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2012 Lexus ES350 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 2012 Lexus ES350

2012 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.

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2012 Lexus ES350 Recalls

Passenger Air Bag Inflator Ruptures During Deployment Spraying Metal Fragments

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 air bag assembly free of charge to resolve the concern.

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