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2015 Lexus RX repairs by problem area

Engine (6%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (3%)

Brakes and Traction Control (6%)

Suspension and Steering (26%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (13%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (29%)

Other (16%)

Chart based on 31 repairs.
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2015 Lexus RX repair cost distribution

$2500+ (0%)

$1000 - $2499 (0%)

$500 - $999 (0%)

$100 - $499 (13%)

< $100 (88%)

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Chart based on 24 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2015 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Lexus RX in Washington, United States
Dec 2014 - Sep 2018
Sep 2018

55700 mi
Water pump bearing was failing causing loud noise from engine compartment. Water pump was replaced under warranty. 
Lexus RX in Nebraska, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2016
Mar 2016

13000 mi
Multiple pieces of lower door trim had to be removed and reattached due to defective clips. 

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2015 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Lexus RX in Nevada, United States
Dec 2016 - Mar 2018
Jul 2017

15496 mi
On return trip home and on highway trip following week, the wind noise still exists 
Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Dec 2015 - Mar 2018
Oct 2017

21000 mi
20000 mile maintenance 
Lexus RX in Nevada, United States
Sep 2014 - Jul 2015
Mar 2015

10000 mi
Seam in rear leather seat pulled apart. Dealer refused to cover 100% of repair. I will take to another shop to repair at lower cost. 
Apr 2015

10700 mi

US $25
Seam in rear leather seat pulled apart. Had it repaired by an independent shop. Paid $25. Dealer wanted $800. 
Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Nov 2015 - Dec 2017
Jul 2017

54000 mi

US $100
Replace battery. 
Lexus RX in Pennsylvania, United States
Jul 2017 - Jun 2020
Jul 2019

28000 mi

US $90
Replaced Battery 
Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Nov 2014 - Dec 2016
Sep 2016

18000 mi
Noise whenever steering wheel was turned. It continued for two days until I took it to dealer. Noise didn't reproduce for dealer, although they kept car for 48 hours to check. No repair done. 
Lexus RX in Oklahoma, United States
Dec 2016 - Jun 2018
Feb 2017

24000 mi
Catalytic converter vent problem, causing a rattle/buzz on cold start. 
Apr 2017

25000 mi
Windshield replacement, dealer accidentally broke it 

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2015 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Lexus RX in North Carolina, United States
Jan 2016 - Feb 2018
Sep 2016

37000 mi
Drivers seat made a clunking sound when going over dips, braking and accelerating. Dealer replace part of the seat mounting track under warranty 
Lexus RX in Illinois, United States
Feb 2017 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

34000 mi
Fan speed does not increase to maximum when inside temp is hot when set to "Auto". Dealer claims this is normal!!!!!!! 
Lexus RX in Rhode Island, United States
Jun 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

34000 mi
Tire valve stem popped up suddenly making it impossible to inflate tire. 
Feb 2016

36000 mi
Center console cover stopped sliding. Center console replaced by dealer. Warranty covered 1200. Wouldn't have bothered if out of warranty, more of an annoyance than a problem. 
Jun 2018

54000 mi

US $400
Replace front pads and resurface rotors 
Lexus RX in New Jersey, United States
Nov 2017 - Nov 2018
Dec 2017

36456 mi
Transmission (delayed engagement issue) Park to Drive takes 3 seconds Dealership had to replace the whole transmission and warranty covered the full cost with free loaner. 
Lexus RX in British Columbia, Canada
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2017

25420 mi
Rattle above glove box in dash board was repaired by adding insulation fabric 
Lexus RX in Illinois, United States
Jan 2017 - Jul 2018
Feb 2018

48605 mi

US $140
Center console cup holder lid jammed open. Had to disassemble console to free lid. 
Lexus RX in Illinois, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Sep 2017

29000 mi
Noise from rear seat when hitting bumps. Buzzing. Has existed since purchasing vehicle used 12/2016. Returned 3 times for repair. First time: nothing done. Second time: about 1/2 problem fixed. Third time: seat removed and sent to auto upholster shop. Improvement but still not fixed totally. 
Nov 2017

30000 mi
4th trip to repair the buzzing in the rear seat when driving over uneven road surface. Every time they have repaired it the buzz/rattle changes. And every time it diminishes somewhat in loudness, plus the road bumps that caused previous noise, now don't, but different bumps do! 

