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2018 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

295-horsepower 3.5L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Feb 2018 - Jun 2018
Mar 2018

150 mi
Incorrect DCM was installed at factory, so that SOS/Enform services were showing the wrong vehicle. The dealer had to install new DCM with correct vehicle information and Lexus had to sent satellite signal to confirm. It took 7 days to get this completed. 

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2017 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

295-horsepower 3.5L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Lexus RX in Florida, United States
Dec 2017 - Jun 2018
Feb 2018

9000 mi
Sun Shield Support Bracket broke off of sunshield 
Lexus RX in Alberta, Canada
Sep 2017 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

4960 mi
Passenger side mirror camera quit working so 360* view and blind spot not working. Replaced entire mirror and camera 
Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Oct 2016 - Mar 2018
Apr 2017

3000 mi
Navigation eDestinations disappear and return. Dealer couldn't replicate the issue, so we will continue to watch it. 
May 2017

5000 mi
Navigation system's saved destinations disappear and reappear. Again, the dealer could not replicate the problem while it was with them, so it continues to be an issue now. 
Nov 2017

7600 mi
Computer glitches, warning lights coming on that were not correct. 

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2017 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

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

Lexus RX in Georgia, United States
Nov 2016 - Sep 2018
May 2018

13000 mi
Replaced leaking shock absorber 
Sep 2018

16000 mi
Car would run rough intermittently. Dealer replaced fuel tank and purge valve. Said it was running rich. 
Lexus RX in British Columbia, Canada
Apr 2017 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

3720 mi
Electronic brake warning light, had to order brake vacuum seals 
Lexus RX in United Arab Emirates
Sep 2017 - Jun 2018
May 2018

6510 mi
Loud squeak / rattle from passenger door area while driving after parked in hot weather / sun. Found that weatherstrip of the door caused the noise. Lubed it with Gummy, sound gone. 
Lexus RX in Missouri, United States
Dec 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2018

12400 mi
Tire failure and replacement with new. 
Lexus RX in Massachusetts, United States
Sep 2016 - Sep 2018
Aug 2018

10000 mi
Sunroof insulation melted onto sunroof power shade. Needed to be trimmed. 
Lexus RX in Missouri, United States
Jul 2017 - Jul 2018
Jul 2018

15000 mi
Right rear trailing arm bushing split causing a squeaking noise. You have to replace entire arm to get new bushing. 

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2017 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

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

Lexus RX in Florida, United States
Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
Jun 2017

3000 mi
Had an issue with the computer initiating small steering corrections when using the lane departure warning system. Corrected with software alteration. 
Lexus RX in New York, United States
Oct 2017 - Jun 2018
Dec 2017

5800 mi
The BSM only works about 50-60% of the time on the right side. Dealer had to reschedule the repair. Also, navigation system has locked up twice requiring reboot. 

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2016 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

295-horsepower 3.5L V6 8-speed shiftable automatic FWD

Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Mar 2017 - Jan 2018
Apr 2017

20000 mi
TSB to reprogram retransmission and correct sluggish shifting TSB to fix noise in AC system Drivers seatbelt latch sensor faulty 

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2016 Lexus RX 4dr SUV

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

Lexus RX in Minnesota, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

20000 mi
Transponder needed replacement. SOS button and remote start from app and key fob did not work. Work completed under warranty.Given loaner car as part took few days to arrive. 
Lexus RX in Alberta, Canada
Oct 2016 - Jun 2018
Mar 2017

3277 mi
Hesitation in shifting and certain driving situation in city traffic conditions. TSB to reprogram ECU was completed. 
Mar 2018

11160 mi
Low frequency droning noise from exhaust at certain speeds between 1500 and 2000 rpm. Replaced exhaust system component as per technical service bulletin. Post-repair vibration observed at speeds about 100 km/h; to be addressed later. 
Jun 2018

13020 mi
Replaced engine mount due to excessive vibration during low rpms. Gurgling sound from A/C. Replaced expansion valve as per TSB. 
Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Feb 2016 - Dec 2017
Sep 2016

4000 mi
developed a small leak from sunroof or luggage rack rails during very heavy rain. Dealer has had the car for a week but cannot duplicate issue 
Sep 2017

10000 mi
water drip from Bluetooth speaker in headliner when rain is heavy. second trip for this issue and they are now going to replace the sunroof glass (saying out of spec). Waiting on part as its backordered 
Nov 2017

11000 mi
sunroof glass replaced to address leak into interior thru Bluetooth speaker 
Lexus RX in Tennessee, United States
Apr 2016 - Jun 2018
Aug 2017

18000 mi

US $150
Trim around right tail pipe loose. Dealer fixed. 
Lexus RX in Louisiana, United States
Jul 2016 - Sep 2017
Sep 2017

12000 mi
Sunroof leaked during heavy storm 
Lexus RX in Arizona, United States
Jan 2016 - Jun 2017
Jan 2016 Hissing noise while A/C is on. Lexus regional rep at dealer at time of repair and he noted that other 2016 RXs are having the same problem. Of two cars on the lot, one other had the same hissing noise. Not repairable at this time. 
Feb 2016

1000 mi
Rattle from navigation display rubbing on top of dash. Back of navigation display adjusted and foam added to stop the rattle. 
Jul 2016

8000 mi
F-Sport with the heads-up display has double images of bright lights, such as LED taillights, stoplights, and streetlights at night. The ghost images float 1/4" below the actual image until you get closer. Other F-Sports with HUD are similar. 
Jan 2017 A/C gurgling/hissing noise addressed in a Lexus Service Bulletin by replacing A/C hoses and expansion valve. Noticed first day had car, took it in three days later. Dealer advised us a TSB would eventually be issued. Took eleven months. Noise repaired so  Rear liftgate ECM replaced under a Lexus campaign. Functionality of rear liftgate when placing hand over Lexus logo is greatly improved. We never took it to the dealer for that issue but it was noticed after a few weeks of ownership.  
Mar 2017

16000 mi
Software update on transmission controller per a Lexus TSB. Vehicle originally lagged in normal mode and had to be driven in sport mode to get quick downshifts when passing. After TSB, response time is improved, but still lags in some areas. The transmission is still not Lexus smooth as in other vehicles from the same brand even after the software update. 
Apr 2017

20000 mi
When filling the vehicle to the first click on a fuel pump, there is a knocking noise coming from the fuel tank area that can be heard while lightly accelerating or on a slight incline (nose up). The noise does not subside until more fuel is used from the tank. 
Lexus RX in Texas, United States
Aug 2016 - Aug 2017
Dec 2016

4000 mi
Windshield leak 
Lexus RX in Virginia, United States
Feb 2016 - Sep 2020
May 2020

38633 mi

US $138
OEM battery failed, bad cell. Replaced with an Interstate model. 
Lexus RX in Illinois, United States
Sep 2016 - Nov 2016
Nov 2016 Very loud noise and vibration upon acceleration at low rpm. Lexus is aware of the situation but did not yet have a solution. The most common thread on the forum. I got rid of the Lexus and got another Mercedes. It was that bad.... 

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