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  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 1
    ...(qt., lmp.qt.) Drain and refill GS430 GS300 with filter 5.2 (5.5, 4.6) 5.4 (5.7, 4.8) without filter 4.9 (5.2, 4.3) 5.1 (5.4, 4.5) See ... information. D Tire pressure: Tire size: GS430 - 225/55R16 94V or 235/45ZR17 ...cold tire pressure molded on the tire sidewall. GS430: 70kPa (0.8 kgf/cm2, 0.7 bar, 10 ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 2
    ... vehicle we build. This Owner's Manual explains the features of your new Lexus. Please read ...800-26-LEXUS (Toll-Free) (1-800-265-3987) Please leave this Owner's Manual ...information and specifications in this manual are current at the time of printing. However, because of the Lexus policy of continual ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 3
    ..."Owner's Manual Supplement" or "Warranty Booklet". This vehicle should not be modified with non-genuine Lexus ... system and seat belt pretensioner system, be sure to check with your Lexus dealer for precautionary ...SRS airbag and seat belt pretensioner devices in your Lexus contain explosive chemicals....
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 4
    ..., etc. If such a problem occurs, check the contents of this Owner's Manual and follow the instructions given. BASIC ... maintenance. Regular and periodic inspection and maintenance of your Lexus will help to keep your vehicle in its best condition. SECTION 6 - SERVICE PROCEDURES AND SPECIFICATIONS ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 5
    ...STATION INFORMATION The information you need to know for appropriate servicing at the gas station is provided here. CAUTION This... not do in order to avoid or reduce the risk of damage to your Lexus and its equipment. Your Lexus Owner 's Manual provides you with a considerable amount of information. ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 6
    PICTORIAL INDEX INSTRUMENT PANEL PG005f v
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 7
    ... position memory switch ...127 Instrument panel light control ...50 Side vents ...144 Security... Canada) ...30 Headlight, turn signal and fog light switch ...24, 26, 27 Wiper... Clock ...54 Front passenger's seat belt reminder light ...43 Center vents ...144 Automatic air conditioning controls ...134 Car...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 8
    PICTORIAL INDEX INSTRUMENT CLUSTER (GS430 sold in U. S. A.) PG006a vii
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 9
    ... and trip meter ...40 Engine coolant temperature gauge ...39 Automatic transmission indicator lights ...179 Fuel gauge ...38 ODO/TRIP, RESET button ......192, 193 Low washer fluid warning light ...47 Brake system warning light ...42 Low engine oil pressure warning light...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 10
    PICTORIAL INDEX INSTRUMENT CLUSTER (GS300 sold in U. S. A.) PG016d ix
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 11
    ... and trip meter ...40 Engine coolant temperature gauge ...39 Automatic transmission indicator lights ...179 Fuel gauge ...38 ODO/TRIP, RESET button ......192, 193 Low washer fluid warning light ...47 Brake system warning light ...42 Low engine oil pressure warning light...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 12
    PICTORIAL INDEX INSTRUMENT CLUSTER (GS430 sold in Canada) PG007e xi
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 13
    ...26 Odometer and trip meter ...40 Engine coolant temperature gauge ...39 Automatic transmission indicator lights ...179 Fuel gauge ...38 ODO/TRIP, RESET button ...40 Low fuel level warning light ...47 Tail light indicator light ...24 Headlight high beam indicator light ...26 ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 14
    PICTORIAL INDEX INSTRUMENT CLUSTER (GS300 sold in Canada) PG017f xiii
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 15
    ... Odometer and trip meter ...40 Engine coolant temperature gauge ...39 Automatic transmission indicator lights ...179 Fuel gauge ...38 ODO/TRIP, RESET button ...40 Low fuel level warning light ...47 Tail light indicator light ...24 Headlight high beam indicator light ...26 ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 16
    PICTORIAL INDEX SEAT AND STEERING WHEEL Page 1 2 3 4 Tilt and telescopic steering adjustment switch ...79 Seat position, seat ... height control switch ...75, 76 Seatback angle control switch ...76 Lumbar support control switch . . 77 PG003b For detailed information, refer to the description given ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 17
    PICTORIAL INDEX EXTERIOR VIEW Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Rear window defogger ...31 Trunk lid ...67 Moon roof ...70 Wiper and washer ...28, 290 Fuel filler door ...69 Outside rear view mirror ...80 Door ...19 Tire and wheel ...271 Headlights ...24, 296 Hood ...66 PG020d 8 9 ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 18
    BASIC OPERATION QUICK REFERENCE Driver's seat ...Steering wheel ...Automatic transmission (GS430) ...Automatic transmission (GS300) ...Headlight and turn signal switch ...Wiper switch ...2 2 3 4 5 6 1
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 19
    ... control switch in the required direction and release the button when the steering wheel reaches the desired angle. BG001-3 Seat cushion height Seatback angle Lumbar support Head restraint height Head restraint angle D TELESCOPIC STEERING WHEEL BG003b To move the ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 20
    BASIC OPERATION - QUICK REFERENCE 3. AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION(GS430) OPERATION OF SELECTOR LEVER BG018a SELECTOR LEVER POSITION P: Parking, engine starting and key removal R: Reverse N: Neutral D: Normal driving (with overdrive on) 4: ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 21
    ...) OPERATION OF SELECTOR LEVER BG023 SELECTOR LEVER POSITION P: Parking, engine starting and key removal R: Reverse N: Neutral D: Normal driving (with overdrive on) M: Manual shifting up or down shifting* 3, 2: Stronger engine braking L: Maximum engine braking K Shift ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 22
    ... With the ignition OFF Parking, tail, license plate, side marker and instrument panel lights turn on. Headlights also turn on. 00L013 Automatic light control Right... and parking brake released Parking, tail, license plate, side marker and instrument panel lights turn on. 00L013 ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 23
    BASIC OPERATION - QUICK REFERENCE 5. WIPER SWITCH Mist wiper operation Intermittent operation Low speed operation 00L016 High speed operation Washer on 6
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 24
    SECTION INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Keys and doors 1-1 Keys ...8 Engine immobiliser system ...11 Wireless remote control ...13 Doors ...19 7
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 25
    ...if you need additional keys, duplicates can be made by a Lexus dealer using the key number. We recommend that ... safe place. 1 Master key (black) - The master key works in every lock. For your Lexus dealer to make... trunk main switch and the glove box. For your Lexus dealer to make you a new key with ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 26
    ... seconds as indicated by the arrow head. The indicator light goes out. This means the engine immobiliser system is automatically canceled. (...try it again from the step 2. 4. Start the engine within 60 seconds after the security indicator light goes out. You cannot start the engine if 60 seconds have ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 27
    ... transponder chip, observe the following precautions: D When starting the engine, do not use the key with a key ... engine to stop soon after it starts. D When starting the engine, do not use the key in proximity ...plates against the key grip. Doing so may prevent the engine from starting, or may cause ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 28
    ...set when the key is removed from the ignition switch. At this time, the security indicator light flashes. When you insert ... indicator light goes out and the system is canceled automatically, which enables the engine ... is in its key case. You can cancel the engine immobiliser system using the flat key....
