About Lexus LS 600h L
Lexus LS 600h L is a hybrid full-size luxury vehicle manufactured by the extraordinary Japanese automaker Toyota's luxury automotive division Lexus since 2007. The first Lexus LS 600h L was introduced as early as 2006 as the fourth-generation LS, which serves as the flagship model of Lexus. "LS" in its name represents "Luxury Sedan" or "Luxury Saloon", "h" suggests it is a hybrid vehicle and "L" means it has long wheelbase. Since now, Lexus LS 600h L has been produced through two generations and has won Car of the Year Japan Award and so on.
The first-generation Lexus LS 600h L (2006-2012) made its debut at the 2006 New York International Auto Show in April and went on sale in May 2007 for the 2008 model year. It was offered in Launch Edition and Pebble Beach Edition. It was equipped with Super Ultra Low Emissions, Lexus Hybrid Drive and powered by a 5.0 L 2UR-FSE V8 engine mated to a high-output electric motor with nickel-metal hydride battery packs to produce 439 hp altogether. And this engine was paired with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). Then the second-generation Lexus LS 600h L (2013-present) was introduced in 2013 as a redesigned model. Powertrain is carried over from previous generation.
Lexus LS 600h L Common Problems & Maintenance Tips
Enjoying impeccable build quality, stronger yet quiet performance and a roomy, tranquil cabin stocked with the latest in luxury features, Lexus LS 600h L is quite prevalent. So, if you own a LS 600h L as well, you had better learn some knowledge about it:
First, steering failure. The main function of steering system is nothing but directs you to where you desire to. However, some Lexus LS 600h L drivers feel its steering system not working that properly. Normally, with the simple turn of the steering left or right, the driver can maneuver the vehicle with ease. Gripping the steering on the left and right side with both hands, and then directing the wheels in the direction you need to go become a tough job as the steering wheel did not turn as it used to and became extremely stiff or loose. In fact, if these symptoms also appear on your Lexus LS 600h L, the steering wheel must go wrong and should get replaced in case worse situation arises.
Second, braking failure. The importance of the braking system is evident as it basically decides if you could make it safe and sound. Some Lexus LS 600h L owners however complained about the braking system working unproperly. The specific symptoms include scraping or squealing brake pads when the vehicle is moving forward or when the pedal is depressed, the brake pedal becomes spongy or pulsating and poor brake response. If horrible accidents are the least you want to encounter and your Lexus LS 600h L is suffering from same symptoms, please get the brake pad set replaced as soon as possible.
A perfect Lexus LS 600h L needs every auto part in it works together in harmony, which means you need pay more attention to some more vulnerable parts in it. LS 600h L wiper blade is a must use part when it begins to snow or rain when you are driving down the highway, but though it is responsible for cleaning or clearing off dust, rain, dirt or bird droppings, it is only comprised of soft rubbers. So, make sure maintaining or replacing it once half a year. Other parts such as seat belt, door handle, emblem and so on should be treated same.
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