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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2008 LEXUS IS250 AWD
VIN: JTHCK262085024713
SEDAN 4 DR
2.5L V6 SFI DOHC 24V
ALL WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM/FM CD/MP3, Power Brakes, Power sun / moon roof, Tilt Wheel, 6-digit Odometer
Safety Options
4 wheel ABS, Running Lights
Branded title
Branded Title: Salvage
2 previous owners
2 Previous owners
Open recall
At least 1 open recall
Service information available
6 Service records available
Last reported odometer reading/mileage
Last reported odometer reading
CARFAX Price Adjustment
$1,400 Below retail book value
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This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 6/27/14 at 7:55:26 AM (EDT). Other information about this vehicle, including problems, may not have been reported to CARFAX. Use this report as one important tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.

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Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.
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Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.
Rebuilt/Reconstructed Title
A Rebuilt/Reconstructed vehicle is a salvage vehicle that has been repaired and restored to operation. These vehicles are often severely damaged before they are rebuilt and refurbished parts are typically used during reconstruction. In most states, an inspection of the vehicle is required before the vehicle is allowed to return to the road.
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Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.
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Not Actual Mileage Title
When the seller certifies, under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading does not reflect the vehicle's actual mileage. This may occur because the odometer was tampered with, broken, or replaced.
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Structural Damage
All levels of accidents, from minor to severe, can cause structural damage to a vehicle (i.e., damage to the frame or unibody).
Airbag Deployment
Occurs when the driver, passenger or side airbag has been used or deployed during a crash or other incident. If an airbag has been deployed, it must be replaced by a qualified technician. Have this car inspected by a mechanic prior to purchase.
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Dismantled Title
The vehicle sustained major damage to one or more major component parts and the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value. When a Dismantled title is issued, the vehicle may be used only for parts or scrap metal. It cannot be re-titled or returned to the road.
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Accident / Damage Indicator
Various events could indicate an accident or damage in a vehicle's history, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. See the glossary for more information.
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Exceeds Mechanical Limits Title
A vehicle with a 5-digit odometer cannot accurately track mileage after 99,999 miles because the odometer rolls over. This title is the result of a seller certifying under the Federal Odometer Act, that the odometer reading EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS of the odometer.
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Salvage Title
A Salvage Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage but the majority use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again in that state. The following eleven States also use Salvage titles to identify stolen vehicles - AZ, FL, GA, IL, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK and OR.
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Loss Due To Fire Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to fire. In most states, fire damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
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Hail Damage Title
The vehicle sustained major damage due to hail. In most states, hail damage titles are issued when the cost of repairing the vehicle for safe operation exceeds its fair market value.
Manufacturer Buyback or Lemon Title
A DMV or a state agency marks an official document or issues a Manufacturer Buyback/Lemon title when a vehicle has been repurchased by the manufacturer. Not all states issue manufacturer buyback titles and the specific requirements for a lemon law vehicle varies by state.
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Junk Title
A Junk Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. The majority of states use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage.
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Total Loss
An insurance or fleet company declares a vehicle a total loss when a claim exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value or if the vehicle is stolen and not recovered. This damage threshold varies by company. These companies typically take possession and obtain the title. Not all total loss vehicles result in a DMV-reported branded title, like a Salvage or Junk title. See the glossary for more information.
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Odometer Check
CARFAX analyzes mileage data to help identify potential:
  • Rollbacks - odometer tampering to conceal a car's true mileage (i.e. Fraud or illegal activity)
  • Rollovers - after reaching the maximum reading, the odometer restarts from zero (i.e. Mechanical or equipment limitation)
  • Inconsistencies - conflicting mileage data means CARFAX cannot determine if it's a potential rollback (i.e. Potential human error)
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Basic Warranty
Most manufacturers offer a basic warranty for new vehicles. These warranties vary by manufacturer and typically last for a certain amount of time and/or a set number of miles.
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Ownership History

The number of owners is estimated
Owner 1 Owner 2
Year purchased 2008  2010 
Type of owner Personal Personal
Estimated length of ownership 1 yr. 11 mo.  3 yrs. 9 mo. 
Owned in the following states/provinces New York  New York 
Estimated miles driven per year 16,298/yr  17,295/yr 
Last reported odometer reading 32,196  87,439 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section
Owner 1 Owner 2
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | Lemon No Problem Alert!
Problem Found
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical Limits No Problem No Problem

Alert! Severe problems were reported by a state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). This vehicle does not qualify for the CARFAX Buyback Guarantee.

