1996 Lexus SC400 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Lexus SC400

1996 Lexus SC400 Problems

Check Engine Light Due to EVAP System Failure

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.

Heating 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.

Dashboard Gauges May Have LED Problems

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.

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1996 Lexus SC400 Questions

can not Find location of the MAP sens. (1 answer)

manifold absolute pressure sensor, I can not locate in my repair manual and am having no success locating on the internet. Where can I find this sensor please

I would like to know why is the needed of odometer reading does not working (1 answer)

Why did my heater stop working? (2 answers)

Well the display has always been dim since the day I got it,but it went out completely won't power on completely dead?

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1996 Lexus SC400 Recalls

Recall 98V016000
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 Reviews

This awesome car was a gift from a fellow at our church. I am a senior and need help a nd advice thank you.

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