Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2019 LS 500 are official communications between Lexus & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #L-TT-0221-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168519

      TT: Some customers may encounter Bluetooth® connectivity concerns such as: ? Difficulty to pair the phone. ? Intermittent Bluetooth® failure to connect to the vehicle when first turning on the vehicle. Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #L-SB-0048-18

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153206

      TSB: Some 2018 ? 2019 model year LC500, LC500h, LS500, and LS500h vehicles may exhibit an EPB malfunction warning message with DTC C13A8 (electric parking brake [EPB] actuator) present. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #L-TT-0264-19

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162760

      TT: When repairing a 1234YF HVAC system on a gas powered (Non-Hybrid) Lexus and the addition of compressor oil is required to complete the repairs, the 1234YF ND-12 compressor oil is available through the Lexus Approved Dealer Equipment ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #L-TT-0255-19

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153281

      TT: The current engine active test Control the Injection Mode? is not operating as desired when controlling the direct injectors manually on 2GR-FKS engines. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #L-TT-0265-19

      Date Announced:
      JUL 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164354

      TT: The new DCA-8000 Diagnostic Charger may cause your facility?s Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) breaker to trip. A GFCI breaker can be tripped for various reasons, one of the reasons may be related to the DCA-8000. Read More »

    • TSB #L-TT-0263-19

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162759

      TT: The new 12V Battery Warranty Testers (DSS-5000 & DCA-8000) require certain information to generate a test result and warranty code. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0006-19

      Date Announced:
      FEB 15, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155231

      TSB: This bulletin details the supplemental procedure to confirm Telematics Data Communication Module (DCM) activation for applicable 2018 ? 2019 model year Lexus vehicles after the process is initiated by Techstream. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #L-SB-0108-17_Obs

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153201

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE December 04, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0045-18. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0045-18

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153196

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. L-SB-0108-17. ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year UX200 and UX250h vehicles. Service Bulletin No. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0108-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAY 17, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141592

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE May 17, 2018 Rev1: * Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year Lexus vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #L-SB-0022-19

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159733

      TSB: Some 2019 model year Lexus vehicles with Panasonic navigation with audio version (earlier than 1028), and navigation version (earlier than 1025) may exhibit one or more of the following condition(s). Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #L-SB-0003-19

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153253

      TSB: Some 2018 ? 2019 model year LS500 and LS500h vehicles may exhibit a condition where the rear combination lamp front corner on the right and/or left-hand side expands and contacts the body. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

    • TSB #L-SB-0002-19

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153277

      TSB: Some 2018 - 2019 model year LC500, LC500h, LS500, and LS500h vehicles may exhibit a spring noise upon release of the accelerator pedal. Follow the Repair Procedure in this bulletin to address this condition. Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #L-SB-0043-18

      Date Announced:
      DEC 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153191

      TSB: During the manufacturing process, tires are mounted on the vehicle as matched sets to help reduce conditions such as pulling or drifting. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0105-17_Obs

      Date Announced:
      DEC 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153193

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE December 03, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0043-18. Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #L-SB-0043-18

      Date Announced:
      DEC 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153191

      TSB: During the manufacturing process, tires are mounted on the vehicle as matched sets to help reduce conditions such as pulling or drifting. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0105-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141587

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE May 16, 2018 Rev1: * Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year Lexus vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

    • TSB #L-TT-0245-18

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149198

      TT: When used in conjunction with the Repair Manual, these Blind Spot Monitor, Forward Recognition Camera, and Front Millimeter Wave Radar tips leverage SSTs and readily available tools to support target placement in varying shop ... Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    • TSB #L-TT-0245-18

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149198

      TT: When used in conjunction with the Repair Manual, these Blind Spot Monitor, Forward Recognition Camera, and Front Millimeter Wave Radar tips leverage SSTs and readily available tools to support target placement in varying shop ... Read More »

    LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

    • TSB #L-TT-0245-18

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149997

      TT: When used in conjunction with the Repair Manual, these Blind Spot Monitor, Forward Recognition Camera, and Front Millimeter Wave Radar tips leverage SSTs and readily available tools to support target placement in varying shop ... Read More »

    • TSB #L-TT-0245-18

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149198

      TT: When used in conjunction with the Repair Manual, these Blind Spot Monitor, Forward Recognition Camera, and Front Millimeter Wave Radar tips leverage SSTs and readily available tools to support target placement in varying shop ... Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #L-TT-0252-18

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153197

      TT: When adjusting the Forward Recognition Camera on vehicles with Lexus Safety Sense, it can be difficult to print the repair manual target to the proper size. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #L-TT-0271-19

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168536

      TT: To assist with the early detection and early resolution of audio related concerns, it may be requested as part of the remanufactured head unit return to recover MMR data from the head unit. Read More »

