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Lexus SC430 Problem Reports
Most Reported Lexus SC430 Problem Reports
The electric trunk release may not function correctly. Our technicians tell us an additional ground wire can be added which should 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 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.
A squeak type noise may be noted from one or both front seats. Squeaks can be caused by contact between the seat track locating pins and the vehicle floor pan. Our technicians tell us the repair involves removing some of the seat locating pins.
Various user interface issues regarding GPS, radio system, and heater controls, along with bluetooth operation have been addressed with a software upgrade. Our technicians recommend that if you have issues with these systems, checking for the latest software should be the first step in diagnoses.
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.