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CARFAX Vehicle History Report
2002 LEXUS IS 300
VIN: JTHBD192820058544
SEDAN 4 DR
3.0L I6 FI DOHC 24V
REAR WHEEL DRIVE
Standard Equipment | Safety Options
Standard Equipment
Power Windows, Power Steering, Air Conditioning, AM / FM CD, Power Brakes, Tilt Wheel, 6-digit Odometer
Safety Options
4 wheel ABS, Running Lights, Dual air bags front, head, and sides/active (manual) belts
Branded title
Branded Title: Not Actual Mileage
Accident/damage reported
Accident / Damage reported
3 or more previous owners
5 Previous owners
Service information available
20 Service records available
Vehicle registration information
Types of owners: Corporate fleet, Personal
CARFAX Price Adjustment
Worth $2,620 less than
retail book value
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Based on the information reported to CARFAX, this vehicle is worth $2,620 less than the retail book value.

This CARFAX Vehicle History Report is based only on information supplied to CARFAX and available as of 7/5/15 at 11:39:38 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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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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Flood Damage Title
States issue flood titles when a vehicle has been in a flood or has received extensive water damage.
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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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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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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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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).
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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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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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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.
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.
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Ownership History

The number of owners is estimated

Owners 1-3 Owner 4 Owner 5
Year purchased2002 2013 2015 
Type of ownerSee Details Personal Personal
Estimated length of ownership10 yrs. 2 mo. 1 yr. 7 mo. 1 month 
Owned in the following states/provincesMichigan, Ohio See Details California 
Estimated miles driven per yearSee Details --- --- 
Last reported odometer reading167,558 --- --- 

Title History

CARFAX guarantees the information in this section

Owners 1-3 Owner 4 Owner 5
Salvage | Junk | Rebuilt | Fire | Flood | Hail | Lemon No Problem No Problem No Problem
Not Actual Mileage | Exceeds Mechanical Limits No Problem No Problem Alert!
Problem Found

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

Owners 1-3 Owner 4 Owner 5
Total Loss
No total loss reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Structural Damage
No structural damage reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Airbag Deployment
No airbag deployment reported to CARFAX.
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
No Issues Reported
Odometer Check
DMV title problems reported. Inconsistent mileage indicated.
No Issues Indicated
Mileage Inconsistency
Odometer Problem
Accident / Damage
Accident reported on 11/14/2011.
Accident Reported
No New Issues Reported
No New Issues Reported
Manufacturer Recall
No open recalls reported to CARFAX. Check with an authorized Lexus dealer for any open recalls.
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported
No Recalls Reported
Basic Warranty
Original warranty estimated to have expired.
Warranty
Expired
Warranty
Expired
Warranty
Expired

Detailed History

Owner 1
Purchased:2002
Type:Corporate fleet
Where:Michigan
Est. miles/year:26,650/yr
Est. length owned: 6/20/02 - 6/24/03 (1 year)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
06/04/2002     NICB Vehicle manufactured
and shipped to original dealer
06/12/2002     Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Pre-delivery inspection completed
06/20/2002   30   Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Ann Arbor, MI
Title #109N1710300
Title or registration issued
First owner reported
Titled or registered as corporate fleet vehicle
07/30/2002     Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
5,000 mile service performed
Oil and filter changed
Tires rotated
02/05/2003     Jim White Toyota
Toledo, OH
419-841-6681
jimwhitetoyota.com
Fluids checked
06/09/2003   26,212   Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Pre-delivery inspection completed
Recommended maintenance performed
Tire(s) replaced
Oil and filter changed
06/24/2003     Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
06/27/2003     Dealer Inventory
Michigan
Vehicle sold
 
Owner 2
Purchased:2003
Type:Personal
Where:Michigan
Est. length owned: 7/2/03 - 6/11/07 (3 yrs. 11 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
07/02/2003   26,308   Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Chelsea, MI
Title #112P1830199
Title or registration issued
New owner reported
09/19/2003   31,615   Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
5,000 mile service performed
Oil and filter changed
Tires rotated
01/08/2004   37,024   Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Recommended maintenance performed
Maintenance inspection completed
Steering/suspension checked
04/12/2004   41,054   Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Oil and filter changed
08/16/2004     Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Recommended maintenance performed
12/31/2004     Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Oil and filter changed
07/13/2005     Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Recommended maintenance performed
11/30/2005     Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Oil and filter changed
03/06/2006     Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
75,000 mile service performed
06/12/2006     Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Maintenance inspection completed
Oil and filter changed
08/21/2006     Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Oil and filter changed
Air filter replaced
 
