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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1992 Lexus ES300

1992 Lexus ES300

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1992 Lexus ES300 Problems

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because a component of the oxygen sensor stops working. As a result the engine computer is unable to determine the proper ratio of air to fuel for the engine. Replacing the failed oxygen sensor should correct this concern.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

Sludge can build up in the engine because Lexus did not recommend frequent enough oil changes. Lexus will sometimes offer a discount on cleaning the engine if necessary. Owners who changed their oil every 3,000 miles did not experience these problems. This sludge build up can lead to excessive oil consumption.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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.
 

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because the mass air flow sensor sends incorrect information to the engine control computer. This can cause a loss of power on acceleration. A failed mass air flow sensor will require replacement.

1992 Lexus ES300 Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., March 11, 1994

Summary: 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 Questions and Answers

what do i do, 1992 Lexus ES300, Modesto, CA

my lexus started to overheat so i pulled over and ther was steam coming from the hood so i let it cool down for a while or until a tow truck came to bring me some water. as we were putting water in...

Gersh, 1992 Lexus ES300, Cleveland, OH

The cost of a new gasket for the oil pan is very cheap, but, for installing it, I was given an estimate of about $400.00. Is this
a fair estimate of the cost?

mike23, 1992 Lexus ES300, Manassas, VA

My lexus will hardly accelerate when it is still cold. After it warms up, it will start to shudder when I accelerate, usually around 45-50mph. I have had a bunch of work done of this car in the pas...

smitthaa, 1992 Lexus ES300, Broussard, LA

My lexus runs for about a minute and shuts off; Also when it's running gas comes out the exhaust(tail pipe)...
What could be wrong?????

juan1015, 1992 Lexus ES300, 3.0L V6, Anaheim, CA

I have a 1992 Lexus es300 that starts and drives fine, but after the engine has been running for about 30 min. The car begins to overheat. Do you have any ideas what the problem might be?
Thanks

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1992 Lexus ES300 Reviews

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 start fading and cost about $1000 to replace st a Lexus dealer (or don't drive at night or go with the flow of traffic). The head light mounts which always dry up and crack, thus your head lights always seem to go out, but just go to an auto parts store to get the replacement for about $5 a head light ($20 total for high and low beam).
(More to come, but I ran out of time)

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