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When I turn my air to different positions, it doesn't move. Only stays on the front setting
Hi there. Usually when this occurs, it's caused by the switch being broke, or an electrical relay that sends the signal from the switch to the blower motor valves - which direct the flow of air into certain areas of...
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How do I replace the spark plugs on a 1994 Lexus GS 300 ?
The best way to replace the spark plugs on this vehicle would be to first open up the hood. Since this vehicle has a stright six engine, the spark plugs should be fairly easy to get to and should be...
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94 lexus will not exceed 40 mph and very slow
Hi There, There are a number of things that may prevent your car from not exceeding 40 mph, such as a faulty transmission control module or potentially a failing catalytic converter. The catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less...
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Multiple misfire codes
There are several things that can cause a misfire on an engine. Some of which include spark plugs, spark plug wires, distributor cap, distributor rotor, distributor itself, fuel injectors, etc. I would recommend checking the ignition system first with a...
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Shaking at high speeds.
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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Today i went 2 blocks when i got home my engine was smoking i turned it off and back on the ABS came on and now there is no power
Hi there. What you are describing is very difficult to diagnose without completing an onsite inspection. Possible causes can range from a damaged radiator, serpentine belt, starter or an ignition or fuel system problem. It would be best to have...
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screeching on driver side
You will need to have the brakes and wheel bearings checked to see what is causing the noise. You may have worn out brake pads and it is scrapping on rotor metal to metal or pad sensor is hitting rotors....
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Valve covers
If you are referring to the valve cover gaskets, perhaps due to your experiencing an oil leak at the gaskets, you can obtain a written, itemized quote for replacement of those gaskets, and schedule the repair to suit your needs,...
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My 2006 gs300 is running really rough. The car barely moves when in gear and almost stalls.
The P0390 code has to be resolved prior to further diagnostics because the category of failure subsumed in that code will cause some of the symptoms you are describing. The oil on the plugs is not a good sign but...
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My car won't accelerate past 25 mph. Check engine light is on, the code is for an oxygen sensor. 2002 Lexus GS300
Hello. From the explanation that you are giving me it sounds like you have a catalytic converter that is failing. When this occurs it will give you these codes and will cause a loss of power. You should have this...
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I have a 2006 lexus gs 300. What is the repair time for replacing an alternator?
Hi there. Depending on whether the mechanic has the right tools, supplies and experience, replacing an alternator can take as little as two hours or as much as 4 to 5 hours. Generally speaking though, it's a three hour job....
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The 2001 Lexus gs300, when I start it up, the car runs misfire.
Engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination of both. Spark related problems generally will result from things like ignition coils, crankshaft...
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Does the 2002 lexus gs300 have upper and lower ball joints?
Hi there. There is only an upper ball joint on the 2002 Lexus GS300. The bottom portion of the knuckle to the wheel hub is attached to a frame member with a pressure bolt and bushing and fitted with a...
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need to find bleed point for coolant on 2001 lexus gs300
Hello, thank you for writing in. There is not a bleeder valve on the cooling system, as the newer models are designed to "self bleed". Your owner's manual can confirm this, and give you more information on how your specific...
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What maintenace is needed when I reach 128,000 mile mark
Maintenance intervals for your vehicle are stated in 5,000 to 10,000 mile intervals. Looking at the just past 120,000 mile schedule for your vehicle, this is what should have been done and if done, you would presently be up to...
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I pressed my gas and my car didnt accelerate. There is transmission fluid in my car and my car cranks great and runs great...
This kind of reaction is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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Car diagnosed with crankshaft leak, dealership says that's not common, it's probably camshaft seals. Your thought
Hi Antionne. Thanks for contacting us today. It's quite possible that the camshaft seal is leaking on your Lexus. Many mechanics have difficulty isolating the exact source of an oil leak unless they remove the water pump and other components...
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Car is shaking a lot.
The vibration you are feeling while braking may be because of warped brake rotors. Brake rotors can warp when they are overheated from repeated hard stops. The rattling noise during acceleration may be due to a loose panel or heat...
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I replaced my ignition cylinder in my 98 Lexus GS300. How do I program the new one and key to get it to start?
Hi there. In most cases, when this service is completed, an error code is stored in the ECU. However, it's possible that something is not correctly connected, so it's best to have a professional mechanic come to your location and...
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My hazard light came on by itself in my car I have a 98 lexus GS300 all other lights working it went off for a while but came back
Hello, This may suggest you have an internal wiring problem, a short or possibly a faulty flasher relay that may be causing your hazard lights to come on intermittently. The flasher is an electrical component that allows the lights to...

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