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Downshift noise I have an RX 330 2005 and have experienced a noise at 25 mph going down from higher speed. I had the lexus dealer check and they said I needed a new transmission for 5000.00. I did some checking and studied the manual only to find that my transmission fluid was changed twice-47,000 and 80,000 even though the service requirements was no change of this fluid. I wonder if the dealership should have taken the lead in this problem based on what they did. Any ideas will be helpful.

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I had the same problem. Initially when I purchased new RX330 I started complaining about acceleration hesitation but Dealer ship did not pay much attention.
Now at 70,000 miles It makes loude noise down shift and reverse.
Lexus should recall for Trasmission.

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