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Old 07-23-14, 09:24 AM   #1
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Default Oops, I seem to be missing a trim piece

I just noticed I was missing a trim piece on the passenger side back door.

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I'll try to find one at SewellParts.com
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That piece seems to be missing on many RX's. I think I even made a thread about it. I noticed that piece missing on every single RX that I looked at when I was shopping for one. I never bothered to get the piece for mine. Must have been built on Friday at 5 pm or something.
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These are always falling off my daughter's car. As soon as I saw the title to the thread, I was sure this was the piece you'd be talking about!
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Thanks guys!! Wasn't really expecting those responses. Kinda humorous.
Oh well, I guess if it's taken me six months to notice it was missing I won't worry about it.

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Found the thread I made on this: http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-f...iced-this.html

Seems like most responses state that it fell off of theirs.
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Once the snaps or the slot gets deformed or loose their flexibility, they fail to secure things. As vehicles age, I try not to touch anything unless it is a must.

When you guys do find a replacement, take the extra steps of securing it with velcro (tm) or some soft glue.

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I sent and inquiry email to sewell parts to see what this piece costs if they have it available.

Here's what I found out from Sewell Parts:

Part is $3.72 with our discount plus $10.77 shipping. So, makes more sense to order along with other parts to save on shipping.

Here is their email response when I emailed them the same photo I posted here:

Hi Jim,

This piece is hidden in the armrest/visor section…

http://lexus.sewellparts.com/oem-catalog/7401740439-Body-RX300-2002.html
PNC 74225

You’ll want to choose p/n 74225-48010-E0 for the sandalwood trim.

Best regards,

Sewell Parts Team
Dallas, TX 75209
sewellparts.com
lexusparts@sewell.com

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