1996 Lexus LS400 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Lexus LS400
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1996 Lexus LS400 ProblemsHigher 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.
The problem was that when coming to a stop, I would get the sensation of letting a manual transmission car stop without engaging the clutch; i.e. a shuttering sensation. The diagnosis was that the shift solenoid "E" encased in the transmission was faulty (PO770). The problem is that this part has been replaced twice within a 12 month period leading me to believe there is something really wrong with the diagnosis, treatment and possibly the t...
1996 Lexus LS400 QuestionsWhydoes 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 indicator light came on. Can you tell me what it means? It's a red circle with 3 little lines on each side.
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...