Problem Description and Possible Solution
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.
Average mileage: 121,423 (56,388–161,000)
11 model years affected: 1992
, more1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
24 people reported this problem
Failed Mass air flow sensor. Lack of power on accelerating. Took it to a fly by night shop and it was there 3 weeks. So solution. I had it towed to a Lexus dealer and it was fixed in 2 days. Very expensive to fix. $1,400.