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1999 Lexus ES300 Problems

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Most Common 1999 Lexus ES300 Problems

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because a component of the oxygen sensor stops working. As a result the engine computer is unable to determine the proper ratio of air to fuel for the engine...
On higher mileage vehicles, an engine misfire may develop and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failed ignition coil. It is not uncommon to replace all the coils when the first one ...
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...
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0 Known 1999 Lexus ES300 Brakes Problems

0 Known 1999 Lexus ES300 Drive Train Problems

1 Known 1999 Lexus ES300 Electrical & Lights Problem

On higher mileage vehicles, an engine misfire may develop and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failed ignition coil. It is not uncommon to replace all the coils when the first one ...

4 Known 1999 Lexus ES300 Engine Problems

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...
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...
Drivers of the Lexus ES300 may notice excessive oil consumption between oil changes, even to the extent of the engine oil warning light displayed on the multi-function display. This issue is known...

3 Known 1999 Lexus ES300 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

The Check Engine Light may illuminate because a component of the oxygen sensor stops working. As a result the engine computer is unable to determine the proper ratio of air to fuel for the engine...
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.
The Check Engine Light may illuminate because the mass air flow sensor sends incorrect information to the engine control computer. This can cause a loss of power on acceleration. A failed mass air ...

0 Known 1999 Lexus ES300 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

1 Known 1999 Lexus ES300 Maintenance Problem

The 1993-2003 Lexus ES300 may start and stall, or start and run at very low engine speeds when the engine is cold. The issue is a failed or dirty idle air control valve. This valve is mounted und...

0 Known 1999 Lexus ES300 Miscellaneous Problems

0 Known 1999 Lexus ES300 Suspension & Steering Problems

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Known 1999 Lexus ES300 Problems & Complaints

On higher mileage vehicles, an engine misfire may develop and/or the Check Engine Light may illuminate due to a failed ignition coil. It is not uncommon to replace all the coils when the first one ...
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...
The Check Engine Light may illuminate because a component of the oxygen sensor stops working. As a result the engine computer is unable to determine the proper ratio of air to fuel for the engine...
Drivers of the Lexus ES300 may notice excessive oil consumption between oil changes, even to the extent of the engine oil warning light displayed on the multi-function display. This issue is known...
The Lexus ES300 has a known issue with the valves that if left unchecked, will cause burned valves and engine performance issues. The engine ‘breathes’ through valves that are pushed ...
The Check Engine Light may illuminate because the mass air flow sensor sends incorrect information to the engine control computer. This can cause a loss of power on acceleration. A failed mass air ...
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...
The 1993-2003 Lexus ES300 may start and stall, or start and run at very low engine speeds when the engine is cold. The issue is a failed or dirty idle air control valve. This valve is mounted und...
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