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Sporadic misfiring, check engine light on sometimes
Hello there. If there is no cylinder specific misfire codes, it may be a random misfire situation. Without the exact code, I cannot give a precise answer for your specific situation but can offer a possibilities. The most common causes...
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Traction control alarm goes off, brakes grab sometimes
Hello there. A few different faults could cause the traction control system to alarm. The most common would be a wheel speed sensor, wiring fault, or a failing traction control module. If you would like to have this checked, a...
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Car started vibrating a lot
Hello there. The LX470 does, in fact, take premium gasoline. When a lower octane is used such as 87 unleaded than there is a possibility for the engine to knock. In most cases, the vehicle's computer will adjust to the...
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Engine coil keeps going bad
Hello there. This is more of an uncommon issue. A few different faults could cause the coil packs to fail. Most common would be not replacing all the coils at once, a wiring fault, or an ignition fault. Since you...
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Hydraulic brake booster warning light and buzzer will sound after car has been sitting in extreme cold. Turns off after car warms 2004 Lexus LX470
Hi there - the brake booster, which also incorporates the high pressure brake pump for the anti-skid brakes, may have an electronic controller with a failing circuit board. This kind of failure behaves in the manner you describe - heat...
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Dealer told me to pull fuse to side mirrors as the motors will not stop even with car off. Drained the battery. After two hours I
It sounds like you may be having a problem with your power mirror switch. Most vehicles allow the power mirror switch to operate even with the engine off. A short in the power mirror switch would cause the system to...
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the timing belt was replaced at 102K miles but they didnt do the water pump. now has 125k miles and how much is it for water pump
If the water pump is not leaking, I would recommend replacing it when it begins to fail. If the water pump is part of the timing belt job and was not done, this will likely cost the same amount as...
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Hello Peter, this is my first time using this site so bare with me. I own a 1998 Lexus LX 470. Recently after starting up my car a
The noise sounds like you have a problem with the belt and belt tensioner. Have these checked to see if the tension on the belt is set correct and belt is too loose. You may also have a pulley that...

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