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2007 Lexus RX 350 Base FWD 4dr

2007 Lexus RX 350
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Front Wheel Drive, 4-Door SUV, Mid-Size Station Wgn
20 mpg city / 25 mpg hwy
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June 7, 2011, 10:15 am

Catherine B

Question: Car max vs dealer for major repairs

yesterday I took my car in for it's 60K service and it has a power train leak and trans pump leak. I have an extended warrenty so its covered (I hope) I have 67,500 mi and servi e should have been done at 60K-but should I take it to the dealership or have car max fix it?

June 8, 2011, 3:48 pm

Ron W
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Up to you. I always recommend taking your car to a place you feel like you can trust. Independents and dealers are fine as long as you feel comfortable with their work.

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