2001 Lexus Es300 when I start it like first 30 drive it running good. But after that then it start shaking. when i stop or almost stop it feel like it going to die. The check Engine light flashi

Asked by Mar 16, 2016 at 07:12 PM about the 2001 Lexus ES 300 FWD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2001 Lexus Es300 when I drive for like 30 min. when the car got hot it start
shaking like it going to die. The check engine light start flashing for like a
minute then it not flashing no more but it still on. I change the plugs and
cleaning the fuel injectors but still the same. can it b the fuels?

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Have it scanned by a mechanic at a reputable garage. There should be "history" or "pending" codes if its going on and off. Then depending on the codes you'll have a better idea of what to have checked out.

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Check O2 sensors

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this happened to me; the cylinders were misfiring (). You can have an OReilly's tech confirm that with a code checker (for free), and then buy new cylinder coils for $54 each. The MasterPros have liftetime warranties. OR, go ahead and spend the $80 for the Toyota cylinder coils. Most mechanics will tell you not to use aftermarket parts with the coils;I have had to repeat the replacement process about 4 times over the last 14 months, so it does seem like good advice.

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I just had the same experience, and it was a failing oil control valve and worn/dried out evap hoses on my 2001 es 300 with 190,000 miles. It was expensive to repair, but the car is good for another 100k miles!

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