2012 Lexus RX450h Maintenance

Maintain Your Lexus RX450h

Your Lexus RX450h isn’t just a car. It’s a part of your lifestyle. Keep it running newer, longer and schedule your routine maintenance appointment today.

2012 Lexus RX450h Maintenance Schedule

What is the manufacturer recommended maintenance schedule for a 2012 Lexus RX450h? Find maintenance info for your vehicle.

2012 Lexus RX450h Maintenance Schedule

How often should I service my 2012 Lexus RX450h?

What to Know About 2012 Lexus RX450h Scheduled Maintenance

When it comes to your Lexus RX450h, how you treat your car makes all the difference in its performance. With the right maintenance at the right time, you could hit 200,000 miles (or beyond!) in your RX450h. But how do you know what service to get and when? It can be overwhelming, but fortunately, there’s a resource that takes the guesswork out of routine RX450h maintenance. Just follow your 2012 Lexus RX450h maintenance schedule!

The recommended maintenance schedule is put together by Lexus, your vehicle manufacturer. Scheduled maintenance services can vary depending on driving conditions, climate, and other factors; however, recommended maintenance usually includes services like fluid exchanges, filter changes, new brake pads, oil changes, and tire rotations. Staying on track with routine service appointments can help your RX450h perform better, keep you safer on the road, and help you avoid expensive repairs caused by 2012 Lexus RX450h problems later.

Learn About Vital Maintenance Needs for Your Lexus RX450h

Head to your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care in your 2012 Lexus RX450h for factory-recommended routine maintenance and our technicians will jump right in with a Courtesy Check. This Courtesy Check can establish a baseline of what may need to be addressed during your service appointment. During a Courtesy Check, we’ll always check your battery, then we’ll move on to inspect your RX450h’s head and tail lights, tires, fluid levels, alignment, and windshield wipers.

Maybe it's time to find a new auto battery for your 2012 Lexus RX450h. Batteries generally need to be replaced every three to five years. Depending on the climate where you live and your habits while driving, your RX450h may need a replacement battery sooner. Short trips and extreme temperatures can shorten the overall life expectancy of your Lexus RX450h battery. It can be tempting to try and get as much life out of your battery as possible, but it’s smart to check it regularly and replace it before it gets too weak. Otherwise, your battery could die unexpectedly, leaving you and your RX450h stranded. Your Lexus RX450h could quickly go from being a trusty ride to a source of stress in a matter of minutes.

In addition to maintaining a strong battery, investing in regular oil changes can support your engine’s overall performance and keep your 2012 Lexus RX450h running newer, longer. See Lexus's recommendations for oil change intervals for your 2012 RX450h in the chart at the top of this page. Remember, things like average outside temperature or frequency of trips could increase or decrease this interval for your specific vehicle. Come in and speak with a Firestone Complete Auto Care technician to find out how often to change your oil. We'll also help you understand what type of oil to use for your 2012 Lexus RX450h.

Routine upkeep for your Lexus RX450h suspension and steering system can improve ride comfort and help you maintain control of your vehicle. That's important if you plan on taking the road less traveled! Bring your car to Firestone Complete Auto Care, where our technicians can check your car’s steering components and, if necessary, provide the appropriate Lexus RX450h steering and suspension services. This can include things like power steering fluid replacement, wheel alignment adjustments, replacement of struts and wheel bearings, and ball joint lubrication. To keep your car running at its best, it’s essential to have regular maintenance services on your Lexus RX450h's steering and suspension system.

If you skip recommended Lexus RX450h services, you might find yourself with a hot mess on your hands – quite literally. A damaged A/C system is never fun, and an overheated engine can cause significant issues (like a total car breakdown!). Our technicians have you covered there, too, with the tools and expertise to care for your entire Lexus RX450h cooling, heating, and climate control system. Is your Lexus RX450h radiator in need of replacement? We’ve got your back. A/C smelling musty? We’re on it. Firestone Complete Auto Care is the place to go for 2012 Lexus RX450h maintenance.

Don’t wait until something goes wrong with your car. Visit your nearest location for proactive maintenance today.

Questions About 2012 Lexus RX450h Maintenance

Take an active role in maintaining your 2012 Lexus RX450h. Get answers to common Lexus RX450h maintenance questions and learn more about caring for your vehicle.

  • What should I do after hitting a pothole in my Lexus RX450h? You know your Lexus RX450h better than anyone else, so you’ll know if something doesn’t feel right while driving. Have your alignment checked (and adjusted if necessary) as soon as you notice a pulling steering wheel to prevent suspension damage or uneven tire wear.
  • When does my Lexus RX450h need high mileage oil? Do you have more than 75,000 miles on your Lexus RX450h? If so, request to switch to high mileage oil at your next oil change. This type of oil is specially formulated to keep aging engine parts in the best possible condition.
  • Can I ignore dashboard lights on my Lexus? It's better to get them addressed as soon as possible. An illuminated dashboard light means something in your vehicle isn't functioning like it should. Letting problems linger can mean bad news for your Lexus RX450h, so be sure to take your car in for service as soon as you notice an illuminated dashboard light