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  1. Hi, I think GX460 has adjustable rear suspension. There must an "off" button near the height adjustment lever in the cabin - in particular, for when you need to jack up.
  2. I've had a 2005 GX470 before. Its stock BT worked perfectly for hands free phone calls but for nothing more. I would first check the car for any error codes - not more than a 15 mins job that most mechanical shops should be able to do. My best guess is, however, to check the wiring of your aftermarket BT system. This would take much more time and effort. For tweaking an aftermarket BT, perhaps the best you could do is to contact their support or google for a forum like this but specializing in their product. As to Carplay, from 1 min googling, it's only supported on 2020 RX (fo
  3. They've reversed to touch screen in the latest version of RX/NX - can't remember which one exactly...
  4. Not exactly on your question. But. Go here, register your car. Probably (but not guaranteed) is that you'll have everything fixed for free.
  5. Joining the question. For what it's worth, my knowledge is: * I have similar (or worse) weather conditions in my place (google "Sakhalin" in Russia, just north of Japan). * All official dealers in my place offer the undercoating. At a very high price, as you could imagine. But I know no one who has opted for it. All I know from the pre-owned cars experience on the matter: * if the car has been operated in a rusty environment, you'd inspect / see it firstly from its (rusty) underbelly. * if you are considering the undercoating but your underbelly already has sig
  6. It might be that your new phone is just not supported. I would try to delete > register the phone a few times. Try to only transfer contacts. (I would expect it to transfer a part of your contacts from the phone to the truck).
  7. Hi All, I went to the official Lexus site and, by my VIN, found out that my truck is subject to the following TSB / recall. I don't have a Lexus dealer in my place. From prior practice, when going to "knowledgeable mechanical shops" here, they could quote more items for replacement then what's really needed. Can you guide me -- what exactly (which part numbers) need to be replaced in this recall? (Either here or via a private message). Or maybe share a related TSB? Had I had an authorized dealer in my place, all this wouldn't have been a problem... Many thanks in adva
  8. Register at You'll get online manuals for your specific model/year for free.
  9. Might be worth checking the battery. This happened to me before with a depleted battery. I used it for ~5 years, a few times it drained beyond "recharge" but I still managed to manually charge it to full. While on engine running, it went up up to ~13.3-13.5V (as due), when i left the car idle for a day or two, it went down to ~12.3V (lower than due). Sometimes i was unable to start from the first attempt; sometime had cranking first but waiting for a few minutes, it somehow readjusted and started (but not always).
  10. If you've rotated the tires (both from the rear to the front), the balancing and tire bulges is probably not an issue. I'd start from checking the undercarriage (is everything OK with your rear chassis) and re-aligning the wheels. may also want to check on or with a dealer if you car (identifiable by the VIN number) has any open TSB (technical service bulletins)...
  11. From you last post, you seem to have more issues. (1) replace the tires (2) do a four wheels alignment. You'd benefit hugely from it. And it shouldn't cost too much more.
  12. The LX470 suspension is rough but nothing like "beating to death". This is having 3 different brands of tires what is most likely causing a bumpy ride. This is also a huge safety issue. In my region, we've recently had a driver who died as he was driving at circa 60mph, had to make a sudden maneuver but was unable to retain control of a car due to different tire threads and their different level of wear and tear. He smashed into a truck and died. Not ideally, but you can still have front/rear tires of a different thread pattern/wear and tear, however, both of the front tires should h
  13. Hi All, Anyone knows the specs of the original LX570 battery (capacity and CCA)? For my 2011 model, in all the catalogs, I can only see the reference to the battery model "105D31L" and the part number "28800-66021". Searching the web did not help. The part number seems to be discontinued and when I search for the model ("105D31L") I can see batteries with various specs (capacity and CCA). I am interested no know, for the original LX570 battery, its capacity (85 Ah or more?) and CCA (Cold Cranking Performance) - CCA 710 A or more? Thanks in advance
  14. Hi folks, Apologies if I am inadvertently writing to a wrong thread. But what's the easiest way to remove the technical inspection sticker? I use the car outside the U.S. and the sticker has become weird. I've tried to remove it but the process doesn't seem intuitive. Any hints?
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