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2005 Lexus ES 330

57 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2005 Lexus ES 330

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

STEERING

  • TSB #00105

    NHTSA ID #10015790

    • Date Announced: APRIL 29 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CLUNK, POP, OR KNOCK TYPE NOISE WHEN TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL LEFT OR RIGHT. *TT

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  • TSB #00401

    NHTSA ID #10017720

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 21 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REPAIR MANUAL SUPPLEMENT - VEHICLE PULLING TO ONE SIDE. ALL LEXUS 2002 - 2006 MODELS. *TT ALL '02 - '07 MODELS. LEXUS. *TT

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PARKING BRAKE

  • TSB #L-SB-0010-13

    NHTSA ID #10133849

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. This bulletin references the correct method for installing the B

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #01905

    NHTSA ID #10018288

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 17 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0171, P0174,P2195, OR P2197. *AK

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #00605

    NHTSA ID #10015852

    • Date Announced: MARCH 15 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0346 (CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR A CIRCUIT/RANGE). *TT

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  • TSB #00305

    NHTSA ID #10015546

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 16 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0031, P0051, P2238, AND/OR P2241. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • TSB #L-TT-0095-12

    NHTSA ID #10132146

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 02 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: If a customer states there is an unpleasant odor in the vehicle from the HVAC system, there are various factors that may be involved.

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #L-SB-0001-18

    NHTSA ID #10131726

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. L-SB-0021-14. * Applicability has been updated to include applicable 2018 models and 2016 * 2018 model year RC 300 and 2015 * 2018 model yea

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  • TSB #TC00403

    NHTSA ID #10003571

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 04 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) CALIBRATION - SHIFTING ENHANCEMENT - REVISED. *TT 2ND REVISION. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #L-SB-0041-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10109447

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 16 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE-October 16, 2014: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0082-14.

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  • TSB #L-SB-0007-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10109445

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 16 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Incorrect torque converter bolts or missing w

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  • TSB #L-SB-0082-14

    NHTSA ID #10109444

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 16 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Use the information in this bulletin when insta

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  • TSB #L-SB-0041-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132108

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0082-14.

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

  • TSB #L-SB-0021-14 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10109449

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 23 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bullet

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

  • TSB #L-SB-0007-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10109445

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 16 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Incorrect torque converter bolts or missing w

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #L-SB-0001-18

    NHTSA ID #10131726

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. L-SB-0021-14. * Applicability has been updated to include applicable 2018 models and 2016 * 2018 model year RC 300 and 2015 * 2018 model yea

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  • TSB #L-SB-0113-12_Rev

    NHTSA ID #10133651

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 21 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: REVISION NOTICE November 22, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2014 ? 2018 model year vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. In the event that a Lexus vehicle becomes submerge

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  • TSB #L-SB-0066-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10111398

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

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  • TSB #L-SB-0066-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10111205

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

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  • TSB #L-TT-0116-13

    NHTSA ID #10133866

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 27 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Navigation/ Multi Info Display Day Mode Operation

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  • TSB #L-SB-0066-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10133910

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or other com

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  • TSB #00205

    NHTSA ID #10019152

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PASSENGER AIRBAG INDICATOR LAMP MAY SWITCH FROM ON TO OFF FOR FRONT SEAT PASSENGERS WEIGHING APPROXIMATELY LESS THAN 100 POUNDS. LEXUS *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #L-SB-0021-14 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10109449

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 23 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bullet

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  • TSB #L-SB-0021-14

    NHTSA ID #10132777

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bullet

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  • TSB #L-SB-0015-10 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10133914

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 23 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bulletin de

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  • TSB #LSB-0015-10

    NHTSA ID #10034245

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 04 2010
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LEXUS: TECHSTREAM ECU FLASH REPROGRAMMING PROCEDURE. FLASH REPROGRAMMING ALLOWS THE ECU SOFTWARE TO BE UPDATED WITHOUT REPLACING THE ECU. FLASH CALIBRATION UPDATES FOR SPECIFIC VEHICLE MODELS/ECUS ARE RELEASED AS FIELD FIX PROCEDURES DES

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VISIBILITY

  • TSB #L-SB-0092-13

    NHTSA ID #10132004

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 19 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The following procedures are recommended during routine maintenance or in the event of a customer concern for wiper performance.

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  • TSB #L-BO-004-05 Obso

    NHTSA ID #10132006

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 19 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0092-13.

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VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

  • TSB #L-SB-0090-08 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132302

    • Date Announced: APRIL 02 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: If a creak, tick, or rattle noise is heard at the top or bottom of the windshield, the source of the noise may be the two windshield stoppers bonded to the top of the windshield or the windshield retainers bonded to the lower edge of the wi

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AIR BAGS

  • TSB #L-TT-0111-13

    NHTSA ID #10131964

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Lexus vehicles are equipped with Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS), including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. If a customer expresses any concerns that the S

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  • TSB #L-TT-0111-13

    NHTSA ID #10133923

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 16 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Lexus vehicles are equipped with SRS, including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. If a customer expresses any concerns that the SRS airbags or pretensioner devic

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AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

  • TSB #L-SB-0143-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132074

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 10 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Beginning in 1998, Lexus introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Lexus does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Lexus leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT rec

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  • TSB #L-SB-0143-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132074

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 10 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Beginning in 1998, Lexus introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Lexus does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Lexus leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT rec

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SEAT BELTS:REAR:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #01105

    NHTSA ID #10018268

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 10 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THE REAR SEAT BELT BUCKLE TETHER STRAP HAS BEEN MODIFIED TO IMPROVE THE EASE OF USE FOR THE CUSTOMER. *TS

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TIRES

  • TSB #L-TT-0068-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132273

    • Date Announced: JULY 02 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Prior to tire rotation use the quick reference chart below to verify the size of the lug nut and the lug nut torque specifications. The quick reference chart is applicable to current generation vehicles only.

