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My Lexus has the error code P0402. The car runs fine with not hesitation problems. If I clear the error code the light stays off for approx 300 miles and then comes on again. I saw the post that it may be the Vaccum Switching Valve, but did not find a listing for the part at Advance Auto Parts. Is this a dealer only item?

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no there is not really a downside dealers are good it doesn't really matter who does it but lexus is more familiar with lexus vehicles than toyota because they specialize in it but something like that is simple .

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SOURCE: 96 lexus es 300 blinking check engine light

Hi there;

#4 Miss-fire. All the things you are saying make a lot of sense. When the light is blinking the cylinder is actualy misfiring, & the smell you are smelling is the fuel that is not burning in the engine burning in the exahst. This can cause a lot of damage to the exausht if it is not repaired..
There is still a couple of things that need to be checked, first he needs to check to see if it is possibly a fuel injector that is sticking. He can do this easily by moving the #4 injector to another cylinder & run the car. When it starts missfiring he will need to see if it is still #4 or if it is the cylinder that he moved the injector to. if it is the new cylinder it is obviously the injector, if it is still #4 he will need to look into the possibility of the EGR valve sticking open or some other issue to do with valve timing or low compression.
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Unhook your positive battery cable for a little while and then hook it back up. The sensor should have reset so the light should be off. After driving it for awhile if the light doesn't come back on then its fine. If it does then you have some sort of issue with your brakes but it could be as simple as needing to add brake fluid. Still check right away or have someone check right away because your brakes might be unstable.

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SOURCE: 2000 lexus es300 error code p0440, p0441, p0446

P0440 Evaporative Emission System, P0441 Evaporative Emission System Incorrect Purge Flow , AND P0446 Evaporative Emission System Vent Control Circuit

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SOURCE: Replacement brake pads for 06 Lexus GS 300?

go with standard pads.they wear a little faster than ceramics.but they dont wear down brake rotors.ceramics pads are hard and they cause brakes to squeak.also your car is under warranty with lexus dealership.i would use what they said. because you have future brake problem. they will void out warranty for not using their brakes.

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