Braeger Chevy helped make these videos
We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.
In the video above, we show you how to fix minor oil leaks in your 2008 Lexus IS250. We will show you specifically how to determine if the fluid leaking from your IS250 is oil, check your oil level and fix the oil leak using stop leak. Extremely low oil levels can critically damage your engine, so it is important to be proactive about oil leaks, however small. Oil leaks in the 2008 IS250s with the 2.5 liter engine are often due to a bad seal in the drain plug - the metal washer in your drain plug can only be tightened a few times before it loses its ability to seal and should be replaced periodically to prevent leaking. Replacing the metal washer should only be done when you change the oil in your IS250, fortunately the video above shows how to fix the minor leak in the interim.
Fixing minor oil leaks is fairly straightforward, but first, make sure that your engine is cold and that your IS250 is parked on a level surface when you check the oil level as both of these things can cause the oil level to read low. Check our What is Leaking? video to see what type of fluid is leaking from your IS250 if you are unsure.
Learn how to diagnose and fix minor oil leaks in your car2008 Lexus IS250 2.5L V6
Leaking coolant is usually a sign that your water pump needs to be replaced. This video shows you how to quickly plug it2008 Lexus IS250 2.5L V6
Don't be caught in the fog with burnt out fog light bulbs2008 Lexus IS250 2.5L V6
Did you know that heat is worse for your battery than cold? Replace it every 4 years2008 Lexus IS250 2.5L V6
Cars burn, leak and otherwise dispense of their oil. Check your level frequently and top up when necessary2008 Lexus IS250 2.5L V6
The best way to fix leaking hoses is to replace them, but if you don't have time, a stop leak product might work for you2008 Lexus IS250 2.5L V6