2007 Lexus ES350 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Lexus ES350

2007 Lexus ES350 Problems

Shaking at 60 mph +

Car has a defective part which Lexus will not admit too, a defective axle assembly.

Check Engine Light With Code P0505

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a fault code P0505 stored. Our technicians tell us that this fault can be caused by a failed electronic throttle body assembly which will require replacement.

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2007 Lexus ES350 Questions

How much to repair, timing belt or chain (1 answer)

Driving on highway about 200 miles and radiator fluid pouring out , put fluid in still would not start, had it towed , and the said it was the timing chain the reason it would not start,

transmission fluid change interval (1 answer)

the car comes with a closed transmission. when should the transmission fluid be serviced/replced (if at al) , at what mileage, and what is the approx cost....???

what is oil change interval (1 answer)

i see the car takes 0w30 full synthetic. can you safely change this viscosity oil at 10k miles or what is the rec interval with a full synthetic?? 5k seems way too low which is what the owners manual indicates for oil change. any thoughts...???

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2007 Lexus ES350 Recalls

Toyota Recalls 2004–2010 Vehicles Due to Stuck-Open Accelerator Pedal

Toyota is recalling 2004–2010 models for an accelerator pedal that can get stuck in the wide open position due to problems with the floor mat. This may cause high vehicle speeds that make it difficult to stop the vehicle, which can result in a crash. In order to correct the problem, dealers will replace the pedals, alter the shape of the floor, and/or replace the floor mats. Toyota will also modify software on certain models to ensure that the brake overrides the accelerator in the event that both are applied.

All Weather Floor Mats May Interfere with Accelerator if Not Secured Properly

The accessory add-on all weather floor mats as purchased by a vehicle owner may slide up and restrict accelerator pedal movement. This could cause the accelerator pedal to stick. Dealers will replace the affected driver's side mat only for owners with an accessory all weather mat kit. The Toyota recall number is 70F. The Lexus recall number is 7LB. This recall began in October 2007.

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2007 Lexus ES350 Reviews

My car is less than 5 years old and I have to replace the AC Evaporator and the Water Pump. The cost of the parts is reasonable but the labor is extremely outrageous. The labor to replace the AC Evaporator is around $1200 to $1500 and the labor to replace the water pump is around $2800 to $3600. This is ridiculous. The way they built and design these vehicles is disappointing. It will be my las...
Strong on luxury. Good ride. Poor handling. The acceleration problem not apperant yet.
The accelerator went crazy yesterday WITHOUT the floor mats in the car. I got it stopped just before I went through a plate glass window at a place of business. There were a lot of people watching me. I hate this car and will not drive it until Toyota tells the truth about the car. It is not the floor mats that cause the acceleration---- they were NOT in the car.

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