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Lexus SC 430 Model Overview

Lexus SC 430 Questions

berge
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Steering Wheel Squeeks When Adjusting Position

when the car is turned on and the steering wheel re-positions itself to suit the driver there is a squeaking sound made. how do i lubricate the mechanism to stop this?

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ruditc
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What Would Cause My Sc430 2002 Lexus Deceleration At Constant Speed No Matt...

any time I'm driving no matter what speed at a constant speed no matter how fast, the car decelerates by itself with foot still depressed on gas pedal. And then when accelerating slowly, there is los...

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jimmytime
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My A/c Just Started Blowing Warm Air/ Tried To Recharge But Is Full, What C...

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nancyknows
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What Does "vsc=vsc Off" On Dash Console On My 430 Sc Mean?

VSC = VSC orange lights on. What does that means?

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rgray101
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Engine Light Keeps Blinking On 2002 Lexus 430 Sc Why

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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.