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Lexus IS – Common problems

Common problems for the Lexus IS

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Lexus IS, for which Lexus has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Lexus IS. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Lexus IS have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.


Latest IS’s Issues in the EU

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31 May 2019

The gas generator on the driver side frontal airbag may be defective. Metal fragments can be released when the airbag is … .

Lexus-IS-350-2011-recall-fuel-fire
2 November 2018

A crack in the fuel pulsation damper may lead to a fuel leak. Fuel leakage close to a source of ignition … .

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4 November 2017

In the event of deployment, the driver and/or passenger airbags may not function as intended. There is consequently an increased risk … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest IS’s Issues in the UK

  • TOYOTA LEXUS IS – RISK OF FIRE
    on 3 August 2018

    TOYOTA LEXUS IS ( 03/06/2005 –  14/09/2007) DEFECT:  The fuel pressure sensor may not have correctly tightened during assembly. Over time ... . The post […]


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