2002 Lexus ES300 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Lexus ES300
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2002 Lexus ES300 ProblemsEngine Stall or Low Idle Due to Debris in Idle Air Control Valve
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.
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.
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.
2002 Lexus ES300 QuestionsCan I use an ECM and engine from a 2002 ES in a 1998 ES? Are all parts interch? (1 answer)
2002 was in an accident, 1998 needs new engine amd ECM. I believe the 2002 ECM and engine are ok. I want to swap them out. Is this possible? Do I need key from 1998? Do I need to change out ignition key holder?
the lights work good but the starter will not even click when I turn the key