Lexus Is F 2008-2011

Car model
Name Number of models Recalls Bulletins Consumer Complaints
Lexus Is F 2008 1 1 7 1
Lexus Is F 2009 1 1 0 0
Lexus Is F 2010 1 1 0 0
Lexus Is F 2011 0 1 0 0


Table of contents:
Lexus Is F 2008 model
Engine [L]CylindersTransmissionDriveEstimate MPG (city/highway/combined)Unadjusted MPG (city/highway/combined)FuelFuel costClassRelease date
5 8Semiautomatic, 8 gearsR16/23/1819.6214/32.0888/23.7788Premium2502SUBCOMPACT CARS25-Dec-07



Lexus Is F 2008 recalls
CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
VISIBILITY/WIPER
13V030000Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturingfrom 12/14/2007 to 07/10/2011V (Vehicle)267718MFRTOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION01/30/201301/30/2013
Defect SummaryToyota is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 lexus is250 and is350 vehicles manufactured august 23, 2005, through october 5, 2011; 2010-2012 lexus is250c and is350c vehicles manufactured april 10, 2009, through october 6, 2011; and 2008-2011 lexus is-f vehicles manufactured december 14, 2007, through july 10, 2011. the nuts that fasten the wiper arms may be insufficiently torqued such that if the wiper arms are restricted by an external load, such as a buildup of heavy snow, one or both of the wipers may become inoperative.
Consequence SummaryInoperative wipers could reduce driver visibility and increase the risk of a vehicle crash.
Corrective SummaryToyota will notify owners, and lexus dealers will install new wiper arm nuts, free of charge. the recall will begin in late february 2013. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
NotesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
Lexus Is F 2008 bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - SOFTWARE
LSB-0015-1002/04/201010034245Lexus: techstream ecu flash reprogramming procedure. flash reprogramming allows the ecu software to be updated without replacing the ecu. flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ecus are released as field fix procedures des2010-10-29
EQUIPMENT - OTHER - OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
LSB-0187-0912/18/200910033047Lexus: interior panels/trim. to improve serviceability of the floor carpet grommet (floor clamp retainer), a new service part has been developed which allows the floor carpet grommet to be replaced separately from the carpet assembly. m2010-06-28
POWER TRAIN - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
SB-0001-11 REV101/06/201110037625Ready2011-05-31
SB-0001-11 REV101/06/201110037625Lexus: information on an improved transmission fluid. *rm2011-05-31
STEERING
L-SB-0016-1103/23/201110037563Lexus: steering will be notchy or will not smoothly self-center when on the highway. there is a repair procedure. *rm2011-05-25
L-SB-0016-1103/23/201110037563Ready2011-05-25
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL - ACCELERATOR PEDAL
LSB-0059-1207/10/201210045639Lexus: precaution information on removal, inspection, installation of accelerator pedal sensor assembly, which requires no lubrication. models 2001-13 ct200h, es300, 300h, 330, 350, gs300, 350, 450, 450h, 460, gx460, 470, hs250h, is f, is2012-09-12
Lexus Is F 2008 Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
01/18/20108900
 Tl*the contact owns a 2008 lexus is-f. the vehicle accelerated and crashed into a garage door at a local shop. when the contact attempted to engage the brake pedal to stop the vehicle the brakes were locked. the contact was forced to shift into neutral gear to stop the vehicle. the contact called the manufacturer regarding this vehicle and they had the vehicle towed to a dealer to diagnose the failure. the contact has requested that the manufacturer be responsible for the repairs of the vehicle and the garage door. the failure mileage was 8900.