What Is the Lexus RX 350 Maintenance Schedule?

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If you want to keep your Lexus RX 350 luxury SUV in top shape on Ooltewah roads, taking your vehicle to an authorized Lexus service center for routine maintenance is key. Follow the recommended maintenance for a Lexus RX 350 below, and contact us if you have any questions about vehicle upkeep, or want to get more maintenance tips.

Every .5 Years / 5,000 Miles

  • Program Lexus Personalized Settings if requested
  • Rotate tires
  • Inspect installation of driver floor mat
  • Inspect and adjust all fluid levels
  • Inspect wiper blades
  • Inspect brake pads, calipers, and rotors
  • Perform vehicle road test
  • Reset Scheduled Maintenance Reminder

If you’ve been frequently driving on dirt roads, dusty or muddy roads, or in melted snow, the following items are also recommended every 5,000 miles:

  • Inspect axle shaft boots
  • Inspect steering linkage and boots
  • Inspect ball joints and dust covers
  • Inspect engine air filter
  • Torque nuts and bolts on chassis and body*

*Also have this done if you’ve been towing, using a roof carrier, or carrying heavy loads in the cargo area.

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Every Year / 10,000 Miles

  • Replace engine oil and filter and reset oil maintenance reminder
  • Replace cabin air filter

Find out more about the Lexus complimentary maintenance warranty coverage for the first 5,000-mile service and 10,000-mile service!

Every 1.5 Years / 15,000 Miles

  • Inspect axle shaft boots
  • Inspect steering linkage and boots
  • Inspect ball joints and dust covers
  • Inspect exhaust pipes and mountings
  • Inspect body/chassis
  • Inspect rack-and-pinion assembly
  • Inspect brake lines and hoses
  • Inspect engine coolant
  • Inspect wiper blades
  • Replace Smart Key battery

Every 3 Years / 30,000 Miles

  • Inspect automatic transmission for signs of leakage
  • Inspect brake rotor thickness and runout
  • Inspect fuel lines and connections, fuel tank band, and fuel tank vapor system hoses
  • Inspect fuel tank cap gasket
  • Replace brake fluid

Every 6 Years / 60,000 Miles

  • Replace Spark Plugs (required for Emission Control Warranty)
  • Inspect Drive Belts (after first inspection, inspect every 1.5 years / 15,000 miles thereafter)

Every 9 Years / 90,000 Miles

  • Inspect automatic transmission fluid cooler hoses and connections
Mechanic holding maintenance checklist

Every 12 Years / 120,000 Miles

  • Inspect vacuum pump for brake booster (Japan-built vehicles)
  • Replace vacuum pump for brake booster (North American-built vehicles)

Rely on Lexus of Chattanooga for Your Service Needs

When it’s time for your next round of maintenance in Lookout Mountain or Manchester, turn to the Lexus-certified technicians at Lexus of Chattanooga. We can handle anything from oil changes and tire rotations to major repairs, and we use genuine Lexus parts of the highest quality. Be sure to browse our service specials to save on your next visit, and take preventative measures to avoid the need for Lexus Roadside Assistance while you’re on the go. If your vehicle is in need of cosmetic repairs, explore our professional auto detailing services at Lexus of Chattanooga!

Want to learn about other Lexus SUV models? Take a look at the Lexus RX 350 colors, Lexus RX 350 interior, or browse Lexus GX 460 reviews for a slightly roomier SUV choice.


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