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2015 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Lexus RX in Florida, United States
Aug 2015 - Jul 2016
Jun 2016

4000 mi
Rain sensing wipers inop 
Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Aug 2017 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

35000 mi
Adjust rear seats and condition leather to address squeaking. 

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2015 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2018 - Jun 2018
May 2018

8780 mi
It was a scheduled maintenance visit and I had them pull up the parking brake, all very minor. 
Lexus RX in Maine, United States
Aug 2015 - Mar 2018
Jan 2017

27000 mi
Replaced right front strut and upper mount. 
Jun 2017

21000 mi
Banging sound when right front goes over bumpy surface at moderate speed 
Jul 2017

21000 mi
Banging noise when right wheels go over bumpy surface at moderate speed. No repair done. Dealer wants to have regional specialist involved 
Aug 2017

25000 mi
Banging noise when going over rough surfaces. Lexus regional service specialist was on site to check the vehicle. 
Sep 2017

25000 mi
Banging noise when right front wheel goes over rough surface . Particularly noticeable at low speeds. 
Dec 2017

26000 mi
Replaced right rear shock. Didn't fix the noise. I don't understand why Lexus specialist decided to replace it because it was clearly happening when front right was going over bump. 
Jan 2018

26500 mi
Front right strut and strut mount were replaced few weeks later and that fixed the problem.  

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2014 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Lexus RX in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

58000 mi

US $1400
brakes and rotors all around 
Lexus RX in Illinois, United States
May 2016 - Jun 2018
Jul 2016

25000 mi
Plastic bumper fascia needed to be adjusted. Apparently, the plastic tabs to hold the fascia in place are too small and with road vibration, they pop out. 
Sep 2016

26000 mi
Plastic bumper fascia needed to be adjusted again. 

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2014 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Lexus RX in Michigan, United States
Nov 2013 - Jun 2018
Nov 2014

11000 mi

US $150
Wheel stud on front drivers side broke when switching out summer wheels/tires for winter wheels/tires. The nut was probably cross threaded when the summers were installed by the dealer. 

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2013 Lexus RX

Engine not specified

Lexus RX in Washington, United States
Feb 2013 - May 2013
May 2013

2000 mi
tranny/drivetrain vibrated noisily at 1100 rpm and between 20-30 MPH. Dealer had to call Lexus for repair advice which taking several days. Repair resolved it, dealer stated moisture in fluid caused problem. 

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2013 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Lexus RX in Colorado, United States
Apr 2015 - Sep 2015
Sep 2015

25000 mi
I was having transmission issues. The techs said it was normal but it was the reason I sold it. 
Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
May 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

51460 mi
Screw holding the heat shield above the muffler went through the shield causing it to fall on one side to the muffler and causing rattles at low rpm. Simply put it back with a wide flush and problem fixed 

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2013 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Lexus RX in Texas, United States
May 2016 - Oct 2016
May 2016

39000 mi
Driver side door lock actuator failed to lock and unlock driver door. 
Lexus RX in Georgia, United States
Apr 2013 - Nov 2015
Oct 2014

16000 mi
battery would not hold a charge. Dealer replaced battery under warranty. 
Lexus RX in Georgia, United States
Jan 2015 - Mar 2017
Jun 2016

32000 mi
Driver side visor light did not work 
Dec 2016

40000 mi
Parking assist worked intermittently 
Lexus RX in Georgia, United States
Mar 2013 - Dec 2018
Feb 2017

61000 mi

US $100
Noise from steering. Adjusted. 
Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Mar 2013 - Dec 2014
Sep 2013

6000 mi
Key fobs stopped working correctly. Could not open or start car randomly. Dealer kept vehicle overnight to test, replaced key batteries and have not had issues since. 
Sep 2014

15000 mi
A/C stops cooling occasionally while driving. Dealer unable to replicate issue. 
Lexus RX in Saudi Arabia
Sep 2013 - Oct 2016
Oct 2016

38440 mi

﷼1000
Suspension started to leak oil 
Lexus RX in Alabama, United States
Nov 2012 - Apr 2018
Mar 2013

2000 mi
Rattle in passenger side door. Said it was bracket inside door panel loose and fixed it. Did not. Still rattles as bad as ever. 
Sep 2013

5000 mi
Have no xm signal about 1/3 of the time so they installed new antenna and it didn't help at all. 

