2005 LEXUS RX

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1 Recalls for 2005 LEXUS RX

Recall Date Component Summary
October 21, 2010 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER

TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2006 AVALON, MODEL YEAR 2004-2006 HIGHLANDER, MODEL YEAR 2004-2006 LEXUS RX, AND MODEL YEAR 2006 LEXUS GS AND IS VEHICLES. BRAKE FLUID CONTAINING POLYMERS IS USED THAT ACTS AS LUBRICANTS FOR CERTAIN BRAKE SYSTEM COMPONENTS. IF REPLACEMENT BRAKE FLUID IS USED THAT DOES NOT CONTAIN SUCH POLYMERS, OR THAT CONTAINS ONLY SMALL AMOUNTS, A PART OF THE RUBBER SEAL LOCATED AT THE REAR OF THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER MAY BECOME DRY, AND THE SEAL MAY CURL DURING MOVEMENT OF THE PISTON. IF THIS OCCURS, A SMALL AMOUNT OF BRAKE FLUID COULD SLOWLY LEAK FROM THE SEAL INTO THE BRAKE BOOSTER.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAL WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED ONE. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON NOVEMBER 15, 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331 AND LEXUS AT 1-800-255-3987.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2005 LEXUS RX

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Date Component  

19 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2005 LEXUS RX

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Date Component  
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10980320
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10897610
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10948468
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11323597
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11321516
STEERING
ODI Number: 11279267
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11243064
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11094165
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10644413
STEERING
ODI Number: 10632536
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10593808
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10469162
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10443390
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10425322
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10319919
SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC
ODI Number: 10311187
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
ODI Number: 10211170
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10165114
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10160788
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2 Investigations for 2005 LEXUS RX

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
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43 Service Alerts for 2005 LEXUS RX

Date Description
April 13, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Lexus Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements 4.13.2022

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February 24, 2022 140000 AIR BAGS

TSB: Some 2005 ? 2022 model year Lexus vehicles that have undergone water intrusion may exhibit a condition in which a musty smell is present. Follow the procedures in this bulletin to remediate the odor and address this condition. The purp

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January 12, 2022 190000 TIRES

POL: This consolidated Tire Warranty Guide contains the complete warranty terms for all brands of ground and spare tires currently in use by Lexus. This information must be kept near the point of vehicle sale and be available to any custome

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January 12, 2022 200000 WHEELS

POL: This consolidated Tire Warranty Guide contains the complete warranty terms for all brands of ground and spare tires currently in use by Lexus. This information must be kept near the point of vehicle sale and be available to any custome

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January 12, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

POL: This consolidated Tire Warranty Guide contains the complete warranty terms for all brands of ground and spare tires currently in use by Lexus. This information must be kept near the point of vehicle sale and be available to any custome

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July 7, 2014 116340 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:IMMOBILIZER/PROXIMITY:KEY/SENDER

Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset

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July 7, 2014 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset

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July 7, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset

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July 4, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset.

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July 4, 2014 116340 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:IMMOBILIZER/PROXIMITY:KEY/SENDER

Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset.

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June 12, 2014 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Techstream ECU Flash Reprogramming Procedure.

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June 12, 2014 350000 EQUIPMENT

Techstream ECU Flash Reprogramming Procedure.

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October 16, 2014 100000 POWER TRAIN

Auto matic Transmission Replacement kPrecautions

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February 21, 2013 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Brake Pedal Force Gauge SST for Parking Brake Inspection.

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November 2, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

Spots in Window Glass – vehicle exterior

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November 17, 2015 163100 STRUCTURE:INTERIOR PANELS:DASHBOARD

Lexus has received reports where some vehicles may exhibit cracked and/or sticky/melting dashboards as a result of heat or humidity.

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September 11, 2015 163100 STRUCTURE:INTERIOR PANELS:DASHBOARD

Warranty Enhancement Program – ZLD Phase 2,3 & 4 Part Replacement Available for all Models – Extention of Warranty Coverage for Cracked and/or Sticky/Melting Dashboards ( Inst krukment Panels) as a Result of Heat or Humidity.

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December 19, 2013 130000 VISIBILITY

Windshield Wiper Blade Maintenance and cleaning

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August 5, 2020 102400 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:LUBRICANT

TSB: Vehicles may display evidence of a fluid leak or fluid seep from powertrain components. This bulletin explains how to determine the differences between a fluid leak versus a fluid seep. Cases that are determined to be a ?leak? should

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August 5, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

TSB: Vehicles may display evidence of a fluid leak or fluid seep from powertrain components. This bulletin explains how to determine the differences between a fluid leak versus a fluid seep. Cases that are determined to be a ?leak? should

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June 23, 2020 200000 WHEELS

TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. ST004-01, SU001-08, and L-SB-0174-08. The aforementioned bulletins are obsolete, and any printed versions should be discarded. Be sure

