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How Many Miles On Your Rx330

RX330 - Mileage   68 members have voted

  1. 1. How many miles do you have?

    • Less than 25,000
      0
    • 25,000 - 50,000
      7
    • 50,000 - 75,000
      19
    • 75,000 - 100,000
      15
    • 100,000 - 125,000
      14
    • Greater than 125,000
      13

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So I am at 70,000 - going strong. No major problems . . . . yet ;)

For the high rollers (mileage wise) - How has your experience been?

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Had a small issue with the fan motor connection into the fan ECU. Had to make sure the connection made good contact so the fan could work, but other than that, its been great.

So I am at 70,000 - going strong. No major problems . . . . yet ;)

For the high rollers (mileage wise) - How has your experience been?

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Have a RX 300 1999, 215,000 miles, no major problems.

replaced thermostat, front exhaust tbing (strange part), some sensors, and routine maint every 3000-5000 miles.

getting ready to replace rotors, they have finally warped after 3 or 4 sets of pads

as a Realtor, I live in my car.

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114K on our 2004 RX330 .... continuous brake rotor warp problem, but other than that, great vehicle

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Thanks for your answers(BJ's info) newtoncd.

Do you have them turn the rotors every now and then? I had that issue @ 30K.

114K on our 2004 RX330 .... continuous brake rotor warp problem, but other than that, great vehicle

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Thanks for your answers(BJ's info) newtoncd.

Do you have them turn the rotors every now and then? I had that issue @ 30K.

114K on our 2004 RX330 .... continuous brake rotor warp problem, but other than that, great vehicle

We had the TSB update at 30K and the dealer put on new rotors with the old pads .... at 60K, they put on new pads and turned the rotors and they turned the rotors again at 90K ... this all because of warping. Now, they are warped again.

I always have the rotors hand torqued to 80 pounds and my wife isn't hard on the brakes.

I am going today to get new pads and rotors ...... replacing them both at once, I hope will solve the issue ... time will tell.

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114K on our 2004 RX330 .... continuous brake rotor warp problem, but other than that, great vehicle

Continous?!? I am having to replace my Rotors now, because they are warped. This is the first time that i am having to do this. Your post sounds a little scary, what would cause this, or in your case, what would cause it to be "continous" is this a known issue on RXs.

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114K on our 2004 RX330 .... continuous brake rotor warp problem, but other than that, great vehicle

Continous?!? I am having to replace my Rotors now, because they are warped. This is the first time that i am having to do this. Your post sounds a little scary, what would cause this, or in your case, what would cause it to be "continous" is this a known issue on RXs.

On other vehicle I've done this job my self. Is it as straight forward, or do i need to keep anything special in mind with this vehilcle.

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114K on our 2004 RX330 .... continuous brake rotor warp problem, but other than that, great vehicle

Continous?!? I am having to replace my Rotors now, because they are warped. This is the first time that i am having to do this. Your post sounds a little scary, what would cause this, or in your case, what would cause it to be "continous" is this a known issue on RXs.

I should have done it myself, it is pretty straight-forward .... I didn't go with OEM rotors this time, the shop put on "Mountain" rotors made in Japan along with OEM pads. They checked the calipers and said they were functioning as they were supposed to.

We will see how it goes .... as for this problem, I don't think a lot of people are experiencing it as bad as we have. We purchased the RX in November 2003, so it is an early production model .... I know this much, anytime we drive up in the mountains (which isn't that often), when we come back to 5280, it seems the rotors are warped.

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Just passed 115,000 on my 2004. The biggest problem was when it was new, the transmission did not shift right. I must have had it back to the dealer a dozen times, before they finally loaded a version of the ecm software that fixed the problem. I was surprised and disappointed that they argued with me about it. Current issues are a loud rattling noise from the roof at highway speeds, and all the warning lights come on occasionally while going down the road. The lights go out once the ignition is turned off, and the problem doesn't recur for months. It still rides and drives like a luxury car. I wouldn't buy or recommend another Lexus, though, based on the bad experience with service.

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114K on our 2004 RX330 .... continuous brake rotor warp problem, but other than that, great vehicle

Continous?!? I am having to replace my Rotors now, because they are warped. This is the first time that i am having to do this. Your post sounds a little scary, what would cause this, or in your case, what would cause it to be "continous" is this a known issue on RXs.

One cause of warped rotors is over tightening the wheel lugnuts.

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One cause of warped rotors is over tightening the wheel lugnuts.

have to agree on that one - you have to torque them to the spec. I do my own brakes and do use a torque wrench unlike most of the shops and likely dealers' services.

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114K on our 2004 RX330 .... continuous brake rotor warp problem, but other than that, great vehicle

Continous?!? I am having to replace my Rotors now, because they are warped. This is the first time that i am having to do this. Your post sounds a little scary, what would cause this, or in your case, what would cause it to be "continous" is this a known issue on RXs.

One cause of warped rotors is over tightening the wheel lugnuts.

Yup, Discount Tire always uses a torque wrench they rotate the tires. They have it to set to 80lbs. When the pads were replaced (this last time), the tech said the calipers look great ... I am hoping it doesn't happen again, but we will see. I probably need to stay away from the mountains or drive my A4.

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I have 190,000 kilometers (118K miles for you guys in the US) on my 02 RX 300 no major problems yet. Replaced brake pads and rotors last year for just under $400.00 DIY, I must say it was the easiest brake job I have ever done. Had timing belt done this summer at a Toyota dealer.

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As of today, my 2002 RX300 accumulate 140K+. No major repaired. Replaced belt last year at Lexus dealer ship costed a forturn. To date, replace brake and rotor. Changed trasmission fluid 2 years ago. Didn't follow maintenance schedule except for the first few years. Car is running great.

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184k on my 1999 AWD, No major repairs, just regular services.

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My 2004 RX330 is at 97,000 miles and going strong. I just love the vehicle. Just replaced the timing belt.

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114K on our 2004 RX330 .... continuous brake rotor warp problem, but other than that, great vehicle

I have an 04(MY05) RX330 AWD in Australia (Our cars are all AWD only jap built) with constant rotor warp issues. At least they're consistent world wide!

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My wife's 2004 RX330 AWD (built in Japan) had the front rotors warp while the vehicle was still under factory warranty at about 43,000 miles. I found out that there was a TSB for this problem which replaced the warped rotors with a supposedly re-engineered better set of rotors, so I had it done under warranty. Now the vehicle is pushing 105,000 miles and the rotors have been fine. Replaced the rear brake pads at about 78,000 miles and the front brake pads at about 84,000 miles, and all rotors were fine. Decided not to turn them since they were so clean and scratch-free. Researched brake pads and decided to go with Wagner ThermoQuiet pads (with a lifetime warranty) on both axles and have been extremely pleased. The OEM pads were good, but the Wagner ThermoQuiet pads are better. Completely silent, and not a speck of brake dust....

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My RX has about 85k miles. I just had the rear breaks and rotors changed. I haven't heard about this rotor warping issue but would it cause my pads to wear fast? I had an oil change done in June and they noted the rear pads were at 50% but then early this month they were down to bare metal. That doesn't seem right to me.

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