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Do I need to reprogram my car after changing my battery, No

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Hi there JA: Hello. What seems...
Hi there
JA: Hello. What seems to be the problem?
Customer: do I need to reprogram my car after changing my battery
JA: Have you changed a battery before?
Customer: No I was just gonna buy a new one and install it like the old cars but is it that simple with an is 250 or does it require more steps ?
JA: What year is your IS 250?
Customer: 09
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I just went for an oil change at Castrol and my battery registered at 460
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: I don't think so my car is 09 but has only 30k miles on
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Lexus Mechanic: Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager replied 1 year ago
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HI,

The only thing you may need to do is an idle relearn, which is easy.

Turn off all accessories, crank engine and let idle for 3 minutes. Then rev engine to 1500 rpms and hold for 1 minute. let return to idle for 3 more minutes. Turn engine off for 1 minute. Crank engine and drive 10 miles at varying speeds. Idle is relearned.

That is all that you would need to do when changing the battery.

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