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2010 Lexus IS repairs by problem area

Engine (23%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (0%)

Brakes and Traction Control (0%)

Suspension and Steering (0%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (23%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (38%)

Other (15%)

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2010 Lexus IS repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (8%)

$500 - $999 (15%)

$100 - $499 (15%)

< $100 (62%)

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Chart based on 13 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2010 Lexus IS 4dr Sedan

306-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Lexus IS in Texas, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2018
Feb 2015

56700 mi
Fuel rail broke internally. 

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2010 Lexus IS 4dr Sedan

204-horsepower 2.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Lexus IS in Tennessee, United States
Jun 2013 - Jul 2018
Dec 2014

32000 mi

US $300
headlight replacement 
Lexus IS in Arizona, United States
- Mar 2013
Mar 2013

49250 mi

US $67
under warranty to replace a leaky water pump 
Lexus IS in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Mar 2016
Jan 2014

37300 mi
Idle was inconsistent. There is a service bulletin on this issue, but the dealer near our house did not want to do the repair. Still have to have the service bulletin addressed. 
Lexus IS in California, United States
Jun 2013 - Dec 2016
Oct 2016

62000 mi
melting dash problem, TSB. I was told no dashes have been sent in over 6 months and they have no idea when they will provide them. It's been almost 2 years, with no fix in sight 

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2010 Lexus IS 4dr Sedan

204-horsepower 2.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Lexus IS in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2015 - Jul 2018
Jun 2018

79980 mi

C $650
spark plugs - maintenance 
Lexus IS in Quebec, Canada
Oct 2014 - Jul 2018
Mar 2015

48360 mi
Rattle under steering column. Repaired under original comprehensive warranty. 
Lexus IS in Ohio, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2015
Apr 2014

82800 mi
Window switch 

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2010 Lexus IS 2dr Hardtop conv.

204-horsepower 2.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic RWD

Lexus IS in Indiana, United States
Nov 2017 - Sep 2018
Feb 2018

112500 mi

US $500
Air Recirculation motor arm broken (due to improper filter change). 
Lexus IS in South Carolina, United States
Jan 2014 - Jun 2018
Mar 2015

40000 mi

US $100
Mirror on passenger side was coming apart and rattles and noises were seeming extreme this winter 
May 2015

41400 mi
New pneumatic strut for top broke and top was stuck 
Feb 2018

54000 mi
The top got stuck for a third time and will not move up or down. 
Apr 2018

56000 mi

US $1200
Top stuck again. They finally figured it out and replaced a motor or something that puts the top up and down. It was a $1200 fix and they said it is unusual for these to fail. So far, it is working like a champ! 

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2010 Lexus IS Repair Histories

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