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Lexus SC400 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Lexus SC400

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Lexus SC400 is between $412 and $503 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Lexus Repair Estimates
Car
Service
Price
1999 Lexus SC400 Service Detail: Front, One Side
ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement
$234 - $280
1993 Lexus SC400 Location: Both Sides
Valve Cover Gasket Replacement
$513 - $789
1995 Lexus SC400 Service Detail: Upper & Lower, Both
Radiator Hose Replacement
$295 - $382
1995 Lexus SC400
Catalytic Converter Replacement
$819 - $3501
1992 Lexus SC400 Location: Both Sides
Axle/Half Shaft Replacement - Rear
$502 - $1027

Lexus SC400 Problems

Dashboard Gauges May Be Hard to See Due to LED Problems

There are reports of LED problems in the dashboard gauges. The lights burn out, making the gauges difficult to see at night, and require replacement.

Heating and AC Control May Fail Intermintently

There are reports of intermittent failures with the heating and air conditioning control. The digital display might fail or the control might fail to switch between heater functions.

Check Engine Light Due to EVAP System Failure

Occasionally, the Check Engine Light is illuminated due to failures in the evaporative emission (EVAP) system. Our technicians tell us that proper diagnoses is generally required to confirm the exact fault causing the warning light to come on.

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Lexus SC400 Questions

Car won't start. Battery is good. Makes clicking sound when key is turns on. (1 answer)

Engine will not crank or turn over

Help me please! Can't get the car to shift out of park after it started. (2 answers)

Have a Lexus SC400. Its been sitting for awhile. Seen a couple videos figured it might be a fuse l. Can someone help me out?

Start up issues (1 answer)

The car will start when its cold, other times the car will not start..but it will turn over like it wants to start and die out. Then after several attempts to start the car it idles and runs great?It never has not started. Someone told me that it could be the gas that I buy?

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Lexus SC400 Recalls

Recall 98V016000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO IMPROPER ASSEMBLY OF THE TERMINAL FOR THE STARTER MOTOR MAGNETIC SWITCH, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT CAN OCCUR IF ELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE LIQUID, SUCH AS ROAD SPLASH WITH DEICING SALT, ENTERS THIS AREA.
Recall 92V046000
THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE/TRACTION CONTROL COMPUTER LOGIC PROGRAM WAS INCOMPLETE, RESULTING IN THE TRAPPING OF BRAKE FLUID PRESSURE IN THE REAR BRAKE LINES. FAILURE TO RELEASE THE REAR BRAKE LINE PRESSURE CAUSES A CONDITION WHERE BRAKE PEDAL APPLICATION RESULTS IN ACTIVATION OF THE FRONT BRAKE ONLY, AN...

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Lexus SC400 Reviews

Love this car although purchased a Honda Civic recently to get better gas mileage the Lexus SC is best car ever owned. I moved here to California in 1998 purchased my Lexus when lived in St, Louis bought used of '94 with 18k miles. Car is very excellent no issues or problems ever had out of it. Comfortable, smooth ride and nice still no paint rust got regular oil changes and routine maintenance...
This awesome car was a gift from a fellow at our church. I am a senior and need help a nd advice thank you.
I love my sc400 I have 215k+ miles on it and it still runs and drives like a brand new car

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