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1997 Lexus ES300 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Lexus ES300

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Lexus ES300 is between $381 and $466 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1997 Lexus ES300
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$424
Annual Repair Cost
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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...
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.  
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 th...
Get any pressure to the brake and no peddle.what could be wrong and how do I fix it?
Jump started many times with old battery and installed a new battery 2 different times
Just purchased the car, hoping it would be a reliable choice, now day 3, I hear a revving sound w...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE STEERING WHEEL SET NUT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SUFFICIEN...
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
November 10, 2010
1997 Lexus ES300
issues with the EVAP suspension and steering
March 10, 2009
1997 Lexus ES300
My 1992 Lexus ES300 was the real champ. It achieved 249,850 miles before I sold it. The biggest cost items for that car were the front and rear seals, which eventually wear out and the timing bel...