About Lexus IS F
Lexus IS F is an entry-level luxury vehicle manufactured by the extraordinary Japanese automaker Toyota's luxury automotive division Lexus from 2007 to 2014. The first Lexus IS F was introduced in 2007 when Lexus IS model is in its second generation as a high-performance sedan version. "IS" in its name stands for "Intelligent Sport". Although only being produced for about seven years, Lexus IS F had been named Best New Sports/Performance Car, received Good Design Award, More Satisfying to drive accolade and so on.
Lexus IS F made its debut at the 2007 North American International Auto Show on 8 January as a luxury sport sedan with a track-tuned suspension, strong brakes and special interior and exterior styling details and it went on sale in United States in early 2008. Lexus IS F has many versions such as IS F Racing Concept, IS-F police car, IS F Circuit Club Sport, IS Evolution, IS F Sport and editions such as Special Build edition. It was powered by a 5.0 L V8 engine that could produce 416 hp and 371 pound-feet of torque and this engine was mated to an 8-speed automatic transmission.
Lexus IS F Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
As an exceptionally high performance luxury sports sedan, Lexus IS F is very popular among hard-core enthusiasts for offering a serious, no-compromises driving experience. Unfortunately, like any regular vehicle, some problems will find it after a long-term driving:
First, squeak type noise from the brakes. This is the top issue for Lexus IS F, and it is obviously a braking issue. Some Lexus IS F drivers said that the squealing or scraping sound coming from the brakes when the pedal is depressed and at the same time, the brake pedal become pulsating. The most serious consequence is the poor brake response, which cause the capacity to slow down get hindered, the overall handling and safety characteristics of vehicle being taken away. Thus, once similar symptoms appear on your Lexus IS F, get the brake pad set replaced immediately.
Second, engine and suspension failure. Engine failure seems not to be a strange issue if you own a vehicle, you must more or less experience it. In Lexus IS F, some owners told that engine performance reduces such as decrease in power, acceleration and fuel economy is quite normal, then the vehicle would suffer from starting issue, which is really tricky. In case you also meet these, you had better keep the IS F air filter and spark plug in good order. As for suspension failure, you need to pay more attention to the strut housing and control arm bracket.
If you want to keep your Lexus IS F at the prime condition all the time, I am afraid that you need to spare more efforts. Routine maintenance is one of efforts. The first step of routine maintenance is to learn about what parts need it. In Lexus IS F, wiper blade needs as it always works under horrible conditions such as downpours or heavy snows but it is comprised of soft rubber. Such a vulnerable part but plays an important role in offering better visibility, you need to replace it every six months. Other parts such as door lock, which is used to guard your property safety; emblem works as the symbol of your vehicle, they need to be maintained on a regular basis as well.
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