    • TSB #Lexus Safety Re

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168530

      Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements Read More »

    • TSB #L-TT-0265-19

      Date Announced:
      JUL 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164354

      TT: The new DCA-8000 Diagnostic Charger may cause your facility?s Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI) breaker to trip. A GFCI breaker can be tripped for various reasons, one of the reasons may be related to the DCA-8000. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0018-14_Rev

      Date Announced:
      JUN 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162746

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE June 13, 2019 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2018 ? 2019 model year Lexus vehicles. March 13, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2015 ? 2017 model year Lexus vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #Lexus Safety-050

      Date Announced:
      MAY 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10161836

      Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements Read More »

    • TSB #Lexus Safety Re

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154794

      Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements Read More »

    • TSB #L-TT-0253-18_Rev

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154798

      TT: The microphone circuit passes through the DCM before reaching the radio/navigation system. To simplify the diagnosis of the microphone, Safety Connect SOS button lights, and DCM (telematics transceiver) inoperative conditions, refer ... Read More »

    • TSB #Lexus Safety Re

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153274

      Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements Read More »

    • TSB #L-TT-0254-18

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153245

      TT: In certain cases of leaking air conditioning systems, the root cause of the leak is inadvertently overlooked, causing a repeat repair. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0045-18

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153196

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. L-SB-0108-17. ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year UX200 and UX250h vehicles. Service Bulletin No. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0044-18

      Date Announced:
      DEC 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153192

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. L-SB-0112-17. ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year UX200 and UX250h vehicles. Service Bulletin No. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0112-17_Obs

      Date Announced:
      DEC 03, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153194

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE December 03, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0044-18. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0102-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      NOV 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152629

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE November 30, 2018 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year UX200 and UX250h vehicles. June 20, 2018 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year Lexus vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0084-15_Obs

      Date Announced:
      NOV 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152632

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE November 30, 2018: This bulletin is no longer applicable and is now obsolete. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0020-18_Rev

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152185

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE November 13, 2018 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year RC350, RC300, UX200, and UX250h vehicles. ? The Software Information section has been updated. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0036-18

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145753

      TSB: This bulletin contains the vehicle specific pre-delivery services for 2019 model year LS500 and LS500h vehicles. Additionally, refer to the applicable Pre-Delivery Service (PDS) Check Sheet for services to be performed. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0037-18

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145754

      TSB: This bulletin contains the vehicle specific pre-delivery services for 2019 model year LC500 and LC500h vehicles. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #L-TT-0268-19

      Date Announced:
      AUG 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164912

      TT: Panasonic exchange Multimedia Extension Unit (MEU) and Display Control Unit (DCU) parts are now being shipped with Apple CarPlay software already installed. Read More »

    • TSB #L-TT-0253-18_Rev

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154798

      TT: The microphone circuit passes through the DCM before reaching the radio/navigation system. To simplify the diagnosis of the microphone, Safety Connect SOS button lights, and DCM (telematics transceiver) inoperative conditions, refer ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #L-SB-0020-19_Rev

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170732

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE December 6, 2019 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2018 ? 2020 model year Lexus vehicles. ? The Parts Information section has been updated. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0020-19

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159726

      TSB: Some 2018 ? 2019 model year Lexus vehicles equipped with the Enform? 2.0 Navigation System require a Special Service Tool (SST) USB flash drive to update the map, points of interest, and system software. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #Lexus Safety Rec

      Date Announced:
      MAY 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162235

      Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0022-19

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159733

      TSB: Some 2019 model year Lexus vehicles with Panasonic navigation with audio version (earlier than 1028), and navigation version (earlier than 1025) may exhibit one or more of the following condition(s). Read More »

    • TSB #Lexus Safety Re

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10154794

      Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0036-18

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145753

      TSB: This bulletin contains the vehicle specific pre-delivery services for 2019 model year LS500 and LS500h vehicles. Additionally, refer to the applicable Pre-Delivery Service (PDS) Check Sheet for services to be performed. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0037-18

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10145754

      TSB: This bulletin contains the vehicle specific pre-delivery services for 2019 model year LC500 and LC500h vehicles. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0112-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      MAY 16, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10141586

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE May 16, 2018 Rev1: * Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year Lexus vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #L-SB-0020-19

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159726

      TSB: Some 2018 ? 2019 model year Lexus vehicles equipped with the Enform? 2.0 Navigation System require a Special Service Tool (SST) USB flash drive to update the map, points of interest, and system software. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0103-17_Rev

      Date Announced:
      NOV 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152630

      TSB: REVISION NOTICE November 30, 2018 Rev2: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year UX200 and UX250h vehicles. April 25, 2018 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2019 model year vehicles. Read More »