2006 Lexus GS300 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Lexus GS300

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2006 Lexus GS300 Problems

Violent Downshifting

When braking in automatic mode, the car has a strong jolt @ 15 and 5 MPH. Lexus is stating new transmission and new transmission computer, also new rear O2 sensors. for a grand total of $7200.

Check Engine Light Due to EVAP System Fault

The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an EVAP system fault. These faults are commonly EVAP canister or gas cap related. Our technicians recommend diagnosing the stored fault codes before replacing any components.

Type Noise from One of Both Front Seats

A squeak type noise may be noted from one or both front seats. Squeaks can be caused by contact between the seat track locating pins and the vehicle floor pan. Our technicians tell us the repair involves removing some of the seat locating pins.

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2006 Lexus GS300 Questions

170000 mi-high whistle sound when idle,shift or drive.No codes or warning lights (1 answer)

I've always heard a humming sound when driving but it appeared to be a normal sound but last night it became much louder and it is a whiny high pitch sound coming from under the hood when I am idling, shifting or driving. We also noticed some noise when we turn the wheel. There are no error c...

is it hard to change a starter on a awd (1 answer)

is it hard to change a starter on a awd

Is there special gas cap needed to buy or any cap will die when changing out to try to fix lights on dash (1 answer)

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2006 Lexus GS300 Recalls

Potential Fuel Leak

Due to the remnants of anti-corrosion plating, a fuel leak may develop from where the fuel pressure sensor is attached to the fuel delivery pipe. Any fuel leak always increases the risk of a fire. Dealers will clean and reseal the area of the fuel pressure sensor to correct this concern.


Accelerator Pedal May Become Stuck in Open Throttle Position

The plastic pad embedded in the floor carpet may interfere with the operation of the accelerator pedal. As a result, it may become stuck in a partially open position. A stuck accelerator can result in unintended vehicle speed, increasing the risk of a crash. Dealers will modify the plastic pad in the floor carpet. No owner notification schedule has be set at this time.

A Fuel Leak Can Develop at the Fuel Pressure Sensor Connection

The fuel pressure sensor monitors fuel pressure for optimum engine performance and emission controls. Lexus has found that some of these sensors can loosen from the fuel line, which may cause the sealing gasket to leak fuel. To prevent this from occurring in the future, your Lexus dealer will ensure that these sensors are properly fastened. No schedule of owner notification is available at this time.

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