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2000 Lexus GS400

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2000 Lexus GS400 Problems

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

A creaking type noise may develop from the front suspension when driving over uneven road surfaces. Our technicians recommend inspection of the front sway bar bushings for deterioration and related hardware for correct tightness.

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.

2000 Lexus GS400 Questions and Answers

vuddysr, 2000 Lexus GS400, 4.0L V8, Hephzibah, GA

It seems to happen every two or three days. I have to reset radio and clock. Sometimes its working and other times its not. also I hear rapid clicking sounds in dash area.

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2000 Lexus GS400 Reviews

Bought mine with 82K four years ago, she can purr like a kitten or scream like a tiger at 130K with no problems. You have to keep an eye on the ball joints and the oxygen sensors go at about 115K. Oh yeah, I only run synthetic AMS oil in my rig.
Awesome engine!!!! It can creap through town or scream down the highway.
And these engines have increadible torque at about 2,200 -2,500 rpm's.
Sounds real nice just idling with that dual exhaust V8 rumble.

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