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03-12-19, 03:59 PM
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Posted By bradland

IIRC the Air Control Valve appeared circa 1994 so...

IIRC the Air Control Valve appeared circa 1994 so yes 98's def have it.
12-03-18, 08:20 PM
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Posted By python

lol..most cars dont last the years or miles yours...

lol..most cars dont last the years or miles yours have and u have 2.
12-03-18, 06:09 AM
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Views: 1,310
Posted By Stereorob

having the same issue with my 99 right now....

having the same issue with my 99 right now. almost sounds jammed or has a tired motor. i click the switch to retract it and it sounds like the motor is trying to open it but only for a second, and...
11-20-18, 04:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,633
Posted By Yamae

Sorry to hear that. I'd check waveforms of the...

Sorry to hear that. I'd check waveforms of the injector and the igniter using an oscilloscope. Other than those, I'd check the compression using a compression meter.

If an oscilloscope is not...
11-04-18, 12:29 PM
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Posted By 400fanboy

For what it's worth, my car exhibited this as...

For what it's worth, my car exhibited this as well, it turns it it was the cooling fan. If you rev the car while in park just a little bit (blip to 2k rpm) you can feel it.

You should hear the fan...
11-03-18, 11:27 AM
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Posted By bradland

Hope this helps...:thumbup:

Hope this helps...:thumbup:
10-22-18, 08:36 PM
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Posted By Stroock639

yes they do have VSC but it's not exactly...

yes they do have VSC but it's not exactly "performance oriented" or anything... if the wheel starts to slip it just cuts the power immediately, and slowly feeds it back in. it works very well when...
10-20-18, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,633
Posted By Yamae

Then you need to check the spark plug first and...

Then you need to check the spark plug first and if it's OK, I'd try swapping the ignition coil with other cylinder one.
10-20-18, 06:57 PM
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Views: 2,633
Posted By bradland

Kinda sounds like a coil issue. Have you pulled...

Kinda sounds like a coil issue. Have you pulled the coils in that bank lately? The tube seals in the valve cover can leak which eventually takes the coil out and fouls the plug...
10-20-18, 06:39 PM
Replies: 30
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Posted By Yamae

These drawings show the passages. ...

These drawings show the passages.
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10-20-18, 03:17 PM
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Posted By bradland

This part...? ...

This part...?
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10-09-18, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,144
Posted By Yamae

Looks like it's a back fire problem. Haven't...

Looks like it's a back fire problem.
Haven't you touched spark plug cables recently?
Wrong cable distributions often cause a back fire problem.

Other than that, cam timings and damaged valve(s)...
07-02-18, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By GoldLex99

These cars can handle high miles easily with...

These cars can handle high miles easily with proper maintenance. It's the only model I would consider buying with that many miles. The key is finding ones with a complete set of service records. You...
07-01-18, 03:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 592
Posted By jdm93400

Is the componets timing belt kit all 40? Or...

Is the componets timing belt kit all 40? Or a,piece if so ill take it! If all 40! Im.in charlotte
06-30-18, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 698
Posted By lexsmooth

it's only a G note of course there's something...

it's only a G note of course there's something wrong with it. Maybe look for lower mileage/ higher price LS with less problem?...
06-29-18, 06:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By saleenssc

My fan is working. I happened to be replacing my...

My fan is working. I happened to be replacing my front parking light bulb yesterday afternoon and i noticed it kicked on. So apparently the relays fixed the issue. With the front fan running i...
06-27-18, 06:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,211
Posted By saleenssc

i replaced both relays under the drivers...

i replaced both relays under the drivers headlight. The fan still does not turn on. I ordered a replacement temp sensor which mounts under the radiator. Should my next step be to replace the temp...
06-23-18, 03:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 620
Posted By PhilipMidd

I dont know too much about your year Lexus but...

I dont know too much about your year Lexus but no, that does not sound right. Does your electric column lower and raise still work?
It sounds like thats whats warn out. Common problem with all...
06-20-18, 09:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 798
Posted By Losiracer2

I just torqued the crap out of it with my impact...

I just torqued the crap out of it with my impact until it didn't turn anymore and staked it. He probably forgot to stake it.
06-05-18, 03:51 PM
Replies: 493
Views: 65,007
Posted By billydpowe

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.clublexus.com-vbu...

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well I thought about getting under mine and making sure the cross member bolts...
05-26-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 766
Posted By Stereorob

so were still clinging to our LS400s..

the last Ls400 rolled off the line in the year 2000. 18 years ago. the first was in 1989, nearly 30 years ago.

these are very old cars now, that maybe timeless, but with cars and especially...
05-24-18, 07:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,042
Posted By Yamae

Yes, it can. A mechanical failure can't be...

Yes, it can.
A mechanical failure can't be detected by the ECU. In stead, random misfires are detected.
05-19-18, 01:32 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 411
Posted By 4litre

Old VVTi Solenoids Out And Fresh New Units In...

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Changed them out and The Old Girl purrs like a kitten once more. It...
05-07-18, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 744
Posted By 4litre

Thanks a lot guys! It's good to be back indeed!...

Thanks a lot guys! It's good to be back indeed! The codes are P300. P301. P303. P305. P307. P1346 and P1349...after researching, the vvti solenoids are wasted and are causing the misfires.
04-27-18, 07:06 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 15,501
Posted By billydpowe

Spuds, I stand with you, my next Alt will be a...

Spuds, I stand with you, my next Alt will be a 2001-2003 LS430 130A for sure.. the old man is slow but copies photos and keeps them...
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