2002 Lexus LS430 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2002 Lexus LS430

2002 Lexus LS430 Problems

Vehicles equipped with premium Mark Levinson stereo may experience no sound or volume that goes to maximum level by itself. An improved amplifier is available to rectify this problem.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate due to an O2 sensor heater fault. Most commonly the affected O2 sensor will need to be replaced to correct this concern.

When filling the fuel tank, the fuel nozzle may click off before the tank is full. Our technicians tell us a revised fuel filler neck is available which may correct this concern.

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2002 Lexus LS430 Questions

Since about a year after the car was new, a foul odor appears when the heater comes on. Tried changing Cabin Filters, spraying a lemon deodorizer into vents, dealer has did there fresh air treatment a # of times, I dusted the cabin filters with baking soda, I tried putting the heater on high-run ...

The VSC light won't go off when I press the button. Nor will the cruise control engage when I press it

The system is in general working OK but the Front Nearside sensor is continuously showing the red bar. Can I fix this or can it just be ignored?

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2002 Lexus LS430 Reviews

Excellent vehicle. I have had this vehicle since 2002. The maintenance is neglible. The brakes had to be changed once. Other than that tires, batteries and oil change is the only other maintenance expense. it is hard to like any other car after you ride this car. Very very quiet. I have 90000 miles on the car.

Incredible vehicle. Have run regular gas in it since we bought it with 37,000 miles in 2006. Now has 110,000 miles on it and no hint of any engine problems. Gets 26-28 mpg on the highway. Only problem was worn out hydraulic arms for trunk that made the trunk lid a guillotine. Had to complain to Toyota to get them replaced, I was surprised at how dishonest the Lexus dealer was in acknowled...

Very satisfied with the performance of this car since 2005

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