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1996 Lexus SC400

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1996 Lexus SC400 Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

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.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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 SC400 Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, February 9, 1998

Summary: 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 SC400 Questions and Answers

sc400, 1996 Lexus SC400, 4.0L V8, Salt Lake City, UT

Today an independent ASE certified mechanic told me that
I've never had my spark plugs or wiring harness changed.
My 15 year old Lexus drives like a dream at 122K and has had
regular mainte...

leo MULKEY JR., 1996 Lexus SC400, 4.0L V8, Nashville, TN

i changed three catilytic converters.new plugs.it will not get over 35 mph.converter gets red hot.

efmitch, 1996 Lexus SC400, 4.0L V8, Medford, MA

the LCD screen for a/c control systen lights up but there are no messages showing on screen nor do any sysytems a/c, heat, defrost...work

efmitch, 1996 Lexus SC400, 4.0L V8, Medford, MA

LCD screen lights up but no text.

macclarence6, 1996 Lexus SC400, 4.0L V8, Potwin, KS

car will not backup in reverse gear but works well in forward gears.

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1996 Lexus SC400 Reviews

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