1996 Lexus SC300 Repair and Maintenance
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1996 Lexus SC300 ProblemsHeating and AC Control May Fail Intermintently
There are reports of intermittent failures with the heating and air conditioning control. The digital display might fail or the control might fail to switch between heater functions.
There are reports of LED problems in the dashboard gauges. The lights burn out, making the gauges difficult to see at night, and require replacement.
Occasionally, the Check Engine Light is illuminated due to failures in the evaporative emission (EVAP) system. Our technicians tell us that proper diagnoses is generally required to confirm the exact fault causing the warning light to come on.
1996 Lexus SC300 QuestionsMY SC300 GETS INTO THE GEAR BUT IT WON'T MOVE (1 answer)
AFTER AN UNEVENTFUL DRIVE 2 WEEKS EARLIER, I PARKED MY SC300 IN THE GARAGE. ALL ATTEMPTS TO DRIVE OUT OF THE GARAGE FAILED. THE CAR GETS INTO THE REVERSE GEAR BUT IT JUST WON'T DRIVE FORWARDS NOR BACKWARDS.
Changed egr valve vac Modulator and ox senors. I even changed gas cap.
My kid ran the car out of gas, we pushed it to the gas station and refueled it, and now it just turns over, sounds like it wants to start, but will not engage. Could the computer need to be reset, or could it be the starter?