Lexus LS400 Timing Belt Replacement at your home or office.

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Timing Belt Replacement Estimate for Lexus LS400

Lexus LS400 Timing Belt Replacement costs $794 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$762 to $864
Labor: $420 -$480
Parts: $342 -$384
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$1261 to 1345
Average Shop price
$943 to 996
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1999 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1180.96Shop/Dealer Price$1520.10 - $2202.49
1990 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1163.72Shop/Dealer Price$1468.21 - $2081.17
1993 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1163.72Shop/Dealer Price$1480.93 - $2103.43
1998 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1180.96Shop/Dealer Price$1538.36 - $2234.45
1992 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1103.72Shop/Dealer Price$1411.33 - $2026.64
2000 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1180.96Shop/Dealer Price$1487.59 - $2145.60
1995 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1103.72Shop/Dealer Price$1417.48 - $2037.40
1996 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1187.68Shop/Dealer Price$1511.82 - $2186.74
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What is the Timing Belt all about?

The timing belt is a rubber belt located in the engine compartment behind the drive belts. Its job is to keep the crankshaft in sync with the camshaft(s), ensuring the proper timing and operation of the engine valves and therein, the engine.

Timing Belt

Keep in mind:

  • When replacing a timing belt, also replace the water pump, tensioner, and pulleys.
  • If the pulleys and tensioners should fail after only replacing the belt, it can cause valve or piston damage and lead to more expensive repairs, in order to have the engine run properly. It is therefore essential to replace the whole set.
  • We only replace the water pump if it is driven by the timing belt (true for 60% of the cars).

How it's done:

  • Remove accessories needed to gain access to engine timing cover.
  • Remove engine timing cover, inspect timing belt and pulleys for needed parts.
  • Remove and replace timing belt, water pump, pulleys, and tensioners.
  • Reinstall timing cover and all removed parts.
  • Start engine and check for proper engine operation and engine timing, as well as for cooling system leaks.

Our recommendation:

Follow the maintenance schedule provided by the manufacturer and replace the timing belt as recommended. The timing belt drives the water pump in 60% of the cars. The labor cost of replacing the water pump is significantly higher than the cost of the pump. While replacing the timing belt, it is cost effective to replace the water pump. We highly recommend replacing the timing belt pulleys and tensioners. The tensioner applies pressure to the timing belt keeping it tight, while the pulleys keep the timing belt in line. These components are sealed units that contain bearings (they cannot be lubricated on a regular basis). The bearings wear out over time and may seize, causing the timing belt to come off, which can cause major internal engine damage.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Timing Belt?

  • Abnormal squeaking coming from the timing cover area.
  • If the timing belt breaks, the car will not start.

How important is this service?

Ignoring the replacement of a timing belt as a part of scheduled maintenance, could result in major engine failure down the road. You should not wait for your timing belt to break, it must be serviced regularly.

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Peter

40 years of experience
972 reviews
Peter
40 years of experience
Another outstanding service by Pete. Replaced timing Belt, water pump, tensioner and pulleys. Wish I had such a high caliber mechanic all my life.
1998 LEXUS LS400 - TIMING BELT - ARIZONA CITY, ARIZONA

Scott

33 years of experience
434 reviews
Scott
33 years of experience
Scott was professional and friendly and did a fantastic job I have to say your mechanic is now my mechanic from now on
1996 LEXUS LS400 - TIMING BELT - PHOENIX, ARIZONA

Jeff

30 years of experience
438 reviews
Jeff
30 years of experience
Great mechanic!
1992 LEXUS LS400 - TIMING BELT - SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA

Dan

36 years of experience
573 reviews
Dan
36 years of experience
1992 LEXUS LS400 - TIMING BELT - LILBURN, GEORGIA
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1999 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1180.96Shop/Dealer Price$1520.10 - $2202.49
1990 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1163.72Shop/Dealer Price$1468.21 - $2081.17
1993 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1163.72Shop/Dealer Price$1480.93 - $2103.43
1998 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1180.96Shop/Dealer Price$1538.36 - $2234.45
1992 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1103.72Shop/Dealer Price$1411.33 - $2026.64
2000 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1180.96Shop/Dealer Price$1487.59 - $2145.60
1995 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1103.72Shop/Dealer Price$1417.48 - $2037.40
1996 Lexus LS400V8-4.0LService typeTiming Belt ReplacementEstimate$1187.68Shop/Dealer Price$1511.82 - $2186.74
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