Maintenance requirements

To ensure safe and economical driving, day-to-day care and regular maintenance are essential. It is the owner’s responsibility to perform regular checks. Lexus recommends performing the following maintenance:

 - General maintenance

General maintenance should be performed on a daily basis. This can be done by yourself or by a Lexus dealer.

 - Scheduled maintenance

Scheduled maintenance should be performed at specified intervals according to the maintenance schedule.

For details about maintenance items and schedules, refer to the “War- ranty and Service Guide”, “Owner’s Manual Supplement” or “Scheduled Maintenance”.

 - Do-it-yourself maintenance

You can perform some maintenance procedures by yourself.

Please be aware that do-it-yourself maintenance may affect war- ranty coverage.

The use of Lexus repair manuals is recommended.

For details about warranty coverage, refer to the separate “Owner’s Guide”, “Warranty and Service Guide”, “Owner’s Manual Supplement” or “Warranty Booklet”.

 - Repair and replacement

It is recommended that genuine Lexus parts be used for repair to ensure perfor- mance of each system. If non-Lexus parts are used in replacement or if a repair shop other than a Lexus dealer performs repairs, confirm the warranty coverage.

 - Reset the maintenance data (U.S.A. only)

After the required maintenance is performed according to the maintenance sched- ule, please reset the maintenance data.

To reset the data, follow the procedures described below:

the multi-information display to blank. Press the Menu switch  to change the multi-information display to blank.

off. Turn the “ENGINE START STOP” switch off.

, turn the “ENGINE START STOP” switch to IGNITION ON mode. While pressing the ODO/TRIP button , turn the “ENGINE START STOP” switch to IGNITION ON mode.

for more than 7 seconds after the “ENGINE START STOP” switch is turned to IGNITION Continue to press and hold the button for more than 7 seconds after the “ENGINE START STOP” switch is turned to IGNITION ON mode.

The message shown in the illustration will appear on the display. After 5 seconds, the system reset will be completed.

 - Allow inspection and repairs to be performed by a Lexus dealer

 - Allow inspection and repairs to be performed by a Lexus dealer

• Lexus technicians are well-trained specialists and are kept up to date with the latest service information. They are well informed about the operation of all sys- tems on your vehicle.

• Keep a copy of the repair order. It proves that the maintenance that has been performed is under warranty coverage. If any problem should arise while your vehicle is under warranty, your Lexus dealer will promptly take care of it.

CAUTION

 - If your vehicle is not properly maintained

Improper maintenance could result in serious damage to the vehicle and possible serious injury or death.

 - Handling of the battery

• Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and a wide variety of automobile com- ponents contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause can- cer and birth defects and other reproductive harm. Work in a well ventilated area.

• Oils, fuels and fluids contained in vehicles as well as waste produced by compo- nent wear contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Avoid exposure and wash any affected area immediately.

• Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead com- pounds which are known to cause brain damage. Wash your hands after han- dling.

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