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 29
    KEYS AND DOORS For your Lexus dealer to make you a new key with built-in transponder ... However, there is a limit to the number of additional keys your Lexus dealer can make for you. If you make ...: MOZ RI-4ATY MADE IN JAPAN This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 30
    ... can also have the battery of the key replaced by your Lexus dealer. 1 2 3 4 Locking the doors and sounding an alarm Unlocking the doors Indicator light Unlocking the ... remote control keys for the same vehicle. Contact your Lexus dealer for detailed information. The wireless remote control ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 31
    ...door is not closed securely. ***The turn signal lights can be set not to flash. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. NOTE: *The emergency flashers can be set not ... time before automatic re-locking can be changed. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. NOTICE Do not push the "LOCK" ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 32
    ... your vehicle. If you want to stop the alarm, push any button. This function does not work when the ignition key is in the "ON" position. NOTE: *The operation method can be changed. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. NOTE: *The alarm can be set not to sound. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. 15
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 33
    ... to slide open, tilt up or inoperative. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. 11G014b NOTICE: This equipment has been ... and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 34
    KEYS AND DOORS For vehicles sold in Canada Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. 11L028-1 Replacing the battery ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 35
    ... module into the key frame and secure the cover with the screw. 3. Remove the 2 screws to take out the lid of the module. 4. Take out the discharged battery and put a new battery with the positive side up. 7. When pushing any switch on the wireless key, make sure the indicator light comes on. 18
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 36
    ... switch when closing the front doors. If the vehicle is subjected to a severe frontal, rear or side impact with the ignition switch turned to the "ON" position, all .... NOTE: *The 2-step unlocking function can be changed. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. The windows and moon roof can be opened and ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 37
    ... children are in the vehicle. Along with the proper use of seat belts, locking the doors helps prevent the driver and...door lock switch on the front side. Pushing on the rear side will unlock them. The same switch ...door locking function can be disabled or changed. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. 20
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 38
    KEYS AND DOORS Locking with rear door child-protector 11G006c " 1 Unlock 2 Lock Whenever small children are in the vehicle, lock the rear door so that it does not open from the inside. To do this, turn the knob to the "LOCK" position as shown and then close the door. 21
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 39
    KEYS AND DOORS 22
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 40
    ... 28 30 31 32 35 35 Headlight switch ...Headlight dimmer and turn signal switch ...Fog light switch ...Windshield wiper and washer switch ...Headlight cleaner switch ...Rear window and outside rear view mirror defogger switch ...Power window ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 41
    ... *The operating condition or sensitivity can be changed. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. 12L001 To turn the lights on, twist the knob on the .... Vehicles sold in Canada: When the tail lights are on, the tail light indicator lights up in the instrument cluster. Manually twist the...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 42
    ...12G001 NOTICE To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not leave the lights on longer than necessary when the engine is not running. NOTE: *The time before turning off the lights can be changed. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. 25
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 43
    ... do not dazzle other road users. If this system fails, the warning light in the instrument cluster comes on. If this occurs, have your vehicle checked by Lexus dealer. For high beam, push the lever forward. Pull it back for low beam. For...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 44
    SWITCHES FOG LIGHT SWITCH 12L004 12L005 For signaling turns, move the lever up or...If the green light in the instrument cluster flashes faster than normal, it indicates that the front or rear ..., turn the switch to the "ON" position. The fog lights come on only when the headlights are on low beam. 27
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 45
    ... washer squirt, push the button on the end of the lever. The low washer fluid warning light in the instrument cluster comes on when the fluid level in the tank becomes nearly empty. For information on adding washer fluid, see "Adding washer fluid" on page 290. In cold weather, warm ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 46
    SWITCHES Shifting the windshield wiper position 12G007c 12G006 K More than 10 cm (3.9 in.) " 1 Rest position 2 Retracted position To shift the windshield wipers from retracted to rest position, hold the connection of the wiper arm and wiper blade and pull it upward along the windshield glass with...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 47
    ...on. The ignition key must be in the "ON" position. The low washer fluid warning light in the instrument cluster comes on when the fluid level in the tank becomes nearly empty. .... NOTICE Do not turn the headlight cleaner on with the washer fluid tank empty. It may cause the cleaner motor to ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 48
    ...ignition key must be in the "ON" position. The thin heater wires on the inside of the rear window and the heater panels in the outside rear view... your hands off the mirror faces when the switch is on. An indicator light is on when the defogger is operating. The system will automatically shut off when...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 49
    ...2 3 4 For driver's window For front passenger's window For left rear window For right rear window To raise or lower the window, pull the switch ... the switch fully up or push it fully down. To stop the window partway, lightly push or pull the switch in the opposite direction and then release it. To...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 50
    ...: *This feature can be set inoperative. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. 12G004 12L043-1 "Indicator light With the window lock switch pressed in, only the driver's window can be raised or lowered. The indicator lights on the switch tell you which of the switches can be operated...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 51
    ... function may work even if nothing is caught. D Never try jamming any part of your body to make the jam protection function work intentionally. D The ... the following. D Always make sure the heads, hands and other parts of the bodies of all occupants are kept completely inside the vehicle before you ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 52
    ...turn on the emergency flashers, push the switch. All the turn signal lights will flash. The emergency flashers will work with the engine running or off and with or... vehicle as far off the road as possible. The turn signal light switch will not work when the emergency flashers are in ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 53
    ... insulating objects which cover the seat. NOTICE D Do not put unevenly weighted objects on the seat and do not stick sharp objects (needles, nails,...etc.). They may damage the heater and seat surface. D To prevent the battery from being discharged, turn the switches on when the engine is running. 36
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 54
    SECTION INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Gauges, meters and service reminder indicators 1-3 38 39 40 40 41 50 Fuel gauge ...Engine coolant temperature gauge ...Tachometer ...Odometer and trip meter ...Service reminder indicators and warning buzzers ...Instrument panel light control ... 37
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 55
    ... lamp does not go off, contact your Lexus dealer as soon as possible. See the inner back cover ... low fuel level warning light comes on, fill the fuel tank as soon as possible. On inclines or curves, due to... fuel level warning light may come on earlier than usual. If the fuel tank is completely empty, ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 56
    GAUGES, METERS AND SERVICE REMINDER INDICATORS ENGINE COOLANT TEMPERATURE GAUGE NOTICE D ... to control the flow of coolant to keep the temperature of the engine within the specified operating range. D Do ... temperature will vary with changes in weather and engine load. If the needle points to the red ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 57
    ... fuel economy. Remember, in most cases the slower the engine speed, the greater the fuel economy. This meter displays the odometer and two trip meters. To change ... For example, you can use one meter to calculate the fuel economy and the other to measure the distance on each trip...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 58
    .... (Indicator and buzzer) (c) Fasten front passenger's seat belt. (j) (d) Take vehicle to Lexus dealer immediately. (k) (i) or If parking brake is off... to Lexus dealer. Take vehicle to Lexus dealer. If brake system warning light is also on, stop immediately and contact Lexus dealer. Close all doors. ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 59
    ...D When the brake fluid level is low ... (n) Take vehicle to Lexus dealer. Take vehicle to Lexus dealer. Remove key. (o) and CAUTION It is... light comes on and buzzer sounds continuously. Have your vehicle checked at your Lexus dealer in the following cases: D The light does not come on even if the...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 60
    ...the following conditions occurs, immediately stop your vehicle at a safe place and contact your Lexus dealer. D The light does not turn off even after the...driver's seat belt is not fastened. Unless the driver fastens the belt, the light stays flashing and the buzzer stops after about...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 61
    ...indicates a malfunction somewhere in the parts monitored by the warning light system. Contact your Lexus dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. D When the ignition key is turned to the "ON" position, the light... Lexus dealer or repair shop. NOTICE Do not continue driving if the engine...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 62
    ...stays on while you are driving, pull off the road to a safe place and stop the engine immediately. Call a Lexus dealer or qualified repair shop for assistance. The light may occasionally flicker when the engine is idling or it may come on briefly after a...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 63
    ...checked/repaired by your Lexus dealer as soon as possible. If this lamp comes on and the engine speed does... vehicle at low speeds. Have your Lexus checked by your Lexus dealer as soon as possible. ... system. Contact your Lexus dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. D The light does not come...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 64
    ... INDICATORS A warning light turning on briefly during operation does not indicate a problem. Either ... or second clickstop), it indicates that one or more of the tail lights are burned out. If it comes .... (l) Low Washer Fluid Warning Light This light comes on when the fluid level in the tank becomes ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 65
    ... Headlight Leveling System Warning Light This light warns that when there is a problem somewhere in the automatic headlight .... If it comes on, have your vehicle checked by your Lexus dealer. (p) Key Reminder Buzzer ..."VSC OFF" indicator light come on, have your vehicle checked by Lexus dealer as soon ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 66
    ... AND SERVICE REMINDER INDICATORS How to check all the service reminder indicators (except the low fuel level warning light): 1. Apply the parking brake. 2.... buzzer does not function as described above, have it checked by your Lexus dealer as soon as possible. or or or 49
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 67
    GAUGES, METERS AND SERVICE REMINDER INDICATORS INSTRUMENT PANEL LIGHT CONTROL 13G005 The brightness of the instrument panel lights is automatically adjusted depending on the brightness of your surroundings. To adjust the brightness as ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 68
    ... 56 57 57 58 61 62 62 63 64 64 Vanity mirrors ...Interior lights ...Personal lights ...Ignition switch light ...Clock ...Cigarette lighter and ashtray ...Power outlet ...Rear console box ...Glove box ...Garage door opener ...Cup holders ...Coin box ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 69
    ... the vanity mirrors, swing the sun visor down and open the cover. The vanity light comes on when you open the cover. 1 2 3 To block out glare from the front , swing... block out glare coming obliquely from behind you, slide the visor backwards. At this position, the vanity light does not come on. 52
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 70
    ..., slide the switch. With the switch in the "DOOR" position, the light comes on when any of the doors are opened. After ... goes out. However, in the following cases, the light goes out immediately: 1. All the doors ... on the personal light, push the switch. To turn it off, push the switch again. 53 Rear...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 71
    ...30 - 9:59 or between 10:01 - 10:29, the time will change to 10:00. With the tail lights on, the background brightness of the time indication will be reduced. If the electrical power source has been disconnected from the clock, the time display will ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 72
    ... CIGARETTE LIGHTER AND ASHTRAY 14G009 14G008d "Rear ashtray To use the ashtray, pull on the lid. ... not hold the cigarette lighter pressed in. If the engine is not running, the ignition key must ...remove the ashtray, just pull it up. Use a Lexus genuine cigarette lighter or equivalent for replacement....
