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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported Lexus cars and light trucks from 1990+

Import Compressor Service -> Nippondenso Compressor -> Compressor Seal, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Lexus IS300 3.0 L6 GAS

  • Remove felt oil seal, Fig. .
  • Remove snap ring using suitable snap ring pliers.
  • Remove key from shaft using suitable tools, then apply compressor oil to inner bore of compressor.
  • Remove sh...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported Lexus cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Lexus -> Disc Brakes -> Brake Pad Service -> ES300 -> ES300 & ES330 -> ES330 -> Front -> GS300, GS430 & SC430 -> GS300, GS430, IS300 & SC430 -> GX470 -> IS300 -> LS430 -> LX470 -> Rear -> RX300 -> RX330
Vehicle: 2003 Lexus LS430 4.3 V8 GAS

Front

ES300 & ES330
  • Remove front wheels and temporarily secure discs with lug nuts.
  • Inspect brake pad thickness through caliper inspection hole.
  • Replace brake pads if thickness is less than .039 inch.
  • Remove bolt securing caliper flexible hose to front shock absorber.
  • Remove bottom side installation bolt, then lift up caliper and suspend securely.
  • Do not disconnect flexible hose from caliper.
  • Remove two brake pads with four anti-squeal shims, Fig. .
  • Remove pad wear indicator plate.
  • Remove two pad support plates. Support plates can be used again provided they have sufficient rebound, no ...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Lexus -> Fuel Filter Scheduled Maintenance -> -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 2002 Lexus LS430 4.3 V8 GAS

Normal Service

Manufacturer does not specify service interval

...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported Lexus cars and light trucks from 1990+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Rear
Vehicle: 2000 Lexus SC300 3.0 L6 GAS

Rear

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and rear wheels.
  • Remove center exhaust pipe.
  • Remove cotter pin and lock cap.
  • Remove bolts securing rear suspension member brace.
  • Place reference mark on driveshaft and side gear. Do not punch mark reference mark, use paint.
  • Remove six driveshaft side gear bolts and washers while depressing brake pedal. Coat bolt threads with engine oil.
  • Hold inboard joint side of driveshaft so that outboa...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2006 Lexus SC430 4.3 V8 GAS

Refer to F...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported Lexus cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 Lexus IS F 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove clips securing cool air intake duct seal.
  • Remove clips from lefthand engine side cover.
  • Remove clips from righthand engine side cover.
  • Raise vehicle on suitable lift.
  • Remove both front wheel nuts and wheels.
  • Remove bolts securing lefthand engine under cover.
  • Remove bolts securing righthand engine under cover.
  • Loosen bolts securing air cleaner cap subassembly.
  • Loosen air cleaner hose from wiring harness clamps.
  • Remove air cleaner element.
  • Remove bolts and hose securing coolant reservoir. Drain coolant from hose into a clean suitable container.
  • Rota...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Lexus -> 1996-2000 LS400 & 1999-2003 RX300
Vehicle: 2000 Lexus LS400 4.0 V8 GAS

The cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles or 12 months. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

  • Open the glove compartment.
  • Remove the cover from the rear of the glove compartment.
  • Through the glove compartment cover opening, disengage the filter cover retainers, then remove the cover and th...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Lexus -> Low Oil Level Warning Indicator ->
Vehicle: 2007 Lexus LS460 4.6 V8 GAS

This lamp lights to indicate that the engine oil level is below a specified level. The lamp will be illuminated during engine start-up. If...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported Lexus cars and light trucks from 1990+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2005 Lexus GX470 4.7 V8 GAS

Inlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water outlet.
  • Remove hose from water outlet.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 1992 Lexus LS400 4.0 V8 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

 Diagram for 1996 Lexus LS400  4.0 V8 GAS Diagram for 1996 Lexus LS400 4.0 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • A/C Ambient Temperature Sensor
  • Engine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Lexus IS F  5.0 V8 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 2008 Lexus IS F 5.0 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Ambient Temperature Sensor
  • A/C Pressure Sensor
  • Engine Hood Courtesy Switch
  • Cooling Fan ECU
  • Power Steering Motor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2004 Lexus SC430  4.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2004 Lexus SC430 4.3 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Transponder Key Amplifier
  • Transponder Key Computer
  • Transponder Key Coil
  • 2006 Lexus LX470  4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 Lexus LX470 4.7 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Tire Pressure Indicator
  • Tire Pressure Monitor ECU
  • Tire Pressure Warning Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: SEAT BELT EXTENDERS
    Vehicle: 2000 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Seats, Belts, Interior Trim, Carpets, Air Bags
  • Document: REAR LUGGAGE LOCK (TRUNK RELEASE) INOPERATIVE
    Vehicle: 2002 Lexus SC430 4.3 V8 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Inoperative, No Response
  • Auto Systems:
  • Glass, Doors, Hood, Decklid, Tailgate, Liftgate, Locks
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR Lexus AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most Lexus cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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