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Old 05-20-04, 11:37 AM   #1
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Does anyone know if it is possible to disable the automatic steering wheel adjustment (up/down) on the LS400 since it now does not move but just grinds? It appears that the motor has gone out and the Lexus dealer wants approx. $800 to replace. The manual does state to take it to the dealer to be disabled, but they have no clue how to do it.
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Old 05-20-04, 02:32 PM   #2
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What year is your LS400? My 92 has an auto button on the steering wheel. If you press it it will toggle between being stationary and doing the auto dance...
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Old 05-20-04, 03:37 PM   #3
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His is a 95, no switch.
The only thing you can do is to disassemble the steering wheel and unplug/cut the wires as far as I know.
Don't pull the fuse out because it operates several electrical components.

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Thanks Sharp. That sounds like to least expensive alternative, which I think I'll do.
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