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 73
    ..."ON" position for the power outlet to be used. NOTICE D To prevent the fuse from being blown, do not use the electricity over the total vehicle capacity of 12V 3.5A. D To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not use the power outlet longer than necessary when the engine is not running. 56
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 74
    ... box 2 For lower box " 1 Unlock 2 Open 3 Lock To use the rear console box, open as shown in the illustration. To open the... the master key and turn it clockwise. With the tail lights on, the glove box light will come on when the glove box door is open. CAUTION To reduce the chance of injury in ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 75
    ...to 75 mm (1 to 3 in.) away from the surface of the HomeLinkR. Keep the indicator light on the HomeLink R in view while programming. 3. Simultaneously press and ... button along with the selected HomeLinkR button. 4. When the indicator light on the HomeLinkR changes from a slow to a rapid flash after 20...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 76
    ... transmitter 25 to 75 mm (1 to 3 in.) away from the surface of the HomeLinkR. Keep the indicator light on the HomeLink R in view while programming. 3. Press and hold the selected ... such as home security systems, home door locks or lighting, contact your authorized Lexus dealer for assistance. 59
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 77
    ... button to activate the programmed device. The HomeLinkR indicator light should come on. The HomeLinkR continues to send ... outside buttons for 20 seconds until the indicator light flashes. If you sell your ...102 264 This device complies with FCC Rules part 15. Operation is subject to the following two ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 78
    INTERIOR EQUIPMENT CUP HOLDERS 14G012 14G011b "Rear "Front To use the cup holder, push the cup holder lid. You can use it... inside. To use the cup holder, push the cup holder portion of the center armrest in the rear seat. The cup holder is designed for holding cups or drink-cans securely. CAUTION ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 79
    INTERIOR EQUIPMENT COIN BOX (U.S.A.ONLY) TIE-DOWN HOOKS 14g030 14G049a To use the coin box, push against the coin box cover. To secure your luggage, use the tie-down hooks as shown above. See "Luggage stowage precautions" on page 64 for precautions in loading luggage. CAUTION Keep the coin ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 80
    INTERIOR EQUIPMENT FLOOR MAT 14G013-1 14G025a CAUTION Use a floor mat of the correct size. If the floor carpet and floor mat have 2 holes, then they are designed for use with locking clips. Fix the floor mat with locking clips into the holes in the floor carpet. Make sure the floor mat is ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 81
    ... D Be careful to keep the vehicle level. Placing the weight as far forward as possible helps maintain vehicle balance. D For better fuel economy, do not carry unnecessary weight. 14G050 " 1 To loosen 2 To tighten CAUTION D Do not place anything...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 82
    SECTION INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Exterior equipment 1-5 66 67 69 70 Hood ...Trunk lid ...Fuel tank cap ...Moon roof ... 65
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 83
    ... the hood. 1. To open the hood, pull the hood lock release lever under the instrument panel. The hood will spring up slightly. Before closing the hood, check to see that you have not forgotten any tools, rags, etc. Then lower the hood and make sure it locks. CAUTION Before driving, be sure that the...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 84
    EXTERIOR EQUIPMENT TRUNK LID D Never leave children unattended in the vehicle. Un supervised children may lock themselves in the vehicles or trunk and suffer serious injuries or death. Trunk lid opener 15G003-1 15G004 To unlock the trunk lid, insert the master key and turn it clockwise. To ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 85
    ...emergency to open the trunk lid. The phosphorescent (glow-in-the-dark) handle will continue to glow for a time after the trunk lid is closed. Exposing the handle to stronger light will cause it to glow longer. To protect things put in the trunk, when you have...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 86
    EXTERIOR EQUIPMENT FUEL TANK CAP 15G007a 15G006 2. To remove the fuel tank cap, turn the cap slowly counterclockwise, then pause slightly before removing it. The removed... the indicator lamp does not go off, contact your Lexus dealer as soon as possible. 1. To open the fuel filler...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 87
    ...spillage in case of an accident. D Use only a genuine Lexus fuel tank cap for replacement. It is designed to regulate fuel tank pressure. MOON ROOF 15G011-1 In case the opener... the moon roof. Pull the manual lever toward the back. This is used in case the fuel filler door cannot be...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 88
    ... the key. " 1 Tilt up 2 Lower To tilt up the rear end of the moon roof fully, push the switch on the rear side or on the front side to lower it. To operate the moon roof, the ignition key must be in..., or sliding open or tilting up can be selected. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. 71
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 89
    ... if nothing is caught. D Never try jamming any part of your body to make the jam protection function ..., always keep the heads, hands and other parts of the bodies of all occupants away from the roof opening. ...places his/her head, hands and other parts of the body in the roof opening before you close ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 90
    ... Front seats ...74 Head restraints ...77 Tilt and telescopic steering wheell ...79 Outside rear view mirrors ...80 Inside rear view mirror ...82 Seat belts ...86 SRS airbags ...94 Child restraint ...108 Driving position memory system ...127 73...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 91
    ...Do not use accessories for the seats which cover the parts where the side airbags inflate. Such accessories may ..., resulting in death or serious injury. Consult your Lexus dealer if you insist on modifications of ...the seat does not hit a passenger, luggage, or the rear seat. NOTICE Do not operate the...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 92
    .... Releasing the switch will stop the seat in that position. Do not place anything under the seat, as this might interfere with the seat movement. " 1 Seat position control switch, seat cushion angle and height control switch 2 Seatback angle control switch 3 Lumbar support control switch 75
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 93
    ... the seatback any more than needed. The seat belts provide maximum protection in a frontal or rear collision when the driver and the passenger are sitting up straight and well back in the seats. If you are reclined, the lap belt may slide past your hips and apply restraint ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 94
    COMFORT ADJUSTMENT Adjusting lumbar support HEAD RESTRAINTS Front seats 16G005 16G006-1 Push the control switch on either side. The amount of lumbar support will change while the switch is pushed. To raise the head restraint, pull it up. To lower ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 95
    ... in position. D Do not drive with the head restraints removed. 16G009-1 Rear seats "Center rear seat To raise the head restraint, pull it up. To ... head. Therefore, using a cushion on the seatback is not recommended. CAUTION "Outside rear seats To raise the head restraint, pull it up. To lower it, ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 96
    ... TILT AND TELESCOPIC STEERING WHEEL Adjustment of steering wheel tilt Adjustment of telescopic ... switch forward or backward to set the steering wheel to the desired position. To adjust the tilt of the steering .... CAUTION Do not adjust the steering wheel while the vehicle is moving. It may cause the...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 97
    ... size or distance of any object seen in the outside rear view mirror on the passenger's side. It is a convex ...window defogger switch, the heater panels in the outside rear view mirrors will quickly clear the mirror ....) NOTE: *This feature can be set inoperative. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. 80
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 98
    ...1 Master switch 2 Control switch To adjust the power rear view mirror, first place the master switch ... push the control switch on the desired side. The power rear view mirror can be adjusted when the key is ... backward. Both the driver and passenger side rear view mirrors must be extended and properly...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 99
    ...normal. "AUTO" mode: If the mirror detects light from the headlights of the vehicle behind you, the mirror surface darkens slightly to reduce the reflected light. When the inside rear view mirror surface changes,... key is inserted and turned on, the inside rear view mirror always turns on in the "AUTO...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 100
    ..., roof parking, near a crossing, near a large vehicle, etc.). D The vehicle is magnetized. (There is a magnet or a metal object near the inside rear view mirror.) D The battery has been disconnected. D Any door is open. The compass works to calibrate the direction automatically while the vehicle in ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 101
    COMFORT ADJUSTMENT NOTICE Do not put magnets or a metal object near the inside rear view mirror. Doing this may cause malfunction of the compass sensor. CALIBRATING THE COMPASS (deviation calibration) The direction display on the compass deviates from the true direction determined by the earth's ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 102
    ... field. To rectify this, follow the calibration procedure below. If calibration cannot be performed because of the vehicle is magnetized, take your vehicle to a Lexus dealer. D Do not perform circling calibration of the compass in a place where the earth's magnetic field is subject to interference ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 103
    ...adjust the display only when the vehicle is stopped. SEAT BELTS Seat belt precautions Lexus strongly urges that the driver and passengers in... suffer serious injury or death during emergency braking or a collision. Pregnant woman. Lexus recommends the use of a seat belt. Ask your doctor for specific ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 104
    COMFORT ADJUSTMENT Injured person. Lexus recommends the use of a seat belt. Depending on the injury, first check with your doctor for ... pinched in the seat or doors. D Inspect the belt system periodically. Check for cuts, fraying, and loose parts. Damaged parts should be replaced. Do not disassemble ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 105
    ... tab and buckle. D If the seat belt does not function normally, immediately contact your Lexus dealer. Do not use the seat until the seat belt is fixed. It cannot protect an adult... low on hips as possible. D For your safety, do not place the shoulder belt under your arm. 88
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 106
    ..., push the anchor up. To lower the anchor position, support the anchor while you push the lock release ..., make sure the anchor is locked in position. To release the belt, press the buckle release button and allow ... to retract. If the belt does not retract smoothly, pull it out and check for kinks or ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 107
    ... are not long enough, a personalized seat belt extender is available from your Lexus dealer free of charge. Please contact ...and selection of length. Additional ordering information is available at your Lexus dealer. 16G055 CAUTION When using the seat belt extender, observe the following precautions...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 108
    ... and buckle. D If the seat belt does not function normally, immediately contact your Lexus dealer. Do not use the seat until the seat belt is fixed. It cannot protect ... occurring at certain speeds and angles may cause the seat belt pretensioners and SRS airbags not to operate all ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 109
    ... 6 seconds. This means the front seat belt pretensioners are operating properly. This warning light system monitors the ... belt buckle switch, front seat belt pretensioner assemblies, inflators, warning light, interconnecting wiring and power sources. (For details, see "Service reminder indicators and...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 110
    ...perform any of the following changes without consulting your Lexus dealer. Such changes can interfere with proper operation of the front seat belt pretensioners ... your Lexus dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. D When the ignition key is turned to the "ON" position, the light does ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 111
    ... primary safety protection provided by the seat belts. In the following cases, contact your Lexus dealer as soon as possible. D The front parts of the vehicle (shaded in ... deploy if luggage is put in the seat, or the seat belt is buckled up regardless of the presence of the occupant in ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 112
