65mike

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    michael
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  • Lexus Model
    is 250 SE-L
  • Year of Lexus
    2009
  • UK/Ireland Location
    Hertfordshire
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  1. Hi all This is what i would have money no object https://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201908161205230?advert-type=dealer-stock&fromDealerProfile=true&dpp=10020054&advertising-location=at_cars 65Mike
  2. Hi all. Thanks for the info Herbie problem being to get to the indicator it is a bumper off job so will have to leave it to dealer as i don't fancy taking that thing off.๐Ÿ˜ฉ 65mike
  3. Hi all๐Ÿ™‚ As title says my L/H front indicator is playing up again i had this 2 years ago and the dealer replaced the bulb and all was well the bulb was not the problem but i got them to change it as it was working intermittently. Alas now the problem is back again flashes like mad as though the bulbs gone a quick tap on the headlight and then it works ok not ideal but works for a few days then it goes wrong again. Anybody had this problem seems like a loose wire / bad connection this is going to cost me i know will ask dealer to investigate when the new rear screen is fitted supposed to be on the 6 th April not much chance off that now is thereโ˜น๏ธ Any helpful advise would be much appreciated.๐Ÿ™‚ 65mike
  4. Hi all.๐Ÿ˜ƒ After my last update we have had some frost and alas screen was missing a line on r/h side this time radio works ok seems they have split radio aerial and screen demister up on this one.โ˜น๏ธ I sent the dealer a picture showing the part that was not working and took the car for a health check and they have said the screen will be replaced under warranty.๐Ÿ˜ƒ They put a crown mark around the offending area and if you look you can see it is a dark line about 1 inch long. Hopefully when it get's it's new again screen it will be all sorted out this time.๐Ÿ™‚ 65mike
  5. Hi all.๐Ÿ˜Š I had a experience with my local tyre dealer when i had the XK i phoned around for the best price for rear tyres i think they were over ยฃ200.00 pounds per corner at the time.๐Ÿ˜• Any way took car to this place and they proceeded to fit the new tyres and then said you will be lucky to get anymore than 9000 miles out of them, watched them back the car off the ramp and expected them to park car out front and bring keys back in.๐Ÿ˜Ÿ But alas no the fitter then proceeded to drive it round the block just to try it out or give it a blast more like it ( if you are unfamilIar with a XK mine was a 4.2 V8 and a lovely roar from the exhaust) he then came back after 5 minutes or so and told me the tyres are shiney so be careful I paid the bill and never been there since i did not argue i wanted the car back and got out off there.๐Ÿ˜‘ 65mike.๐ŸŽธ
  6. Hi all Itโ€™s been 11 months since i started this post so it is now time for a update.๐Ÿ˜Š Car went back to the dealer on Monday regarding the screen as it was missing a line and radio was loosing reception when screen was on.๐Ÿ™ I had taken a couple off pictures and sent them to the garage so they could see it was faulty. And got a call yesterday evening saying all sorted Brand new screen ( rear ) fitted under the warranty happy days Genuine Lexus one too checked it now want some frost to see if all is ok. Thank-you Lexus warranty has been a great help would never have bothered otherwise would have just had to live with it.๐Ÿ˜€ 65mike ๐ŸŽธ
  7. Hi all. Thanks for the info.๐Ÿ˜€ After you helpful people mentioning pro tyres they have a branch in Welwyn Garden City and after looking again it seems like i have used them before to get a Uniroyal tyre replaced.๐Ÿ˜€ Long story and you don't want to here this. Anyway will contact them as soon as cash allows and time is available to get this checked. One thing i have noticed is the price of tyres seems to have come down in price which is a good thing well front's anyway. 65mike.
  8. Hi all As the car is still under the Lexus warranty it needed a MOT so the dealer had the task. It passed itโ€™s test but mentioned the rear brake calliper was sticking but was ok when the brake test was performed. This thankfully has been cleared as a warranty job so will be done at service in September. They did a vehicle healthy check also and advised that the front tyres inner edge were wearing so a 4 wheel alignment would be a good idea but at ยฃ144.00 not keen on this. Have seen the 4 wheel alignment at ATS euromaster for about ยฃ60.00 any one used them for this service or should i stick to dealer and have to swallow the cost. 65mike.
  9. Hi all.๐Ÿ˜Š The worst part about this is i have never been anywhere near the rear screen never cleaned it or touched it, i could understand if i had scratched it but no.โ˜น๏ธ I can get the radio stations to work when the rear heater is on but they crackle even tried radio 2.๐Ÿค” Looks like i will have to live with this as i am 100% sure the dealer will not touch it under warranty.โ˜น๏ธ 65mike.
  10. Hi all. John thanks for the info was looking at this but if you say it was rubbish that's good enough for me.๐Ÿ™‚ 65mike
  11. Hi all. Keith i agree with you on trying to get it fixed under warranty but i cannot see them agreeing to that. Peter that looks like it might do the job and get the radio working when i have the heated window on.๐Ÿ˜ Lee no battery has not been changed and nothing has been altered think it is just wear in the element that has caused it. 65mike
  12. Hi all. If the car is under warranty yes the dealer should fix it simple a that.๐Ÿ˜ถ 65mike
  13. Hi all. John i think the sales man is incorrect here it may not improve your mpg by much or at all but i very much dought it will do any harm otherwise it would not be sold.๐Ÿ˜ I have used BP ultima fuels and Shell equivalent before on a previous car but gave up due to price.๐Ÿ˜ 65mike
  14. Hi all Has any one had a problem with there radio reception and heated rear window!!! My heated rear window works but the r/h element in the middle no longer works just one line only dead which affects the radio reception when the heated window is on. Once the window heater is off all ok. Has anybody had this issue and does anybody no off a solution to the problem the car is still under warranty but i cannot see Lexus replacing the rear window under warranty.!!! 65mike
  15. Hi all. Mine is due for renewal in January so that should be a laugh It is at the moment ยฃ483.00 per year how they got this i do not know as when i owned my Jaguar XK 4.2 which i got in January 2017 i was paying ยฃ491.00 per year nothing different on the policy so how comes a 4.2 V8 Ali body coupe verses a 2.5 V6 steel body 4 door saloon get within ยฃ8.00 pounds cheaper the Lexus was cheaper than the Jaguar. It is not as if iam young in my fifties now with no convictions or any claims they say it's your post code c**p just a way off getting more money out off you. 65mike