2005 Lexus LS 430 Overview

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2005 Lexus LS 430 Overview

After several significant updates for the previous model year, the LS 430 was unchanged for 2005. The only piece of news is the 18-inch alloy wheels, previously included with the Sport Package, were now available as an individual option. 2005 marked the 16th year of production for the Lexus flagship. The LS, steadily building upon its reputation for ride quality and reliability, had now become a technological marvel as well. The LS 430 was supplied with 290 horsepower and 320 pound-feet of torque, courtesy of a highly evolved four-cam 4.3 liter aluminum V-8, and boosted further by Toyota TRD's Variable Valve Timing Technology + intelligence. VVT+i not only increased horsepower, but it also reduced emissions and improved fuel economy. The result was a 4000 pound full size sedan that traveled from 0 to 60 mph in 6 seconds, while consuming fuel at the reasonable rate of 18/25 mpg and earning an ultra-low emissions rating. The LS retained its RWD drive-type, and a new six-speed automatic transmission had been added in 2004. Many buyers had shopped around the European luxury market before driving away from the Lexus lot with a new LS. Along with a lower sticker price than most German and British competitors, the LS also offered a smoother and quieter ride, according to many owners. Criticism for this flagship is generally hard to come by, but on a very close examination, Lexus was still holding on to an awkward and intrusive cup holder design and the operation of some controls provided a challenge while driving.

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fuddy
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Battery

What can i set the battery charger on ?

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fuddy
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Battery

What would be the best setting on the battery charger to charge the battery for long period of time for a 2005 lexus ls 430 ?

13 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)
fuddy
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Battery

Can i charge the battery with a battery charger set at 12v-30amp without disconnecting it on a 2005 lexus ls 430 ?

20 views with 1 answer (last answer 8 months ago)
drtpbjr2
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After Charging Battery, Navigation, Radio And Air Didn't Com On.

Car had been sitting for a while, and the battery went down. After charging the battery, the navigation, radio and air didn't come on.

76 views with 1 answer (last answer 11 months ago)
mslil
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Horn Does Not Work

Horn does blow when pressed

808 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)