Lexus SC 430 Experts

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Lexus SC 430 Questions


The Convertable Top On My Sc400 2007 Will Not Open

convertable top doesn't open nor does the light to open go on

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Why Won't The Hard Top Open?

The light will not go on for the open for the hard top. The close light does light up.

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My Lexus 04 Sc430 Won T Crank, Nor Make A Sound ,nor Will My Lights Come On...

it worked fine yesterday,why won t my lexus crank?

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2002 Sc430 Abs And Brake Lot On And Speedometer And Odometer Don't Work...c...

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My Vsc And Check Engine Lights Came On This Weekend

Shortly after leaving the house my vsc and check engine lights came on. The car began to vibrate. I immediately returned home. Car continued to vibrate while in park with break on. Just put 4 new...

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About the Lexus SC 430

The Lexus SC coupe reappeared in 2002 with a total redesign and a larger engine.  The SC 300 and 400 had vanished after the 2000 model year, in preparation for long-awaited and much needed revisions.  The new SC 430 was also a convertible, which was a first for Lexus.  This was an automatic retracting hard top which folded into the truck.  The SC was classified as a 2+2, but the back seats were less spacious than the previous ones, which were not very spacious either.  
The new 430 was rear wheel drive, but it now featured a more powerful engine.  The new 300 horsepower 4.3 liter V-8 was borrowed from the LS sedan, along with the smooth 5-speed automatic transmission.  The coupe sped from 0 to 60 in 6.6 seconds, and braked back to zero in 121 feet.  Fuel economy remained unchanged from the previous SC, holding at 18/23 mpg.
The SC's 18-inch tires were held steady by an advanced antiskid/traction system, which gave the coupe a bit more control on slick surfaces than its predecessor. While it was listed as a option, run-flat tires seemed to appear on most of the SC 430s.  They led to frequent driver complaints regarding road noise and ride quality.  The new drop top was a favorite feature among drivers.