2003 Lexus is300 potential transmission problem? - Club Lexus Forums

Log In 

2003 Lexus is300 potential transmission problem?

Reply
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-22-14, 08:22 AM   #1
jasonsluck
Driver School Candidate
Thread Starter
 
jasonsluck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Florida
Posts: 2
Default 2003 Lexus is300 potential transmission problem?

Hey everyone, my first post on the site

I have a 2003 Lexus is300. Almost 200k miles. Overall I haven't had any major problems with the car at this point. Here is the problem I am experiencing:

The car is automatic and drives fine until I get to 60MPH. I get to this speed usually on the highway. Once I reach 60, the car doesn't accelerate any more. If I am not mistaken the car still revs like it wants to accelerate but it just wont budge.

I checked the transmission fluid, it's at the right level but it's really dark?

Any and all feedback is appreciated.
jasonsluck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-14, 01:07 PM   #2
mrfyzv
Driver School Candidate
 
mrfyzv's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: New York
Posts: 5
Default

Here not looking to say anything, contact your mechanic
mrfyzv is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-25-14, 12:09 AM   #3
teriyakwag
Driver School Candidate
 
teriyakwag's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: CA
Posts: 1
Default

Do the RPM's keep increasing and yet the speed doesn't increase? Are you driving on a flat highway?
teriyakwag is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-30-14, 02:15 PM   #4
jasonsluck
Driver School Candidate
Thread Starter
 
jasonsluck's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Florida
Posts: 2
Default 2003 Lexus is300 potential transmission problem?

Quote:
Originally Posted by teriyakwag View Post
Do the RPM's keep increasing and yet the speed doesn't increase? Are you driving on a flat highway?
Teriyakwag, thank you for your question. Once I get to 60, I don't believe the RPM's increase. What do you think?
jasonsluck is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-02-14, 02:17 AM   #5
PIONEER
Driver
iTrader: (2)
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Nc
Posts: 143
Default

can you shift through the gears manually. Keep it out of D and see if you can get it to rev up in 2 -3 and pass 60mph. perhaps turn OD off. That would tell you if its a sync issue with a gear inside the transmission.
PIONEER is offline   Reply With Quote
 
 
Reply

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
newbee from california need some help please jose49511 IS - 1st Gen (2001-2005) 2 12-09-15 04:43 PM
Vibration after staggered wheels installed pearllex09 IS - 2nd Gen (2006-2013) 18 04-15-15 04:38 AM
2003 ES300 transmission problems? Advice? solfx ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10 01-30-15 06:14 AM
1995 Lexus es300 transmission problems Jolzer ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 3 04-02-14 02:45 PM
2002~2003 ES300 pros, cons..... jcboiz ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 4 01-16-03 06:38 PM


Tags
2003, is300, issues, lexus, major, potential, problem, problems, transmission

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:34 PM.


Copyright © 2000-2016 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved