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M A I N T E N A N C ETHE IMPORTANCEOFSCHEDULED MAINTENANCERegular maintenance is essential to obtaining thehighest level of performance, safety and reliabilityfrom your Lexus. It can also enhance your vehicle’sresale value. This section of the Owner’s ManualSupplement is designed to help you make sure yourvehicle receives proper and timely maintenance. Itincludes factory-recommended maintenance guidelines as well as logs in which to document yourvehicle’s maintenance history.In addition to scheduled maintenance, your Lexusrequires ongoing general maintenance such as fluidchecks and visual inspections. These procedures arelisted on page 41 of this booklet and described in detailin the “Maintenance” section of the Owner’s Manual.With proper maintenance and care, your vehicle willlast longer and deliver more dependable, economicalperformance. Follow this booklet’s recommendationsand you’ll enjoy maximum reliability and peace ofmind from your Lexus for many years to come.38I n t r o d u c t i o n

ANDMaintaining your vehicle according to the recommendations in this booklet is required to ensure that yourwarranty coverage remains intact. You should keepdetailed records of vehicle maintenance, includingdate of service, mileage at time of service and adescription of service and/or parts installation performed. The maintenance logs in this booklet are agood place to record this information. If you sell yourvehicle, be sure to give your maintenance records tothe new owner.Lexus will not deny a warranty claim solely becauseyou do not have records to show that you maintainedyour vehicle. However, damage or failures caused bylack of proper maintenance are not covered underwarranty.LEXUS WARRANTY COVERAGEor failures caused by improper maintenance or repairsare not covered under warranty.Your dealer may recommend more frequent maintenance intervals or more maintenance services thanthose listed in the scheduled maintenance log. Theseadditional services are not required to maintain yourwarranty coverage. Ask your dealer for an explanationof any recommended maintenance not included in thescheduled maintenance log.For a complete description of Lexus warrantycoverages, see pages 16–33 of this booklet.M A I N T E N A N C EM A I N T E N A N C EMAINTENANCEMaintenance and repair services may be performed byyou or by any automotive service provider you choose.Lexus will not deny a warranty claim solely becauseyou used a service provider other than a Lexus dealership for maintenance and repairs. However, damage39I n t r o d u c t i o n

M A I N T E N A N C ELEXUS DEALERSHIP SERVICETo ensure that your vehicle receives first-quality service and factory-authorized parts, Lexus recommendshaving maintenance performed by an authorizedLexus dealership. To locate your nearest authorizedLexus dealership, contact Lexus Customer Satisfactionat (800) 255-3987 or visit www.lexus.com.Lexus dealership technicians are experts in the maintenance and repair of Lexus vehicles. They stay currenton the latest service information through Lexustechnical bulletins, service publications and trainingcourses. Many are also certified through the LexusCommitment to Perfection Certification Program,which requires specialized, state-of-the-art trainingas well as rigorous exams through both Lexus and theNational Institute for Automotive Service Excellence.Additionally, when you have your vehicle serviced at aLexus dealership, your service information is recordedin the Lexus National Service History database. Thisis the first database of its kind in the automotiveindustry. It can be accessed by any Lexus dealership40I n t r o d u c t i o nin the U.S. — a great convenience if you relocate orneed to have your vehicle serviced while traveling.You can be confident you’re getting the best possibleservice for your vehicle when you take it to a Lexusdealership. Don’t trust your investment to anythingless than a team of Lexus specialists.Maintenance and repairs not performed by anauthorized Lexus dealership should be performedby a qualified technician following procedures inLexus service and repair publications.