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2013 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

270-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Lexus RX in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2013 - Sep 2016
Mar 2016

45000 mi
BAttery tested good, but died if not used for afew days. The battery was replaced under warranty, and I was provided a loaner. I have no complaints. 
Lexus RX in Florida, United States
Sep 2013 - Mar 2016
Oct 2014

14700 mi
Chrome inside rear light fixture was deteriorating. 
Lexus RX in Nebraska, United States
Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
Mar 2013

5000 mi
drivers door wind noise. Second time. First time they couldn't hear it. 
Apr 2013

6800 mi
Driver door wind noise. There is still some noise but OK. 
Lexus RX in North Carolina, United States
Nov 2012 - Nov 2013
Jan 2013 Interior rattles from pillar and passenger window. 
Mar 2013

2000 mi
Both doors were disassembled, further insulated. Inside door handles were not torqued correctly during the manufacturing process. It sounds like a Lexus now; silent and free of rattles. 
Lexus RX in Connecticut, United States
Sep 2012 - Dec 2015
Jan 2015

11500 mi
Replaced ignition coil under warranty. 
Lexus RX in California, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018
Dec 2015

31000 mi
Driver side b-pillar area squeaks. It sounds like coming for driver side rear door.. but can't tell. 
Aug 2016

41000 mi
Passenger side front window motor noisy and dealers replaced new motor under warranty. 
Oct 2017

59000 mi

US $120
Front alignment off and caused outer front tires worn out quicker. 
Lexus RX in Michigan, United States
Apr 2017 - Sep 2020
Jun 2018

49459 mi

US $225
Right rear shock absorber was leaking, replaced. 
Lexus RX in Massachusetts, United States
Jul 2017 - Aug 2017
May 2017

70000 mi

US $1100
needed new brakes 
Lexus RX in Quebec, Canada
Mar 2014 - Jun 2018
Jul 2015

41100 mi
headlight broken, headlight computer replaced 
Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
May 2015 - Jun 2018
Jun 2016

29140 mi
Rattle on passenger door, dealer found loose screw and tightened it. 
Lexus RX in Connecticut, United States
Oct 2014 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

54000 mi
Faulty oil control valve, error code P0015. 
Jul 2016

63300 mi

US $500
Rear seat bracket was lose and rattling. 
May 2017

77000 mi

US $250
Heat shield around catalytics converter became loose after one of the mounting bolts rusted out. The dealership ordered the wrong part requiring a return visit to have it removed and the new one installed. 
Mar 2018

81000 mi

US $600
Rear left shock was leaking at only 79,000 miles. Replaced pair of rear shocks. 
Lexus RX in Minnesota, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Oct 2015

18300 mi
Leaking rear shocks. Both rears replaced free to me under warranty. 
Oct 2016

23000 mi
One proximity sensor failed 
Lexus RX in Michigan, United States
Jul 2015 - Jun 2019
Dec 2017

55000 mi

US $180
Test Battery and charging system. Battery failed load test (bad cell) Replace Battery 
Feb 2018

56554 mi

US $158
Heater blower (FAN) loud humming sound. Debris cleared from blower motor and cabin air filter replaced. Leaking right rear shock absorber. Replaced shock absorber. Warranty 
May 2019

67000 mi

US $307
Left rear strut/shock leaking. Replace. Note: Right strut/shock replaced for the same issue previous year 2018 

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2013 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Lexus RX in Ohio, United States
Sep 2012 - Jun 2018
Jan 2014

35200 mi
Nav fan is making abnormal noises under very cold conditions. Unable to duplicate while in dealer's possession. 
Mar 2016

