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Verified for the Lexus RX350

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a fault code P0505 stored. Our technicians tell us that this fault can be caused by a failed electronic throttle body assembly which will require replacement.

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Verified for the Lexus SC430

The Check Engine Light may illuminate on vehicles with an automatic transmission, with codes P0751, P2714, or P0894 stored. Our technicians tell us these may be "false" codes. Revised powertrain control module (PCM) is available to correct this concern.

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Verified for the Lexus SC430

A squeak type noise may be noted from one or both front seats. Squeaks can be caused by contact between the seat track locating pins and the vehicle floor pan. Our technicians tell us the repair involves removing some of the seat locating pins.

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Verified for the Lexus ES350

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a fault code P0505 stored. Our technicians tell us that this fault can be caused by a failed electronic throttle body assembly which will require replacement.

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Verified for the Lexus GS400

Sludge can build up in the engine because Lexus did not recommend frequent enough oil changes. Lexus will sometimes offer a discount on cleaning the engine if necessary. Owners who changed their oil every 3,000 miles did not experience these problems. This sludge build up can lead to excessive oil consumption.

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Verified for the Lexus IS250

The Check Engine Light may illuminate after a cold start with an engine misfire code stored (P0300 - P0306). This condition can be caused by faulty valve lash adjuster and/or valve spring. Our technicians tell us that revised parts are available to correct this concern.

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Verified for the Lexus IS350

The Check Engine Light may illuminate on vehicles with an automatic transmission, with codes P0751, P2714, or P0894 stored. Our technicians tell us these may be "false" codes. Revised powertrain control module (PCM) is available to correct this concern.

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Verified for the Lexus LS600h

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.

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Verified for the Lexus RX330

The supplemental restraints system (SRS) warning light may illuminate with code B0111 and/or B0116. Our technicians tell us Lexus has several service bulletins regarding the SRS system. It is not uncommon to replace one or more airbags to correct these fault codes.

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Verified for the Lexus RX350

Various user interface issues regarding GPS, radio system, and heater controls, along with bluetooth operation have been addressed with a software upgrade. Our technicians recommend that if you have issues with these systems, checking for the latest software should be the first step in diagnoses.

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Verified for the Lexus GX470

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with various EVAP system fault codes stored. Our technicians tell us this may be caused by a sticking EVAP Purge Vacuum Switching valve. An improved valve is now available to remedy this problem.

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Verified for the Lexus GX470

The air conditioning switch may flash due a faulty AC compressor clutch relay. The AC operation may be erratic while the light is flashing. Our technicians tell us an improved relay is available which should correct this concern.

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Verified for the Lexus GX470

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with any of the following codes stored: P0171, P0174, P2195, or P2197, signifying a lean running condition. Our technicians tell us this is commonly caused by a faulty air fuel ratio sensor. A revised sensor is available to correct this concern.

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Verified for the Lexus GX470

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with EVAP system related fault codes. Our technicians tell us this can be due to a gas cap issue, a revised gas cap is available which should correct this concern.

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Verified for the Lexus GX470

Various radio issues may develop, including: volume control, radio shuts off by itself, or the radio screen is scrambled or blank. Our technicians tell us an improved radio is available to address these concerns.

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