In addition to scheduled maintenance, your Lexusrequires ongoing general maintenance such as fluidchecks and visual inspections. The recommended guidelines for inspections are listed below. Please refer to the“Maintenance” section of the Owner’s Manual for adetailed description of inspection procedures.Every 30 DaysAt least once every 30 days, perform these inspections:Check tire pressureCheck tires for damage and wearvvWhen RefuelingWhen refueling, perform these inspections:Check engine oil level using the dipstickVisually check engine coolant level on thesee-through reservoirVisually check brake fluid level on thesee-through reservoirVisually check condition of batteryCheck level of windshield washer fluidvvM A I N T E N A N C EGENERAL MAINTENANCEvvv41S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o g

M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOGDetermining Your Maintenance Interval:Months vs. MileageLexus recommends obtaining scheduled maintenancefor your vehicle every six months or 5,000 miles,whichever occurs first.For example:If at six months you have driven less than 5,000miles, you should obtain maintenance at six months;don’t wait until 5,000 miles.If you drive 5,000 miles in less than six months, youshould obtain maintenance at 5,000 miles; don’t waituntil six months.vComplimentary First Scheduled MaintenanceServiceLexus provides your first scheduled maintenanceservice at no charge. The service is performed at sixmonths or 5,000 miles, whichever occurs first, andincludes the service items listed on page 44. To obtainthis complimentary scheduled maintenance service,contact your Lexus dealership.vBe sure to keep an eye on your mileage so that youobtain maintenance when recommended. If you are alow-mileage driver, mark your calendar to remind yourself to obtain maintenance every six months.42S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o g

Complimentary Lexus Personalized SettingsYour vehicle includes a variety of electronic featuresthat can be personalized to your preferences. Forexample, doors can be programmed to remain lockedwhen you shift into “Park.” Programming of thesepreferences is performed onceat no charge, provided youobtain the service at the timeof delivery or within 12 months of the vehicle’s inservice date. Programming of your Lexus PersonalizedSettings requires special equipment and may be performed only by an authorized Lexus dealership.To obtain your Lexus Personalized Settings, pleasecontact your Lexus dealership. The dealership mayverify performance of the service in the box on thispage.Lexus Personalized Settings*Must be obtained within 12 months of vehicle’s in-service date.In-service date:Date personalized settings programmed:Notes:M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOG*This service is complimentary when performed by an authorizedLexus dealership.43S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o g

M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOG6 Months or 5,000 Miles*12 Months or 10,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470)2470)2470)2 Replace air conditioner filter (GX 470) Rotate tires Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470)2 Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Rotate tires Road-test vehicle Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Inspect the following:2 Road-test vehicleAxle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversEngine air filterNuts and bolts on chassisSteering linkage and bootsDate:Mileage:Notes: Inspect the following:2Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversEngine air filterDate:Notes:*This service is complimentary when performed by an authorizedLexus dealership.44S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o gNuts and bolts on chassisSteering linkage and bootsMileage:

18 Months or 15,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Inspect engine air filter2 Inspect nuts and bolts on chassis2 Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470) Replace air conditioner filter (LX 470) Replace differential oil (GX 470, LX 470)2 Replace rear differential oil (RX 330 AWD)2 Replace transfer case oil (RX 330 AWD)2 Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470) Rotate tires Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Road-test vehicle Inspect the following:Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversBodyBrake lines and hosesDifferential oil (GX 470, LX 470)Engine coolant3Exhaust pipes and mountingsDate:Rack and pinion assemblyRear differential oil (RX 330 AWD)Steering linkage and bootsTransfer case oil (RX 330 AWD)Variable gear ratio steering assembly(LX 470)Mileage:Notes:1Reset the oil replacement reminder (“MAINT REQD”)light after replacing engine oil.2Required only if vehicle is operated primarily in desert,on dirt roads or while towing.3Replace only with Genuine Toyota Super Long-Life Coolantor similar high-quality non-silicate, non-amine, non-borateethylene-glycol coolant with long-life hybrid organic acidtechnology (i.e., a combination of low phosphates andorganic acids).M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOG45S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o g

M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOG24 Months or 20,000 Miles30 Months or 25,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470)2 Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470)2 Replace air conditioner filter (GX 470) Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470)2 Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX470)2 Rotate tires Rotate tires Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Road-test vehicle Road-test vehicle Inspect the following:2 Inspect the following:2Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversEngine air filterNuts and bolts on chassisSteering linkage and bootsDate:Mileage:Notes:Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversEngine air filterDate:Notes:46S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o gNuts and bolts on chassisSteering linkage and bootsMileage:

