1997 Lexus ES300 Q&A
1997 Lexus ES300 Question: engine sludge
what should be done to remove sludge buildup in engine - Visitor
There was a court settlement by Lexus regarding engine sludge a few years back; research it and you may come across the terms of the settlement. Hope it works for you. When your engine is clean use only synthetic oil. I have used Mobil1 synthetic in our 1997 es300 since 22,000 miles. It now has 98,000 plus and I have never had a problem. Good luck. - millerlm1
Sludge can build up in the engine because Lexus did not recommend frequent enough oil changes. Lexus will sometimes offer a discount on cleaning the engine if necessary. Owners who changed th...
...49, P0300, P0301, P0303, and P0305. My car has 122K miles; and I have just replaced all three oxygen sensors. The car drove beautifully for 2-3 miles after I replaced the sensors; then the lights came b...
How can I remove it?
I have the sludge build up that everyone is talking about. Is there any resolution through Lexus customer service. I took it to an outside garage and had it diagnosed. Used syn oil and had regul...