Bad sensors on 2000 Lexus ES 300
It is not likely an electrical issue, just age and low mileage. A Toyota dealer can work on the car but the parts will cost the same. Ask if there is a rebuilt AC compressor to fit. Toyota labor will be less but not much. The under hood sensors do age and foul.Yours may be from to little driving at high speed I would try some really good injection cleaner, fuel system flush and a run with premium gas fro a few weeks. It may help. You may also have a dirty throttle valve in the intake area accessible by removing the snorkle beyond the air cleaner.
If the dealer has scoped this car with his equipment the diagnoses is likely accurate. Ask him to point out the defective sensor under the hood. Several area s easy to do as spark plugs. VERY visible.but when the delaer finsihes he will agin scope the car to check computer readouts.
The fluid sensor may be visible too. Ask at the parts desk to show you on a screen where this item is and if it can be a DIY fix....
Jul 28, 2008 |
2000 Lexus ES 300