Can Toyota do Lexus warranty work?

I need to get my Lexus serviced for what I believe should be a warranty-covered repair. There’s a Toyota dealership at the end of my street, and I know the two brands are linked. Am I able to get Lexus warranty work done at a Toyota service center?

Pat Roache · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
I wish there was a clear answer I could give to this question, but much like
car warranties
, it can be a little complicated. Here’s the deal.
Technically, Toyota can do Lexus warranty work because the two manufacturers stem from the same parent company. That means they use a lot of the same
parts and technicians typically learn a lot of the same maintenance procedures.
However, whether or not a Toyota service center will perform warranty work on a Lexus is up to that specific location. They may say no to Lexus warranty work for a few reasons:
  • The Toyota technician may not be trained on the specific repair that your Lexus needs.
  • Your Lexus may require a part that Toyota does not use.
  • Your Lexus repair may not actually be covered under the warranty.
You can always try to take your Lexus to a Toyota service center for warranty work. Just don’t be too surprised if they say, “No.”
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