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  1. Had the same problem with my RX350 - power to top socket but not to floor or back but couldn't find a blown fuse. Mentioned it to dealer when car was in for service and it was fixed, guy on the desk said they replaced a fuse but didn't know where it was..........
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  3. Could it be a problem with the cat? I'm trying to remember the chemistry but I am sure there are two different reactions that need to take place. There has to be a reduction going on to convert NOx to N2 then an oxidation to convert the CO to CO2. The oxidation process is also supposed to burn any unburnt hydrocarbons into H2O and CO2.
  4. Age: 51 Gender: Male Location: Liverpool Annual Salary: in poll How old your Lexus is: 20 months What type of Lexus do you drive: IS300 SportCross Have you ever bought aftermarket parts: No Do you buy aftermarket parts online? Storefront? Other (specify) What type of aftermarket parts did you purchase? Accessories/Performance/Both?
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    Went over Corney Fell today during my trip to Cumbria. Quite impressed by how my car handled, but I came back via the A595 which seemed more suited to the car - lots of bends and a smooth surface.. :D
  7. Missed 30K service and now at 42K so it has had the same oil in for 22K, not really a good idea even if they did use a good oil at 20K. (Tribology!!)
  8. Just seen it again on UK gold, seemed to be shorter and the car at the end was a saloon rather than an estate
  9. With the loads you will be carrying when you fold the seats down you might find the IS300 Sportcross a better "lifestyle" car. Had mine about 8 months now and I think I have folded the seats down two or three times, but the 3 litre engine is there to play with every day :D (unless there is any snow/ice)
  10. I can't understand why so few people buy the IS300 Sportcross, but perhaps I am biased. :D
  11. Before I buy a car I always make sure that after I have found a comfortable driving position I can fit in the back seat. The IS has enough room in the back for me and so far I have had no complaints from any passengers, in fact several have commented on how comfotable it is.
  12. You should be able to get one from your Lexus dealer, an armrest is standard in UK spec IS300 (perhaps I should say mine came with one so I assume they are a standard part :D )
  13. I'm not going back until 6th Jan :hohoho: and only two days count as holidays :D
  14. Mat, I am on the team as bcss-liverpool, still only 21% through the work unit so no point for the team yet. Jim