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1997 Lexus LX450 Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the 1997 Lexus LX450 based on complaints from actual vehicle owners. We'll tell you what the problem is and what it'll take to fix it.

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Known Problems

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with code P0441 and/or P0446 stored. Our technicians tell us these faults are commonly caused by a faulty charcoal canister or sticking EVAP system purge vacuum switching valve, Proper diagnoses will be required to determine the exact cause of the fault.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a stored code P0116, Indicating a fault with the engine coolant temperature sensor circuit. Replacement of the Powertrain control module with an updated computer may be required to correct this problem.