1992 Lexus ES300 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1992 Lexus ES300

1992 Lexus ES300 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to Failed EVAP Purge Control Valve

Intermittent failure of a purge control valve in the evaporative emission system can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. A failed valve should be replaced to correct this problem.

 

Ignition Coil May Fail After 100,000 Miles

On higher mileage vehicles, an engine misfire may develop and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failed ignition coil. It is not uncommon to replace all the coils when the first one fails in order to prevent return trips to the repair shop.

Debris in Idle Air Control Valve May Cause Engine Problems

Debris can get into the idle air control valve. This will restrict the air flow into the engine, causing idle speed and/or stalling when cold. The valve can be cleaned or replaced to correct this concern.

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1992 Lexus ES300 Questions

Blinking AC light how to change AC relay where is the magnetic CL where is the magnetic CLT relay light is still blinking (1 answer)

AC light blinking not getting cold I change one relay so far underhood sis AC still blinking what to do next and does it have that magnet CL Magneton CLT relay Onnit

Does it have a relay switch for the AC and the Magnetic CLT relay and where are they both located (1 answer)

How to troubleshoot my engine not starting after a coolant hose was disconnected, and overheated the engine? (2 answers)

I was driving and noticed temp was on red, immediately pulled over, and shot the engine. Steam was coming out , and noticed the coolant hose was disconnected from air intake valve. I towed the car home, and next day connected the hose, added coolant, and checked for any visible issues, and found...

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1992 Lexus ES300 Recalls

Recall 94V039000
THE SECONDARY HOOD LATCH MECHANISM HAS A NARROW CLEARANCE BETWEEN INTERNAL PARTS WHICH, OVER TIME, ACCUMULATE DUST OR OTHER FOREIGN MATTER AND CAUSE THE LATCH TO NOT ENGAGE PROPERLY.

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1992 Lexus ES300 Reviews

i would like to know why this car has a problems with hard shifting that being an automatic
GREAT CAR THE BEST IVE EVER OWNED EVEN BETTER THAN MY 2009 LEXUS SC!!!!!!
My vehicle has an outrageous 220,000 mile. Despite this fact, the engine runs extremely quite and smooth when I first purchased this car in the summer of '07. Since then, I have had to repair the CV Joint, front and rear O2 sensor, retro-fit and repair the AC. Common problem that you will run into as I have and other owners of the same vehicle have had to repair is the dash light which will sta...

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