Question about 2001 Lexus ES 300
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In any case to finish the 2nd suggestion. You may want to discuss this issue (smoke and oil consumption) with your dealer. Cite a Lexus Technical Service Bulletin specifically addressing this issue "Excessive oil consumption caused by sludge buildup on the cylinder heads. Company is extending warranty. (1997-2001)".
You may want to reference this USA Today article or the discussion in this page.
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Posted on Jul 26, 2008
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