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Wheel fell off car
Hi. It sounds like your lug nuts came loose and caused the wheel to fall off. I would recommend having a technician come out from YourMechanic and inspect the front end on the car for damage and repair it as...
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I have a 1998 lexus gs4oo. I was driving it, and all of a sudden it started to die on me, it didn't die all of a sudden ,it kinda
There are a couple of sensors in your car that regulate the flow of fuel and air into the car's engine. One is called a mass air flow sensor. This regulates the air flow into the car's engine to make...
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low idle around 400 rpms
This generation of Lexus GS models has a known issue for this and can often be corrected by cleaning the throttle body. I would also recommend testing the MAF (Mass Air Flow sensor) as well as this can lead to...
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After valve cover gasket replacement, compressor broke
Hi there. Thanks for writing in about your 2000 Lexus GS400. Compressors can go bad due to oil saturation. It is likely that the technician spilled additional oil on the compressor when replacing the valve cover. The technician may have...
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2000 Lexus GS400 has new battery, but will not start
Hello. Thanks for writing in about your 2000 Lexus GS400. There are various reasons for a car not to start. The best way to determine what component is causing this is by having a technician scan the VSC (vehicle stability...
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Fobs replaced with new, but stopped working
Hello. I believe the key fob chip is the problem. Since the other parts on the key failed first, it is likely that the chip wasn't too far behind. Replacing the chip in the fob should fix your problem. I...
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Sunroof closes half-way unless it lifts first
Hello. The sunroof tracks and motor more than likely just need to be synchronized on your 1998 Lexus GS400. This is known as the sunroof relearning procedure. If you would like to have this done, a qualified technician from YourMechanic...
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After tune up, alternator ruined by oil leak
Hello. The issue you are having is likely a ground wire fault that keeps blowing the fuse. Fuses blow when there is too much current for The ground circuit to release. Electricity is energy. Energy can't be created or destroyed,...
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Traction Control System
As you know, the VSC light relates to the vehicle stability control system otherwise known as the traction control system. The traction control system monitors the steering stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has been detected....
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I got into a accident and I want to know what the part is called that I have to fix
Hi there. Unfortunately, we can't download images on this Q & A section. If you've damaged your vehicle during an accident, it's always best to let your insurance company inspect the car to see what is damaged first.
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What are the Torque specs for a inner tie rod
The torque specification for the lock nut is 41 foot pounds. The specification for the ball joint end is 64 foot pounds.
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High pitched whistle sound
It sounds like you may be having an issue with your suspension or brakes on the passenger rear side of the vehicle. I would recommend a brakes and suspension inspection be performed on your vehicle by a qualified professional to...
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check engine light, ABS and ABS off lights on after starter replacement, many c02, c12 and p03 codes, any ideas?
Hi there. It sounds like there is a wiring issue; pinched, pulled, or loose, or an intake leak. A good visual inspection first may uncover possible causes; loose connectors, broken connectors, broken wires, loose wires, exposed wires, etc... The ABS...

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