41000 mi
MG1 motor raised a temp error. It was diagnosed as a worn-out wire in the ECU loom. Wire repair had been performed. Moonroof was rattling from the factory. Finally got it fixed. Parking brake got stuck on a recent road trip. It was eventually loosened by pumping the pedal a few times. Dealer could not replicate. 
Lexus RX in California, United States
Sep 2012 - Sep 2015
Sep 2013

5000 mi
Infotainment System 
Jun 2015

11000 mi
Backup Cam occasionally failing and Infotainment reboot; Problem could not be recreated nor did computer have a log of the failures 
Lexus RX in California, United States
May 2013 - Sep 2016
Mar 2014

6000 mi
Bad coil pack 
Lexus RX in Illinois, United States
Oct 2016 - Oct 2016
Oct 2016

40000 mi
Blind spot monitor in passenger side mirror was malfunctioning 

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2012 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
Mar 2016 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

136400 mi

C $500
Changed all brake pads and rotors with ceramic pads and coated crosss drilled and slotted rotors 
Lexus RX in California, United States
Dec 2016 - Dec 2017
Oct 2017

120000 mi
CV boot split, replace CV drive axle, - EDIT: Turns out dealer lied about CV Boot rip and throwing grease. Repair shop called me to come get the car, no charge. 

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2012 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Lexus RX in Quebec, Canada
Dec 2015 - Jun 2018
May 2016

42200 mi
Dealer replaced windshield at their expense due to "orange peel" distortion effect. 
May 2017

49600 mi
Dealer (Spinelli Lexus Lachine) promised to fix squeak that occurs roughly between -10C - +10C from the windshield when purchased. Dealer reneged on agreement when the salesman quit, and did some minor work to try and fix it but ultimately did not fix the problem. They refuse to do anything else so we will have to live with it; it is not serious but can get quite annoying in the right weather. 
Dec 2017

54560 mi
Replaced heater shroud to fix dash squeak. 
Mar 2018

55800 mi
Squeak believed to have been previously repaired returned. Left car with dealer, dealer reported unable to reproduce squeak. Squeak occurred within 30 minutes of leaving dealer, and has been generally noted to occur in weather < 10 deg. C. Waiting on dealer response currently. 
Lexus RX in South Africa
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Sep 2015

35960 mi

R 326
Left front passenger door,teribble squeak noise coming from the door. 
Dec 2015

39680 mi

R 55
Left front door , terrible irritating squeak noise coming from door 
Feb 2017

50468 mi

R 350
Irritating rattle on left front door 
Dec 2017

58280 mi

R 600
Spark plugs and air conditioner filter Terrible irritating rattle noise at front left door B-pillar and left front door window. Now also starting on right front B-pillar 
Lexus RX in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

36700 mi
Replaced failed driver's door window motor. 
Mar 2018

75000 mi

US $680
Replaced both front rotors and turned the rear. Pads all around. 
Lexus RX in Hawaii, United States
Apr 2015 - Jun 2018
May 2015

19500 mi
Steering pump was defective 
Aug 2015

20700 mi
Radio station changes on its own. GPS comes on its own. 

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2012 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Lexus RX in Spain
Mar 2015 - May 2018
Nov 2017

52452 mi

€300
Old normal battery change 
Lexus RX in California, United States
Feb 2017 - Apr 2018
Apr 2018

80000 mi

US $45
Rear hatch lift struts replaced 

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2011 Lexus RX

Engine not specified

Lexus RX in Thailand
Dec 2015 - Dec 2016
Jul 2016

31300 mi

$200
Died with no warning or weak start prior. rnStop for coffee came out cannot start. rnReplace battery, most inconvenient. Replace tail gate gas struts, very expensive. rnProblem repeat, hardy sufficient spring to support heavy tailgate. Can harm auto system with undue load. rnBad design. Need much bigger has struts. 

