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Most likely it is a bent or seized shock absorber - remove and test by hand and replace if necessary. For best practice replace in pairs.

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Feb 24, 2018


Go to auto zone check codes it is free, ABS is the problem could be the hub bearing sensor is bad because 99, could be the bad wire broken in a loop near the wheel, worst is ***** wire, low voltage.

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Jun 11, 2017


Get the check engine light scanned by a mechanic. (Some parts store will do this for free, but you may not get a good answer!) This may lead you to the issue with the running problem. Start there.

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Apr 14, 2016


You need to find out why it shuts off. Immediately as it fails test for spark at plugs. OK? next use fuel pressure gauge to see if pressure drops just before it dies. No spark means bad coil/ignition module, crank/cam sensor. Bad fuel pressure = bad pump, filter, relay, regulator.

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Jun 22, 2015


Have the check engine light scanned for codes related to this problem first. You may have a charging system issue causing low voltage resulting in the lights flashing/stalling.

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Jun 21, 2015


There are so many possible causes: Worn/defective spark plugs, dirty fuel injectors, vacuum leak, ignition coil, sensor problem...Have you done any diagnostics at all?

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2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Jun 19, 2015


The problem could be:

- Dirty or low engine oil
- Valve timing
- Oil control valve
- Variable Valve Timing controller assembly
- Engine Control Module (ECM)

There is an oil control valve on the head that allows oil pressure to change the cam timing. If it gets dirty or sticks, you have this error.

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Mar 22, 2015


I just took my 2001 Lexus ES300 key apart and the battery is a CR1616 3V

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Jan 21, 2015


You can try this, it worked on a friend of mines ES 300 with the similar problem, Disconnect the wires from the battery clean the terminals on the battery, Now instead of connecting the cables back to the battery connect the cables to each other- While the cables are connected this way make sure that they DO NOT come in contact with ANYTHING metallic on the car. Leave the cables connected this way for at least 20 minutes, then reconnect the cables back to the battery, make sure you have your radio code before you disconnect the battery,

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Dec 05, 2014


Most likely your valve cover gaskets and the spark plug gaskets need to be replaced.. when they are old they start to deteriorate and allow oil in the spark plug.

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Aug 11, 2014


Could be LED then you have to change dash!

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Aug 09, 2014


Why can't you put the car in gear?

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on May 20, 2014


Its very observe that this is the engine code in the system.u need a scan test and fix the problem,when u fix it after,the trac light will go away.it might be the mass air flow meter.good luck

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Jan 25, 2014


Newer cars do not like jumping other cars,because of voltage spikes.Check any and all fuses.You might have to replace the computer.

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Jan 22, 2014


try to reset this problem , disconnect the negative battery terminal few minutes and reconnect , start the engine

2001 Lexus ES... | Answered on Jan 22, 2014

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