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jabowsi

200.000 mile club, anyone else there yet?

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Hi All, Tought I would show the reliability of these great cars.
My RX400h SE-L is still in great shape and still on the same Hybrid battery from new!

It's been serviced by Lexus Dealer twice a year for it's entire life so far.
Current mileage just about to go up to 250.000

Can any one else add to the list of 200.000 mile RX models?

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I am almost there, at 197k miles...on my RX400h, just changed timing belt, water pump, and idlers.....

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I recall all too well when we bought our RX400h in April of 2005, all our friends and acquaintances who thought hybrids would never "pay back" their extra cost and that they were so complicated that repairs would send the owners to the poor house.

As a moderator in this forum for many years, I can say without a doubt that Toyota/Lexus hybrids proved the naysayers wrong, over and over again. A hybrid may not be for everyone but for those who live in densely populated areas, hybrids can make perfect sense.  

Congrats, jabowsi for helping to show the world just how dependable these vehicles are.

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Hi, I too am new to the forum, my 05 RX330 has 246K still doesn't use a drop of oil between changes (I am strict on changes, if it's time, IT'S TIME). Just added push button start, with proximity lock & unlock, and remote start. 

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wow that is cool where did you get that

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I want to know also.

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16 hours ago, 254K330 said:

Hi, I too am new to the forum, my 05 RX330 has 246K still doesn't use a drop of oil between changes (I am strict on changes, if it's time, IT'S TIME). Just added push button start, with proximity lock & unlock, and remote start. 

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Was it a kit or something you put together your self?

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Thanks,

I ordered the alarm from Amazon for about $100.00. I did the install myself, however I do not recommend the novice attempt. It came complete, except for the immobilizer bypass, I did not use an external bypass, but followed included instructions as to how to use chip from key to allow car to start.

 

 

Hi, I too am new to the forum, my 05 RX330 has 246K still doesn't use a drop of oil between changes (I am strict on changes, if it's time, IT'S TIME). Just added push button start, with proximity lock & unlock, and remote start. 

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