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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 2006 Lexus RX400h

2006 Lexus RX400h

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2006 Lexus RX400h Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0AA6 stored for a hybrid battery isolation fault. Our technicians tell us this may be caused by water intrusion into the high voltage battery case. The water may be a result of cracking body seam dealer above the rear door strut mount. Any water leaks should be repaired and the high voltage battery system inspected for water damage and repaired and dried as necessary.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

Hybrid vehicles may notice a rocking or surging feeling at freeway speeds of 70mph. Our technicians tell us new software is available for the hybrid powertrain control module to correct this concern.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

Our technicians tell us that GPS errors that may develop can generally be correct by installing an updated Navigation map disc..

Miscellaneous -- HarleyCoco

Our Lexus displayed a check engine warning and P0AA6 Code and then immediately stopped working. Upon inspection at dealer, the entire bottom floor of the cabin (under the floor boards) was flooded without any visible water damage inside the cabin or any visible point of water entry. We were given an estimate of approximately $11,000 to repair because the entire hybrid battery system had to be replace, inverter and other components along with ...

2006 Lexus RX400h Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., February 24, 2011

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The floor carpet cover may interfere with the accelerator pedal if its forward retention clip is not installed properly. As a result, the throttle can become stuck in a partially open position, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will replace the carpet cover with a newly designed one. No owner notification schedule has been provided at this time.

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Drive Train, June 29, 2011

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A module inside the hybrid drive inverter module may contain inadequately soldered transistors. These solder joints could fail under high electrical loads, resulting in illumination of various dashboard warning lights, drivability concerns, and/or engine stalling. If the vehicle were to stop unexpectedly, this would increase the risk of a crash. Owners will be notified in July 2011 if their vehicle is involved in this recall. They will received a second notice when parts become available. Dealers will inspect the hybrid inverter module production number to determine if the inverter contains the suspect transistors. They will replace any affected modules.

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Drive Train, September 4, 2013

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Two of the main control modules for the hybrid drive system are the Inverter Module and the Intelligent Power Module (IPM), which is located inside the Invertor Module. The IPM can operate at temperatures high enough to damage its electrical solder connections. Damaged solder joints can result in illumination of warning lights, various drivability concerns, and possible stalling of the hybrid drive system. Dealers will replace the IPM on affected vehicles to correct this concern.

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Drive Train, July 24, 2006

Summary: ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY AND HYBRID VEHICLES, THE TWO RETAINING CLIPS FOR THE DRIVER'S SIDE FORWARD CENTER CONSOLE CAN BECOME LOOSE. IF BOTH CLIPS SEPARATE FROM THE FLOOR CARPET COVER, THE COVER MAY LEAN TOWARD THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL, CAUSING INTERFERENCE WITH THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ROD.

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Engine, November 9, 2011

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The amount of adhesive applied between the inner and outer parts of the crankshaft pulley may be inadequate. If this is the case, the outer ring may become misaligned and/or not properly rotate with the inner ring, causing an abnormal noise and/or illumination of the Check Engine Light. In some cases, the power steering belt could come off resulting in a loss of power steering assist, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will inspect the crankshaft pulley and replace it if necessary.

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2006 Lexus RX400h Questions and Answers

shelley liou, 2006 Lexus RX400h, 3.3L V6, Fairfax, VA

My Lexus Rx400h's ligh indicator on gear shift is out. My dealer said it's more complicated than it seems and would cost about $200? it that a fair price?

soccerpop31, 2006 Lexus RX400h, 3.3L V6, Parkersburg, WV

Everything else seems to work fine.Its just like the mute is on.Also when you push the agree button to activate the GPS the ding noise does not sound now

luvmylexus, 2006 Lexus RX400h, 3.3L V6, Dayton, OH

Since the snow has melted & rain has hit the mid-west, I am seeing water on the floor board. It is on the drivers side front and back and on the passengers side front also. What could be causin...

teodolfob, 2006 Lexus RX400h, 3.3L V6, Virginia Beach, VA

i want to locate the nav disc player on my lexus so i can upgrade to the new version without going to the dealer

MartinH, 2006 Lexus RX400h, 3.3L V6, East Longmeadow, MA

I bought a used 2006 RX 400h last summer and am approaching the 75,000-mile service. There have been no problems with the car whatsoever and mpg continues to be 28+. Can anyone tell me what the 75k...

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2006 Lexus RX400h Reviews

I have had this vehicle for 4 years and it has over 75K miles on it. Not a lick of problems and it still takes off like a bat-out-of-hell. It is my 3rd RX (first hybrid) and and I am sold on the value of these SUVs.

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