1996 Lexus LS400 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Lexus LS400

1996 Lexus LS400 Problems

Higher Mileage Cars May Develop Noises in Front Suspension

Higher mileage cars can develop creaking and groaning noises in the front suspension, particularly when coming to a quick stop. Inspection and replacement of any worn parts should correct this concern.

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1996 Lexus LS400 Questions

Whydoes my 96ls400 start to run hot after airconditioner is running (1 answer)

Why does my 96 ls 400 start to run hot after running my air conditioner

Service light came on, it's a round circle with 3 little lines on each sides (1 answer)

Service indicator light came on. Can you tell me what it means? It's a red circle with 3 little lines on each side.

what causes a loss of mostly all electrical functions inside the vehicle? (1 answer)

On the dash the battery indicator light stays on. The car starts up but will not shift into park or neutral. I have headlights but no brake lights,tail lights or signal lights. On the inside nothing works(i.e. ac/heater, radio, windows, mirrors, seats, instrument panel is blacked out as well as t...

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1996 Lexus LS400 Recalls

Recall 98V016000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO IMPROPER ASSEMBLY OF THE TERMINAL FOR THE STARTER MOTOR MAGNETIC SWITCH, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT CAN OCCUR IF ELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE LIQUID, SUCH AS ROAD SPLASH WITH DEICING SALT, ENTERS THIS AREA.

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1996 Lexus LS400 Reviews

ihave a broken wire in wire loom from ecm module to #6 injector how do i run bypass wire.
watch for valve seal leak over 180000, suspension issues ie tie rods and strut adjustments or repairs
Overall great Car! I had to replace the tensioner pulley housing along with new belt. Parts are EXPENSIVE...but with regulary scheduled maintenance and oil changes...it'll last forever!

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