2008 Lexus LS460 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Lexus LS460
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2008 Lexus LS460 Problems
A clicking or knocking type sound may be noted from the brake actuator when applying the brakes lightly, or if the brake pedal is pressed while the vehicle is stopped. Our technicians tell us a revised brake actuator is available to correct this concern.
An intermittent no start condition may be caused by a failed "Push Start" switch. Replacing the failed switch should correct this concern.
Amplifiers started chirping then system stopped operating.
This models has history of AMP has to be sent out for after market repair at $700 or replacement from Lexus at $2600.
Rash of comments in forums with Lexus Mark Levinson AMPs with this issue.
2008 Lexus LS460 Questions
Just bough the car 2 wks ago assuming the recall for the valve springs repair done recently is the cause! not totally sure.
I've noticed lately after turning off my AC I still hear a blowing noise coming from the passenger side. Is this normal?
2008 Lexus LS460 Recalls
Due to the remnants of anti-corrosion plating, a fuel leak may develop from where the fuel pressure sensor is attached to the fuel delivery pipe. Any fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will clean and reseal the area of the fuel pressure sensor to correct this concern.
Toyota is recalling 2000–2008 Lexus models due to micro-foreign objects in the valve spring that can cause it to break. This could cause the engine to fail suddenly, while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of a crash. Toyota will notify owners and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge.
Ethanol fuels with a low moisture content will corrode the internal surface of the aluminum fuel delivery pipes. As the condition progresses, the Check Engine Light may illuminate and/or a fuel leak could develop under the hood. Any fuel leak increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel delivery pipes as necessary. This recall is expected to begin during February 2009. The Lexus recall number is 9LA.
2008 Lexus LS460 Reviews
teriffic car but repairs and routine maintenance way too expensive. also, paint job for a car that costs this much is subpar any little scratch thats it
Ok I purchased 2008 460L 35,000, traded in a BMW because of all of the trips to the shop. Nonetheless, I've owned my vehicle for 3 months, have been to the shop for wind noise...they tell me all normal but the Service Manager did admit to design flaw. Brake actuator replaced another trip, Brakes seem to grab, door garnish TSIB design flaw and now the car stalls,intermittenly, on acceleration fr...
Single handedly the worst car. Consumer reports obviously has some strange standards when it comes down to recommending vehicles. Suspension has design flaws the factory is working on, front control arms continually need replacement along with front struts, rear springs were defective along with the strut mounts there. Valve spring replacement on the motor, brake actuator, all window trim an...