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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 12, 2012, 7:08 am

Kevin L
 

Question: what does the 'check system' alert mean

my car was fine driving home from work and then i saw a message in the dash that says 'check system' never seen that before. pls advise


September 15, 2012, 9:07 pm

Ron W
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Look in your owner's manual. It should list most messages and their meanings. If not, you have to contact the dealer for the specifics of your vehicle.


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