Lexus ES300 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Lexus ES300
Lexus ES300 Problems
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.
On higher mileage vehicles, an engine misfire may develop and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failed ignition coil. It is not uncommon to replace all the coils when the first one fails in order to prevent return trips to the repair shop.
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 their oil every 3,000 miles did not experience these problems. This sludge build up can lead to excessive oil consumption.
Lexus ES300 Questions
The check engine light does NOT come on when when I turn the ignition on. I tried pulling the codes but I keep getting an error message. I replaced the ECU, crank, and cam senors. The car is not getting any spark.
The check engine light does come on when when I turn the ignition on. I tried pulling the codes but I keep getting an error message. I replaced the ECU, crank, and cam senors. The car is not getting any spark.
new starter, ignition switch, battery. checked fuses pertains to ignition.
Lexus ES300 Recalls
Lexus ES300 Reviews
My car will not accelerate after 30 minutes it gets hot and I have to let it sit for some days. What will cause your car not to accelerate?
Great car. Just passed 227,000 miles. Luxurious ride, quiet and peaceful. Hope it hopes indefinitely.
Bought my 2002 ES300 instead of a car I went to purchase in Florida. Had 75,000 miles on it when I bought it 3 years ago....now has 92,000 miles. Great car except for the lousy Dunlop tires they had on it so I changed to Kumho's and it now rides like a dream! Only trouble I had with the car is because it came from Florida to NJ the engine seal started to leak. Brought it to mechanic and he ...