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Old 06-18-14, 03:07 PM   #1
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I will make this thread simple. All posted results will be compiled in this very first post. Please use the following BOLD TEMPLATE:

Year - Model:
Package:
Miles:
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired?


From FSportIS:
Year - Model: 2006 IS350
Package: Luxury Package, Mark Levinson, Navigation.
Miles: 87,000 miles
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Alternator, navigation unit.

Year - Model: 2012 IS250
Package: F Sport + Navigation.
Miles: 33,000 miles
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing.

From getafewliv:
Year - Model: 2006 IS350
Package: Sport package
Miles: 110,000kms (68,000 miles)
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing that I know of or since I have had the car (4 month 5,000km).

From darkdream:
Year - Model: 2007 IS350
Package:luxury
Miles: 34500
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing.

From RJGuerra:
Year - Model: 2009 IS250
Package: Luxury and Navigation
Miles: 60,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing. Knock on wood.

From 2ISTruong:
Year - Model: 2007 IS350
Package: X-Package
Miles: 40,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing, hope this doesn't jinx it!

From metaleckz:
Year - Model: 09 is350*
Package: sport
Miles: 71, xxx
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing

From sktn77a:
Year - Model: 2008 IS250
Package: Auto, heated/cooled seats, adaptive lights, 18" wheels, navigation
Miles: 65,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired?
Nothing, except...... the engine at 40,000 miles

From littleyan9:
Year - Model: 2007 IS250 awd
Package: Auto, heated cooled seats, adaptive lights,
Miles: 48,500
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? nothing yet!

From Serifiyah:
Year - Model: 2007 IS250
Package: Premium
Miles: 109k
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Waterpump

From 604GSE21:
Year - Model: 2006 IS350
Package: Sport Lux
Miles: 145,500km (90,410 miles)
Besides Regular Maintenance, what else?: none... thank god compared to my old nissan lol....

From Zelfiris:
Year - Model: 2011 IS250
Package: F-Sport
Miles: 20,500
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Rear left strut leak and replaced under warranty @11800 miles

From lexuspaaji:
Year - Model: 2008 IS250
Package: Sport package
Miles: 82,000 kms (51,000 miles)
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing.

From PlacidBoi:
Year - Model: 2006 IS250
Package: Premium
Miles: 73,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired?
Navigation ECU, Speedometer light going out, Carbon Build up
All of these were taken care of at no charge, as I have the CPO warranty
However, what bothers me most is the STICKY DASHHHHHH
Mine isn't anywhere as bad as others, but I take extreme caution never to touch it.

From jsh139:
Year - Model: 2010 IS 350
Package: Luxury Plus, Navigation
Miles: 33,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing

Only had mine for a month, but I'm hoping/expecting very good reliability

From davedoh6:
Year - Model: 2007 is250
Package: N/A
Miles:113,000 miles
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Replaced water pump,right rear hub,brake booster,

From is350DAWG:
Year - Model: 2007 IS350
Package: Luxury Package, Mark Levinson, Navigation
Miles: 110,000 miles
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? water pump, noisy belt tensioner

From Mooshoo123:
Year - Model: 2006 IS250
Package: Sport Package, Navigation
Miles: 152,000 miles
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Fuel pump @148k

From 510to808:
Year - Model: 2010 lexus is250
Package: premium
Miles: 42,xxx
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? absolutely nothing. just 91 gas and oil change every 5,xxx. definitely need brakes soon but my mechanic says I'm trip pin

From knguyenk:
Year - Model: 2007 Lexus IS 250 AWD
Package: Premium with HIDs and Navigation standalone options
Miles: 93,000 miles
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired?
Nothing

From speedstar:
Year - Model: 2006 IS350
Package: Sport pkg w/ Nav
Miles: 205,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nav display, Speedo needle lights, radiator cap, rear wheel bearings. - All recalls done.

From Gville350:
Year - Model: '06 IS350
Package: Sports Pkg w/ Navigation.
Miles: 78,000 miles
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Water pump, rear caliper seal TSIB, blocked evap drain which caused soaking wet in-cabin carpets, "cam rattle", both rear calipers, roof dent, alternator, and the NAV unit.

From UniSlayEX:
Year - Model: 2008 - IS350
Package: Navigation
Miles: 65,000
Other than regular maintenance, the Alternator (>60,000) and Water pump (<60,000) have been repaired.

