Bottom line is Lexus recommends a 5k change on these cars, they specifically sent a memo saying that interval should not be extended when using synthetic oils. Doing 10k changes on a 2007 risks voiding the warranty. Pick the one that best meets your driving distance each year and match it up with the corresponding lube. Sometimes its better to watch and learn rather than give bad advice. Regular oil changes are necessary to remove oil that has collected contaminants and replace it with fresh oil. Premium unleaded gasoline with an octane rating 91 Research Octane, number or higher required for optimum engine performance, octane cannot be obtained, you may use unleaded gasoline with an octane, refueling with higher octane unleaded gasoline. Yes, we know how poorly Toyota and Lexus did when it paid out big time for oil sludging problem, even when owners were severly negligent.
He said that is all that they install now and that all Lexus dealers would be doing the same. But I agree, for those that feel its a risk and cannot afford the extremely low risk they should follow memo by all means, keeping in mind new development below since memo was published. The floor mat was securely in place and had not moved and the driver insists her foot was on the brake petal at all times. Lexus has provided excellent warranty service for me. Then consult your owner's manual for the tail light bulb lamp replacement procedure. The part was covered under warranty but my driveway and garage floor are ruined.
Started car in the morning drove it to work didn't smell anything it was about 34miles all highway. Lexus specifically stated that oil change intervals could not be lengthened when using synthetic oil. I have had no issue with the transmission or anything. Again to repeat, it's not fine for everybody to casually change to 10K intervals, see above. They make good engine and nice ride, but do not expect trouble free car. Good progress and expected from a leading premium brand.
A low oil level will trigger your oil pressure warning light and can cause damage to your engine. This defect is all over the internet since the company used rubber hose instead of metal which they used to use and should have continued to use. Dealer said front oil cooler hoses were leaking and that I was not the first. And here is another thing I've have been hearing about, some of the transmission re-builders are requiring that an auxiliary transmission cooler be put on in place of the one built into the radiator, they claim that the newer vehicles run too hot and is causing the fluids to break down. Hope this info has helped. Just pour in with old oil, let idle around 15 minutes do not drive! Following the maintenance schedule is a requirement of the vehicle's warranty, you're in violation of it plain and simple.
And we know what happened when Toyota dealers tried to deny oil sludging claims, Toyota got reamed and paid millions in the end. This needs a class action suit or a forced recall. Drain every 10,000 miles or 6-months, whichever comes first. The steering wheel is always shaking from day one and need rotor surface and tire balance all the time. This particular model has a lot of trouble. The Courtesy Cab company 1st video clip on the page uses this religiously in all of their cabs and avoids major injection cleaning from this product.
This product is superior to anything you can get mixed with your fuel from the gas station pump. There were no obstructions in or around the accelerator petal or the brake. Pay what dealers pay by using this option! The next service writer I asked at dealership about this, said 10K intervals are fine with approved synthetic oil, so I've continued to use him for scheduling all my service appointments since. Read it for yourself: I use synthetic oil and change every 5k. First time customers: Adding this Preferred Customer trial to the shopping cart you will automatically get 25% discounts on your entire order as well as future orders during the next 6 months! And 10K intervals on Mobile1 is not negligent, the well documented lab results prove that. I have 135K or so miles and she refuses to part with it. I do change it evry 1000 miles or 2months on my toyota sienna 200 model with 170000 miles on it it cost N3200.
Then click Checkout after you've added your last item to the cart. This is really good stuff! Look at the dome light lens and locate 2 slots on the edge closest to the windshield on each side. Order several bottles to keep on hand to use throughout the year. Right now the cost of the oil is not an issue because you can afford to buy the car now its to keep it running 2 Likes by : 10:40am On Jun 27, 2013 chikasin4: Wat is d milage of ur car, because engin oil depends kn d it. To eliminate the remote control as the source of the problem, store it in a…. Mobile 1 is too expensive, dey sell it N7380 here in Enugu, but i will advice u to go for mobile 1000 20w-50.
Note: Particulate; Not all models may be outfitted with a cabin air filter. We carry the types and weights of oil recommended for your vehicle. No the dork is wrong, because the law protects owners. You can do what you want, but other people read these threads deciding how to care for their cars. Have an extra quart handy to top off when necessary.
Mobile 1 is too expensive, dey sell it N7380 here in Enugu, but i will advice u to go for mobile 1000 20w-50. Pour entire bottle in the gas tank about every 4,000 miles to clean out the fuel injection or carburetor and lines. I'm not saying that its unsafe for the motor, I'm just saying that should you ever have any type of warranty claim that they can pin on your longer oil change intervals, they will. In registering the ownership your vehicle, this number is stamped on the top left of the instrument, number is also stamped under front passenger seat, this number is also Certification Label. From underneath the car on the passengers side near the front there are 2 bolts with 10 mm heads on a plastic panel about 5 inches square.