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Old 03-15-19, 04:32 AM
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The little stick handle on the left side of the steering wheel is to activate the flasher... up to go right and down to go left. Many people ignore that this function exist in every car! But Lexus makes it better, they added a lane-change function to that stick handle. Hit it half way and it blinks only 3 times!! WOW!!! LOLLLL joke aside....

I don't know if this wiper feature is considered as a hidden feature. So there are 4 levels on the handle: manual (hit up), intermittent (with sensitivity switch), continuous and fast. When wipers are in continuous mode and car is stopped, wipers will slow down their rhythm if sensitivity switch is not at the highest level. When sensitivity switch is at highest level, wipers will not slow down even if car is stopped.
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Old 03-15-19, 07:53 AM
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Another hidden feature most people probably don't know is there's a padding between the seat and center armrest where people tend to drop stuff like keys, phone and coins. The padding prevent things going down the gap.
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Old 03-15-19, 08:08 AM
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One of the things I really liked on my IS was that there is a grab/pull handle on the inside of the trunk. You can grab on to this to shut the trunk, so you don't have to fingerprint the outside anywhere. It's the little things...
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Old 03-15-19, 06:14 PM
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While in drive mode (including eco, normal, sport) you can use paddle shifters for a quick shift up or down.

Helpful for hitting passing gear real quick or to lower rpms when sport mode has me stuck at 4500rpm.

Itll remain in that gear until you press the accelerator for 4 continuous seconds.
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Old 03-15-19, 09:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Dizordered View Post
The little stick handle on the left side of the steering wheel is to activate the flasher... up to go right and down to go left. Many people ignore that this function exist in every car! But Lexus makes it better, they added a lane-change function to that stick handle. Hit it half way and it blinks only 3 times!! WOW!!! LOLLLL joke aside....

I don't know if this wiper feature is considered as a hidden feature. So there are 4 levels on the handle: manual (hit up), intermittent (with sensitivity switch), continuous and fast. When wipers are in continuous mode and car is stopped, wipers will slow down their rhythm if sensitivity switch is not at the highest level. When sensitivity switch is at highest level, wipers will not slow down even if car is stopped.
I was wondering how to do this! I had it set to such on accident before, but didnít know how. Thanks
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Old 03-15-19, 09:47 PM
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Originally Posted by pngo View Post


I was wondering how to do this! I had it set to such on accident before, but didnít know how. Thanks
I set mine to blink 5 times instead of default 3. Max is 7 blinks it can be change with Carista app with ODB dongle or dealer can change with a fee.
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Old 03-15-19, 09:51 PM
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Originally Posted by HOMER350 View Post
While in drive mode (including eco, normal, sport) you can use paddle shifters for a quick shift up or down.

Helpful for hitting passing gear real quick or to lower rpms when sport mode has me stuck at 4500rpm.

Itll remain in that gear until you press the accelerator for 4 continuous seconds.
You can actually get out of manual mode by pulling and hold Up shifter for 3 sec and transmission will go back to auto. I donít believe this was in the manual. This only works only in Drive mode.
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Old 03-16-19, 12:51 AM
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Originally Posted by dojoman View Post


I set mine to blink 5 times instead of default 3. Max is 7 blinks it can be change with Carista app with ODB dongle or dealer can change with a fee.
You can also follow these steps to do it yourself manually:
https://www.clublexus.com/forums/is-...me-change.html
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Old 03-16-19, 03:08 PM
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Menu to rewind and pause radio is hidden until you click this arrow.
That's pretty cool. Does it work for Sirius XM as well? I rarely use the AM/FM radio.
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Old 03-16-19, 06:26 PM
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That's pretty cool. Does it work for Sirius XM as well? I rarely use the AM/FM radio.
Only for FM/AM.
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Old 03-17-19, 09:21 AM
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Originally Posted by dojoman View Post
Another hidden feature most people probably don't know is there's a padding between the seat and center armrest where people tend to drop stuff like keys, phone and coins. The padding prevent things going down the gap.
yup! I use to drop stuff outta my pockets constantly in between the seat in my old Rx350... I discovered these paddingís first day and itís something so simple I donít get why every car doesnít have it
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