From mong:
Model - 2010' IS350
Package - premium
Miles - 64,xxx
Other than regular maintenance, Leaked timing cover at 40k repaired under warranty

From JdSwiper:
Year-Model: 2009 AWD IS250
Package: Luxury w Navigation
Miles: 91,500
Besides regular maintenance what has been broken or repaired? Nothing , all TSB's done, routine maintenance performed.

From PolacRudie:
Year - Model: 2007 IS350
Package: Luxury
Miles: 75,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Mirror ( auto-tilt reverse did not work, replaced under warranty ) now out of warranty and hoping my Nav screen survives. No other major issues, did have slight cam gear noise but was fixed with the recall.

From MoLexus:
Year - Model: 2006 IS250
Package: N/A
Miles: 250,000
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-s...es-review.html

From eplugplay:
Year - Model: 2013 IS350
Package: Premium, Luxury, Navigation
Miles: 24,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Bought it brand new and drove the full 24k miles myself. No problems so far, hopefully stays that way!

From keyframe13:
Year - Model: 2010 IS250
Package: Premium
Miles: 54000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Interior Rattle under warranty and some TSB

From Chi123:
Year - Model: 2007 IS350
Package: Base
Miles: 75000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Water pump, catalytic converter, seized rear calipers, ECU, blown engine at 71000 miles.

From aznknight:
Year - Model: 2006 IS350 bought it brand new
Package: Sport
Miles: 119,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? ML Sub popped at 60k, Navigation screen stopped working at 70k and had to be replaced, Just put in rebuilt tranny a month ago at 110,000 miles. Guess I WIN? (or lose...)

From Ants250:
Year: 2007 IS250 RWD
97k miles
Luxury and navigation pkg.
Regular maintenance, cam gear recall, cabin air box replacement, rear caliper seized up, water pump replaced, radiator cap broke, brakes and rotors. Rear boot split and now front boots split.

From colin415:
2010 is250
Sport package, Luxury package
32,475 miles
Regular maintenance

From rawr2is250:
2010 is250
Sport package
68,000 miles
Regular maintaince, Love how it runs

From pheonix72:
2006 IS350
Sport package
112,650 miles
Just regular maintenance. However the car developed the dreaded timing chain cover around 5k miles ago. I have not gotten this fix yet since the dealer wanted $4,200 to fix (vs. about $2,300 at reputable indie shop). The leak isn't too bad so I am just keeping an eye on it for now.

From embolism:
Year - Model: 2006 IS350
Package: Premium Package
Miles: 118,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired?
115,500 Valve Cover Gaskets are currently leaking down. Just keeping a eye on it for now.
104,900 Steering Wheel Main Shaft
104,900 Nav Computer
104,900 Truck Release Lever
104,900 VVT Gear
104,900 Transmission Shifter Shaft Seal
72,000 Valve Spring Replaced
72,000 Fuel Pressure Sensor
63,000 ACCL Pedal
45,000 Electric Power Steering Linkage
That about sums it up! Car runs great still! All fluids besides transmission have been switched to Amsoil.

From greg0126:
Year - Model: 2007 IS350
Package: Luxury
Mileage: 97,000
Besides Regular Maintenance, what else?:
-Navigation, headlight ballast, water pump, catalytic converter

From 90mx83:
2009- IS350
Nav, XM, parking sensors, headlight washers, perforated leather
Miles: 58,500
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired?
3 months of ownership, no problems to report. Previous owner replaced windshield due to a chip. Other than that, all recalls performed as well as scheduled maintenance. Recently switched to Royal Purple HPS motor oil with K & N oil filer. Running very smooth.

From firelikeiy:
Year - Model: 2008 IS250
Package: Luxury
Miles: 79,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired?
50K: Rear driver strut seal leak, timing chain cover leak, water pump
77K: engine cam gear noise at startup - not fixed.

From rparkzy:
Year - Model: 2012 IS350
Package: F-Sport
Mileage: 40,000
Besides Regular Maintenance, what else?:
Nothing yet.

From istarzan:
2007 IS350. Currently 56k. (Bought used with 37k in 2011)
Luxury package plus parking assist and headlight washers.
Navigation screen unresponsive to touch at 47k.
Waterpump replaced at 52k. Both replaced by Lexus under maxcare (carmax) extended warranty.
All recalls performed.

