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 Problems
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.
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.
2002 Lexus ES300 Questions
I've never used this mechanic before and don't know if all the work was performed. Is there a way to check if the valve cover was replaced.
I was on the expressway my Oil light came on, I put the car in Nutral it started, after few miles it died and It won't start now. I put oil in it still won't start
I was just cleaning and didn't know any better, I was told can't push throttle blade back manually. Since then rpm had changed and engine dies out, is this the cause of irregular rpm and engine cutting off. How or what needs to be done for this to calibrate to its original position. I was...
2002 Lexus ES300 Recalls
2002 Lexus ES300 Reviews
Great car. Just passed 227,000 miles. Luxurious ride, quiet and peaceful. Hope it hopes indefinitely.
Bought my 2002 ES300 instead of a car I went to purchase in Florida. Had 75,000 miles on it when I bought it 3 years ago....now has 92,000 miles. Great car except for the lousy Dunlop tires they had on it so I changed to Kumho's and it now rides like a dream! Only trouble I had with the car is because it came from Florida to NJ the engine seal started to leak. Brought it to mechanic and he ...
Bought the 2002 es300 with 7K in 2004. This car hasn't cost a cent except maintenance. I'm serious about keeping a car in good shape. Had the timing belt and water pump, plugs, trans flush done at a dealer in arkansas. This was at 90K. It has 93K on it now. I'd like a newer one but this thing is no doubt the best car for luxury, ride, milage that I've ever owned. I quit g.m. in 1998 after havin...