The Check Engine Light may illuminate because a component of the oxygen sensor stops working. As a result the engine computer is unable to determine the proper ratio of air to fuel for the engine. Replacing the failed oxygen sensor should correct this concern.Google+
Car Problem Reports
Lexus ES300 Check Engine Light Due to Failed Oxygen Sensor Component
Lexus ES300 Problem
Average Mileage: 149,023 mi (16,584 mi - 283,700 mi)
Visitor, 1995 Lexus ES300, 160,000 mi
Check Engine Light due to oxygen sensor 1, bank 1. Ordered original factory part for $180 and replaced it in 30 min.
Visitor, 1993 Lexus ES300, 160,000 mi
burning n smelling of fuel n oxegine lot of smoke n car is cutting out when idling
Visitor, 1997 Lexus ES300, 90,000 mi
Light came on, brought to mechanic and was put on diagnostic machine, cost $95 was told it needs a new gas cap $35 and the next same the light came back on. Has been on mostly, sometimes goes off, but rarely
Visitor, 1998 Lexus ES300, 160,000 mi
check engine line on due to failure of one of threee oxygen sensors.
Visitor, 1994 Lexus ES300, 248,000 mi
Check Engine Light on
was dignosed as bad ox sensor. Car has three of them. Changed the one at exhaust manifold. Solved problem.
Visitor, 1999 Lexus ES300, 126,000 mi
the oxygen sensors had been replaced, but the #3 sensor had been replaced with a #2. Had to have #3 replaced with correct sensor.
Visitor, 1993 Lexus ES300, 201,000 mi
Had dealer reset the check engine light.
Ordered replacement parts going to try DIY
Wish me luck!
Visitor, 1998 Lexus ES300, 204,000 mi
Check engine light came on, both sensors went bad. Replaced with OEM sensors.
Visitor, 1997 Lexus ES300, 150,000 mi
First my check engine light came on so read the coad it said O2 sensor 2 out of 3 got bed so replaced the 2 and drive car for month or so and light came on again so this time it was third sensor so replaced it. light was reseted and then after a week later check engine light came on again. Now i am really tired any help on this concer will be really helpfull.