From Zezz:
Year - Model: IS250 2007
Package: Base
Miles: 89,094 Miles
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired?
Water pump, outside temperature sensor (still not fixed), dynamo (drained two new batteries of mine), the front set of wheels are aligned different, tire pressure sensor doesn't work anymore, navigation system stopped working after 85k had to get it replaced with an aftermarket look-a-like which i actually prefer now and the most expensive aside the nav system was my ecu blowing up along with a few wires. Even though my IS is a 2007 model, my brother convinced me to put in the 2008 ECU and it works fantastic. Did the programming and keys work just fine. Besides all of that, it wasn't a big of a problem, i'm loving the car and the performance i'm getting. Sooner or later, i'll do an engine swap and exhaust changeover.

From ZoeZhe04:
Year: 2011
Model: IS350 F-Sport
Mileage: 28,000+
Regular Maintenance, it needs new tire. Just installed GT-Spec strut bar.

From marks0008:
Year: 2011
Model: IS350 f-sport
Miles: 45,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired?
Nothing yet, but I have only added 1500 of my own miles to it since I bought it in May of this year.

From JATLIFE:
Year - Model: 2006 IS250
Package: everything but ML (lowered, rims, blacked out, etc)
Miles: 182,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? engine recall being performed now; other than that, nothing... car is like brand new.

From mililani00:
2008 is250
Sport w/nav
24,xxx
Oil change at 19,xxx with ams oil

From IonSpray35:
Year - Model: 2006 IS350
Package: Premium
Miles: 129,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Interior airbag panel in the rear was loose, required a new clip; dash replaced due to melting?; undercarriage panel;

From Gerb:
Year - Model: 2006 IS350
Package: Premium and sport with navi
110000 km
Just got the car at 107k so nothing yet I guess just regular oil change so far and replacing brakes and rotors.

From mwl7698:
Year - Model: 2011 IS250
Package: F Sport
Miles: 41,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Headlights replaced due to bubbling on top of LED strip. Tow hook bumper plug on rear bumper fell out, replaced. That's it!

From lexi90:
Year: 2006
Model: IS250 AWD
Package: Base - heated/cooled seats, memory seats, power windows & side mirrors
Miles: 108,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? One recall was performed at the dealer when I bought it - the trunk release. Other than that, oil change, detailing, brakes, and done! Runs like new each and every day

From meefer:
Year - Model: 2007 IS250 RWD bought new
Package: Premium
Miles: 149K
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Water pump/accessory belt

MODERATOR, I think we should put this thread as sticky or at least index it in the FAQs. We have pretty good data and inputs so far from various members.

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Year - Model: 2006 IS350
Package: Sport package
Miles: 110,000kms (68,000 miles)
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing that I know of or since I have had the car (4 month 5,000km).
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Year - Model: 2007 IS350
Package:luxury
Miles: 34500
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing.
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Year - Model: 2009 IS250
Package: Luxury and Navigation
Miles: 60,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing. Knock on wood.
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Year - Model: 2007 IS350
Package: X-Package
Miles: 40,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing, hope this doesn't jinx it!
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Year - Model: 09 is350*
Package: sport
Miles: 71, xxx
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing
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Year - Model: 2008 IS250
Package: Auto, heated/cooled seats, adaptive lights, 18" wheels, navigation
Miles: 65,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired?
Nothing, except...... the engine at 40,000 miles
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Year - Model: 2007 IS250 awd
Package: Auto, heated cooled seats, adaptive lights,
Miles: 48,500
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? nothing yet!
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Year - Model: 2007 IS250
Package: Premium
Miles: 109k
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Waterpump
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Year - Model: 2006 IS350
Package: Sport Lux
Miles: 145,500km (90,410 miles)
Besides Regular Maintenance, what else?: none... thank god compared to my old nissan lol....
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Year - Model: 2011 IS250
Package: F-Sport
Miles: 20,500
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Rear left strut leak and replaced under warranty @11800 miles
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Year - Model: 2008 IS250
Package: Sport package
Miles: 82,000 kms (51,000 miles)
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing.
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Year - Model: 2006 IS250
Package: Premium
Miles: 73,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired?
Navigation ECU, Speedometer light going out, Carbon Build up
All of these were taken care of at no charge, as I have the CPO warranty
However, what bothers me most is the STICKY DASHHHHHH
Mine isn't anywhere as bad as others, but I take extreme caution never to touch it.
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Year - Model: 2010 IS 350
Package: Luxury Plus, Navigation
Miles: 33,000
Beside regular maintenance, what has been broken and repaired? Nothing

Only had mine for a month, but I'm hoping/expecting very good reliability
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2007 is250
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Replaced water pump,right rear hub,brake booster,
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