36 Months or 30,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Inspect nuts and bolts on chassis2 Lubricate front axle shaft bushings(GX 470, LX 470) Lubricate drive shaft, re-torquebolts (GX 470, LX 470) Measure brake pad thickness androtor runout Repack front wheel bearings(LX 470) Replace air conditioner filter Replace brake fluid Replace differential oil (GX 470, LX 470)2 Replace engine air filter Replace rear differential oil (RX 330 AWD)2 Replace transfer case oil(GX 470, LX 470, RX 330 AWD)2 Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470) Rotate tires Road-test vehicle Inspect the following:Active height control system (LX 470)Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversBodyBrake lines and hosesDifferential oil (GX 470, LX 470)Engine coolant3Exhaust pipes and mountingsFuel lines and connections, fuell tank bandand fuel tank vapor vent system hosesDate:Fuel tank cap gasketRack and pinion assemblyRear differential oil (RX 330 AWD)Steering linkage and bootsTransfer case oilTransmission fluid (RX 330)Variable gear ratio steering assembly(LX 470)Mileage:1Reset the oil replacement reminder (“MAINT REQD”)light after replacing engine oil.2Required only if vehicle is operated primarily in desert,on dirt roads or while towing.3Replace only with Genuine Toyota Super Long-Life Coolantor similar high-quality non-silicate, non-amine, non-borateethylene-glycol coolant with long-life hybrid organic acidtechnology (i.e., a combination of low phosphates andorganic acids).M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOGNotes:47S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o g

M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOG42 Months or 35,000 Miles48 Months or 40,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470)2470)2470)2 Replace air conditioner filter (GX 470) Rotate tires Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470)2 Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Rotate tires Road-test vehicle Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Inspect the following:2 Road-test vehicleAxle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversEngine air filterNuts and bolts on chassisSteering linkage and bootsDate:Mileage:Notes: Inspect the following:2Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversEngine air filterDate:Notes:48S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o gNuts and bolts on chassisSteering linkage and bootsMileage:

54 Months or 45,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Inspect engine air filter2 Inspect nuts and bolts on chassis2 Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470) Replace air conditioner filter (LX 470) Replace differential oil (GX 470, LX 470)2 Replace rear differential oil (RX 330 AWD)2 Replace transfer case oil (RX 330 AWD)2 Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470) Rotate tires Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Road-test vehicle Inspect the following:Active height control system (LX 470)Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversBodyBrake lines and hosesDifferential oil (GX 470, LX 470)Engine coolant3Date:Exhaust pipes and mountingsRack and pinion assemblyRear differential oil (RX 330 AWD)Steering linkage and bootsTransfer case oil (RX 330 AWD)Variable gear ratio steering assembly(LX 470)Mileage:Notes:1Reset the oil replacement reminder (“MAINT REQD”)light after replacing engine oil.2Required only if vehicle is operated primarily in desert,on dirt roads or while towing.3Replace only with Genuine Toyota Super Long-Life Coolantor similar high-quality non-silicate, non-amine, non-borateethylene-glycol coolant with long-life hybrid organic acidtechnology (i.e., a combination of low phosphates andorganic acids).M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOG49S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o g

M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOG60 Months or 50,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil66 Months or 55,000 Milesfilter1 Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470)2 Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470)2 Replace air conditioner filter (GX 470) Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470)2 Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470)2 Rotate tires Rotate tires Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Road-test vehicle Road-test vehicle Inspect the following:2 Inspect thefollowing:2Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversEngine air filterNuts and bolts on chassisSteering linkage and bootsDate:Mileage:Notes:Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversEngine air filterDate:Notes:50S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o gNuts and bolts on chassisSteering linkage and bootsMileage:

