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Lexus RX350 Check Engine Light With Codes Indicating Fault With the Variable Valve Timing System

Lexus RX350 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2007, 2008

Average Mileage: 73,250 mi (62,000 mi - 85,000 mi)


The Check Engine Light may illuminate with codes stored indicating a fault with the variable valve timing system. Our technicians tell us improved camshaft timing oil control valves are available which can correct this issue.

  • Visitor, , 64,000 mi

    This was related to the rubber oil cooling lines failing and losing all oil (repaired that and now the valve timing actuator needs repair). Never had an issue with my Honda...miss that sewing machine!

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  • Visitor, , 85,000 mi

    Service Bulletin for Engine Ticking Noise code P0014. A Dealer tells me it will be $7,800 to repair and Lexus will only provide $500 toward the repair if done by Lexus b/c I am over the 70,000 mile warranty. This is ridiculous!!

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