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Old 04-19-11, 05:30 PM   #1
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I own a 04 ES 330 I have been reading around and it looks like spark plugs last a while. This would be the third time that I reset the maintenance light since the last plug change. When I do the reset I change the oil, but have not done the plugs since. The car currently has 55000 miles. Is it time to change the plugs yet?
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Old 04-20-11, 02:00 PM   #2
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04, I think in the manual it says 100K
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Old 04-20-11, 03:15 PM   #3
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ya check the manual. or just call up Lexus dealership service and bug them with that q. hehe
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I remember when I did change the spark plug I used Bosch Platinum+4/Spark Plug.

Is that okay? Or should I change it to better ones now or wait till the time the manual says they should be replaced.

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NO NO NO. DO NOT USE BOSCH PLUGS IN A Toyota. ONLY use NGK or Denso irridium plugs.
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NO NO NO. DO NOT USE BOSCH PLUGS IN A Toyota. ONLY use NGK or Denso irridium plugs.
So go ahead and do the plug change now?

I guess thats what I get for not knowing.
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Yes. Change to the proper plugs for the vehicle.
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Both the interval and the plug type should be listed in the manual.

How is it running ?
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I know inn my 98 it said Denso irridium plugs and I run NGK normal plugs...Runs perfect. My 06 will get Denso irridium plugs since it will only get done once!
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How is it running ?
The car is running fine, just would like to keep up with the maintenance.

In order to avoid problems in the future.

I just wish I knew about this forum since the beginning. I got the car with 38000 miles currently has 55000 miles.
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every time i change my panties
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