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SEATS

  • TSB #L-SB-0143-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132074

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 10 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Beginning in 1998, Lexus introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Lexus does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Lexus leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT rec

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  • TSB #L-SB-0143-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132074

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 10 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Beginning in 1998, Lexus introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Lexus does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Lexus leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT rec

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  • TSB #LSB-0143-11

    NHTSA ID #10054797

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 10 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LEXUS: INFORMATION REGARDING THE SEAT COVER REPLACEMENT, EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIR BAGS, THE MODIFICATIONS THAT MIGHT NEGATIVELY AFFECT SIDE AIR BAG PERFORMANCE CAN RESULT IN SEVERE INJURIES. *PE

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BACK OVER PREVENTION

  • TSB #L-SB-0090-08 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132302

    • Date Announced: APRIL 02 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: If a creak, tick, or rattle noise is heard at the top or bottom of the windshield, the source of the noise may be the two windshield stoppers bonded to the top of the windshield or the windshield retainers bonded to the lower edge of the wi

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #L-SB-0021-14 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132625

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 19 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Revision Notice: Applicability section has been updated to include 2016-2017 applicable model year Lexus vehicles. The Repair Procedure section, Required Tools & Equipment section, and the Repair Procedure section has been updated.

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  • TSB #L-SB-0021-14 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132625

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 19 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Revision Notice: Applicability section has been updated to include 2016-2017 applicable model year Lexus vehicles. The Repair Procedure section, Required Tools & Equipment section, and the Repair Procedure section has been updated.

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  • TSB #L-TT-0031-10 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132276

    • Date Announced: JULY 25 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Certain service publications, Technical Service Bulletins, Service Campaign Technical Instructions and Service & Parts Operation Communication Bulletins may reference specifically required adhesives and sealants

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  • TSB #L-TT-0068-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132273

    • Date Announced: JULY 02 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Prior to tire rotation use the quick reference chart below to verify the size of the lug nut and the lug nut torque specifications. The quick reference chart is applicable to current generation vehicles only.

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  • TSB #L-SB-0010-13

    NHTSA ID #10133849

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. This bulletin references the correct method for installing the B

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #L-SB-0066-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10111398

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

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  • TSB #L-SB-0066-11 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10111205

    • Date Announced: APRIL 10 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Many lubricants, cleaners, and automotive chemicals contain silicone or othe

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  • TSB #L-SB-0025-14 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10109384

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased.

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  • TSB #L-SB-0021-14 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10109449

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 23 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Flash reprogramming allows the ECU software to be updated without replacing the ECU. Flash calibration updates for specific vehicle models/ECUs are released as field-fix procedures described in individual Service Bulletins. This bullet

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

  • TSB #L-SB-0025-14

    NHTSA ID #10132726

    • Date Announced: JULY 07 2015
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased.

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  • TSB #L-SB-0025-14 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132734

    • Date Announced: JULY 25 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: The Immobilizer and Smart Key Reset is a feature that allows the registration of new keys when all master keys are lost. Once the system is reset, all previously registered keys will be erased.

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #L-TT-0095-12

    NHTSA ID #10132146

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 02 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: If a customer states there is an unpleasant odor in the vehicle from the HVAC system, there are various factors that may be involved.

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

  • TSB #L-SB-0179-17

    NHTSA ID #10133657

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 28 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB Nos. L-SB-0048-08, PG007-07, PG016-01, PG015-01, PG004-97, PG003-97, PG003-93, and PG002-90. Service Bulletin Nos. L-SB-0048-08, PG007-07, PG016-01, PG015-01,

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #L-SB-0048-08 Obs

    NHTSA ID #10131653

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 05 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: Replacement Certification Labels. OBSOLETE NOTICE November 28, 2017: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0179-17.

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  • TSB #L-TT-0031-10

    NHTSA ID #10132083

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 07 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Adhesive & sealant cross reference Information

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #Lexus Floor Mat

    NHTSA ID #10133926

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 25 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: In the recent Bi-annual Floor Mat reminder letter distributed November, 2012, Lexus indicated that we were developing support materials that will help remind dealership customers and associates of the importance of proper floor mat usage.

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  • TSB #LSB-0143-11

    NHTSA ID #10054797

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 10 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LEXUS: INFORMATION REGARDING THE SEAT COVER REPLACEMENT, EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIR BAGS, THE MODIFICATIONS THAT MIGHT NEGATIVELY AFFECT SIDE AIR BAG PERFORMANCE CAN RESULT IN SEVERE INJURIES. *PE

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

  • TSB #L-SB-0015-10 Rev

    NHTSA ID #10132778

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE-June 12, 2014: This bulletin is now obsolete.

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