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Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 06-05-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 278
Posted By waynedog
I have an 09 and had the same problem develop...

I have an 09 and had the same problem develop over the past few weeks. Mine turns on by itself periodically. Mine is a ML model.
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 05-31-16, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 217
Posted By waynedog
Rusted rotor hat

All 4 of my rotors have rusted rotor hats (not circular rotor that the brake pads come in contact with but the "cap" on the rotot that connects to the wheel). My service shop says all rotors do...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 03-25-16, 11:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,098
Posted By waynedog
vb9594 - you had the exact same experience I had...

vb9594 - you had the exact same experience I had (see my earlier post). My EL42 tires were great when they were new but now after 20k miles the treadwear looks ok but the vibration is back. There...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 03-25-16, 06:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,098
Posted By waynedog
I have had the exact same problem with my LS. ...

I have had the exact same problem with my LS. Quick summary:
* purchased it 2 years ago (2009) CPO from dealer
* had exact same vibration. They RF balanced 2x but did not get rid of it. Checked...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 12-11-15, 06:29 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,205
Posted By waynedog
I had the same problem with a 2009 I purchased. ...

I had the same problem with a 2009 I purchased. Had the Michelin Pilot tires. Could not get rid of vibration after several road force balancings at Lexus dealer. They put a brand new set of...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 11-29-15, 11:05 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,464
Posted By waynedog
I too have had problems like this. I purchased a...

I too have had problems like this. I purchased a CPO 2009 a year ago with MIchelin Pilot Sport tires on it (used). Had a vibration at 70 - 80 like you. Lexus dealer road force balanced twice but...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 08-21-15, 05:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,083
Posted By waynedog
How much did they charge?

How much did they charge?
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 07-21-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,736
Posted By waynedog
I seriously considered doing this a year ago. ...

I seriously considered doing this a year ago. Have driven LS models for 10 years. Drove a lot of GS models, along with BMW 5 series, etc. In the end, could not pull the trigger as the LS is so...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 06-02-15, 06:05 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By waynedog
When I purchased my 2009, it had almost new...

When I purchased my 2009, it had almost new Michelin Pilot tires on it. Vibrated like crazy at 70+ mph after 3 road force balancings at the Lexus dealer. They said the tires must be bad. They put...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 06-01-15, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By waynedog
If it is flat spotting, why did it never happen...

If it is flat spotting, why did it never happen on my 2007 LS which I drove for 2 years? Did they change something with the suspension for the 2009 model?
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 05-26-15, 06:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 859
Posted By waynedog
Vibration for first few miles

Owned my 2009 for 6 months now. Ever since purchasing it, car will vibrate significantly at highway speeds when first driving it, then decrease by 90% after a few miles. At first, since I purchased...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-21-15, 06:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By waynedog
The spare is 39 psi all the time.

The spare is 39 psi all the time.
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-21-15, 05:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By waynedog
LS400 for 4 years, LS430 for 4 years, LS460...

LS400 for 4 years, LS430 for 4 years, LS460 (2007) for 2 years. All of them rode much better than this 2009 460.
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-21-15, 05:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By waynedog
Charles - my car does not have air suspension. ...

Charles - my car does not have air suspension. But, the control arms were replaced as part of the CPO inspection process (done just before I purchased it). My car does behave like yours - when I...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-21-15, 05:28 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By waynedog
Cold pressure is 34 psi. Goes up to 38 psi when...

Cold pressure is 34 psi. Goes up to 38 psi when hot.
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-21-15, 11:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By waynedog
Unfortunately my next closest Lexus dealer is...

Unfortunately my next closest Lexus dealer is 1.5 hours away and this diagnostic process will likely be lengthy. I have to give my Lexus dealer an A+ for effort - they have had it 5 times, the...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-21-15, 11:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By waynedog
I have not sat in the passenger seat. On a 400...

I have not sat in the passenger seat. On a 400 mile trip this weekend my wife was with me and as my seat was vibrating/jiggling the whole trip I asked her if she felt it and said "no - this feels...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-21-15, 11:31 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By waynedog
I have normal stock 18 inch rims. The vibration...

I have normal stock 18 inch rims. The vibration does change with road conditions. Smooth, new paved asphalt is better but still the slightest road imperfection or undulation creates "jiggling" in...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-21-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By waynedog
The Lexus dealer told me they checked each rim...

The Lexus dealer told me they checked each rim (with tire off) to make sure they were ok. Also checked driveshaft, U joint, CV joints, etc and claim they cannot find anything. This has been a huge...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-21-15, 06:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By waynedog
No it is not AWD.

No it is not AWD.
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 04-19-15, 10:19 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,395
Posted By waynedog
Ride quality

I have been driving LS models for 10+ years. 6 months ago purchased a 2009 CPO with 42k miles - perfect condition. Car had a vibration when driving. To make a long story short, over several months...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 03-11-15, 06:12 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,590
Posted By waynedog
recall

Got mine done yesterday (2 hours). Dealer said they had done 50 already. Seemed to go ok and my car drives fine. Only issue was all my XM preset stations are now totally different - not blank -...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 01-16-15, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By waynedog
They told me they replaced the rotors and the...

They told me they replaced the rotors and the Lexus.com owners site shows they did replace the rear - "A VIBRATION IS FELT IN FOOT AND SEAT AT HAGHWAY SPEEDS - 43109 200 REPLACE REAR ROTORS". All 4...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 01-16-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By waynedog
I did not notice it when I purchased the car (3...

I did not notice it when I purchased the car (3 months ago). But they replaced the rotors after I purchased the car (free of charge) due to excessive vibration when braking. Are the "rotor hats"...
Forum: LS - 4th Gen (2007-present) 01-16-15, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 605
Posted By waynedog
Rusted wheels

I recently purchased a 2009 CPO 460 and all 4 wheels are rusted inside the actual wheel - see attached picture (not my wheel but this is what it looks like). What would cause this and how do I...
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