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  1. Yes it's less than 12months will see what codes they find in the next few weeks. Thank you both for your responses.
  2. Hi john, last one was 12 months ago and covered about 8000 miles,
  3. Just had a service mot and hybrid health check which failed with a P3000 error code. Have googled the above and there will be further numbers to identify the problem further. The dealer told me to run the car for about 300 miles and they will test it again. Not sure if this is to clear any fault codes or to charge the 12v battery. I have just fully charged the battery using my ctek charger just to make sure. Could this be the 12v battery failing, it is 6 years old now.
  4. I've mentioned it before on a post about tpms, we should have the individual tyre pressures displayed not just an indicator.
  5. I was just about to set off on a motorway trip yesterday when the warning light came on. As I had recently been to wickes I was fearing the worst as I've had two punctures in new tyres recently after visiting there. I found all tyres were down close to 30psi. Probably due to the cooler weather but mostly to my lack of checking over the last month or so. Blew tyres back up to approx 36psi and everything ok. As I was a little pushed for time yesterday thought I'd check them all again today. They were all around 35psi so set them all to 36.5. The two front tyres are original bridgestones with 48000 miles on them and were down to 3-4mm and was looking to change them soon in time for the winter due to wear and age. When checking the pressure I found a crack in the sidewall of about an inch long in the front left, so two new tyres ordered to be fitted Wednesday. That will be Goodyear eagle assymetrics 3 all round then.
  6. When travelling up and down the m61 there are sections that have recently been resurfaced and I get this 'howling' noise which immediately disappears when back on the old surface. I'm running eagle 3 assymetrics on the rear and the original bridgestones on the front.
  7. Wait for the 50% offers at eurocarparts and buy the Denso wipers for about £20, these are the original fit.
  8. My car is 5 years old and obviously out of warranty. This year tried to have it serviced at my local Toyota dealership 1 mile away, they said they could carry out the service but couldn't do the hybrid health check as they don't have the equipment. I ended up with the over 100 mile round trip to lexus for the essential service with hybrid check included plus mot. Had a wiper issue and tried Toyota again but they didn't even want to look at it as all spares would have to be ordered from Lexus. This is probably the main issue for me now and will force me to source my next car from a local dealership.
  9. My next car needs to be smaller with a hatchback. Looking at Honda hrv or maybe Mazda cx3 but the Mazda boot is a bit small. Still love my lexus though it's going to be hard moving away from it.
  10. Hi Alan, glad to hear you are sorted, looks like a few others are ok now as well.
  11. Hi Wayne, the size is 125 x 70 x 17 with a continental tyre fitted.
  12. Bought my spare wheel a few years ago from lexus and bought a cover off eBay for about £8 which will store a full size tyre. I was told at the last service that the goo will soon be out of date but as I have no intention of using it I won't bother changing it.
  13. My car was fitted with the nishokku wheels when I bought it, a £3000 option when new. These suffered corrosion after two years and lexus replaced the wheels under warranty. Two years later they were corroding again, this time they were refurbished by lexus as they said they couldn't get hold of any new wheels. They could only put a normal finish on them not the original which was a shame as that was quite a good finish. An independent would probably have done any finish requested. It seems the quality of Lexus wheels doesn't quite match the rest of their cars
  14. Hi sheamus, it was only because of your info that let me find the necessary part, thank you for that. It's a bit disappointing that lexus don't try the cheapest option first but as I mentioned above they seem to be led down the motor replacement path in the diagnostic checks. Another person from Ireland has just started another thread about the same problem so I have directed him to this thread. Seems like the early cars are having a few issues with the wipers and quite a few in Ireland which seems strange. May be we should buy up all the stock on eBay just in case!
  15. There are a number of us who have had the same problem. I have just fixed mine by fitting another INT relay I bought off eBay for £2.60 quick and easy exchange and all working again now. If you search the forum for ' wipers stopping' all our discussions are there with a picture of the relay location.