Question about 1999 Lexus RX 300
Inspect the CV joint boots for damage. It's possible they are torn and have let road dirt into the grease causing premature wear. Have the automatic idle control valve cleaned or replaced.
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: all dash warning lights came
You're alternator has gone bad and the vehicle was running on battery power. The "clicking" sound is your now dead battery that does not have enough power to turn over the starter. You might also want to check your power steering pump for leak. This is a know problem with early LS400s and will most likey be the cause of the alternator failure. I just dropped $1050.00 to fix the very same promblems you have.
Posted on Jul 21, 2008
The Idle Air Control (IAC) valve is clogged. This part feeds air to the engine at start-up and idle when the throttle bodies are closed. I removed the throttle body assembly from my 2001 RX300 and separated it from the IAC. After a good cleaning with throttle body cleaner the IAC was good as new. I later decided to replace it during routine maintenance. You can pick up a brand new IAC on eBay (genuine Lexus/Toyota part). The dealer will want upwards of $400.00 for a 45 minute job (all you need are basis hand tools).
Posted on Mar 23, 2009
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