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Lexus ES300 Check Engine Light and Lack of Power Due to Failed Mass Air Flow Sensor

Lexus ES300 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

Average Mileage: 121,000 mi (89,000 mi - 161,000 mi)


The Check Engine Light may illuminate because the mass air flow sensor sends incorrect information to the engine control computer. This can cause a loss of power on acceleration. A failed mass air flow sensor will require replacement.