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2011 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

49000 mi

US $100
Replaced both hood support struts. 
Lexus RX in Tennessee, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2018
Aug 2011

4700 mi
Replaced defective front/rear proximity sensors. 
Lexus RX in California, United States
Sep 2013 - Dec 2014
Nov 2013

27900 mi
Oil Pan gasket failed and engine was leaking small amount of oil. 

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2011 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Lexus RX in Colorado, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2018
Nov 2017

61500 mi

US $150
Battery failure 
Lexus RX in Washington, United States
Jul 2011 - Jul 2018
Feb 2017

51000 mi

US $420
Car dead. Battery replaced 
Aug 2017

49100 mi
I had the struts on the rear door replaced. They were replaced on warranty. 
Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
May 2011 - Dec 2016
Oct 2011

4960 mi
Minor dashboard rattle. Part was adjusted and problem solved. 
Dec 2012

16120 mi
TPMS light was coming on for no reason. Sensor replaced. 
Lexus RX in New Jersey, United States
Jan 2013 - Jun 2018
Oct 2014

53800 mi
Oil leak. Being fixed under warranty. Unknown cost. 
Nov 2017

76000 mi
Apparently there was a service campaign for some sort of oil line - it was done when I had an oil change at the dealers. 
Lexus RX in Manitoba, Canada
May 2011 - Oct 2017
May 2015

40300 mi
Left front strut leaking oil needed replacement under warranty 
Jun 2015

41540 mi
Rust showing on the rear hatch at the edges just flow the rear window and around the Lexus emblem and under the chrome detail on the hatch where the license plate lights are. Fixed under warranty took 4 days. They provided a paid do rental for me. 
May 2017

55800 mi

C $600
Right front strut 
Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
Feb 2011 - Jun 2018
Sep 2011

10540 mi
scuff mark on radio bezel, complete radio and trim replaced under warranty 
May 2014

39680 mi
both hatch struts failed, replaced by warranty 
Lexus RX in Michigan, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2018
Feb 2016

50000 mi
Battery died and threw all warning lights even after jump starting. Normally I would have just replaced battery. But the warnings spooked me. Had road trip that day and got taken at dealer for $265 
Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2013 - Jun 2018
Nov 2014

40780 mi
Rear Hatch not opening fully. 
Lexus RX in Georgia, United States
Apr 2011 - Jun 2016
Apr 2015

82800 mi

US $200
rear deck switch 
Apr 2016

102800 mi
electronic messages intermitantly give messages. "Key in car" "moon roof open" "object in close contact" 
Lexus RX in Alabama, United States
Jun 2013 - Jun 2018
Jun 2014

48000 mi
Radiator leak, radiator was defective and was replaced. 
Mar 2016

94000 mi

US $900
Replace water pump 
Lexus RX in Kentucky, United States
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

21300 mi

US $1500
Known issue with steering column rattle. 

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2011 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Lexus RX in Florida, United States
Dec 2014 - Mar 2019
Feb 2015

29000 mi
Replacement of Driver side window regulator 
Apr 2016

51000 mi

US $160
Due to the horrible maintained roads in New Mexico I had to have both rear shocks replaced. 

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2011 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Lexus RX in California, United States
Jul 2012 - Jul 2018
Jun 2018

130000 mi

US $3300
Motor mounts replaced 
Lexus RX in Pennsylvania, United States
Mar 2013 - Jun 2013
Apr 2013

33700 mi
Rear trailing arm bushings finally replaced on fourth visit to the dealer to fix squeak over speed bumps. Earlier they claimed noise was normal and lubed them, didn't help for long. Then replaced shocks, didn't help at all. Found solution on this site. 
Lexus RX in Washington, United States
Nov 2016 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

83000 mi

US $250
replaced leaking struts 
Lexus RX in California, United States
Feb 2011 - Jun 2018
Jan 2013

22000 mi
Rear suspension creaking at low speeds over speed bumps, uneven surfaces. Rear trailing arms replaced because of premature wear in bushings with updated bushings. 

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2010 Lexus RX

Engine not specified

Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2011 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

77500 mi

C $300
No cold air coming out. Did diagnostics. No leaks but refilled coolant. 
Sep 2017

77500 mi

C $20
Slight Noise while driving like hitting bumps on road. 