    ... front passenger who is too close to the steering wheel or dashboard during airbag deployment can be killed or seriously injured. Lexus strongly recommends that: D The driver sit as far back as possible from the steering wheel while still maintaining control of ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 113
    ...diagnostic module, which will record the use of the seat belt restraint system by the driver when the curtain shield ... passenger must: D Wear their seat belts properly. D Remain properly seated with their ... or front passenger work together with the seat belts by inflating to help reduce injury mainly ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 114
    .... This means the SRS airbags are operating properly. This warning light system monitors the airbag sensor assembly, front ... belt buckle switch, front seat belt pretensioner assemblies, inflators, warning light, interconnecting wiring and power sources. (For details, see "Service reminder indicators ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 115
    ...vehicle body other than the passenger compartment as shown in the illustration. 16G024 " 1 Collision from the rear 2 Vehicle rollover The front airbags are not designed to inflate if the vehicle is involved in a rear collision, if it rolls over, or if it is involved in a ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 116
    ... 16G109 16G108 " 1 Collision from the front 2 Collision from the rear 3 Vehicle rollover The side and curtain... to inflate if the vehicle is involved in a front or rear collision, if it rolls over, or if... in a low-speed side collision. " 1 Hitting a curb, edge of pavement or hard material 2 Falling...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 117
    ... airbag inflator. At this time a chemical reaction in the inflators quickly fills the airbags with non-toxic gas ...burns or abrasions and swelling. Parts of the airbag module (steering wheel hub, dashboard, front ...driver (airbag and inflator) 5 SRS warning light 6 Airbag sensor assembly 7 Front airbag ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 118
    ... An infant or child who is too small to use a seat belt should be properly secured using a child restraint system. Lexus strongly recommends that all infants and children be placed in the rear seat of the vehicle and properly restrained. The rear seat ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 119
    ... airbag inflate, because the impact could cause death or serious injury to the child. D For instructions concerning the installation of a child restraint system, see "Child restraint" on page ... seriously injured. Sit up straight and well back in the seat, and always use your seat belt properly. 102
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 120
    ... child in the vehicle. D Sit up straight and well back in the seat, distributing your weight evenly in the seat. Do not apply excessive weight to the outer side of the front seats on vehicles with side airbags. D Do not get your head closer to the area where ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 121
    ...Do not hold a child on your lap or in your arms. Use a child restraint system in the rear seat. For instructions concerning the installation of a child restraint system, see "Child restraint" on page 108. D Do not put objects or your pets on or...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 122
    ... front passenger should not hold objects in their arms or on their knees. D Do not attach a microphone or any other device or object around the part where the curtain shield airbag activates such as on the windshield glass, side door glass and front and side pillar. When the curtain shield airbag ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 123
    ... not use seat accessories which cover the parts where the side airbags inflate. Such accessories may ... result in death or serious injury. Consult your Lexus dealer about any repairs and modifications. ... any of the following changes without consulting your Lexus dealer. Such changes can interfere with...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 124
    ... the airbags. Contact your Lexus dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. D When the ignition key is turned to the "ON" position, the light does not come on,... have a problem. If the light flashes, the side airbags have a problem. In the following cases, contact your Lexus dealer as soon as...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 125
    ... damaged. CHILD RESTRAINT Child restraint precautions Lexus strongly urges the use of child restraint systems ... should sit in the rear seat and must be restrained using the vehicle's seat belt. See "...you and the vehicle's interior if you are unrestrained. D Lexus strongly urges use of a proper child ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 126
    ...with the lap portion of the lap/shoulder belt. You must carefully consult the manufacturer 's instructions which accompany the child restraint ... system. Install the child restraint system correctly following the instructions provided by its manufacturer. General directions are also provided under the...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 127
    ... cause death or serious injury if a rear-facing child restraint system is put... sure it is secured in place according to the manufacturer's instructions. If it is not restrained securely, it may... the top strap of a child restraint system. For instructions about how to use the anchor bracket, see "Using...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 128
    ... on the child's age and size. (A) Infant seat (B) Convertible seat (C) Booster seat Install the child restraint system following the instructions provided by its manufacturer. Child restraint lower anchorages approved for your vehicle may also be used. See "Installation with child restraint lower ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 129
    ... WITH 3-POINT TYPE SEAT BELT (A) Infant seat installation 16G057a 16G066a CAUTION An infant seat is used in rear-facing position only. D Never put a rear-facing child restraint system on the front passenger seat because the force of the rapid inflation of the front...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 130
    ...prevent you from properly latching the tab and buckle. D If the seat belt does not function normally, immediately contact your Lexus dealer. Do not use the child restraint seat until the seat belt is fixed. It cannot protect your child from injury. 113...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 131
    COMFORT ADJUSTMENT 16G068 16G069 2. Fully extend the shoulder belt to put it in the lock mode. ...be extended. To hold the infant seat securely, make sure the belt is in the lock mode before letting the... seat cushion and seatback, let the shoulder belt retract as far as it will go to hold the infant ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 132
    ... system in different directions to be sure it is secure. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. 4. To remove the infant seat, press the buckle-release button and allow the belt to retract completely. The belt will move freely again and be ready to ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 133
    ... seat installation 16G035 16G058-2 A convertible seat is used in forward-facing or rear-facing position depending on the age and size of the child. When installing, follow the manufacturer's instructions about the appropriate age and size of the child as well as directions...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 134
    ... system. It is dangerous if the side airbag and curtain shield airbags inflate, because the impact could cause death or serious injury to the child. D If the driver's seat position does not allow sufficient space for safe installation, install the child restraint system on the rear right seat. 117
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 135
    ...prevent you from properly latching the tab and buckle. D If the seat belt does not function normally, immediately contact your Lexus dealer. Do not use the child restraint seat until the seat belt is fixed. It cannot protect your child from injury. 118...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 136
    ... firmly against the seat cushion and seatback, let the shoulder belt retract as far as it will go to hold the convertible seat securely. CAUTION ... the child restraint system in different directions to be sure it is secure. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. 119
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 137
    COMFORT ADJUSTMENT (C) Booster seat installation 16G050 16G037 4. To remove the convertible seat, press the buckle-release button and allow the belt to retract completely. The belt will move freely again and be ready to work for an adult or older child passenger. A booster seat is used in ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 138
    ... the lap and shoulder belt through or around the booster seat and child following the instructions provided by its manufacturer and insert the tab into the ...the shoulder belt is positioned across the center of child's shoulder. The belt should be kept away from child's neck, but not...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 139
    ... your child from properly latching the tab and buckle. D If the seat belt does not function normally, immediately contact your Lexus dealer. Do not use the child restraint seat until the seat belt is fixed. It cannot protect your child from injury. 2. ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 140
    ... a top strap 16G099b 16G060a "Anchor brackets Follow the procedure below for a child restraint system that requires the use of a top strap. Use the anchor bracket on the package tray behind the rear seat to attach the top strap. Anchor brackets are installed for each rear seating position. 123
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 141
    ...system with the seat belt. 2. Latch the hook onto the anchor bracket and tighten the top strap. For instructions to install the child restraint system, see "Type of ... with a seat belt on the vehicle. CAUTION D Make sure the top strap is securely latched, and check that the child ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 142
    COMFORT ADJUSTMENT 16g230d 16g231b "Type A "Type B 125
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 143
    ...see "Using a top strap" on page 123.) For the installation details, refer to the instruction manual equipped with each product. CAUTION D When using the ...it is secure. Follow all the installation instructions provided by its manufacturer. D Do not put a child restraint system on the rear seat if it ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 144
    ... tilt and telescopic steering, and outside rear view mirrors. Two different driving position...perform step 2 above. Setting the driving position Recalling the memorized position 16G064a 16G065a 1. Adjust ...tilt and telescopic steering and outside rear view mirrors to the desired position. 2. While ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 145
    ... activation D Ignition key "ON" and selector lever in "P" position. All parts of the memorized positions can be activated. However, if the brake pedal ... care not to select the wrong button, or the seat could strike the rear passenger or hit your body against the steering wheel. If this happens, you ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 146
    SECTION INSTRUMENTS AND CONTROLS Theft deterrent 1-7 Theft deterrent system ...130 Theft prevention labels ...132 129
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 147
    ... blows the vehicle's horn and intermittently flashes the headlights, tail lights and other exterior ... or wireless remote control. The flashing indicator light will remain on when all the doors, trunk and ..." position and remove it. The engine immobiliser system causes the indicator light to flash. 130
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 148
    ...remote control. Be sure to wait until the indicator light starts flashing. 3. Unlock one of the doors ...trunk and hood. When testing the hood, also check that the system is activated when the battery terminal is disconnected... the system does not work properly, have it checked by your Lexus dealer. 131...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 149
    ... reduce the incidence of vehicle thefts by facilitating the tracing and recovery of parts from stolen vehicles. The label is designed so that once it is ...the integrity of the label. Transferring these labels intact from one part to another will be impossible. NOTICE You should not attempt to remove ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 150
    SECTION AIR CONDITIONING AND AUDIO Air conditioning 2-1 Automatic air conditioning controls ...134 For vehicles equipped with Navigation System, please refer to the separate "Owner's Manual for Navigation System". 133
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 151
    ... fan speed, air flow, air intake and on-off of the air conditioning according to the temperature. The ignition key must be in the "ON" position. NOTICE To prevent the battery from being discharged, do not leave the air conditioning on longer than necessary when the engine is not running. 134
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 152
    AIR CONDITIONING 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Driver side temperature control button Driver side temperature display (in degrees Fahrenheit or Centigrade) Front windshield button Fan speed display Outside temperature display (in degrees Fahrenheit or Centigrade) Air intake control button Air flow display ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 153
    AIR CONDITIONING 20G002a "Air flow selection 136 See "Lower vent" on page 144.
