But if you sign up today, don't expect them to just replace it on the spot. I wrote to the company and they offered 50% off. It has 55,000 miles on it, and people have remarked that it is in brand -new condition. I'm very interested in having the dashboard replaced at no cost to me as soon as possible. If you look closely, there's a felt covered tab in the center. Noticed a large, hairline crack on the dashboard above the glove compartment, then more appeared near air conditioning vents on both passenger and driver side.
Since the dash can no longer be kept clean because everything sticks to it, bothersome reflections are cast on the windshield during certain lighting conditions. I was somewhat bitter; I knew there had to be a manufacturing flaw of some sort, but I had no recourse. You can reach me at dawnsaari yahoo. Then consult your owner's manual for the tail light bulb replacement procedure. I will never buy another Lexus. Note: from front points of cover to gate the cover just snaps in.
This was truly a conundrum that we could not figure out. See Sources and Related Links below for installation videos. It is now almost a foot long. After that, you have to slowly work your way around the felt covered piece and carefully take it out. I took my car to the dealership as well.
Would love to join a class action suit. Garage kept and always serviced at the dealer. The cosmetically offensive crack is a scar on this, otherwise, wonderful car. Once gone the resetting procedure is complete. My dash is now cracked for longer than 13 inches. Would the stickiness of the dash cause the airbag deployment to fail since it can stick to the dash due to it's newly acquired adhesive properties? I have bought 2 Lexus cars and might change my mind on ever owning another.
The cracks initially appeared where there is no apparent direct sunlight like you would expect to see on the top of the dash. I would have made them replace it for free. Primary coverage will provide warranty extensions for all affected Toyota owners until May 31, 2017. I have a 1999 E320 with 120k and the dash is perfect, I also have a several older collector cars 70s and 80s and they also are perfect. They need to be recalled. However, I am very upset that the dash broad has been a tremendous disappointment! Now earlier this year out of the blue, Lexus sends us letters telling us that since they are dedicated to providing vehicles of outstanding quality and value, and to ensure customer satisfaction, they are enhancing our standard warranty to cover the dashboard instrument panel until May 31, 2017. It's a garage kept vehicle in excellent condition.
We also had an is250 with completely melted dash it would stain all my clothes and purse if I set it anywhere near the glove compartment. We bought our 330 there. Come on Toyota, your public image needs improving! They advertise quality and service. I bought a used Sienna about two years ago, and there was a crack in the dashboard. You'll need a 10 metric to remove the 10 screws and an oil filter cap wrench to get to it easier. I would support a class action suit Rebekah01 answered 4 years ago I m in too.
It now has 12500 miles on it and it looks like crap! I read somewhere that there are a couple of lawsuits against Toyota regarding cracked dashboards and was wondering if that included the Lexus vehicles. Other drivers reported their dash becoming sticky. Now when the temperature gets below 50 degrees the dash squeaks and the dealer can't find the problem. Knowing what these lights mean is of the utmost importance because being able to identify the specific dashboard symbol and determine what it means can help you save your vehicle from any severe problems. I hope a class action lawsuit helps everyone who has had the same problem, as this Lexus dash cracking is a very common problem caused by the decision makers at Lexus corporate to use inferior quality.
Apparently, there are a number of clips around the… It might be similar to the earlier models. I took the car in for the replacement and was provided a loaner until the repair was done. Be sure to let other Lexus owners know about this. Locate and press the tab or button where the wiper blade is inserted into the hook of the wiper arm and pull wiper blade out of hook. This is only one issue I have had, plus 3 recalls and the defective lights that Lexus wont fix. The quality of the dash is complete garbage.