72 Months or 60,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Inspect nuts and bolts on chassis2 Lubricate front axle shaft bushings(GX 470, LX 470) Lubricate drive shaft, re-torquebolts (GX 470, LX 470) Measure brake pad thickness and rotorrunout Repack front wheel bearings(LX 470) Replace active height control systemfluid (LX 470) Replace air conditioner filter Replace differential oil(GX 470, LX 470)2 Replace brake fluid Replace engine air filter Replace rear differential oil(RX 330 AWD)2 Replace transmission fluid2 Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470) Rotate tires Replace transfer case oil(GX 470, LX 470, RX 330 AWD)21Reset the oil replacement reminder (“MAINT REQD”)light after replacing engine oil.2Required only if vehicle is operated primarily in desert,on dirt roads or while towing.3Required only for vehicles registered in California,Massachusetts and New York.4Replace only with Genuine Toyota Super Long-Life Coolantor similar high-quality non-silicate, non-amine, non-borateethylene-glycol coolant with long-life hybrid organic acidtechnology (i.e., a combination of low phosphates andorganic acids). Road-test vehicle Inspect the following:Active height control system (LX 470)Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversBodyBrake lines and hosesCharcoal canister (GX 470, LX 470)3Differential oil (GX 470, LX 470)Drive beltsEngine coolant4Engine valve clearanceExhaust pipes and mountingsDate:Fuel lines and connections, fueltank band and fuel tank vaporvent system hosesFuel tank cap gasketRack and pinion assemblyRear differential oil (RX 330 AWD)Steering linkage and bootsTransfer case oilTransmission fluid (RX 330)Variable gear ratio steering assembly(LX 470)Mileage:Notes:M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOG51S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o g

M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOG78 Months or 65,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil84 Months or 70,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil filter1filter1 Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470)2 Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470)2 Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470)2 Replace air conditioner filter (GX 470) Rotate tires Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470)2 Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Rotate tires Road-test vehicle Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Road-test vehicle Inspect the following:2Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversEngine air filterNuts and bolts on chassisSteering linkage and bootsDate:Mileage:Notes: Inspect the following:2Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversEngine air filterDate:Notes:52S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o gNuts and bolts on chassisSteering linkage and bootsMileage:

90 Months or 75,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Inspect engine air filter2 Inspect nuts and bolts on chassis2 Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470) Replace air conditioner filter (LX 470) Replace differential oil (GX 470, LX 470)2 Replace rear differential oil (RX 330 AWD)2 Replace transfer case oil (RX 330 AWD)2 Re-torque axle shaft flange bolts (GX 470) Rotate tires Visually inspect brake pads and rotors Road-test vehicle Inspect the following:Active height control system (LX 470)Axle shaft bootsBall joints and dust coversBodyBrake lines and hosesDifferential oil (GX 470, LX 470)Drive beltsEngine coolant3Date:Exhaust pipes and mountingsRack and pinion assemblyRear differential oil (RX 330 AWD)Steering linkage and bootsTransfer case oil (RX 330 AWD)Variable gear ratio steering assembly(LX 470)Mileage:Notes:1Reset the oil replacement reminder (“MAINT REQD”)light after replacing engine oil.2Required only if vehicle is operated primarily in desert,on dirt roads or while towing.3Replace only with Genuine Toyota Super Long-Life Coolantor similar high-quality non-silicate, non-amine, non-borateethylene-glycol coolant with long-life hybrid organic acidtechnology (i.e., a combination of low phosphates andorganic acids).M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOG53S c h e d u l e dM a i n t e n a n c eL o g

M A I N T E N A N C ESCHEDULED MAINTENANCE LOG96 Months or 80,000 Miles Replace engine oil and oil102 Months or 85,000 Milesfilter1 Replace engine oil and oil filter1 Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Clean air conditioner filter (LX 470) Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470)2 Lubricate drive shaft, re-torque bolts (GX 470, LX 470)2 Replace air conditioner filter (GX 470) Re-torque axle shaft flan

This section of the Owner’s Manual Supplementis designed to help you make sure your vehicle receives proper and timely maintenance. It includes factory-recommended maintenance guide- lines as well as logs in which to document your vehicle’s maintenance history. In addition to scheduled maintenance, your Lexus requires ongoing general maintenance such as fluid checks and visual inspections ...