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If you checked the fuses and they are all good I would take it to the dealership. I love fixing stuff myself, but when you have the amount of electrical problems you have it may be a computer malfunction, and it may be as easy as reprogramming the computer. You may also have an electrical short somewhere in the car and that could cause the car to start on fire. The dealership should be able to find the problem quickly and safely.
Did you also check the fuses under the hood? There may be one or two boxes there, check your owners manual for the location of it/them and check all of those first too.

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Jan 09, 2011


NEGATIVE! IF JUST THE DISPLAY ON THE HEAD UNIT IS OUT ITS MORE THAN LIKELY IT IS JUST AN ISSUE FOR THE HEAD UNIT IT SELF. CHECK EBAY FOR A CHEAP WORKING REPLACEMENT OR CRAIG'S LIST

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Dec 11, 2010


Yes. It could cause future problems. It for sure can not hurt to have it changed. If it has not been changed, it is very needed. If it has been changed then it won't hurt a thing to have fresh fluid and filter.

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Nov 01, 2010


you need to add a 5 wire relay to the 12volt power source

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Sep 28, 2010


The bulb is in a slot just turn it to the right and pull it out.

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Aug 29, 2010


having not seen it it's hard to say be that as it may they do start to fail from age. examine the engine for oil leaks. and perhaps let me know the colour of the fluids that are leaking. you can buy an additive that basically "swells" the rubber seal for the power steering and that often works. if you are planning on trading in the car soon this may be an alternative to the one repair.

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Aug 21, 2010


The Body of the Mirror looks the same to me, but there could be minor internal subtle changes. Best thing to do is take yours off and compare it to the new one ,or if you are buyimg it online, ask if there is a Return Policy. Call up a local Lexus Salvage Yard and ask them if they are interchangeable.

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Aug 19, 2010


1st to do,check fuses am1, am2, ins, inst

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Aug 07, 2010


Igniton switch is fine. This is indicated by click sound in your car when you try to start...Check the ignition relay...

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Aug 02, 2010


It should open the drivers door with the first push then all others with the second push.. Is that what you are asking ?

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Jul 29, 2010


Definitely have the front end and brakes checked out at a place like Sears where the diagnostic is a no charge deal.

They may be able to detect what parts are obviously loose while it's on a lift.

I would not let this go very long.

The price might be high to fix this on a Lexus compared to a Chevy, but I think that it's worth investigating.

Where did you have the control arm bushings replaced?

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Jul 12, 2010


Hopefully all you blew was some fuses. Need to check all fuses under dash & in relay/fuse box underhood. Easiest way, hook up test light to ground & test across all fuses. If blown 1 side of fuse will get power,but not the other side.

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Jun 15, 2010


For the 1998 Lexus GS400 4.0L DOHC V8:

Firing Order:
1-8-4-3-6-5-7-2

Cylinders:
........(back).......
|..8..|........|..7..|
|..6..|........|..5..|
|..4..|........|..3..|
|..2..|........|..1..|
...... (front)

Let me know if this helped, or if you have additional information or questions. Feel Free to contact me at FixYa.com!

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on May 20, 2010


P0430 is only for. Catalyst system efficiency below threshold ( bank2).

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Apr 17, 2010


get your spare, or call dealer for replacement, or call locksmith.

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Apr 09, 2010


Well you're buying a Toyota. As long as the price is right, you really can't go wrong unless it already has some major issue. As far as maintenance goes, nothing more than normal. Mkae sure the timing belt has already been replaced(every 60-65,000 miles, this is you're big money item.), filters look good, look for abnormal wear on the tires, and fluids look good. Check the radio for what they are listening to. This will kind of give you an indication(physicological approach) to how they have been driving it and whether or not you may need the transmission looked at.

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Feb 22, 2010


Hi and welcome to FixYa. I am Kelly

It certainly is the master cyclinder that has failed. The piston seals are passing fluid by them and your feeling a mushy pedal or having to "pump" them to get the brakes to work.

A word to the wise once this symptom appears the day will come when you hit the brake and nothing will happen. (i.e an accident waiting to happen)

PLEASE do not ignore the need to get it fixed for you own personal safety.

On a purchase parts note: There is nothing wrong with getting a rebuilt master cylinder to replace the one in your car. (NAPA / Autozone)

Thanks for using FixYa! If you need further assistance just post here.

Kelly

1998 Lexus Gs... | Answered on Feb 12, 2010

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