To ensure safe and economical driving, day-to-day care and regular
are essential. It is the owner’s responsibility to perform regular checks. Lexus recommends performing the following maintenance:
General maintenance should be performed on a daily basis. This can be done by yourself or by a Lexus dealer.
Scheduled maintenance should be performed at specified intervals according to the maintenance schedule.
For details about maintenance items and schedules, refer to the “Warranty and Service Guide”, “Owner’s Manual Supplement” or “Scheduled Maintenance”.
You can perform some maintenance procedures yourself.
Please be aware that do-it-yourself maintenance may affect warranty coverage.
The use of Lexus Repair Manuals is recommended.
For details about warranty coverage, refer to the separate “Owner’s Guide”, “Warranty and Service Guide”, “Owner’s Manual Supplement” or “Warranty Booklet”.
Repair and replacement
It is recommended that genuine Lexus parts be used for repair to ensure
of each system. If non-Lexus parts are used in replacement or if a repair shop other than a Lexus dealer performs repairs, confirm the warranty coverage.
Allow inspection and repairs to be performed by a Lexus dealer
l Lexus technicians are well-trained specialists and are kept up to date with
latest service information. They are well informed about the operations of all systems on your vehicle.
Keep a copy of the repair order. It proves that the maintenance that has been performed is under warranty coverage. If any problem should arise while your vehicle is under warranty, your Lexus dealer will promptly take care of it.
If your vehicle is not properly maintained Improper maintenance could result in serious damage to the vehicle and possible serious injury or death.
Handling of the 12-volt battery
Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and a wide variety of automobile
contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects and other reproductive harm. Work in a well ventilated area.
Oils, fuels and fluids contained in vehicles as well as waste produced by
wear contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Avoid exposure and wash any affected area immediately.
12-volt battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds which are known to cause brain damage. Wash your hands after handling.
If the vehicle battery is discharged
The following procedures may be used to start the engine if the vehicle’s battery is discharged. You can call your Lexus dealer or qualified repair shop. If you have a set of jumper (or booster) ca ...
Head restraints are provided for all seats. 1. Up. Pull the head restraints up. 2. Down. Push the head restraint down while pressing the lock release button. Removing the head restraints P ...
Rear window wiper and washer
The wiper operation is selected by moving the lever as follows: 1. Off. 2. Intermittent window wiper operation. 3. Normal window wiper operation. 4. Washer/wiper dual operation. 5. Washer/wi ...