Additional History

Not all accidents / issues are reported to CARFAX
Owner 1 Owner 2
Total Loss
Total loss reported on 09/28/2013.
No Issues Reported
Total Loss Reported
Structural Damage
No structural damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No airbag deployment reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Odometer Check
No indication of an odometer rollback.
No Issues Indicated
No Issues Indicated
Accident / Damage
DMV title problems reported. Accident reported on 09/28/2013.
No Issues Reported
Severe Damage
Manufacturer Recall
At least 1 manufacturer recall requires service. Locate an authorized Lexus dealer near you to schedule an appointment.
No Recalls Reported
Recall
Reported
Basic Warranty
Original manufacturer warranty likely voided by manufacturer after vehicle was severely damaged.
Warranty Active
Warranty
Voided

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased: 2008
Type: Personal
Where: New York
Est. miles/year: 16,298/yr
Est. length owned: 7/16/08 - 7/2/10
(1 yr. 11 mo.)
Date: Mileage: Source: Comments:
06/07/2008     NICB   Vehicle manufactured
and shipped to Connecticut
06/23/2008   1   New Country Lexus of Westport
Westport and Fairfield, CT
lexusofwestport.com  
Pre-delivery inspection completed
Washed/detailed
07/16/2008   2   New York
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Clinton Corners, NY  
Title issued or updated
Registration issued or renewed
First owner reported
Titled or registered as
personal vehicle
Loan or lien reported
Passed safety inspection
07/27/2008   1,277   New York
Inspection Station  
Emissions inspection performed
Passed safety inspection

View what was inspected

08/20/2009     Brewster Honda
Brewster, NY
845-278-4100
hondacar.com  
Maintenance inspection completed
08/20/2009   24,641   New York
Inspection Station  
Emissions inspection performed
Passed safety inspection

View what was inspected

11/06/2009     New York
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Hyde Park, NY  
Title issued or updated
Registration issued or renewed
Titled or registered as
personal vehicle
Loan or lien reported
Passed safety inspection
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
07/02/2010     Dealer Inventory   Vehicle offered for sale
07/06/2010     Dealer Inventory   Vehicle offered for sale
07/07/2010   32,196   New York
Inspection Station  
Passed safety inspection
Passed emissions inspection

View what was inspected

07/08/2010     Service Facility   Washed/detailed
Oil and filter changed
Brake pads replaced
08/09/2010     New York
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Wallkill, NY  
Registration issued or renewed
Titled or registered as
personal vehicle
Passed safety inspection
08/10/2010     Acura of Wappinger Falls
Wappingers Falls, NY
845-298-0400
acuraofwappingersfalls.com
curaofwappingersfal
ls.com  
Vehicle sold
08/17/2010     Service Facility   Vehicle serviced
 
Owner 2
Purchased: 2010
Type: Personal
Where: New York
Est. miles/year: 17,295/yr
Est. length owned: 9/7/10 - present
(3 yrs. 9 mo.)
Date: Mileage: Source: Comments:
09/07/2010     New York
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Wallkill, NY  
Title issued or updated
New owner reported
Loan or lien reported
11/13/2010   37,685   Lexus Of Mt. Kisco
Mount Kisco, NY
914-241-3500
lexusofmtkisco.com  
Washed/detailed
03/08/2011   42,253   Lexus Of Mt. Kisco
Mount Kisco, NY
914-241-3500
lexusofmtkisco.com  
Washed/detailed
Four wheel alignment performed
Fuel pressure regulator replaced
Four tires mounted and balanced
08/17/2011   49,426   New York
Inspection Station  
Passed safety inspection
Passed emissions inspection

View what was inspected
08/28/2012     New York
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Wallkill, NY  
Registration issued or renewed
Titled or registered as
personal vehicle
Passed safety inspection
09/29/2012   72,863   New York
Inspection Station  
Passed safety inspection
Passed emissions inspection

View what was inspected
02/15/2013     Lexus, a Division of Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc.   Recall #DLA Safety Recall DLA - Remedy Notice -
2006 Through Early 2012 Model Year IS 250 and IS
350, 2010 Through Early 2012 Model Year IS250C and
IS 350C, and 2008 Through 2011 Model Year IS-F
Front Wiper Arm Nut
Manufacturer recall issued

Locate an authorized Lexus dealer near you to schedule an appointment.

This is an important Safety Recall. Please contact your authorized Lexus dealer and schedule an appointment to have this remedy performed as soon as possible.

What is the Condition? Each wiper arm is installed onto a pivot shaft which is linked to the wiper motor mechanism by an installation nut (wiper arm nut). The wiper arm nut may not have been tightened sufficiently due to high friction between the nut and the wiper arm. Under certain usage conditions, such as a buildup of heavy snow on the windshield, one or both of the wipers could become inoperative. Inoperative wiper arms could reduce driver visibility and increase the risk of a crash.

