aspect of vehicle ownership. Keeping up with the manufacturer's recommended service schedule can help you keep your car running smoothly and minimize the need for expensive Lexus repair jobs in the future. The Lexus maintenance schedule recommends servicing every 5,000 miles or six months. This includes changing fluids and filters as well as other minor tasks. However, there are also some more substantial upkeep tasks at every 15,000 miles. Lexus Upkeep Items at 15,000, 45,000 and 75,000 Miles In addition to changing filter and fluids, your Lexus needs some special attention at these intervals. Lexus maintenance tasks include: Inspect all drive belts Check brake fluid condition Clean and adjust wheels Rotate and balance tires Inspect wheels and brakes for wear and damage Inspect steering and shocks Inspect driveshaft Replace windshield wiper inserts Check spark plug wiring and connections Check cabin air filter and A/C system Service batte ... read more

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