Question about 1993 Lexus Es 300

1 Answer

Check engine light on in 93 Lexus

After driving about 5 miles on the freeway, the check engine light comes on in my 1993 Lexus 300 es. The temperature gauge seems to be working but the car smells a little hot after driving it.

Posted by on

  • 1 more comment 
  • Catherine Dalton Burk May 09, 2009

    OK, Where are these sensors located?

  • Danny May 11, 2010

    The only way to check this problem the right way is to get a computer diagnostic.It can range from a sensor to tranny problems.I would suggest checking all your fluids engine,tranny,radiator.

  • Anonymous Mar 31, 2014

    the transmission doesnt not seem to be working in drive to move forward

×

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 11,896 Answers

The only way to check why the check engine light is on is to have autozone or a mechanic put a scanner on the car and read the engine codes. This will tell you exactly what is wrong. Many part stores will test it for free. Mechanics will charge about $40 But you will definately know exactly what the problem is.

If gauge is fine and car smells hot. It is probably due to plugged exhaust unless you have a wire laying on the exhaust manifold and it's melting.

Posted on May 09, 2009

  • Nate Stansfield
    Nate Stansfield May 09, 2009

    Some of these cars have two sensors. One sends temps to temp guage and the other sensor sends engine temps directly to computer. That sensor may be faulty.

×

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Humming noise from engine when driving lexus


Hello. I want to know more first, does it only make noise in motion or all the time?

Feb 17, 2013 | 1999 Lexus ES 300

1 Answer

Need description of obd drive cycle


This is my drive cycle a generic drive cycle i have used many times over the years and it has never failed me most drive cycles are too specific and impossible to adhere to for most drivers follow these steps exactly 1. make sure all codes are cleared and no check engine light is on 2 make sure the fuel level is between 1/4 and 3/4 full (this is part of the enable criteria for the evap monitor to run ) 3 let vehicle set overnight 4 start engine and let idle until the temp gauge is in the middle (this cold start enables the evap monitor and runs the O2 sensor heater test )5 drive vehicle around town avoid the highway stay at below 50 mph and when stoping at lights remove your foot from the gas and coast from around 50 to about 10mph or less if possible this will run the EGR monitor after about 3 to five miles of this proceed to the highway or freeway and travel over 50 but under 70 mph for about 3 to 5 miles this will run the catalyst test provided the O2 monitors passed if they didnt you will have a check engine light on before this point also i do a coast down on exit ramps (no braking) they make great places to get that EGR to run ONCE YOU START THIS PROCEDURE DO NOT KILL THE ENGINE OR SOME OF THE TEST WILL FAIL TO RUN

Jan 04, 2013 | 1999 Lexus ES 300

1 Answer

I have problem on lexus es 300 99 year, when i driving at 70 miles my rpm is going to 4000. My overdrive it does not work. I have check engine light and its code is knock sensor bank 2.


My Lexus es 300 most often when engine is warm will not shift in to last gear. Stop engine start it will shift ok when engine is cool. engine pings kock senores. When in gear at high speed the car runs like new?? Car run bad in hot weather. VSC light on. Red light looks a circle with red line through it comes on not always..

Sep 03, 2010 | 1999 Lexus ES 300

1 Answer

07 lexus rx 350 with check engine light code p0304


Hi, did you ever get an answer? I have the same issue. Thanks.

Mar 23, 2010 | 2007 Lexus RX 350 FWD

1 Answer

After driving 22 miles the car slows down


ENGINE COULD BE GETTING TOO HOT.CHECK ANTIFREEZE LEVEL AND TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL.

Jan 25, 2010 | 1999 Lexus ES 300

4 Answers

99 lexus es 300 chk engine and trac lock lite on


I had check engine light and TRAC OFF. OBD-II MIL code was P1133 which is Air Fuel Ratio Sensor Response Malfunction and scanned by AutoZone. After disconnecting the battery for 10-15 minutes, the lights went off. I cleaned the gas cap and tightened it firmly. For the last 400 miles, the lights have not come back. When scanning using Snap-on one, no code was detected. I think gas cap was the reason for the lights.

Dec 15, 2009 | 1999 Lexus ES 300

1 Answer

How is a tune up for a 93 lexus es300


replace spark plugs, spark plug wires, cap, ignition rotor, air filter, oil change, transmission flush, transmission filter&gasket .. That should do it.. It'lI be good if you could check your timing as well.. do this tune up every 15-20 thousand miles and oil changed every 3000 miles, depend on how much you drive it.

Oct 26, 2009 | 1997 Lexus ES 300

1 Answer

My 93 lexus sc400 cuts out after about 20 miles...


is the check engine light on while driving?Also when u crank it do see the check engine light come on and then go off?

Jun 04, 2009 | 1992 Lexus Sc 400

4 Answers

Check engine light on 95 lexus es 300


i have a es300 95 check engine light on sometimes it blinks car putts in park,in drive,when ac on the putts worst

Feb 03, 2009 | 1995 Lexus ES 300

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

296 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Lexus Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

76848 Answers

ROBERT GARCIA
ROBERT GARCIA

Level 3 Expert

907 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22246 Answers

Are you a Lexus Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...