2000 Lexus GS400 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2000 Lexus GS400

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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.

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.

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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. So...

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