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 154
    ...switching of the air intake between RECIRCULATED AIR and OUTSIDE AIR are automatically adjusted. The operation status is shown by each indicator. When one of the manual control buttons is depressed while operating in automatic mode, the mode relevant to the depressed button is set. Other conditions ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 155
    ...the depressed button is set. Other conditions continue to be adjusted automatically. If manual air flow selection is desired - 20G004-1 21L006-3 The outlets from which air is delivered can be selected manually by pushing the button. The function of each mode is as follows: 1 ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 156
    ..., then back to the RECIRCULATED AIR mode. Each indicator light shows which mode is now selected. 1 2... of cooled air is desired, select this mode. EXHAUST GAS AUTOMATIC mode - If the outside air contains harmful substances like exhaust gas (i.e., when the vehicle running just in front of your vehicle ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 157
    ... CONDITIONING Turning off the air conditioning manually will cancel the EXHAUST GAS AUTOMATIC mode. If ..., the air conditioning turns on and the EXHAUST GAS AUTOMATIC mode will operate. For normal use, ... control button until the "AUTO" indicator light flashes. The display changes as illustrated below. ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 158
    ... the air conditioning off. If you turn off the air conditioning manually, the EXHAUST ... automatically. At this time, the indicator on the A/C button is off and the EXHAUST GAS AUTOMATIC indicator light ... is pushed again, have the compressor checked by your nearest Lexus dealer. Displaying the outside ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 159
    ..." button during cooled air operation in extremely humid weather. The difference between the temperature of the outside air and that of the windshield could cause the outer surface of the windshield to fog up blocking your vision. 20G008a 1. Open the glove box and remove the two covers. 142
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 160
    ... replaced. To maintain the air conditioning efficiency, replace the air filter according to the maintenance schedule. (For scheduled maintenance information, please refer to the "Owner's Manual Supplement / Scheduled Maintenance".) D When driving ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 161
    ... Lower vent 20G010 20G012-1 The center vents may be opened or closed as shown. The lower vent may be opened or closed as shown. For removing frost or fog, it is recommended that you close the lower vent when you push the "FRONT WINDSHIELD" button or use the"Floor" or the "Floor/Windshield" mode...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 162
    AIR CONDITIONING Rear vents 20G013 The rear vents may be opened or closed as shown. 145
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 163
    AIR CONDITIONING 146
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 164
    SECTION AIR CONDITIONING AND AUDIO Audio 2-2 Audio system ...148 For vehicles equipped with Navigation System, please refer to the separate "Owner's Manual for Navigation System". 147
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 165
    ...your audio system 21G080d "You can adjust the brightness of the display. See "Instrument panel light control" on page 50 for details. The "DISC" button works only when your Lexus is equipped with an automatic changer. If a Mark Levinson brand audio system is ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 166
    ...scan selection (See page 164 for details.) 5 AUDIO-TUNE knob (See page 151 for details.) 6 Radio data system/Traffic announcement/ Program type (See page 155,... details.) 8 Mode selectors (See page 150 for details.) 9 Radio mode: Seek tuning (See page 154 for details.) TAPE mode...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 167
    ... your audio system: some basics This section describes some of the basic features of the Lexus audio system. Some information may not pertain to your system.... discharged, do not leave the car audio on longer than necessary when the engine is not running. (a) Turning the system on and off Push "AM", "...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 168
    ... tones. BAL: Adjusts the sound balance between the right and left speakers. FAD: Adjusts the sound balance between the front and rear speakers. ASL: Turns on or off the automatic sound levelizer. Automatic sound levelizer: When the audio sound becomes difficult to be ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 169
    ...window may affect the reception of radio or mobile telephone. For the installation of the window tint, consult with your Lexus dealer. (d) Your cassette player When you insert a ...slot. NOTICE Never try to disassemble or oil any part of the compact disc player. Do not insert anything...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 170
    .... "AM", "FM1", "FM2" or "FM TYPE" appear on the display. Your radio automatically changes to stereo reception when a stereo broadcast is received. "ST" appears on the display. If the signal becomes weak, the radio reduces the amount of channel separation to prevent the weak signal from ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 171
    ... a station (c) Selecting a station Your Lexus has an electronic tuning radio (ETR). Tune in the desired station using one of the ... the station you want. The button number ( 1-6 ) and station frequency appear on the display. Manual tuning: Turn the "AUDIO-TUNE" knob. The radio will step up or down to ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 172
    AUDIO (d) RDS (Radio Data System) AF (Alternative Frequency) function: When the RDS is turned on...Push the "SCAN" button. "SCAN" appears on the display. The radio will find the next station up the band,...you hear a beep. "P.SCAN" appears on the display. The radio will tune in the next preset station up ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 173
    AUDIO TYPE (Program type): When you push the "TYPE" button while receiving an RDS station, the current program type appears on the display. Each time you push the "TYPE" button, the program type changes as in the following: D ROCK D EASY LIS (Easy listening) D CLS/JAZZ (Classical music and jazz) D ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 174
    ..." button, "TRAF SEEK" appears on the display and the radio will start seeking any traffic program station... button is pushed while in "TAPE" or "CD" mode, the radio will start seeking traffic program stations again... VOL" knob while a traffic program station is received. Radio text message: 21g126 If ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 175
    AUDIO To recall a radio text message, push the "MSG" button. Each time you push the button, the available message will ...right. The player will automatically start when you insert a cassette tape. At this time, "TAPE" appears on the display. If a metal or chrome equivalent cassette tape...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 176
    AUDIO (b) Manual program selection 21G083b 21G119 If a cassette is already in the slot, push the "TAPE" button. Dolbyr Noise Reduction* feature: If you are listening to a tape that was recorded with Dolby* Noise Reduction, push the button by the double-D symbol. The display will indicate that the...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 177
    ... feature allows you to program your cassette player to skip forward or backward to locate the song you want to hear. You can skip up to 9 programs at a time. Push this button on the upper side to skip forward. "FF" and the number will appear on the display. Push the button until the number you want ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 178
    AUDIO Push this button on the lower side to skip backward. Push the button until "REW" and the number you want to skip appear on the display. D If you set "REW 1", the player will rewind to the beginning of the current program. D When counting the number of programs you want to rewind, remember to ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 179
    AUDIO 20E029-2 20L022 2. Push this button to eject the magazine. 4. Put a disc on the tray with its label face down and push the tray back into the magazine. If the label faces up, the disc cannot be played. In this case, "ERROR" and the disc number appears on the display. 20L021 21G003-1 3. ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 180
    ... in the magazine are played continuously, starting with disc number 1. The disc number of the disc currently being played, the track number and the time from the beginning of the program appear on the display. When play of one disc ends, the first track of the following disc starts. When play of the...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 181
    ... select the disc number. Push the button several times until the desired disc number appears on ... select a track, push the "SCAN" button a second time. If the player reaches the end of the disc, ... program of your choice, push the button a second time. After all the discs in the magazine are scanned in...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 182
    ... compact disc player functions 21G023a 21G024b "TRACK" button: Use for direct access to a desired track. Push either side of the "TRACK" button several times until the desired track number appears on the display. As you release the button, the player will start playing the selected track from the...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 183
    ... player to cool it. If the player still does not operate, take it to your Lexus dealer. Steering pad switches (GS430 only) 21g137a The steering pad switches are installed on the left side of the steering wheel. "MODE" switch: Push the "MODE" switch to...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 184
    ... switch: The function in each mode is shown below. (a) When the radio mode is selected D Push this switch briefly to... and hold it until you hear a beep. The radio will begin seeking up or down for a station and... selection, you can skip up to 9 programs at a time. For details, see page 160 for details....
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 185
    ..., a problem with radio reception does not mean there is a problem with your radio - it is just the normal result of conditions outside the vehicle. For ... change constantly as your vehicle moves. Here are some common reception problems that probably do not indicate a problem with your radio: 168
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 186
    ...with those received directly from the radio station, causing the radio station to sound alternately strong and weak.... tapes: Clean the tape head and other parts regularly. D A dirty tape head or tape path...-quality cassette tapes can cause many problems, including poor sound, inconsistent playing speed...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 187
    AUDIO Caring for your compact disc player and discs 20L037 ss22072a D Use only compact discs labeled as shown above. CD-R (CD-Recordable), CD-RW (CD-Re-writable) and personal computer use CD-ROMs may not be playable on your compact disc player. D Your compact disc player is intended for use with...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 188
    ..., or other disc damage could cause the player to skip or to repeat a section of a track. (To see a pin hole, hold the disc up to the light.) CAUTION Compact disc players use an invisible laser beam which could cause hazardous radiation exposure if directed outside the unit. Be sure to operate the ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 189
    AUDIO 172
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 190
    ... starting the engine ...Ignition switch with steering lock ...Parking brake ...How to start the engine ...Automatic transmission ...Electronic throttle control system ...Cruise control ...Traction control system ...Vehicle skid control system ...Brake system ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 191
    ...muffler, but its purpose is to reduce pollutants in the exhaust gas. CAUTION 31G018b D Keep people and ...materials away from the exhaust pipe while the engine is running. The exhaust gas is very hot. D Do ...easily such as grass, leaves, paper or rags. "GS430 NOTICE A large amount of unburned gases ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 192
    ...system operate properly, your vehicle must receive the periodic inspections required by the Lexus Maintenance Schedule. For scheduled maintenance information, refer to the "Owner's Manual Supplement / Scheduled Maintenance". ENGINE EXHAUST CAUTION ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 193
    ...wheel angle. 3. Adjust the inside and outside rear view mirrors. 4. Lock all doors. 5. Fasten seat belts. Remember to check that the service reminder indicators function when turning the key to "ON", and check the fuel gauge to see that you have sufficient fuel...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 194
