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1998 Lexus ES300 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1998 Lexus ES300

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1998 Lexus ES300 is between $381 and $466 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1998 Lexus ES300
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$424
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Debris can get into the idle air control valve. This will restrict the air flow into the engine, causing idle speed and/or stalling when cold. The valve can be cleaned or replaced to correct this...
Intermittent failure of a purge control valve in the evaporative emission system can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. A failed valve should be replaced to correct this problem.  
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 th...
It works for a few minutes and then goes blank again
turns over fine everything works inside. No check engine light.
blows fuse after a few minutes of what appears to be normal ops
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE STEERING WHEEL SET NUT MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SUFFICIEN...
Overall (7 Reviews)
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Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
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November 07, 2014
1998 Lexus ES300
I purchased my 1998 Lexus ES300 in 2000 as a lease return with 50,000 miles on it and have had a wonderful experience with this car. I still have the original engine and transmission with 455,000 ...
November 09, 2011
1998 Lexus ES300
1998 Lexus ES300 I bought the ES300 new in 1998 with 22 miles on it when it left the showroom. It now has 479,800 miles on it. The transmission was replaced at 370,000 miles with a used one. The c...
August 15, 2011
1998 Lexus ES300
My mother bought this 1998 ES300 as a "certified pre owned" from Oxnard Lexus, I now own the car and I have to say that it is the best car I have ever had. I replaced an O2 sensor today ($300.00) a...