Owner 3
Purchased:2007
Type:Personal
Where:Ohio, Michigan
Est. miles/year:12,622/yr
Est. length owned: 6/11/07 - 8/29/12 (5 yrs. 2 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
06/11/2007   101,386   Ohio
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Vehicle purchase reported
06/15/2007     Ohio
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Westerville, OH
Title #2508706005
Title issued or updated
New owner reported
01/08/2009     Ohio
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Westerville, OH
Title #2508706005
Registration issued or renewed
01/20/2010   113,000   Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Chelsea, MI
Title #112Y0200168
Title or registration issued
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
11/08/2010   143,959   Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Washed/detailed
11/25/2010     Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Chelsea, MI
Registration issued or renewed
03/01/2011   148,083   Mercedes-Benz of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-663-3300
mercedesofannarbor.com
ercedesofannarbor.c
om
Vehicle serviced
11/14/2011     Michigan
Damage Report
Accident reported
Involving rear impact
with another motor vehicle
Very minor damage reported
11/16/2011     Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Chelsea, MI
Registration issued or renewed
12/21/2011     Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Chelsea, MI
Registration issued or renewed
01/02/2012   156,488   Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Vehicle serviced
02/29/2012   158,678   Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Alternator/Generator replaced
06/08/2012   162,945   Mercedes-Benz of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-663-3300
mercedesofannarbor.com
ercedesofannarbor.c
om
Vehicle serviced
07/23/2012   165,309   Lexus of Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI
734-996-1662
lexusofannarbor.com
Vehicle serviced
08/29/2012   167,301   Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
09/03/2012   167,558   Auto Auction
Michigan
Listed as a dealer vehicle
Sold at auction
09/10/2012     Ohio
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Westerville, OH
Title #2511622089
Vehicle purchase reported
Title issued or updated
Duplicate title issued
09/11/2012     Ohio
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Columbus, OH
Title #2511624939
Title issued or updated
Dealer took title of this vehicle
while it was in inventory
09/13/2012     Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Ann Arbor, MI
Title #112A2570015
Title issued or updated
Dealer took title of this vehicle
while it was in inventory
09/27/2012     Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
 
Owner 4
Purchased:2013
Type:Personal
Where:Michigan, Wisconsin, Arkansas
Est. length owned: 9/9/13 - 5/1/15 (1 yr. 7 mo.)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
09/09/2013     Michigan
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Warren, MI
Title #603B2521063
Title or registration issued
New owner reported
03/05/2014     Wisconsin
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Madison, WI
Title #14064AE0146
Title issued or updated
Registration issued or renewed
Loan or lien reported
Exempt from odometer reporting
Registration updated when owner moved
the vehicle to a new location
Vehicle color noted as White
04/02/2015     Arkansas
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Little Rock, AR
Title #761002832777
Title or registration issued
to insurance company
Exempt from odometer reporting
Vehicle repossessed
04/25/2015   144,404   California
Inspection Station
Passed safety inspection
Passed emissions inspection

MILEAGE INCONSISTENCY
  • The mileage reported here conflicts with this vehicle's odometer history. Ask a mechanic or the seller to confirm the actual mileage - this entry may just be a clerical error.
 
Owner 5
Purchased:2015
Type:Personal
Where:California
Est. length owned: 5/1/15 - 6/15/15 (1 month)
Date:Mileage:Source:Comments:
05/01/2015   144,409   California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Montclair, CA
Odometer reading reported
05/02/2015     California
Motor Vehicle Dept.
Montclair, CA
New owner reported
NOT ACTUAL MILEAGE TITLE ISSUED

CARFAX Advisor™
A NAM title is issued when the owner discloses to a DMV mileage fraud, a broken odometer or that the actual mileage of this vehicle is unknown.

Mileage reported after this reading is potentially unreliable.

06/15/2015   146,454   Auto Auction
Pacific Region
Listed as a dealer vehicle
Sold at auction
06/18/2015     Dealer Inventory Vehicle offered for sale
07/05/2015     myCARFAXManufacturer Recommended Maintenance Schedules
  • Get this vehicle's maintenance schedule, service history and recall alerts at myCARFAX.com.
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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 7/5/15 at 11:39:38 AM (EDT). New data will result in a change to this report.
Michigan Damage Reports:
  • Provide an estimate of the extent of damage in its accident reports for the following:
    • SEVERE/TOTALED: The vehicle cannot be driven from the accident scene due to severe damage or an injury. This level of damage often results in a Salvage or Junk title.
    • MODERATE: The accident damage affects the operation of the vehicle and/or its parts. Examples include broken windows, trunk lids, doors, bumpers and tires.
    • MINOR: The accident damage does not affect the operation of the vehicle. Examples include dented bumpers, fenders, grills and body panels. This level of accident should not compromise vehicle safety.
    • NO DAMAGE: The vehicle was not damaged.
  • Are required if the estimated damage exceeds $400
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.
Federal Odometer Act
The Federal Odometer Act requires a seller to disclose the vehicle's mileage on the title when ownership is transferred. Congress enacted this Act to prohibit odometer tampering and to protect consumers from mileage fraud. Under this act, sellers must disclose any issues with the vehicle's odometer. These disclosures translate into the Exceed Mechanical Limits and Not Actual Mileage titles.
First Owner
When the first owner(s) obtains a title from a Department of Motor Vehicles as proof of ownership.
Fleet Vehicle
Vehicle was registered or sold to a company that manages vehicle fleets.
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 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.
Mileage Inconsistency
If an odometer reading is less than a previous reading but CARFAX is uncertain whether the discrepancy is a rollback or a clerical error, then CARFAX calls it a "Mileage Inconsistency". In this case, you should verify the mileage with your dealer or a qualified mechanic.
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.
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.
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 1991 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.
Repossession
When a repossession occurs a vehicle owner fails to make loan payments, and the financial institution holding the title takes possession of the vehicle.
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.
CARFAX DEPENDS ON ITS SOURCES FOR THE ACCURACY AND RELIABILITY OF ITS INFORMATION. THEREFORE, NO RESPONSIBILITY IS ASSUMED BY CARFAX OR ITS AGENTS FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN THIS REPORT. CARFAX FURTHER EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. CARFAX®

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