    ...the key.* PARKING BRAKE NOTE: *The volume or interval of beep sound can be changed. Ask your Lexus dealer for details. 31G003c 31G002 1 2 "LOCK" - Engine is off and the steering wheel is locked. The ignition key can be removed only at this...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 195
    ... START THE ENGINE Before cranking 1. Apply the parking brake firmly. 2. Turn off unnecessary lights and accessories. 3. Put the selector lever in "P". If you need to restart the engine ... the engine, be sure to follow the instructions in "Before cranking". Normal starting procedure The multiport fuel ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 196
    STARTING AND DRIVING AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Your automatic transmission has a shift lock ...shift position is displayed on the instrument cluster. GS430: P: Parking, engine starting and key removal ... if you downshift from "D" to "4", engine braking will not be enabled because the cruise control is not ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 197
    ...vehicle speed, see page 191. 3, 2: Stronger engine braking L: Maximum engine braking Correct use of the automatic transmission is explained in the following parts. (a) Normal driving (b) Driving in M mode (GS300 only) (c) Using engine braking...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 198
    ... "Power", "Normal" or "Snow" mode to suit your driving condition. For ordinary driving, Lexus recommends that you use the "Normal" position to improve fuel economy. 3. For more powerful acceleration and sporty driving, use the "Power" position. In ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 199
    ...the selector lever to "D". Always use the "D" position to improve fuel economy and quiet driving. Only in ...overdrive gear is possible. However, while the engine coolant temperature is low, the transmission will not shift into the overdrive gear even in the "D" position. (See "(b) Using engine braking...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 200
    ... case, it should be noted that you cannot downshift or upshift the transmission using the switches on the steering wheel. Consult with your Lexus dealer as soon as possible. The transmission works exactly in the same way as when you put the selector lever in ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 201
    ... the vehicle speed is or becomes lower than the speed listed below and maximum engine braking will be enabled. GS430 km/h (mph) "3" "2" "L" 153 (95) ...) 16 (10) 4 31G032c To use the braking power of the engine, downshift the transmission in the way described below: 1 Shift into the ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 202
    ...Backing up 31G033c NOTICE D Be careful not to over-rev the engine. Watch the tachometer to keep ... position is given below for your reference: GS430 GS300 km/h (mph) km/h (mph... towing for a long time in the "3", "2" or "L" position. This may cause severe automatic transmission damage from overheating...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 203
    STARTING AND DRIVING (f) Parking (g) Good driving practice If the transmission repeatedly shifts up and down between the fourth and ... Do not hold the vehicle on an upgrade with the accelerator pedal. This can cause the transmission to overheat. Always use the brake pedal or parking brake. CAUTION ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 204
    ... lock override button. For instructions, see "If you cannot shift automatic transmission selector ... the following precautions to prevent damage to the transmission and other parts. D Do not depress ... or before the transmission is completely shifted to forward or reverse gear. D Do not race the engine ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 205
    ... throttle control system has 3 modes: Normal, Power and Snow modes. Normal mode: For ordinary driving, Lexus recommends that you use the normal mode to improve fuel economy. Power mode: For more powerful acceleration and sporty driving. 188
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 206
    ... set speed, cancel the cruise control then downshift the transmission to use engine braking to slow down. To operate the cruise control, push the main switch. This turns the system on. The indicator light in the instrument cluster shows that you can now set your ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 207
    ... speed automatically cancels out for other than these reasons, have your vehicle checked by your Lexus dealer at the earliest opportunity. "Each function ...control lever downward in the "SET/COAST" direction. 31G012c The transmission must be in "D" or "4" before you set the cruise control ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 208
    ... a slower speed Cruise control failure warning If the "CRUISE" indicator light in the instrument cluster flashes five times and then goes out when ... that there is trouble in the cruise control system. Contact your Lexus dealer. Press the control lever downward in the "...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 209
    ...at an appropriate and cautious pace. 31G013 "Slip indicator light When you turn the ignition switch on, this system always turns on....can operate when needed. When traction control is applied, the slip indicator light blinks. You may hear a sound in the engine compartment for a few seconds when the ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 210
    ... OFF" switch a second time turns the system back on and extinguishes the "VSC OFF" indicator light. When you turn the ignition switch on, this system always turns ...vehicle is going to skid during driving, the slip indicator light flashes and an alarm sounds intermittently. The vehicle...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 211
    ..., the vehicle skid control system may not function correctly. When replacing the tires or wheels, contact your Lexus dealer. 31G015-1 These lights warn when there is a problem somewhere in the vehicle skid control system, traction control ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 212
    .... If the brake system warning light comes on, immediately stop your vehicle and contact your Lexus dealer. The brake system warning light may stay on for about 60... It is normal if the light goes out and the buzzer stops sounding after a few seconds. Anti-lock brake system ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 213
    ... vehicle is started. This means that the anti-lock brake system is in the self-check mode, and does not indicate a malfunction. When the ...the vibrations of the vehicle body and steering wheel. You may also hear the motor sound in the engine compartment even after the vehicle is stopped. D At the end ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 214
    ... system and the brake assist system work properly, the light turns off after a few seconds. Thereafter,...the brake system still operates conventionally. When the "ABS" warning light is on (and the brake system warning light is off), the anti-lock brake system does not operate so that the wheels could ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 215
    ... light system. Contact your Lexus dealer as soon as possible to service the vehicle. D The light does not come ... shoes and/or drums are replaced. Have your Lexus dealer perform the bedding-down. Brake assist ... warning light, immediately stop your vehicle at a safe place and contact your Lexus dealer....
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 216
    ...the extent that replacement is required. If you hear a squealing or scraping noise while driving, have the brake pads checked and replaced by your Lexus dealer as soon as possible. Expensive rotor damage can result if the pads are not ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 217
    ... CAUTION D Do not mix summer and all season tires on your vehicle as this can cause dangerous handling characteristics, resulting in loss of control. D Do not use tires other than the manufacturer's designated tires, and never mix tires or wheels of the sizes different from the originals. 200
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 218
    SECTION STARTING AND DRIVING Driving tips 3-2 202 202 202 203 204 205 205 Break-in period ...Operation in foreign countries ...Tips for driving in various conditionss ...Winter driving tips ...Dinghy towing ...Trailer towing ...How to save fuel and make your vehicle last longer ... 201
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 219
    .... You need not follow a break-in schedule with your new Lexus. But following a few simple ... safely, pull to the side of the road and call a Lexus dealer for assistance. OPERATION IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES If you plan to drive your Lexus in another country ...First, comply with the vehicle registration ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 220
    ... cold, we recommend to use 60% solution for your Lexus, to provide protection down to about -50_C (-58_F). Do not .... Page 284 tells you how to visually inspect the battery. Your Lexus dealer and most service ... not sure about which oil to use, call your Lexus dealer - they will be pleased to help. 203
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 221
    ... a washer fluid containing an antifreeze solution. This product is available at your Lexus dealer and most auto parts stores. Follow the manufacturer's directions for how much to mix with ... it could freeze. When parking, put the transmission into "P" and block the front wheels. Do not use ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 222
    ... fuel. D Do not carry unneeded weight in your vehicle. Excess weight puts a heavier load on the engine, causing greater fuel consumption. Lexus does not recommend towing a trailer with your vehicle. It is not designed for trailer towing. D...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 223
    ... not adjusted, etc. all lower engine performance and contribute to poor fuel economy. For longer life of all parts and lower operating ... your vehicle receives more frequent maintenance (For scheduled maintenance information, please refer to the "Owner 's Manual Supplement / Scheduled ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 224
    SECTION IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY If your engine stalls while driving ...If your vehicle will not start ...If your vehicle overheats ......a flat tire ...If your vehicle needs to be towed ...If you cannot shift automatic transmission selector lever ...If you lose your keys or lock yourself out ... 4 208 ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 225
    ... the system is possibly broken. Call your Lexus dealer. See "Keys" on page 8. If the engine is not turning over or is turning over..." for further instruction. If the light is O.K., but the engine still will not start, it needs adjustment or repair. Call a Lexus dealer, Roadside Assistance or Customer ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 226
    ..." for further instructions. 2. If the engine still will not start, it needs adjustment or repair. Call a Lexus dealer, Roadside Assistance or ... and try again. If the engine still will not start, it needs adjustment or repair. Call a Lexus dealer, Roadside Assistance or Customer Service Assistance. (...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 227
    ..., we strongly recommend that you seek help from your Lexus dealer, Roadside Assistance or Customer Service ... a sponge or cloth while en route to the medical office. D The gas normally produced by a battery will explode if a ... jumper cables and do not smoke or light a match while jump starting. 210
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 228
    IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY 40G020-1 40G019 "GS430 5 Discharged battery 6 Booster battery "GS300 5 Discharged battery 6 Booster battery JUMP STARTING PROCEDURE 1. If ... is installed in another vehicle, make sure the vehicles are not touching. Turn off all unnecessary lights and accessories. 211
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 229
    ... run for about 5 minutes. During jump starting, run the engine at about 2000 rpm with the accelerator pedal lightly depressed. 4. Locate positive (+) and negative (-) ... vent plugs. If the cause of your battery discharging is not apparent (for example, lights left on), you should have it checked. 212
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 230
    ... steam or coolant. Your engine could have been seriously damaged already. Call your Lexus dealer for assistance. CAUTION D When the engine is running, keep hands and clothing away... in the acceptable range, turn off the engine and call your Lexus dealer. If both conditions are ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 231
    ...to reduce the possibility of personal injury: D Follow jacking instructions. D Do not put any part of your body under the vehicle supported by a jack. Otherwise, personal injury may occur. D Do not start or run the engine while your vehicle is supported by the jack....