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2010 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Lexus RX in California, United States
Mar 2017 - Oct 2019
Apr 2017

89432 mi

US $327
Driver side CV boot torn, replaced both boots CV boots were replaced but clamp was not put on with enough force by the shop, Shop will fix at their expense 
May 2017

90816 mi

US $141
Oil cooler pipe TSB Rear shocks both blown, replace 
Lexus RX in North Carolina, United States
Dec 2014 - Sep 2017
Sep 2015

77000 mi

US $62
Airbag system had to be cleared and reprogrammed 
Lexus RX in Arizona, United States
Feb 2013 - May 2013
May 2013

60000 mi

US $700
Right front fender is loose and pulling away from the headlight. 
Lexus RX in Florida, United States
Jul 2010 - Jan 2011
Aug 2010

1000 mi
There is an annoying exhaust droan/vibration in this allegidly superior vehicle. The dealer had me drive another new one which had the same issues so, at this point, I just view the RX as a well crafted turkey - I'm just disappointed :-( 
Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Aug 2012 - Jun 2017
Sep 2012

42000 mi
Had a faulty valve guide which resulted in scored cylinder and damaged piston. Dealer installed shortblock, i new head assembly, rebuilt other head assembly. New plugs. 
Jan 2014

49800 mi
Struts/shocks were leaking and required replacement 
Oct 2015

114800 mi

US $600
Replaced cv joint, rod and leaking boot 
Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Jul 2010 - Mar 2013
Nov 2011

22500 mi
Steering noise, assembly completely replaced under warranty 
Lexus RX in California, United States
May 2014 - Dec 2019
Apr 2016

53300 mi

US $120
Rear shock absorbers were leaking. 
Lexus RX in Pennsylvania, United States
Jun 2013 - Apr 2018
Apr 2018

106000 mi

US $237
Pulling front wheels when driving. 

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2010 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

275-horsepower 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic AWD

Lexus RX in Pennsylvania, United States
May 2012 - Jun 2012
May 2012

54000 mi
AWD went out while driving to NJ. They had to drop the engine and replace a gear. This is not the first problem I've had with this Lexus 
Lexus RX in Michigan, United States
Aug 2011 - Dec 2014
Jul 2012

49000 mi
Rear sway bar bushing was squeaking. Radio was replaced. Issue with it changing modes randomly. SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A RATTLE OR BUZZ TYPE NOISE COMING FROM THE DRIVER'S SIDE INSTRUMENT PANEL AREA. THE NOISE CAN BE DUPLICATED WHEN LIGHTLY ACCELERATION AND THEN DECELERATING, OR WHEN DEPRESSING THE BRAKE PEDAL TSB LSB-0074-09 Timing chain case removed and replaced. 
Lexus RX in Massachusetts, United States
Aug 2012 - Dec 2015
Dec 2013

63000 mi
Steering wheel had play in left to right movement. Steering wheel would click at times. 
Lexus RX in Virginia, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2018
Sep 2013

27000 mi

US $25
Replaced broken cupholder in center console. Paid $25 on ebay. Decided it was less hassle than going to dealer even if covered under warranty. 
Oct 2016

45000 mi

US $80
Rear shock absorbers were leaking. They were replaced with new ones. 
Lexus RX in Tennessee, United States
Mar 2015 - Jun 2018
Apr 2017

100000 mi

US $180
Leaking hose 
May 2017

103000 mi

US $1490
Leak in the AC evaporator. AC evaporator was removed and replaced. 
Jan 2018

114350 mi

US $150
Wear of brake pads and disk warp. Replace front disc and pads 
Lexus RX in California, United States
Oct 2012 - Jan 2013
Jan 2013 RR shock leaking/replaced. 
Lexus RX in Massachusetts, United States
Apr 2011 - Oct 2016
Jan 2012

27000 mi
The air valve on the rear right passenger side must of come loose. Air was escaping and the tire pressure light stayed on after I put in air. Dealer found the loose valve. Tightened it, washed the car and sent me on my way. 
Sep 2014

