What Is the Lexus ES 350 Maintenance Schedule?

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The ES 350 is the base trim level of the Lexus ES luxury sedan, with a V6 engine, an 8-speed automatic transmission, and front-wheel drive. Whether you have a new model in Santee or one that’s several years old in San Diego, routine maintenance and Lexus dealer parts are the keys to your vehicle’s longevity. Luckily, sticking to the Lexus ES 350 service schedule is easy–just follow our guide below and reach out to the Lexus El Cajon service center if you have any questions about repairs or warranty coverage!

Every 6 Months / 5,000 Miles

  • Program Lexus Personalized Settings if requested
  • Road test
  • Rotate tires
  • Inspect and adjust all fluid levels
  • Inspect wiper blades
  • Inspect brake pads, calipers, and rotors
  • Check installation of driver’s floor mat
  • Add EFI fuel tank additive (Hawaii & Puerto Rico only)
  • Reset Scheduled Maintenance Reminder

If you use your Lexus frequently in what are considered “special driving conditions” (i.e. dirt/dusty/muddy roads or on roads with melted snow), it is also recommended that these services be performed every 5,000 miles:

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

Every 12 Months / 10,000 Miles

  • Replace engine oil and oil filter
  • Reset oil maintenance reminder if oil was changed
  • Replace cabin air filter

Every 18 Months / 15,000 Miles

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

Every 36 Months / 30,000 Miles

  • Inspect brake rotor thickness and runout
  • Inspect transmission, cooler hoses, and connections for leakage
  • Inspect fuel lines/connections, fuel tank band, and fuel tank vapor vent system hoses
  • Inspect fuel tank cap gasket
  • Replace brake fluid
  • Replace engine air filter

Every 72 Months / 60,000 Miles

  • Inspect drive belts (inspect every 18 months / 15,000 miles thereafter)
  • Replace spark plugs

Rely on Us for Lexus San Diego Service!

When you want to keep up the Lexus ES 350 maintenance schedule in El Cajon or Chula Vista, schedule an appointment with the Lexus El Cajon service center. Our Lexus-certified technicians can handle not only your routine maintenance but any major repairs or accessories upgrades you might want. Learn more about our complimentary maintenance for the first two visits for new Lexus models, like the new Lexus IS 300 for sale, and be sure to check out our rotating service specials to save on popular services. We can also help you compare models like the Lexus IS vs. ES or learn about our low mileage used cars for sale.

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