2009 Lexus ES350 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Lexus ES350

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2009 Lexus ES350 Problems

Shaking at 60 mph +

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

Massive Oil Leak and Loss of Oil Pressure

An VVT-i oil line on the Lexus ES350 is known to burst. This is a very large leak which covers the ground, engine, and undercarriage.

If the oil line ruptures while driving, the low engine oil message and engine oil pressure warnings will illuminate. Continued use after these warnings will result in complete engine failure due to oil starvation.

The line is known to be defective, and a revised part has been issued by Toyota, however, this revised part is known for the same issue.

To repair the issue, the line must be replaced, and the engine bay and undercarriage must be cleaned thoroughly.

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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2009 Lexus ES350 Questions

Check enginelight and vsc and traction light on (1 answer)

changed gas cap worked for two days and all tbe lights are on again.

Noise in engine (1 answer)

I have a clinking noise that comes and goes. My mechanic does not know where it is coming from. He said it could be coming from a fan belt, a bearing or something else. Have you heard of this problem

The left side of my air-conditioning is blowing hot air The right side is ok (1 answer)

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2009 Lexus ES350 Recalls

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures On Deployment

The passenger frontal air bag inflator may rupture on deployment, causing metal fragments to come through the air bag and injure occupants. Dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or in some cases replace the air bag assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

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.

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2009 Lexus ES350 Reviews

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I absolutely love my Lexus ES350! I had driven nothing but the S-Series Mercedes Benz for 15 years, and never wanted anything other than a Mercedes again. When the last one needed over $7000 in repairs (replacement of all vacuum pumps, air conditioning compressor, brakes and rotors, and the head gasket), my husband was not happy about buying another Mercedes. He encouraged me to at least drive...
good car

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