2004 Lexus SC430 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Lexus SC430

2004 Lexus SC430 Problems

The electric trunk release may not function correctly. Our technicians tell us an additional ground wire can be added which should correct this concern.

A squeak type noise may be noted from one or both front seats. Squeaks can be caused by contact between the seat track locating pins and the vehicle floor pan. Our technicians tell us the repair involves removing some of the seat locating pins.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with stored codes P0133 and/or P0153. These may be "false" codes which can be corrected by reprogramming the powertrain control module (PCM) with upgraded software.

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2004 Lexus SC430 Questions

dealer won't do it since it's not from their lexus replacement key part inventory.

What needs to be done at the 60,000 miles tune-up?

The rubber/foam that holds and secures the movement of a cup in the cup holder, needs to be replaced in my 2004 lexus SC430. Where do I find that material? How do I replace it?

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2004 Lexus SC430 Recalls

This limited regional recall is for vehicles currently registered or first sold in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand air bag inflators. Upon deployment the driver and/or passenger airbag inflator could rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury. Dealers will replace the affected airbag inflator modules to correct this concern.

When deployed, excessive pressure can build in the passenger front airbag. This could cause the inflator to rupture, increasing the risk of personal injury to vehicle occupants. This recall affects both originally installed passenger front airbags as well as those that were installed as replacement service parts. Toyota and General Motors will replace the passenger front airbag inflator on their respective vehicles involved in this recall.

Airbags use a chemical reaction contained in an inflator module to create the pressure necessary to inflate the bags when deployment is required. These vehicles are being recalled because the front passenger airbag inflator may produce excessive internal pressure when deployed. As a result, the inflator module could rupture, causing metal fragments to strike vehicle occupants. Dealers will inspect and replace any defective passenger front airbag inflator module found.

 

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2004 Lexus SC430 Reviews

great car need more space in rear.

Overall fun car to drive.It is definitely not a family car! Well appointed, run flat tires provide a very stiff ride.

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