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 232
    IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY 40G021b 40G001 " 1 Tool bag 2 Jack 3 Wrench 5 Spare tire 1. Get the jack, wrench and spare tire. 4 Jack handle " 1 Joint 2 When removing the jack, turn the joint by hand in the "contract" direction until the jack is free. 3 When storing, turn the joint by hand in the "...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 233
    ... luggage tray. Loosen the bolt and remove it. 2. Block the wheel diagonally opposite the flat tire to keep the vehicle... a wheel block in front of the front wheels or behind the rear wheels. When storing the spare tire, place it with the inner side of the wheel facing up. Then bolt the tire in place...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 234
    IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY 40G004 40G005-1 3. Loosen all the wheel nuts. Always loosen the wheel nuts before raising the vehicle. Turn the wheel nuts counterclockwise to loosen them. To get maximum leverage, fit the wrench to the nut so that the handle is on the right side, as shown above. Grab the ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 235
    ... and begins to lift, double-check that it is properly positioned. 6. Remove the wheel nuts and remove ... the vehicle when the vehicle is supported by the jack alone. 40G008 Before putting on the wheel, remove any ... contact at the mounting surface can cause wheel nuts to loosen and eventually cause a...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 236
    ...CASE OF AN EMERGENCY 40G009a 40G010 7. Reinstall all the wheel nuts finger tight. Align the holes ...more. 8. Lower the vehicle completely and tighten the wheel nuts. Turn the jack handle counterclockwise ...over the nut. Tighten each nut a little at a time in the order shown. Repeat the process until...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 237
    ...is necessary, we recommend you to have it done by your Lexus dealer or a commercial tow truck service... truck Only when you cannot receive a towing service from a Lexus dealer or commercial tow truck service, tow your vehicle carefully in accordance with the instructions given in "(d) Emergency towing...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 238
    IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY (a) Towing with a wheel lift type truck D From front D From rear 40G012 40G013a ... "ACC" position. Use a towing dolly under the rear wheels. NOTICE NOTICE Never tow a vehicle with an automatic transmission from the front with rear wheels on the ground, as this may cause ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 239
    IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY (b) Using a flat bed truck 40G022 40G014 If your Lexus is transported by a flat bed, it should be tied down at locations A and B as shown above. D Tie down points 40E014 40G023a "Rear emergency towing eyelets NOTICE Do not use the rear emergency towing eyelets. 222
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 240
    IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY D Tie down angle (c) Towing with a sling type truck 40G015-1 40G016-1 If you use chains or wires to tie down your vehicle, the angles shaded black must be at 45_. NOTICE Do not tow with a sling type truck, either from the front or rear. This may cause body damage. 223
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 241
    ...towing eyelet provided. Before towing, release the parking brake and put the transmission in "N". The ignition key must be in "ACC" (engine off) or "ON" ...If towing is necessary, we recommend you to have it done by your Lexus dealer or a commercial tow truck service. If towing ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 242
    IN CASE OF AN EMERGENCY IF YOU CANNOT SHIFT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SELECTOR LEVER 40G025c 40G024c 2 Insert your finger, the screwdriver... brake is applied. Pry up the cover with a flat-bladed screwdriver or equivalent. Be sure to have the system checked by your Lexus dealer as soon as possible. 225
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 243
    ... You can purchase a new key at your Lexus dealer if you can give ...lose only one key, contact your Lexus dealer to make a new key. If ...control system with the new key. Contact your Lexus dealer for detailed information. If your ...and you cannot get a duplicate, many Lexus dealers can still open the door ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 244
    SECTION MAINTENANCE 5 Maintenance requirements ...228 General maintenance ...229 Does your vehicle need repairing? ...232 For scheduled maintenance information, please refer to the "Owner's Manual Supplement / Scheduled Maintenance". 227
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 245
    ... intervals. For details of your maintenance schedule, read the "Owner's Manual Supplement / Scheduled Maintenance". It is recommended that only genuine Lexus parts be used for maintenance. The owner may elect to use non-Lexus supplied parts for ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 246
    MAINTENANCE Where to go for service? Lexus technicians are well-trained specialists and are kept up to date with the latest service information ... for warranty coverage. And if any problems should arise with your vehicle while under warranty, your Lexus dealer will promptly take care of it...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 247
    ...rotation Rotate the tires according to the maintenance schedule. (For scheduled maintenance information, please refer to the "Owner's Manual Supplement" or "Scheduled...etc. Lights Make sure the headlight, stop lights, tail lights, turn signal lights, and other lights are working. Check headlight aim. ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 248
    ... Washer fluid Make sure there is sufficient fluid in the tank. See page 290 for additional information. Engine coolant level Make sure ...on the see-through reservoir when the engine is cold. See page 255 for additional information. Battery Your Lexus has a maintenance free battery. You do not have to ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 249
    MAINTENANCE Power steering fluid level GS430: Check the level through the reservoir. The level should be... pinging D Appreciable loss of power D Strange engine noises D A fluid leak under the vehicle (however, ... these clues, take your vehicle to your Lexus dealer as soon as possible. It probably needs ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 250
    MAINTENANCE CAUTION Do not continue driving with the vehicle unchecked. It could result in serious vehicle damage and possibly personal injury. 233
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 251
    MAINTENANCE 234
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 252
    SECTION SERVICE PROCEDURES AND SPECIFICATIONS Introduction 6-1 236 237 238 239 240 241 Vehicle identification ...Engine compartment overview (GS430) ...Engine compartment overview (GS300) ...Do-it-yourself service precautions ...Positioning the jack ...Parts and tools ... 235
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 253
    ... through the windshield from outside. This is the primary identification number for your Lexus. It is used in registering the ownership of your vehicle. 61G007c "GS430 "GS300 The engine number is stamped on the engine block as shown. 236
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 254
    INTRODUCTION ENGINE COMPARTMENT OVERVIEW (GS430) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Engine oil filler cap Engine oil level dipstick Brake fluid reservoir Fuse box Washer fluid tank Engine coolant reservoir Power steering fluid reservoir Fuse box Battery 61G008e 8 9 237
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 255
    INTRODUCTION ENGINE COMPARTMENT OVERVIEW (GS300) 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Engine oil filler cap Engine oil level dipstick Brake fluid reservoir Fuse box Washer fluid tank Power steering fluid reservoir Engine coolant reservoir Fuse box Battery 61G009c 8 9 238
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 256
    ... be aware that improper or incomplete servicing may result in operating problems. Performing do-it-yourself maintenance during the warranty period may affect your warranty coverage. Read the separate Lexus Warranty statement for details and suggestions. This Section ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 257
    ... of accidentally causing a short circuit. D Before closing the engine hood, check to see that you have not forgotten any tools, ... backfiring could cause a fire in the engine compartment. D Do not overfill automatic transmission fluid, or the transmission could be damaged. D Be careful not to scratch ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 258
    ... tools you will need to perform do-it-yourself maintenance. Remember all Lexus parts are designed in metric sizes, so your tools must be metric. Checking ... paper towel D Funnel (only for adding oil) Checking the engine coolant level Parts (if level is low): D "Toyota Long...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 259
    ... the cartridge type fuses Parts (if replacement is necessary): D Genuine Lexus fuse or equivalent with same amperage rating as original Adding washer fluid Parts: D... use) Tools: D Funnel Checking power steering fluid Parts (if level is low): D Automatic transmission fluid DEXRONRII or III Tools: D ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 260
    SECTION SERVICE PROCEDURES AND SPECIFICATIONS Engine 6-2 244 246 248 250 251 252 253 255 257 Specifications (GS430) ...Specifications (GS300) ...Fuel ...Fuel pump shut off system ...Facts about engine oil consumption ...Used engine oil ...Checking the engine oil level ...Checking the ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 261
    ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS (GS430) - GENERAL Model Type Bore and stroke Displacement Valve clearance (engine cold) Intake Exhaust Drive belt tension - LUBRICATION SYSTEM Oil capacity Drain and refill with filter without filter Oil grade ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 262
    ... voltage at 20_C (68_F): 12.7V Fully charged 12.3V Half charged 11.9V Discharged [Voltage that is checked 20 minutes after the key is removed with all the lights turned off] 5A max. DENSO NGK SK20R11 IFR6A11 1.1 mm (0.043 in.) Only UNLEADED 91 (...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 263
    ENGINE SPECIFICATIONS (GS300) - GENERAL Model Type Bore and stroke Displacement Valve clearance (engine cold) Intake Exhaust Drive belt tension - LUBRICATION SYSTEM Oil capacity Drain and refill with filter without filter Oil grade ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 264
    ... SYSTEM Battery - Open voltage at 20_C (68_F): 12.7V Fully charged 12.3V Half charged 11.9V Discharged [Voltage that is checked 20 minutes after the key is removed with all the lights turned off] 5A max. Charging rates 247
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 265
    ...use only unleaded gasoline. To help prevent gas station mixups, your Lexus has a smaller fuel ... consult your Lexus dealer. However, now and then, you may notice light knocking... function improperly. Also, this can increase maintenance costs. Lexus recommends the use of gasoline that contains detergent...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 266
    ... not be covered by your warranty. Oxygenates in gasoline Lexus allows the use of oxygenate blended gasoline ... additive called MMT (Methylcyclopentadienyl Manganese Tricarbonyl). Lexus does not recommend the use of gasoline .... If this does not rectify your problem, then consult your Lexus dealer. 249
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 267
    ... NOTICE D Do not use gasohol other than stated above. It will cause fuel system damage or vehicle performance problems. D If drivability problems are encountered (poor hot starting, vaporizing, engine knock, etc.), discontinue its use. D Take care not ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 268
    ... oil level at all, even after 1000 km (600 miles) or more. This is because the oil is gradually becoming diluted with fuel or moisture, making it appear ... of this oil into the combustion chamber. This oil as well as some part of the oil film left on the cylinder wall is burned by ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 269
    ... be impaired. Therefore, it is essential that the oil level be checked regularly. Lexus recommends that the oil level... or onto the ground. Call your Lexus dealer or a service station for information concerning recycling... Failure to check the oil level regularly could lead to serious engine trouble due...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 270
    ENGINE CHECKING THE ENGINE OIL LEVEL 62G006-1 62G005c 1 Add oil "GS430 "GS300 2 O.K. 3 Too full 4. Pull .... If it is between the low level mark ( 4 ) and the full level mark ( 5 ), it is O.K. With the engine at operating temperature and turned off, check the oil level on the dipstick. 1. To get a ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 271
