Just had 60k checkup although only had 55k miles on it. Nothing found. Now at 59k, found I need new catalytic converter, y pipe, and there is no after market parts yet. Was told by Lexus dealer warranty ran out at 50k. Looking at $3500.00 in costs? Any remedy with dealer or Lexus? Also had 05 GS, with 130k miles on it, and exhaust system never went out. Thanks. Tim Walker
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2007 Lexus GS350 Question: Exhaust system
Answer #1Chevy Power August 17, 2012, 12:34Journeyman
The emission warranty which covers the converter is 8 years or 80,000 miles - Federally mandated.
Replytwalkman, August 17, 2012, 14:21Rookie
Thank you! And I sure hope that includes the Y pipe and everything after...
Answer #2Greg's Orange Auto (14902 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper August 17, 2012, 15:21Master
well it is what it is parts wear out and they are all not covered for the 100k warranty, but should be covered by fed law to 70k
Replytwalkman, August 17, 2012, 16:01Rookie
Thanks Greg, but I have issues with the parts is parts and they wear out. Understood normal wear and tear, but 59k miles? Can't agree with that one in lieu of Lexus/Toyota purporting that these are top of line, luxury vehicles, made to last. Thanks for your comment.
Replyglobalhelper, August 17, 2012, 19:19Master
sorry i mean't that as they were ok at 50k but not 59k.lexus is a very nice car and normally last a long time but at times there are parts failure. i believe that if you called head quarters they would do something for you. sorry again i didn't mean it the way you took it
Replytwalkman, August 17, 2012, 23:58Rookie
Understood and thank you sir.
Answer #3ziptie12 August 19, 2012, 10:46Master
As suggested , if you have your manuals , read the one explaing 'warranties and I would suggest trying a different dealer.one that is up-front about warranty items , not one that assumes ignorance or laziness on the part of the consumer. Also just to note it , it looks like the driving habits of your two cars were a little different? only two years older but 70K more miles?
Replytwalkman, August 19, 2012, 10:59Rookie
No ziptie, that was my bad 1995 Lexus, and 2007.
Answer #4Mass. 2007 GS 350 August 24, 2013, 11:27Rookie
Same thing with mine at 62,000 but entirely different result. I bought mine with 52,000 six months ago and my y pipe went the other day. My mechanic called and, credit where credit is due, Ira Lexus in Danvers, Ma told him right away it was a warranty item, simply call in the VIN # and they'd take care of it. I called it in and the service manager confirmed it's covered. That's a big # too.