1997 Lexus LS400 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1997 Lexus LS400

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1997 Lexus LS400 is between $392 and $479 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1997 Lexus LS400
scores in the least expensive range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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The motor for the rear window sunshade in the Lexus LS400 is known to fail. When this occurs, the sunshade will not extend over the window, and a grinding noise is heard until the motor fails as we...
Overall (5 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
July 25, 2013
1997 Lexus LS400
Update to my previous review Visitor, San Jose, CA, October 30, 2011 13:44 298,500 miles and rising. Original engine and transmission. I just changed the timing belt again (interference engine...
October 30, 2011
1997 Lexus LS400
I bought this car at a car auction in 2000. It had 86,000 miles on it. I now have over 259,000 miles on it and it runs like a champ. I use a full synthetic oil combined with Lucas Oil Stabilizer, a...
March 25, 2011
1997 Lexus LS400
HELLO this car has been a great investment .225k .still runnign strong.