If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example. Lexus confirmed that despite the fact the condition occurs after the car has sat for a period of time, it is not a battery issue and likely occurs because of pressure lost in the brake system. Do not feel safe in car. The dealer inquired if the brake pedal was depressed simultaneously when the start button was depressed. Often times you press it to accelerate a little and it's like you let off the gas entirely. The vehicle was taken to another dealer bell Lexus North scottsdale, 18555 N.
Distance: 135,000 miles 216,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 162 Labor Units: 0. Distance: 255,000 miles 408,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 306 Labor Units: 0. The failure mileage was approximately 4,500. The vehicle was not repaired. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model.
Distance: 210,000 miles 336,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 252 Labor Units: 0. The approximate failure mileage was 9,000. However, if the car sits without use for several days, the brake pedal cannot be pressed down and the car will not start. Car drives fine when this learning is cleared from computer memory. The vehicle was taken to the dealer Lexus of birmingham, 1001 tom williams way, irondale, Alabama 35210 , but the failures could not be duplicated. Distance: 15,000 miles 24,000 km Action: Check level Item: Rear differential fluid Interval in Month s : 18 Labor Units: 0.
There were no warning indicators illuminated. If the octane rating used is less than required, damage to the engine may occur and may void the vehicle warranty. You then have to aggressively press the pedal down to which it reacts wildly. Have brought to the dealer 3 times, as it seems to be getting worse. This happens first thing in the morning when the car is cold and accelerating between 0 to 20 mph. To be clear, gently start to pull out to merge into traffic, press gas pedal to get out of the way of cars coming at you and no reaction from car.
Dealer acknowledges their is an issue, but says will not fix because their is no recall. This is affecting accelerating and causing a severe safety issue while driving. They've also said this condition cannot be repaired, despite the fact that the warning light indicates it is dangerous to drive the car. While at highway speeds, vehicle constantly is lunging hesitating when trying to merge into traffic. Distance: 105,000 miles 168,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 126 Labor Units: 0. The failure could not be remedied. While the vehicle was parked, the start button was depressed, but the vehicle did not start until after the fourth attempt.
Sometimes you barely touch the pedal and it takes off but most times you get little to no response. While driving various speeds, the vehicle began to hesitate while the accelerator pedal was depressed. This has almost caused 3 accidents as in stop and go traffic, when pressing on gas to accelerate, car is shuddering and not finding right gear. For older models, please consult your under the Vehicle Specifications section for more information on fuel requirements and recommendations. The contact took the vehicle back to the unknown local dealer and was informed that the failure could not be repaired. Use of unleaded gasoline with an octane rating lower than what is listed for your model year vehicle may result in engine knocking. The vehicle was being serviced as a lemon law vehicle.
Please see the chart below for the recommended minimum octane rating for all 2000 through 2019 Lexus models. In addition, the ¿contact your dealer soon¿ message appeared on the message center. Distance: 270,000 miles 432,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 324 Labor Units: 0. This is all in the normal mode default settings for powertrain. The manufacturer was notified of the failures. The car can generally be subsequently started by either waiting several minutes or exerting a lot of pressure on the brake pedal, and the warning light disappears.
The vehicle was taken to an unknown local dealer, but the cause of the failure could not be determined. Big dead spot in the pedal range. The manufacturer was notified and confirmed the information provided by the dealer. Lexus says this is normal but how can rolling out into traffic and waiting to get hit be normal? Feels like car is going to stall out!! Distance: 150,000 miles 240,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 180 Labor Units: 0. Happens continuous once car learns your driving. The contact stated that the failure occurred approximately three other times. Optional Equipment Listing This guide lists all available equipment options such as transmission options, differentials etc.
I am worried that my car is just going to lose power when accelerating as it seems to be getting worse and louder groaning noise. Distance: 90,000 miles 144,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 108 Labor Units: 0. Now cars are closing in so you have to stomp the gas to save yourself. Distance: 285,000 miles 456,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 342 Labor Units: 0. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire. Any one of the recommended product can be used.
This issue only exists as the car learns your driving. Distance: 225,000 miles 360,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 270 Labor Units: 0. Distance: 165,000 miles 264,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Drive belt s Interval in Month s : 198 Labor Units: 0. . The contact also mentioned that the failure occurred only after the vehicle had not been driven for two or more days.