09/28/2013     New York
Damage Report  
Accident reported
with another motor vehicle
09/28/2013   87,439   New York
Damage Report  
TOTAL LOSS VEHICLE
Vehicle declared a total loss
by an insurance company
Collision damage reported
  • There are many reasons an insurance company will declare a vehicle a total loss. Have this vehicle inspected by a qualified technician before you buy. Learn more
11/26/2013     New York
Motor Vehicle Dept.  
SALVAGE TITLE/CERTIFICATE ISSUED
12/08/2013     Vehicle Exporter   Vehicle exported from
Newark, NJ
and imported to
Republic of Georgia
 
 

Glossary

Accident / Damage Indicator
CARFAX receives information about accidents in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Canada. Different information in a vehicle's history can indicate an accident or damage, such as: salvage auction, fire damage, police-reported accident, crash test vehicle, damage disclosure, collision repair facility and automotive recycler records. Not every accident or damage event is reported and not all reported are provided to CARFAX. Details about the accident or damage event when reported to CARFAX (e.g. severity, impact location, airbag deployment) are included on the Vehicle History Report. CARFAX recommends you obtain a vehicle inspection from your dealer or an independent mechanic.
  • According to the National Safety Council, Injury Facts, 2007 edition, 7% of the 245 million registered vehicles in the U.S. were involved in an accident in 2005. Over 75% of these were considered minor or moderate.
  • CARFAX depends on many sources for its accident / damage data. CARFAX can only report what is in our database on 6/27/14 at 7:55:26 AM (EDT). New data will result in a change to this report.
New York Damage Reports:
  • Do not include an assessment of damage severity
  • Are required if the estimated damage exceeds $1000
CARFAX Price Adjustment™
Accidents, service records, number of owners and many other history factors can affect a vehicle's value. The CARFAX Price Adjustment is a tool that analyzes millions of used car transactions to measure how the combination of all the information reported to CARFAX affects the value of a particular vehicle. The vehicle's retail book value plus the CARFAX Price Adjustment will give you a more accurate measure of the vehicle's value. Use this tool, along with a vehicle inspection and test drive, to make a better decision about your next used car.
First Owner
When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.
Inspections
Many states or counties require annual or biennial emissions and/or safety inspections. Odometer readings are collected at the time of the inspection.
Lexus Recall
Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. provides CARFAX with recall information within the last 10 model years for vehicles originally marketed or sold in the United States of America and its territories. Only open Safety or Emissions recalls, where the remedy is available and has not been completed, will be listed. While Toyota provides data updates to CARFAX on a regular basis, this report may not include very recent activity. For the most current information on recall activity for any Lexus vehicle, go to http://lexus.com/recall.
Manufacturer Recall
Automobile manufacturers issue recall notices to inform owners of car defects that have come to the manufacturer's attention. Recalls also suggest improvements that can be made to improve the safety of a particular vehicle. Most manufacturer recalls can be repaired at no cost to you.
New Owner Reported
When a vehicle is sold to a new owner, the Title must be transferred to the new owner(s) at a Department of Motor Vehicles.
Ownership History
CARFAX defines an owner as an individual or business that possesses and uses a vehicle. Not all title transactions represent changes in ownership. To provide estimated number of owners, CARFAX proprietary technology analyzes all the events in a vehicle history. Estimated ownership is available for vehicles manufactured after 1994 and titled solely in the US including Puerto Rico. Dealers sometimes opt to take ownership of a vehicle and are required to in the following states: Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania and South Dakota. Please consider this as you review a vehicle's estimated ownership history.
Salvage Title
A Salvage Title is issued on a vehicle damaged to the extent that the cost of repairing the vehicle exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value. This damage threshold may vary by state. Some states treat Junk titles the same as Salvage but the majority use this title to indicate that a vehicle is not road worthy and cannot be titled again in that state. The following eleven states also use Salvage titles to identify stolen vehicles - AZ, FL, GA, IL, MD, MN, NJ, NM, NY, OK and OR.
Title Issued
A state issues a title to provide a vehicle owner with proof of ownership. Each title has a unique number. Each title or registration record on a CARFAX report does not necessarily indicate a change in ownership. In Canada, a registration and bill of sale are used as proof of ownership.
Total Loss Vehicle
An insurance or fleet company declares a vehicle a total loss when a claim exceeds approximately 75% of its pre-damage value or if the vehicle is stolen and not recovered. This damage threshold varies by company. These companies typically take possession and obtain the title. Not all total loss vehicles result in a DMV-reported branded title. This may occur when an insurance company's definition of a total loss is different than the state DMV's definition for a branded title or when the owner of the vehicle is a self-insured company, like a fleet or rental company.
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I have reviewed and received a copy of the CARFAX Vehicle History Report for this 2008 LEXUS IS SERIES vehicle (VIN: JTHCK262085024713), which is based on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 6/27/14 at 7:55 AM (EDT).
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