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acer54

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About acer54

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    Steve

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  • Gender
    Male
  • Lexus Model
    IS220d
  • Year of Lexus
    2007
  • UK/Ireland Location
    Durham
  1. My is220d SE was in the local Lexus dealership yesterday having some recall work done on the passenger airbag release mechanism, got the car back and they had done a full valet + they put £25 of fuel in it as well. Lexus I cannot fault you!!!
  2. I have an imported BMW Z4 here in UK from Japan and it is in near mint A1 condition with zero corrosion, this is the third Jap import I've owned and they've all been the same. I thought Jap imports were popular in New Zealand for this very same reason?
  3. Stationary DPF regeneration P2002

    It's the way that you can get Techstream working, which was one of the questions, I just supplied the answer......
  4. Stationary DPF regeneration P2002

    I am running Techstream on an old Dell laptop with 32 bit Windows 7 installed and everything works well, wipe Vista from your laptop and install Windows 7 and you will be good to go.
  5. Navigation Disc

    I upgraded from 2006 to 2016 with a genuine dvd from ebay, cost me £50 - removed old dvd and inserted new one and I was good to go.....
  6. is220d Keyfob Not Working.

    Thanks Shahpor.
  7. My key fob has stopped working, hope it's the battery. How do I open up the fob to insert a fresh battery? Thanks in advance.
  8. is220d MPG

    I love the is220d and since the egr clean it's a completely different car, I can even use 6th at 80 mph on the motorway and accelerate smoothly without the juddering and reluctance as it was before the egr was cleaned, I will keep it until the extended warranty expires in 2019 and then look at the is250.
  9. is220d MPG

    The longer I own the is220d the more a realise the is250 was and is a better proposition, however I love the is220d and will keep it until the extended warranty expires in 2019 and then look for an is250 to replace it.
  10. is220d MPG

    Just used my first full tank and refilled then worked out mpg, a disappointing 30 mpg! To be fair nearly all the journeys have been small and around the town etc. Is this the normal mpg that everybody else is experiencing around the town? EGR cleaned recently and engine behaving normally, I do tend to keep the rev's high to keep the DPF happy etc.
  11. IS220D Mystery

    Mine was transformed at low revs after the EGR was cleaned - Best £96 I've spent on it! It seems to me that during the normal yearly service include the caliper slider pins lubrication and EGR cleaning and everything will be ok. On a side note head gasket failure is covered by Lexus extended warranty as well as many other parts like DMF and clutch release bearing etc. 2 Years extended warranty including top AA breakdown cover is a no brainer at £995 - 2 years worry free motoring, after my warranty expires I will decide to keep or let it go, the is250 is the one I would look at.......
  12. IS220D Mystery

    I agree entirely!
  13. New IS220d owner seeking advise.

    It's been identified as the clutch release bearing, will be going in soon to have it replaced and have the dpf and clutch plates inspected at the same time and if need be renewed, all covered under extended warranty apart from the clutch plates which I will pay for.
  14. Did you use a Lexus dealership or an independent garage?