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Lexus Air Ride Repair

A conversion kit might cost less and provide better long-term results for the customer.

Toyota/Lexus: Best Practices for Timing Belt Replacements

Service procedures are not suggestions. This video is sponsored by Continental.

Lexus Vibration, Tapping Or Misfire After Cold Soak

Here are the steps to follow if experiencing vibration, tapping or misfire after a cold soak in your customers Lexus.

Dorman Announces More Than 270 New Products

This include an exclusive valve cover for more than 1.7 million Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles.

Toyota/Lexus: Critical Wear Areas, Vacuum Test Locations

There are several variables that influence vacuum readings.

Major Multi-Carline Software Release Available From Autologic

New software releases are available for DrivePro ES and DrivePro Users.

Toyota/Lexus U151F Transmission Diagnostics

While the Toyota U151F transmission is found in a lot of Toyota and Lexus vehicles like the RX300 and RX350, it doesn’t have the greatest reputation among technicians and owners. Chances are you will not be rebuilding the transmission, but rather you will be listening to your customer’s complaint and diagnosing it. Knowing where to start is the most challenging part of the job.

Lexus Air Ride Review

Lexus models, including the LS sedan, RX crossover and GX SUV, are some of the least problematic air ride vehicles on the road. In fact, most Lexus customers do not realize that their vehicle is equipped with an air suspension until something breaks. Like all air ride systems, if you are not familiar with the system operation, you can throw a lot of parts at it without achieving any results. Taking some time to look at the theory and operation sections of the service information can save you a lot of lost time speculating on the source of the problem.

Hybrid Wheel Bearing Service

There are more than four million hybrid vehicles in the U.S. All of them are equipped with brakes and wheel bearings. When servicing hybrid vehicles, it is critical that the hybrid or regenerative brake systems be disabled. It should also be a common practice to remove the keys from the vehicle and place them in an area that is far enough away from the vehicle, as some hybrid systems will sense if the key is near. As the driver approaches the vehicle, some vehicles will not only unlock the doors, but also activate systems like brakes and the drivetrain.

DENSO Develops World’s Largest Automotive Head-Up Display

The product will be released in November 2017 and will be featured on the new 2018 Lexus LS.

Arnott Introduces New Front Air Struts For 2001-’06 Lexus LS 430 With Height-Adjustable Suspension

The new assembly, AS-2894, replaces the OE strut and features a new, not remanufactured, custom-tuned shock absorber valve.

Remove Toyota Oil Filters With Lisle’s End Cap Wrench

On 6- and 8-cylinder engines, the wrench engages the ribs and flutes on the filter cap housing. It will also work on 1.8L 4-cylinder engines by engaging the flutes.