Any AHC mechanics you recommend?

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Question for the LX470 and LX570 owners. Anyone found any mechanics that understand the AHC system? Need a line replaced on my 570 as there is about a 2 inch stretch of metal that is rusted and burst. Lindsay Lexus quoted really high and when I talked to the lead mechanic he didn't seem to know s*** and said he hadn't ever replaced any lines on a 470 or 570. Ordered the parts and going to take a look and attempt myself, but in the likely event I end up taking it in, looking for somewhere to go. Already saved over $100 buying parts from another dealer online. Thanks.
 
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I haven't done an LX570. I know on the newer KDSS systems it takes a special high pressure pump to recharge them. We haven't had a 570 through for suspension so I'm not sure how it's set up. On the 470's we've had come through line replacement was a lost cause. The lines have been so corroded that nothing would come apart at the fittings between sections.
 
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On mine all the lines look good except for the one that burst from a small spot of rust. Even that line looks good except for a 2 inch patch that rusted badly. If I cant do it or decide against it I will let you know. Maybe I can drive down so you could take a look and let me know if you would be able to do it.
 
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