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Check engine light comes on - code says that the engine is heating too slowly.

my heater fan is stuck on low.is this a bad relay? how doi checkit?

At what mileage should I have the transmission fluid flushed? Me Lex has 72,000 miles and as far as I know has never had the fluid changed. I don't want to push because I LOVE this car!

My Lexus is overheating within 15 minutes of running the engine. I think the water pump is not working and needs to
be replaced. The car has over 250,000 miles on it. Is the
water pump easy to replace? Where can I get a set of instructions to do this job myself?

Tried to start car this morning and would not start. There was a single click only. Pulled out starter, it tested good. Battery is a few months old, could it possibly be bad? Voltage was over 12 volts at starter terminal. Plug to cylinoid also showed 12 volts when tested. What is the next thing I should check?

Car only has 30,000 miles on it even though it is 11 years old. Does it need a new timing belt?

Car only has 30,0000 miles on it even though it is 11 years old. does it need a new timing belt because of the age of the car?

sand and paint rear bumper, and paint front bumper

I was driving in street traffic. Car suddenly loses acceleration while in drive. Acts like it's in idle when I depress accelerator. Tow driver said he's never seen an ES300 do this...towed it to Lexus dealership, waiting to hear their diagnosis and estimate for repair.

I have a 95 lexus for only a few months and then the engine blew out, Triple A told me it would cost about 1800 bucks to repair, is this a fare price?? get back to me RP fam.

Needs a Tune Up where should I go & how much will it cost? The car has 90,000 miles on I need to know the best place & best cost for a tune up?

Car has been sitting for months and last time I drove it ran great. It fires right up and runs good buy after it warms up it starts to misfire or rough idle
any ideas?

the door will not open from the outside but will from the inside on the drivers side

brought car for a local dealership here in arlington,texas which the dealer brought from a renter car com. in florida. i kept up with oil changes and other maintenace even drover car to south texas this past may 2010 no problems until last week 11-26-2010 the car stop on my wife while she was driven to work. car never started up since. had a cert.lexus mach.dign. and was determined that engine was badly maintain due from lack of oil changes. i do have my domon my oil changes so please help me with a number to asst. me with this repair iam on disabillity and can use what have cause i this love this car

AT TIMES THE EMERGENCY BRAKE LIGHT COMES ON FOR NO REASON, YOU CAN LIFT THE RELEASE AND AT TIMES THIS WILL MAKE IT GO OUT, OTHER TIMES NOT

I want to have my dash recovered/reupholstered. Must remove and take to auto upholster shop. Is this something the average person can do? Lexus dealer wants $800.00 to do it.

what are the torque settings for the transmission pan

Where is the cabin filter and what is best method for removal and replacement?

Someone from the car shop told me that I have to go to a dealer and repair the part.

What is the cost of part?

el auto camina bien en manual pero no en automatico y tiene una luz flasheando

two of the wires came loose from the crimp fitting provided by mfg., the old plug has white,black purple,grey. the new sensor has blue,white,&(2) black

check the fuse seems to be ok changed anyway but still not heat

On my 1992 Lexus ES300, the mileage indicator needle no longer lights (as well as the rpm indicator). The numbers (mph) light - but not the needle. I can only tell with difficulty how fast I am going. Also - the radio/AC/clock/display does not show - you can tell that some numbers are there, but you can't read them. This would seem to be a fuse issue?? Where are they located...I have no manual, as I bought the car used about 10 years ago. It only recently began to have this issue - I was told it would be very expensive to fix.

Just bought a 1998 Lexus ES300 test drove it and didn't hear any noises coming from transmission. A day later I'm hearing a noise that is hard to describe. It's not real loud, it sounds kinda like a vibration or a whine. It only makes the sound when I start to accelerate then it goes away once the car gets up to speed.

The temp gauge went up to the top two days ago. I let it sit and tried again. After a few minutes of driving, the temp gauge started to climb. I turned the heater to max, but it is not blowing very hot. I turned around to go home, and then the gauge went back down and the heat kicked in briefly. However, after 30 seconds or so, the gauge started climbing again and the air from the heater was not hot. Is this a thermostat issue?

The VSC on and off lights come on and stay along with the check engine lights?

Torn boot on left front axle.

MY TRUNK RELEASE BUTTON DOES NOT WORK. WHAT COULD BE THE PROBLEM? IS IT A FUSE THAT NEEDS TO BE REPLACED?

this usually happens once a month after a cold night. the dindows are down and the sunroof is opened, but the car is still locked

is the starter bad or could it be somsthing else.