51000 mi

US $900
The water pump wore out at @51,000. Fortunately Lexus covered the repair. They also took care of two recalls, including software fix. 
Lexus RX in California, United States
Mar 2011 - Jun 2018
Aug 2013

30400 mi
ECU update under warrenty 
Jun 2015

46000 mi
Check engine light 
Aug 2015

47100 mi

US $800
Replaced leaking rear shock 
Lexus RX in New York, United States
Aug 2010 - Jun 2011
Sep 2010

15000 mi
Rattle in d/s window. Dealer dissassembled and repaired. 
Lexus RX in Virginia, United States
Jul 2010 - Jan 2013
Sep 2011

33000 mi
Entire steering column was replaced and sent back to Lexus for analysis. 
Lexus RX in Missouri, United States
Mar 2017 - Mar 2019
Mar 2019

116000 mi
air intake 
Lexus RX in Arizona, United States
Sep 2010 - Mar 2012
Oct 2010

11000 mi
Multiple interior rattles and rattle with right rear passenger door closure. Turns out latter was heat shield on gas tank. 
Nov 2010

13000 mi
Bunch of rattles and some fitment issues appeared for j built car. Dealer has had a hard time replicating. 
Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
Jan 2011 - Mar 2018
May 2011

24800 mi

C $30
Multiple warning lights. Had to reset. Attributed to over-filling of gas tank at last fill-up. 
Jun 2011

24800 mi
Charcoal canister replaced. Made necessary because of "overfilling" gas tank. 
Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
Oct 2010 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

35520 mi
TSB for some system components 
Mar 2016

39680 mi

C $1200
Heat shield wore down around the bolts and was rattling 
Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
Apr 2013 - Dec 2016
Oct 2013

37500 mi

C $1500
Defective front bumper replaced. Dealer would not recognize that the problem resulted from a poor initial build. Broken clips, literally hanging by a thread. On forums several early 2010s with the same issue. Body shop agreed poor design, no collision. 
Lexus RX in Missouri, United States
Oct 2012 - Jun 2018
Jan 2016

71200 mi

US $550
Leather seat developed cracks and then a tear. Seat bottom had to be replaced. Poor quality leather in this model year. 
Lexus RX in Alberta, Canada
Apr 2013 - Jun 2018
Aug 2013

50100 mi
Auto detect windshield wipers not coming on automatically during rain. 
Oct 2015

63960 mi

C $200
Headlight replaced. 
Dec 2016

70680 mi

C $900
Struts and strut assembly had to be replaced 
Lexus RX in New Brunswick, Canada
Feb 2014 - Mar 2016
Mar 2016

48360 mi

C $26
Rain sensor pad replaced. 
Lexus RX in Pennsylvania, United States
Feb 2014 - May 2015
Jan 2015

48000 mi

US $125
replace rear shocks 
Lexus RX in Minnesota, United States
May 2013 - Jun 2018
Oct 2014

80700 mi

US $4000
Failed head gasket 
Jun 2018

123000 mi

US $850
And struts Oil leak into engine exhaust (pinhole in tubing per dealer) car transferred to Lexus as repair done under extended warranty 
Lexus RX in Washington, United States
Mar 2016 - Oct 2016
Oct 2016

30000 mi

US $500
New drive belt. Old one rotted 
Lexus RX in Arizona, United States
Aug 2015 - Aug 2019
Jul 2017

123000 mi

US $100
11/2014 Lexus battery died in less than 3 years, replaced with costco interstate battery. 
Aug 2018

137000 mi

US $60
Reaer brake pads replacement 
May 2019

148000 mi

US $140
Rear shocks leaking and replaced. 
Lexus RX in Nova Scotia, Canada
Oct 2013 - Dec 2018
May 2014

32240 mi

C $300
Faulty O2 sensor causing check engine light replaced. 
Mar 2016

70060 mi

C $115
Drive belt replacement 
Feb 2017

81840 mi

C $115
Heat shield around muffler came loose. Dealership made adjustments to original part allowing for reattachment. 
Dec 2017

95480 mi

C $400
Both rear shock absorbers replaced. 

