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Old 03-14-13, 12:21 PM   #31
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Go see Tim Lucas if you're in west suburbs and tell him Joe with the GS460 sent you. He is a great guy and will take care of you.

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Old 03-28-13, 12:37 PM   #32
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Could you send my your mechanic friend's contact info?
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Old 04-06-13, 05:28 AM   #33
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In the same boat - looking for a good, reliable, independent lexus mechanic that can do brakes, maintenance, etc. Also, had an issue with the dealership telling me the Y exhaust pipe is not covered by the warranty (has a small leak) - does anyone have the lexus corporate number where i can call and make an argument as to why it should be covered?

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Old 04-06-13, 12:47 PM   #34
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hi do you have his contact?

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Old 04-06-13, 01:44 PM   #35
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hi do you have his contact?

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Frank
No I don't, would really appreciate his info though. Also, spoke today to a rep at lexus corporate regarding the leak on my Y pipe - was told someone was going to follow up with me in a day or two to see what they can do for me. The rep sounded optimistic on the phone, keeping my fingers crossed.
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Old 06-13-13, 01:57 PM   #36
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I'm looking for someone to do a few things to my car also. 2000 GS400 - muffler got loud all of a sudden, ball joints replaced and I have a rattle that needs to be quieted.

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Old 06-19-13, 01:59 PM   #37
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So, are you guys suggesting that I should just suck it up and have a dealer perform the service? Or, if I use an independent place just have them install new rotors and not trust them to resurface the current ones? I'm still hoping to get advice about where to take my vehicle.
FWIW.. my cousin has been buying lexus since they first came out in '89 ... Just got my first one
a couple years ago. He specifically told me he had brake work done at dealership although
he has other work done elsewhere.
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Old 08-05-13, 05:02 AM   #38
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Hope this isn't a dead thread as I need whatever info any here may have or were given about a good independent shop to do Lexus work in the Chicago suburbs, preferably West suburbs. Just purchased a 2003 LS 430 and would like someone to look over and make sure there are no issues that I need to know about. Particularly have engine noise/sound that doesn't sound normal to me but I'm not sure what IS normal. Thanks.
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Old 08-20-13, 04:08 PM   #39
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I too would like to know of a local Lexus tech to have amotor swapped out. PM me if you know anyone, Thanks!!!!
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Old 11-21-13, 05:59 PM   #40
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Looking to have 90k service done on my GS430. Anyone have good leads in the city?
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Old 11-23-13, 07:41 PM   #41
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hey guys if anyone needs any help with anything feel free to shoot me a pm.
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Old 11-24-13, 06:17 PM   #42
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Looking to have 90k service done on my GS430. Anyone have good leads in the city?

Try golf marathon in Des plaines. His shop # 847-635-7335. They offer 12 months 12k mile parts and labor warranty
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Guys just bought another GS4 but it needs some major TLC....Looking to see if there is anyone on here who would come by my house to take a look at it to at least give me an idea on where to start...Right now the shifter will not move from Park for some reason....It just started with this issue...I would be willing to pay u for your time....Any help would be great....Thanks
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Old 03-01-14, 12:17 PM   #44
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Can I also get some recommendations on a good mechanic? In the BMW community A&L in Palatine is widely recommended but they specialize in bimmers.

Is there a shop like that for Lexus in the Chicagoland area? Job needed done are:

brakes, rotors, rear main engine seal by bell housing, power steering and AC belt, and timing belt. Quoted about 3600 at Mcgrath so I'm looking if the community has an independent that is recommended.

thanks!
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Old 05-07-14, 08:14 PM   #45
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Anyone familiar with this Naperville / Aurora shop?

http://www.mnmimport.com
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