Soon after replacement I was on another trip and I attempted to accelerate to pass a car, the transmission slipped and I barely avoided being in a deadly auto accident on the freeway with a big rig. When she called Lexus, they stated that the vehicle had to be towed to them in order to be diagnosed. This car has been well taken care of, including recommended transmission fluid replacement. The dealer could not duplicate the problem when the car was warm. Vehicle made a whining sound and later that day would struggle to change gears, and would not go into reverse. You will get a real answer right there.
Therefore, it does not work 3 I have used xxx oil for yyyK miles and never needs this to work. The car was garage kept and well maintained. The vehicle was repaired but the failure recurred. The fact that this problem continues worries me. I likely didn't hear it sooner because I always have the radio on and up before driving.
I replaced Sensor 1 bank 1 Air fuel meter from lexus. Vehicle has 133,890 miles on it, vehicle has been serviced every 5000 miles, according to the vehicle history and owners manual. Do you have a Lexus dealer nearby? If you are not a do it yourselfer, than a good engine cleaner added to the oil and then getting a oil change right afterwards according to the manufacturors recommendations may help. That is not a good idea, and this can actually cause engine damage from overfilling the crankcase, even though that is probably not the source of your problem. I think Toyota should fix this since there are a lot of complaints about the drive train. A lot of the people said they reported it to Lexus and it should have been recalled, but Lexus refused to do anything about it and did not issue a recall. Your manual will verify the viscosity that I have mentioned.
The contact stated that the while driving at various speeds, there would be a sudden loss of acceleration. Here are pictures I took. These cars should be recalled! I dropped the car off Friday, and met with the assistant foreman and the service advisor Saturday morning. The contact stated that the while driving at various speeds, there would be a sudden loss of acceleration. The planetary gears are often the problem. Applicability has been updated to include 2014? I called 7 business days later, and was told that my case was assigned a specialist and that the outcome was that they couldn't do anything. That was the third transmission flush I had done since 2001.
I told her that I was not satisfied with the result of the case, and that I was going to pursue every means possible to come to a resolution that I would be able to accept. This presents a dangerous condition as the transmission went out virtually immediately, leaving the vehicle essentially disabled and almost as if in neutral. He knew immediately the year of my car and almost the exact mileage, and said yes it was the transmission. I told them I wanted to drive the car with someone to hear the sound on a cold start. The contact was informed that the transmission needed to be replaced.
The mechanic replaced a valve cover and stated that the failure was a common issue with the year, make and model. Car was taken to the dealer who stated even though the car only has 123K, you need to replace the transaxle. He clearly heard the sound as well. It astonishes me that a company that survives by there reputation for quality would not address what is obviously a serious and costly burden to there loyal customers. I had to put the emergency brake on to keep the car from rolling. The transmission was full of fluid and there were no leaks, etc.
The foreman said that it was definitely louder than other cars, and if I didn't like the result that I could open up a case with Lexus corporate. I had to push the car to the side of the road and get it towed. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. P1135 is the code for the heater on bank 1 sensor 1. No codes were ever thrown and I didn't notice any strange noises, either. Since I was able to show proof that I did the maintenance on the vehicle he spoke with his manager and they paid for the parts a rebuilt transmission and I paid for the labor. Vibration occurs on certain waves of the roads if you know what I mean while driving steady and much worse when you step on it to th floor.
Our current mileage is around 81,000. In fact when I drove it to work and showed people, most of them said it looks like it just came off a showroom floor. While you may trust your garage, is this type of repair something that do frequently? The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic, who stated that the transmission needed to be flushed. Took it to the dealer and they diagnosed a cracked manifold. I guess I'll never know! Noise - whining sound- began in engine without real performance problems; however, when I took it to the dealer I was told the transmission was failing and needed a complete replacement. Why is my engine knocking? That was a little disappointing.
Check they rear axle and lube prn. P1135 is the code for the heater on bank 1 sensor 1. This is a costly repair and a I feel Lexus should have recalled the vehicle and provided assistance. Unfortunately, I could not pin down the factory tech, he doesn't go by an appointment or schedule, so he looked at it when I couldn't be there. The leak now is slowed significantly, no dripping to a dime size on the garage floor no matter how long I parked. He clearly heard the sound as well.
Where do I go from here? Information redacted pursuant to the freedom of information act foia , 5 u. While driving uphill at 70 mph, the contact's vehicle lost power when she swerved to avoid another vehicle. We are talking about a 35,000 dollar vehicle in 2001. Well its been about 3 months now and my problem hasn't got any worse. .