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Old 01-05-12, 08:59 PM   #16
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Ok am also about to hit 60k and this thread is intriguing

What should be dne at 60k exactly...

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Old 01-05-12, 10:28 PM   #17
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Ok am also about to hit 60k and this thread is intriguing

What should be dne at 60k exactly...

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Exactly what's in the scheduled maintenance guide that came with your car and is posted on Lexus.com.
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Old 01-05-12, 10:42 PM   #18
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Come on guys! Check your maintenance manual's. If you don't have one..

http://drivers.lexus.com/lexusdriver...nual-search.do

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Old 01-06-12, 04:19 AM   #19
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To be fair, the manual does list a buncha "inspect" crap that you won't want to be paying a dealer for as it's mostly "look for leaks you'd already notice and mention during just an oil change"

What you actually need at 60k:

Change spark plugs
Change oil
Change brake fluid
Change cabin and engine air filters (do these yourself, takes 5 minutes)

That's it.

Oh, and rotate tires if AWD.
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1) change spark plugs
2) change engine oil/filter
3) change brake fluid
3) Change cabin filter
4) Change engine air filter

Thanks all thats required. I personally also changed my rear diff but not required.
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Old 01-06-12, 07:16 AM   #21
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To be fair, the manual does list a buncha "inspect" crap that you won't want to be paying a dealer for as it's mostly "look for leaks you'd already notice and mention during just an oil change"

What you actually need at 60k:

Change spark plugs
Change oil
Change brake fluid
Change cabin and engine air filters (do these yourself, takes 5 minutes)

That's it.

Oh, and rotate tires if AWD.
THANK YOU


Lexus.com and the manual list many things that are not necessary.
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Old 01-06-12, 08:38 AM   #22
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I don't recall ever seeing replace diff oil appear in any 2IS scheduled service in the US... (I think the Canadian manual did, but it wouldn't be the first thing it called for that nobody else did)
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Yeah i didn't see replace differential fluid anywhere in my Service Schedule either!
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i don't see to replace it in my manual either although I did replace mine at 60K.
I would not lie to you guys. See the attached file. 4th item from the top of the 60000 mile maintenance schedule.
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I would not lie to you guys. See the attached file. 4th item from the top of the 60000 mile maintenance schedule.
Huh... I wonder if that got left over from previous years manuals as the 1st gen IS offered a mechanical LSD that the 2IS doesn't... as mentioned that item doesn't appear in any later manual.
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this must have been removed for the 2007 because i dont have number 4 in my list it just says inspect
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Don't forget the brake fluid also has to be changed at 60k If you prefer a dealership to do your service, have a Toyota dealership do the work for you. Otherwise, find an independent Toyota/Lexus specialist shop or buy the 60K service kit off of Sewell and DIY, or have any reputable shop perform the labor for you
any recommendation for brake fluid? def want to get this done else where, dealership quoted me $1,000 for this spark plug service
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Got my plugs off the net for less than $100. Dealer is going to replace them for free when I get the spring recall done. Otherwise, I would have just done it myself.
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any recommendation for brake fluid? def want to get this done else where, dealership quoted me $1,000 for this spark plug service
What a huge difference. I just changed my oil this weekend and I asked for some price quotes as I am approching 60k. I'm at 53k now.
I got this from my lexus dealer:
$340 changing spark plugs (that's labor, parts and tax)
$140 replace break fluid.
$86 syntetic oil change..
I thought those are not bad prices.

p.s. When I was at 35k miles I changed the break fluid at Toyota dealership for $109 incl tax.
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Old 08-05-14, 02:26 PM   #28
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quoted 550 for just the spark plug labor and parts. def need to get this done else where
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