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engine wont crank over after car died while driving. tested starter,battery,cables,and fuses all good can any1 help?1998 lexus
You have an involved circumstance, with lots of possibilities, and so the most efficient thing to do, by far, will be to request a no start diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will get the cause identified and then let...
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What are the most common reasons my car won't start?
Be sure any engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated, thus preventing the car from starting. "New" batteries are not necessarily fully charged when you buy them over the counter. Consequently, it has to be confirmed that the battery...
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Engine Codes are P1663, P1656 & P1315. Car doesnt pass 45mph. I believe it may be Camshaft Position Sensor. Replaced OCV already
If you suspect a clogged exhaust, check back pressure with a gauge. You can usually infer exhaust back pressure by looking at intake vacuum (easier to measure of course) which will be out of spec if exhaust is restricted. You...
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I have 2002 lexus es300 change battery won't start
Depending on whether or not the vehicle will turn over will determine what the next step should be. If the engine does not turn over, I would recommend checking all connections related to the battery and check to be sure...
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battery light is on, but car is running fine
The red battery light on a car is there to indicate to the driver that the battery is not charging. This light normally comes on when the alternator is no longer functioning. I would recommend having the alternator output tested...
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How do the automatic headlights work on a 2000 Lexus ES300?
There is an automatic dome sensor on the car, usually located on the dashboard near the windshield that registers the daylight in the sky. This sensor will make the headlights come on and turn on all the parking lights too....
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There is a rattling noise coming from the exhaust. Car begins to jerk with this and sometimes it turns off.
You may have a catalytic converter that has broken up inside. The business part of the catalyst is made of ceramic material, (yes just like the clay pots) which is coated with the various precious metals that facilitate the reaction...
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What is the average labor cost to replace the engine in a 1997 lexis es3000
It takes about 15 hours to remove the engine on the 1997 ES300 and substitute another one. That figure does not include ANY time for rebuilding or re-conditioning. It is based simply on removing the complete engine from the vehicle...
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Why did my tachometer light and check engine light go on at same time?
You will need to have the computer scanned to get the stored codes. You may have a bad sensor.
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The heater control panel don't work and the radio don't work everything else on the dash lights up all the fuses are good
Hello, thank you for writing in. The power supply needs to run to that area of the dashboard before it is divided up between the different components. Considering that two components are both having a loss of power at the...
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my car makes. a loud thumping noise when I step on the gas
Hi there. It is possible that you may have damaged a CV joint or steering system component when the pole was struck. It is also possible that the wheel was bent which could cause this type of thumping noise as...
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Lights flickering when the throttle is pressed and the turn signal is on.
The issue seems to be with the multi-function switch for the turn signals. The switch is shorting out inside it on the high beam selector which is effecting all of the lights. I recommend replacing the multi-function switch. If you...
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What could be the issue?
The issue is that the fuel pump is starting to wear out and not turn on when either the fuel pump relay is hot or the fuel pump is shorting out internally. Check the fuel pump relay when the engine...
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Car jerking and gas smell and loud noise
The most important issue is the fuel odor which signifies either a leak (vapor or liquid) or engine misfiring. A leak is potentially disastrous, especially if you park in an enclosed space such as a garage where vapors can accumulate....
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My car won't stop unless I floor the brake pedal. Brake Check replaced the booster, and the brakes locked up. 5000 rpms just to go
Hi there. The best advice I can offer is to let a professional mechanic come to your location and complete a brake system inspection as soon as possible. There are too many possible issues to list, especially possible ABS control,...
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I have a 1996 Lexus Es 300. This morning on the way to work the battery light came on and the radio went off.
I would suggest having the alternator checked to determine if it is receiving the proper amount of voltage from something called the voltage regulator. The voltage regulator regulates the charging voltage that the alternator produces, keeping it between 13.5 and...
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HOW MANY SPARK PLUGS DO I NEED FOR A 93 LEXUS ES300
Your car has six spark plugs, three on each "side" or "bank" of the engine. To obtain a detailed, written estimate of the cost to replace those 6 plugs, please use YourMechanic's spark plug replacement service page. To have the...
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my car idle too high whining when accelerating and car hesitates going in reverse
If the fluid level in the transmission is too high or too low that can cause the transmission to malfunction. The fluid level should be corrected and then the transmission re-evaluated. With regard to the high idle, In the majority...
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I have a Lexus ES300 2003, It makes a very loud noise when I drive it.
The exhaust may have a bad flex pipe and leaking exhaust and should have the system inspected.

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