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2008 Lexus IS 250 Base 4dr Sport Sedan Man RWD

2008 Lexus IS 250
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Rear Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Sub-Compact
18 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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September 17, 2012, 5:06 am

Brandy M
 

Question: Does the Lexus is 250 have a timing belt to change?

This car has 2.5 litter v6, 6 speed automatic. Looking at buying one but it has 120K miles on it and they have not done any mantaince on it besides oil changes.


September 23, 2012, 6:43 pm

Tyler O
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It uses a timing chain.

At 120k if no other major services have been done, You'll want to change all the fluids and filters, and do a full inspection. Replace the spark plugs and accessory belt. From that point follow your maintenance schedule and you should be fine.


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