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  1. Is there a separate fuse for the crossover network? Paul
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    Hi all...

    Welcome! You have my envy for the LC. Paul
  3. The alarm light should go off when the door is closed and the key goes in. That is kinda of like your password. Sorry and I feel your pain but I don't know what else to suggest. Paul
  4. Hi Kay33, Sorry about your problem. In the past I've had problems with key and column locking up. Messing with the brake pedal while trying hard to rock the sterring wheel back and forth Us ualy worked. Here are some "might help" thoughts. The ignition switch may be broken or unaligned. Have you checked all the fuses... also,.the one for the theft deter-ant system should be checked. As you know, the brake pedal must be depressed when turning the key. Also the connection between the brake pedal and the lock out feature maybe bad or have a bad connection. Good luck, Paul
  5. Thanks Lenore!! I hope Santa is good to you and yours. Will you see a new Lexus in your garage? Merry Christmas to all! Paul
  6. Hi Trevor, I read a comment on another site the other day.The writer remarked that the Lexus is not a real luxury car sense it doesn't have the heritage the Mercedes has. I guess that means your car would have had to have been driven by Adolph Hitler!! LOL Paul
  7. https://lexusenthusiast.com/2018/10/25/lexus-named-most-reliable-brand-in-annual-co Consumer Reports says no to MB and BMW!!! Paul
  8. Hi Mark, I'm sorry no one has given you a reply. The navigation system back then was a lot less user friendly than now and there may not be anyone out there with a lot of tech info. In the 2007 era nav. was a reasonably new product and Lexus never intended it to be reparable by the owner. Like the Mark Levinson stereo system, it to is a plug-in fix and not intended to be owner repaired. Given all this, your best option might be to buy a nav. software disc and try to reload the base brains. Lexus dealers had and may still have the disc for updating the guidance information. They may have the program software but I don't know for sure. You may find help on e-bay. There is frequently Lexus products available. I know this isn't much help but it is the only info. I have. You may find some information on our data library. Do a search using several different search strings. Best of luck, Paul
  9. Thanks Jim! Good to see you on the board. Paul
  10. Hi Tony The problem your having is one I'm not familiar with. But a 9 year old car with that number of miles does not rule out a repaired transmission. I would recommend asking around for a reputable independent mechanics shop and get a second opinion. Also, go to our database and look through the past postings about this problem. Go to the top right and click on search. Paul
  11. Well that ones a a new one. I honestly never heard of that problem before. It sounds like a short or lose connection somehow. To get started make sure your right hand isn't accidentally rubbing against the navigation controls on the shift console. A pressing or moving of the joystick around can change your screen position. Probably, your best bet is just going to your dealer and have them run some diagnostics on the complete system. Paul
  12. Like to be on the water? Then this will fill all of your dreams for a boat and then some. Below is the introduction of Lexus new LUXURY yacht line. IT IS SIMPLY INCREDIBLE! Make plans for the Riviera and show up in style. https://lexusenthusiast.com/2018/09/07/lexus-announces-ly-650-65-foot-luxury-yacht/
  13. HI guys, This has come up before and as Shawn said there are several postings about the topic in the data base . Paul
  14. Lexus has announced that all models will be electrified by 2025. We knew this was coming and it will be interesting how they roll this out for each model. For some reason I bet you won't see an LFA with an electric motor any time soon. Cheers, Paul https://lexusenthusiast.com/2018/09/04/lexus-vehicle-lineup-to-be-fully-electrified-by-2025/