Maintenance requirements

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

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

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

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

- Do-it-yourself maintenance
You can perform some maintenance procedures yourself.

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

The use of Lexus repair manuals is recommended.

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

- Repair and replacement
It is recommended that genuine Lexus parts be used for repair to ensure per- formance 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
After the required maintenance is performed according to the maintenance schedule, please reset the maintenance data.

To reset the data, follow the procedures described below:

meter A when the engine is running.Switch the display to the trip meter A when the engine is running.

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

reset button, set the “ENGINEWhile pressing the trip meter reset button, set the “ENGINE START STOP” switch to IGNITION ON mode (but do not start the engine because otherwise the reset mode will be canceled). Con- tinue to press and hold the button until the multi-information dis- play indicates that the reset is complete.

- Allow inspection and repairs to be performed by a Lexus dealer
l Lexus technicians are well-trained specialists and are kept up to date with the latest service information. They are well informed about the operations of all systems on your vehicle.
l 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

- Warning in handling of battery, oils, fuels, and fluids
l Engine exhaust, some of its constituents, and a wide variety of automobile components contain or emit chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects and other reproductive harm. Work in a well ventilated area.
l Oils, fuels and fluids contained in vehicles as well as waste produced by component wear contain or emit chemicals known to the State of Califor- nia to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Avoid exposure and wash any affected area immediately.
l Battery posts, terminals and related accessories contain lead and lead compounds which are known to cause brain damage. Wash your hands after handling.

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