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2010 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable CVT FWD

Lexus RX in California, United States
Apr 2011 - Mar 2018
Apr 2014

39200 mi
Replaced one shock absorber 
Jul 2014

40700 mi
The radio intermittently switched from SAT to AM or USB or FM. 
Sep 2017

70000 mi
Drivers side outside mirror squeaked 
Lexus RX in California, United States
Nov 2013 - Sep 2014
Dec 2013

59000 mi
Mechanic says both control arm bushing need replacement, est $1,120 Mechanic reported left rear strut leaking, same one Lexus replaced under warranty <2yrs ago, now out of their repair warranty! For two years there has been small leak ~2psi/wk. Dealer could not find it in 3 visits. My mechanic found corrosion within wheel rim which he cleaned - problem resolved. 
Lexus RX in Florida, United States
Jun 2013 - Feb 2017
Jul 2016

70500 mi
Leak in AC evaporator (replaced w/new) Under Warranty paid by Lexus. 
Lexus RX in North Carolina, United States
May 2017 - Apr 2018
Dec 2017

101000 mi

US $300
Replaced pads and rotors 

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2010 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

245-horsepower 3.5L V6 Hybrid 6-speed shiftable CVT AWD

Lexus RX in California, United States
Dec 2014 - May 2019
Jun 2015

96000 mi
Oxygen Sensor. Was covered under recall. 
Sep 2015

101000 mi
Full shut down while driving a mountain pass, had to pull over and "reboot" the car several times. Dealer suggested replacing the fuel pump at a cost of $1200. That was 10,000 miles ago, did not replace the fuel pump, assume it was just some bad fuel. 
Lexus RX in Virginia, United States
Aug 2015 - May 2017
Dec 2015

57000 mi

US $310
Leaking rear shock absorber 
Lexus RX in New York, United States
Aug 2010 - May 2013
Apr 2013

35300 mi
The 8 days are 3 trips. Car had to sit as they ordered parts. The sensor for the door locks broke and locks didn't work. rear passenger door went (trip #1) 
May 2013

37000 mi
then front passenger (trip #2) & now in Trip #3 drivers side rear door. 
Lexus RX in Great Britain
Jul 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

131000 mi
Very slight knocking from steering when steering wheel turned lock to lock. Dealer diagnosed problem as the steering column and replaced this as a matter of goodwill. Absolutely no charge to me. 
Lexus RX in California, United States
May 2011 - Jun 2016
Feb 2016

66100 mi
Shocks on hatchback replaced. 
Lexus RX in Ontario, Canada
Jun 2011 - Jul 2018
Mar 2017

91760 mi

C $500
Replace front sway bar bushings. 
Jul 2018

110360 mi

C $400
replace leaking oil line banjo gasket 
Lexus RX in New South Wales, Australia
Mar 2013 - Jun 2018
Mar 2014

21080 mi
Replaced rear shocks due to leaking discovered during regular maintenance 
Apr 2018

42160 mi

A $565
Front passenger door central locking motor malfunction. Door lock unit replaced. 
Lexus RX in South Africa
Sep 2013 - Jun 2018
Oct 2013

84780 mi

R 27
Humming noise at 85 km/h. Replaced the right front wheel bearing. 
Feb 2014

94200 mi
Humming sound from 60 km/h up to 80 km/h. Replaced left front wheel bearing under warranty. 
Mar 2015

117180 mi

R 4000
Replaced rear shock absorbers. 
Jun 2015

119040 mi

R 5000
Replaced front MacPherson struts. 
Jun 2016

129580 mi
Dealer replaced battery under warranty. Gas lifts for rear hatch was replaced. The hatch did not stay up on cold mornings. 
Lexus RX in Louisiana, United States
Mar 2013 - Apr 2015
Mar 2014

47000 mi
Radio required replacement 
Lexus RX in Washington, United States
Jan 2011 - Mar 2011
Feb 2011

4000 mi
The light tan leather interior stains easily. Blue jeans transfer the color and the dealer attempt to clean caused scratching of the cover coat. 

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