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August 5, 2020 103200 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:FLUID/LUBRICANT

TSB: Vehicles may display evidence of a fluid leak or fluid seep from powertrain components. This bulletin explains how to determine the differences between a fluid leak versus a fluid seep. Cases that are determined to be a ?leak? should

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April 6, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. L-SB-0048-08, PG007-07, PG016-01, PG015-01, PG004-97, PG003-97, PG003-93, PG002-90, L-SB-0048-08, PG007-07, PG016-01, PG015-01, PG004-97,

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April 6, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE April 06, 2020: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0008-20. Replacement Certification Labels and VIN Plates

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May 1, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Safety Recall and Service Campaign – Technician Certification Requirements

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March 23, 2017 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Dealer Daily: Rev March 23, 2017 Voluntary Extension of Warranty Coverage for Cracked and/or Sticky/Melting Dashboards (Instrument Panels) as a Result of Heat or Humidity.

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September 19, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

TSB: Revision Notice: Applicability section has been updated to include 2016-2017 applicable model year Lexus vehicles. The Repair Procedure section, Required Tools & Equipment section, and the Repair Procedure section has been updated.

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November 10, 2013 142000 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Beginning in 1998, Lexus introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Lexus does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Lexus leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT rec

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November 10, 2013 220000 SEATS

Beginning in 1998, Lexus introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Lexus does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Lexus leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT rec

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December 17, 2015 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

WPB: Background: Lexus has received reports where some vehicles may exhibit cracked and/or sticky/melting dashboards as a result of heat or humidity. In Mid-December, 2014 Lexus announced the reimbursement phase of this warranty enhancement

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November 21, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

TSB: REVISION NOTICE November 22, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2014 ? 2018 model year vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. In the event that a Lexus vehicle becomes submerge

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November 28, 2017 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB Nos. L-SB-0048-08, PG007-07, PG016-01, PG015-01, PG004-97, PG003-97, PG003-93, and PG002-90. Service Bulletin Nos. L-SB-0048-08, PG007-07, PG016-01, PG015-01,

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March 22, 2017 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Warranty Policy Bulletin POL14-11: REVISED December 10, 2014: Toyota has received reports where some vehicles may exhibit cracked and/or sticky/melting dashboards as a result of heat or humidity. NOTE: The same voluntary Warranty Enhancem

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March 22, 2017 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Dealer Daily: Voluntary Extension of Warranty Coverage for Cracked and/or Sticky/Melting Dashboards (Instrument Panels) as a Result of Heat or Humidity.

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May 21, 2014 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

TSB: While some condensation in the headlamp is normal and should be expected, certain 2004 – 2009 RX vehicles may exhibit a condition where excess moisture forms on the interior of the headlamp housing. Examples of excess moisture are: *

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May 21, 2014 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

TSB: While some condensation in the headlamp is normal and should be expected, certain 2004 ? 2009 RX vehicles may exhibit a condition where excess moisture forms on the interior of the headlamp housing. Examples of excess moisture are: ?

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May 21, 2014 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE – MAY 21, 2014: This bulletin is now obsolete.

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January 24, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE January 22, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0001-18.

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May 29, 2015 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

LEXUS 2003-2008 GX 470, 2006-2008 IS, 2007-2008 ES 350, 2007 LS460, 2004-2006 RX 330, 2007-2009 RX 350, 2005-2008 RX 400H. THIS TSB CONTAINS OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER. SELECT DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON BELOW. DUE TO HUMIDITY OR HEAT, SOME VE

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May 21, 2014 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

THIS TSB CONTAINS AN OWNER NOTIFICATION LETTER. SELECT DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON BELOW. LEXUS 2004-2009 RX VEHICLES: WARRANTY ENHANCEMENT FOR EXCESS HEADLAMP MOISTURE. *LJ

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May 22, 2014 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

LEXUS: REVISED BULLETIN REGARDING THE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM WARRANTY FOR WARRANTY EXTENSION DUE TO CERTAIN VEHICLES EXPERIENCING EXCESS MOISTURE IN HEADLAMP. MODEL 2004-09 RX. *PE

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May 22, 2014 121100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

LEXUS: REVISED BULLETIN REGARDING THE ENHANCEMENT PROGRAM WARRANTY FOR WARRANTY EXTENSION DUE TO CERTAIN VEHICLES EXPERIENCING EXCESS MOISTURE IN HEADLAMP. MODEL 2004-09 RX. *PE

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May 22, 2014 121100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:CONCEALMENT DEVICES

LEXUS: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SOME VEHICLES ARE EXPERIENCING EXCESSIVE HEADLAMP MOISTURE AND A WARRANTY (PHASE 2) HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR REPLACEMENT OF AFFECTED HEADLAMP HOUSING. MODEL 2004-2009 RX. *PE REVIS

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