2004 Lexus LS430 Repair and Maintenance
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2004 Lexus LS430 ProblemsVolume Control Problems With Premiun Stereo System
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.
Poor quality low speed transmission shifting may be noted. Our technicians tell us updated transmission software is available which may 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.
2004 Lexus LS430 QuestionsHeavy steering feel. (1 answer)
Steering seems much heavier than I would expect in a Lexus. Car has the "Sport suspension" not sure if that has anything to do with it. Tires inflated properly etc. 72 K on the car. Fluid topped up.
I had no error codes prior to having new Michelin tires installed at Sams Club. Immediately after, CHECK VSC, TRAC OFF, and the RED EXCLAMATION point lights came on. Had a local repair shop read codes. Indicates YAW RATE SENSOR CALIBRATION, STEERING ANGLE, and several other codes. Google search i...
2004 Lexus LS430 RecallsCertain Airbags May Not Deploy as Expected
On 133 vehicles, certain airbag inflators were assembled with an insufficient amount of the heating agents necessary for proper airbag deployment. In the event of a crash, if the airbag does not deploy as expected, the risk of injury will increase. Dealers will replace only the suspect airbags to correct this concern. The Toyota recall number is 60B. The Lexus recall number is 6LB.