Lexus Problems

RepairPal has identified the most common problems with the Lexus as reported by 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

A clicking type noise may be noted from the rear of the vehicle while driving. Our technicians tell us that revised rear coil springs are available which may correct this concern.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with five EVAP system related fault codes stored. Our technicians tell us this is generally caused by a faulty EVAP system pump module, which is an integral part of the charcoal canister. A revised canister is available to correct this concern.

The sunroof may not close correctly or jam due to alignment issues. Our technicians tell us a wind deflector kit is available to correct this issue.

Harsh shifting of the automatic transmission between 2nd and 3rd gears may be noted. Our technicians tell us this can often be corrected by updating the software in the transmission control module (TCM).

A squeak type noise may develop from the rear brakes. Our technicians tell us revised brake pads are available to correct this concern.

Hybrid vehicles may notice a rocking or surging feeling at freeway speeds of 70mph. Our technicians tell us new software is available for the hybrid powertrain control module to correct this concern.

A creaking type noise may develop from the front suspension when driving over uneven road surfaces. Our technicians recommend inspection of the front sway bar bushings for deterioration and related hardware for correct tightness.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with stored codes P0133 and/or P0153. These may be "false" codes which can be corrected by reprogramming the powertrain control module (PCM) with upgraded software.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate on vehicles with an automatic transmission, with codes P0751, P2714, or P0894 stored. Our technicians tell us these may be "false" codes. Revised powertrain control module (PCM) is available to correct this concern.

The air conditioning switch may flash due a faulty AC compressor clutch relay. The AC operation may be erratic while the light is flashing. Our technicians tell us an improved relay is available which should correct this concern.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with a stored code P2742 for a transmission fluid temperature sensor fault. Our technicians tell us a revised wiring harness is available which should correct this concern.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with any of the following codes stored: P0171, P0174, P2195, or P2197, signifying a lean running condition. Our technicians tell us this is commonly caused by a faulty air fuel ratio sensor. A revised sensor is available to correct this concern.

The airbag warning light may illuminate whit code B0111 and/or B0116 stored. Our technicians tell us the an updated wiring harness is available which should correct this concern.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with EVAP system related fault codes. Our technicians tell us this can be due to a gas cap issue, a revised gas cap is available which should correct this concern.

The Check Engine Light may illuminate with codes P0171 and/or P0174 due to a lean running engine. Symptoms may include: Hesitation on acceleration, lack of power, and poor fuel mileage. This is commonly caused by a dirty mass airflow sensor. Our technicians tell us the sensor may be cleaned using an approved cleaner but replacement is often required to correct this issue.