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Lexus LS 400 Questions

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How Do U Turn Off Check Engine Light On A 91 Lexus Ls400

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Leon Oosahwe
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My Air Conditioning Controls On The Dash Went Out Or Cannot Turn On The Air...

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HilaryJ
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What Is Wrong With My 97 Lexus Ls 400? Loud Grinding & Squeaking When Stopp...

this just started today. but i have noticed for the past month when coming to a stop it was making a squeaking sound. not too bad but noticable. and then today i get in it, and when coming to a stop i...

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cisco2000
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I Just Replced Timming Belt Water Pump Cap Rotors Wires Plugs Cause The Bea...

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fishgrease
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How Can I Fix The Compression In Cylinder # 2 From 40 Psi To 90 Psi On My ...

I went to Firestone and they said its a misfire in cylinder #2 and the compression power is at 40 psi and should be about 90 psi. Please help me with the best way to fix this problem with out having ...

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Older Lexus LS 400

1991 Lexus LS 400 Overview
1991 Lexus LS 400
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1991 Lexus LS 400 reviews:
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1990 Lexus LS 400 Overview
1990 Lexus LS 400
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1990 Lexus LS 400 reviews:
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1989 Lexus LS 400 Overview
1989 Lexus LS 400
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1989 Lexus LS 400 reviews:
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About the Lexus LS 400

The Japanese automaker Toyota spent much of the 1980s conducting thorough consumer research in upscale California communities.  Their goal was to develop a new vehicle specifically tailored to the needs and wants of America's luxury car drivers.  At the end of the decade, Toyota begot Lexus.  One of just two original models, the flagship LS 400 was introduced for 1990.  Many first saw it on television, balancing a 15 champagne glass pyramid on its hood as it accelerated to a simulated speed of 145 miles per hour.  And there was much more to come.
The LS series has served as the Lexus flagship since day one.  The full size sedan was aimed to compete with the long-superior European luxury offerings from Mercedes, BMW, and Jaguar.  Lexus would combine attributes like performance, style, comfort, and luxury with concepts that were seemingly foreign to Europe: unquestioned reliability and relative affordability.
The LS 400 badge was the longest worn by any Lexus, lasting just over a decade before a 2001 engine upgrade transformed the flagship into the LS 430.  The original power plant was a 4.0 liter DOHC aluminum block V-8, which generated 250 horsepower and 260 pound-feet of torque.  Lexus gradually improved all aspects of the LS, but the power significant power boosts came in 1995 and 1998, with horsepower eventually reaching 290.  Also in 1998, the 4-speed automatic transmission was replaced with a 5-speed, and Lexus introduced Variable Valve Timing + intelligence technology.  VVT+i not only increased power, but also lowered emissions and improved fuel economy.  Every LS was only available with RWD.