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Old 03-25-14, 12:30 PM   #1
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I hope someone can help me diagnose the problem with my wires 2007 Lexus GX470. The Check Engine light and the VSC Track/Off as well another light that looks like someone is driving there car drunk came on today. I took it to a repair shop and the read the codes. I have the following codes:

P 1441
C1201
C1223
C1241

First, is it safe to drive? Second, what is the indicating the problem is? Third, any way to fix this myself?

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Old 03-25-14, 12:33 PM   #2
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are you original owner. if not, is there one of those insurance trackers underneath.
also, wrong forum
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I would put this post in the GX470 section, you'll probably get better results there.
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Where is the GX470 section. I only see first and second generation in the GX model drop down?
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Where is the GX470 section. I only see first and second generation in the GX model drop down?
First gen is where you be long .
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Old 03-25-14, 05:50 PM   #6
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Where is the GX470 section. I only see first and second generation in the GX model drop down?
GX 470 = 1st gen
GX 460 = 2nd gen


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Hello all,

I hope someone can help me diagnose the problem with my wires 2007 Lexus GX470. The Check Engine light and the VSC Track/Off as well another light that looks like someone is driving there car drunk came on today. I took it to a repair shop and the read the codes. I have the following codes:

P 1441
C1201
C1223
C1241

First, is it safe to drive? Second, what is the indicating the problem is? Third, any way to fix this myself?

Thanks.
P1441
Secondary Air Injection System
Switching Valve No. 2 Stuck
Open Bank 1

C1201/51
Engine control system malfunction Engine control system

C1223/43
Malfunction in ABS control system ABS control system

C1241/41
Low battery positive voltage or abnormally high battery positive
voltage
Battery
ECU−IG fuse
Charging system
Power source circuit
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man I hope it is not that air injection pump causing all those codes.
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man I hope it is not that air injection pump causing all those codes.
According to the information I found with a quick Google search (and that information is consistent with what I've been told by Lexus service advisers at 2 different Lexus dealerships), the issue that needs to be dealt with is likely the injection system code P1441, and, when that is dealt with, the other codes are likely to clear themselves. The vehicle's computer is set up so that, when an issue triggers the check engine light to go on, other systems, such as traction control, skid control, and ABS are disabled, and that triggers the additional codes to be generated even though the problem is with what triggered the primary code.
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You can have a failed air injection pump and not throw other codes. I've had other codes (bad O2 & bad gas cap) and the cluster light up like Christmas but I only pulled those specific codes.
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Honestly, I would start with the low system voltage one first (C1241/41) by checking to see if the alternator is charging and maybe dropping a new battery in. Modern vehicles are computers with wheels, and they like a reliable voltage.

Plus, of all the codes, it's likely to be the cheapest one to repair, and if it works...

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It's been a week - any news?

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