2008 Lexus RX400h Q&A

2008 Lexus RX400h Question: Sometimes won't start

I have had a problem starting my hybrid about three times now. When I turn the key the "ready light" does not come on. I have taken the key out to try it again and nothing happens. After several attempts it may start or I give up and come back to it later it starts no problem. I have taken it the dealer and they can find nothing wrong of course. I have also had trouble with the key physically turning in the switch. Are the two related and if so, why didn't the dealer put two and two together. Please help! -
Answer 1
some of these hybrid systems are difficult to troubleshoot. you should stick with the dealer on this issue. remember, you have the lemon law on your side. you have an 8 yr 80k warranty with this system. document all the issues for future review. we dont touch many hybrid issues because of the warranty issues. Good luck Roy -
Answer 2
hold key all the way over until car starts -