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The stock wheels on my 2008 ISF are corroding on the inside of the rim. The problem is worse on the front wheels and I suspect the brake dust is attacking the rim. Has anyone else seen this problem and talked to Lexus about warranty wheel replacement.
 

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I believe there was a member on club lexus that had that issue and eventually got them replaced. Not sure what his SN was though.
 

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Here's the deal, you can try your local Lexus dealer, complain, but most likely you won't get anywhere. The metal pads are a terrible mix with the wheels and the brake dust likes to wedge itself in the corners.

You can get the wheels refinished, and you can switch to ceramic brake pads. I'm using the hawk ceramic pads and the braking bite is less than half of what it used to be, but it's more than enough for daily driving.
 

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Lexus has agreed to replace the two front wheels under warranty. Lexus is also providing a special cleaner and sealer to prevent or slow a reoccurrence. My dealer was very accommodating.
What is the name of the dealer that is offering this to you? I'm most interested in the "special" cleaner and sealer they are going to provide to you.
 

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I purchased a new 2010 Lexus ISF, after two months the wheels started to rust, i cleaned them weekly. The dealer took the car, two weeks now, gave me a loaner, and are having the wheels sandblasted and redone, Lexus Of Towson, I should get the car back this week. I purchased new so Lexus is paying for this repair, The issue is dissimiliar metals, between the discs and the wheel,
 
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