    ... engine oil. 62G007d Recommended viscosity (SAE): "GS430 "GS300 62L005-1 Temperature range anticipated ... filler cap and add engine oil a little at a time, checking the dipstick. The approximate quantity of ...-30 is the best choice for your vehicle, for good fuel economy, and good starting in cold ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 272
    ENGINE Oil identification marks CHECKING THE ENGINE COOLANT LEVEL 62L038 62G028 "API Service Symbol "ILSAC Certification Mark "GS430 1 Reservoir cap 2 Upper line 3 Lower line Either or both API registered marks are added to ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 273
    ..., there may be a leak in the system. Visually check the radiator, hoses, engine coolant filler cap, radiator ... you can find no leak, have your Lexus dealer test the cap pressure and check for...247. We recommend to use 50% solution for your Lexus, to provide protection down to about -35_C (-31_F). When ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 274
    ENGINE SPARK PLUGS 62g021a 62R031c "GS300 "GS430 Your engine is fitted with iridium-tipped spark plugs. Your engine is fitted with the designated iridium-tipped spark plugs. NOTICE ... spark plugs and do not adjust gaps for your engine performance and smooth drivability. 257
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 275
    ENGINE 258
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 276
    ... (GS430) ...Specifications (GS300) ...Checking brake fluid ...Checking power steering fluid (GS430) ...Checking power steering fluid (GS300) ...Checking tire pressure ...Rotating tires ...Checking and replacing tires ...Installing snow tires and chains ...Replacing wheels ...Aluminum ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 277
    ... SPECIFICATIONS (GS430) - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Fluid capacity Drain and refill Fluid type ...-90 1.8 L (1.9 qt., 1.6 lmp.qt.) Automatic transmission fluid Type T - IV* *Change automatic... in your "Owner 's Manual Supplement / Scheduled Maintenance". When changing the automatic transmission fluid, use...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 278
    ... play Brake pad wear limit Parking brake lining wear limit Parking brake adjustment *2 Fluid type 93 mm (3.7 in.) Min. 0.2 - 2 mm (0.008 - 0.08 in.) 1.0 mm... 294 N (30 kgf, 66.1 lbf.) - STEERING Free play Power steering fluid Less than 30 mm (1.2 in.) Automatic transmission fluid DEXRONRII or III 261
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 279
    ...kPa (2.2 kgf/cm2 or bar, 32 psi) Rear 220 kPa (2.2 kgf/cm2 or bar... (2.3 kgf/cm2 or bar, 33 psi) Rear 230 kPa (2.3 kgf/cm2 or bar..., 10 psi) to the front tires and rear tires, but never exceed the maximum... on tires (e.g. replacing tires or replacing wheels), see "Checking tire pressure" through "Aluminum...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 280
    ... - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION Fluid capacity Drain and refill Fluid type - DIFFERENTIAL Oil capacity Oil type Oil viscosity 1.35... Operating Conditions listed in your "Owner 's Manual Supplement / Scheduled Maintenance". When changing the automatic transmission fluid, use only Toyota Genuine ATF Type T-IV...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 281
    ... play Brake pad wear limit Parking brake lining wear limit Parking brake adjustment *2 Fluid type 93 mm (3.7 in.) Min. 0.2 - 2 mm (0.008 - 0.08 in.) 1.0 mm... 294 N (30 kgf, 66.1 lbf.) - STEERING Free play Power steering fluid Less than 30 mm (1.2 in.) Automatic transmission fluid DEXRONRII or III 264
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 282
    ...Front 210 kPa (2.1 kgf/cm2 or bar, 30 psi) Rear 210 kPa (2.1 kgf/cm2 or bar, 30 ..., 0.9 bar, 13 psi) to the front tires and rear tires, but never exceed the maximum cold tire... complete information on tires (e.g. replacing tires or replacing wheels), see "Checking tire pressure" through "Aluminum wheel ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 283
    ...Front 220 kPa (2.2 kgf/cm2 or bar, 32 psi) Rear 220 kPa (2.2 kgf/cm2 or bar, 32 ..., 0.8 bar, 12 psi) to the front tires and rear tires, but never exceed the maximum cold tire... complete information on tires (e.g. replacing tires or replacing wheels), see "Checking tire pressure" through "Aluminum wheel ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 284
    ... between the "MAX" and "MIN" lines on the tank. It is normal for the brake fluid level to go down ...frequent refilling, it may indicate a serious mechanical problem. If the level is low, add FMVSS ... spill some of the fluid, be sure to wipe it off to prevent it from damaging the parts or paintwork. 267
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 285
    ... CHECKING POWER STEERING FLUID (GS430) 63G006-1 63G003-1 " 1 If hot O.K. 2 If hot add 4... add Check the fluid level through the reservoir. If necessary, add automatic transmission fluid DEXRONRII... low side of the appropriate range, add automatic transmission fluid DEXRONRII or III to bring the level ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 286
    ...STEERING FLUID (GS300) 63G004-1 Check the fluid level on the dipstick. If necessary, add automatic transmission fluid DEXRONRII or III. If the vehicle has been driven... 80_C or 140_F - 175_F). You may also check the level when the fluid is cold (about room temperature, 10_C - 30_C or...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 287
    ... damaged. " 1 If cold O.K. 2 If hot O.K. 3 Add fluid 1. Clean all dirt off the reservoir. ..."COLD" range on the dipstick. Similarly, if it is hot, the fluid level should be in the "HOT" range. If the... low side of either range, add automatic transmission fluid DEXRONRII or III to bring the level within...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 288
    CHASSIS CHECKING TIRE PRESSURE High tire pressure produces a harsh ride, handling problems, ... results in excessive wear, poor handling, reduced fuel economy, and the possibility of blowouts from overheated tires... tire needs frequent refilling, have it checked by your Lexus dealer. D Do not bleed or...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 289
    ... tire wear and help extend tire life, Lexus recommends that you rotate your tires according to the maintenance schedule. (For scheduled maintenance ..." or "∆" marks molded on the sidewall of each tire. The tires on your Lexus have built-in tread wear indicators to help you know ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 290
    ...Vehicles equipped with 235/45ZR17 tires: Your Lexus has been fitted with specially developed ...If you are not sure, consult with your Lexus dealer. If an air loss occurs ...Transportation. It provides the purchasers and/or prospective purchasers of Lexus vehicles with information on uniform tire quality ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 291
    ... B and A represent higher levels of performance on the laboratory test wheel than the minimum required by law. Warning: The temperature grades ... buildup and possible tire failure. Do not mix radial, belted, or conventional tires on your vehicle. Do not use tires or wheels other than the manufacturer...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 292
    ...on all wheels. Installing snow tires on the rear wheels only can lead to an excessive difference in road grip capability between the front and rear tires which could cause loss of vehicle ..., construction and load capacity as the original tires on your Lexus. Do not use tires other than stated...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 293
    ... driving 0.5 - 1.0 km (1/4 - 1/2 mile). When installing chains on your tires, carefully follow the instructions of the chain... offset. Correct replacement wheels are available at your Lexus dealer. A wheel of a different size or type may adversely affect handling, wheel and bearing life, brake cooling...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 294
    ... D When using tire chains, be careful not to damage the aluminum wheels. D Use only the Lexus wheel nuts and wrench designed for your aluminum wheels. D When balancing your wheels, use only Lexus balance weights or equivalent and a plastic or rubber hammer. D As ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 295
    CHASSIS 278
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    SECTION SERVICE PROCEDURES AND SPECIFICATIONS Electrical components 6-4 280 284 286 287 289 290 291 296 Specifications ...... ...Checking and replacing the blade type fuses ...Checking the cartridge type fuses ...Adding washer fluid ...Checking the headlight aim ...Replacing light bulbs ... 279
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    ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS SPECIFICATIONS - FUSE LOCATION - FUSES 64G015a 64G004a "Driver's side kick panel 64G014a " 1 2 3 4 Engine compartment Passenger's side kick panel Driver's side kick panel Engine compartment "Passenger's side kick panel 280
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    ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS 64G013d "Engine compartment 64G026d "Engine compartment 281
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    ... WASHER FR FOG TAIL AMPERE 20 15 10 CIRCUIT Windshield washer Fog lights Tail lights, Side marker lights, License plate lights, Parking lights Back-up lights, Gauges and meters, service reminder indicators and buzzers Fuel filler door opener Power window system,...
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    ... system, Trunk lid opener, Interior lights, Personal lights, Clock, Headlight cleaner Power window ... system/sequential multiport fuel injection system No circuit Turn signal lights 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 ..., Emission control system Charging system Audio Daytime running light system Daytime running light ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 301
    ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS CHECKING BATTERY CONDITION Precautions CAUTION BATTERY PRECAUTIONS The battery produces flammable and explosive hydrogen gas. D Do not cause a spark by contacting ... battery terminals with tools. D Do not smoke or light a match near the battery. The electrolyte contains ...
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    ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS Checking battery exterior NOTICE D Make sure the engine and all accessories are turned off before performing maintenance. 64G001a D When checking the battery, remove the ground cable first and reinstall it last. D Be...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 303
    ... Checking by indicator BATTERY RECHARGING PRECAUTIONS During recharging, the battery is producing hydrogen gas....WHITE - Charging necessary. Have the battery checked by your Lexus dealer. RED - Have the battery ... by your Lexus dealer. CAUTION D Always charge the battery in an unconfined area. Do not ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 304
    ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS CHECKING AND REPLACING THE BLADE TYPE FUSES 64G005-2 64G006a "Engine compartment 1 ..."Driver's side kick panel 64G027 64G017 "Engine compartment 1. Turn the ignition switch off and... panel Determine which fuse may be causing the problem. The lid of the fuse box shows the name of...
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    ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS 64L013 64G008 2. Make sure the inoperative component is turned off. Pull the suspected fuse straight out with the pull-out tool and check it. If it has blown, push a new fuse into the clips. "Good "Blown a. Look carefully at the fuse. If the thin wire is broken, the fuse ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 306
    ... keep them in your vehicle for emergencies. If the new fuse immediately blows out, there is a problem with the electrical system. Have your Lexus dealer correct it as soon as possible. CHECKING THE CARTRIDGE TYPE FUSES CAUTION Never use a fuse with a ...
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    ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS CAUTION Always use a genuine Lexus fuse or equivalent for replacement. Never install ... cause of electrical overload determined and repaired by your Lexus dealer. 64G009 If the washer ..., use washer fluid containing antifreeze. This product is available at your Lexus dealer and ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 308
    ... the vehicle on a level spot. 3. The driver gets into the driver's seat and puts the vehicle in a state readying for a driving (with a full tank). 4. Bounce the vehicle several times. " 1 Adjusting bolt A 2 Adjusting bolt B 291
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    ... by more than 2 marks to either side of the gauge. If the bubble is out of the acceptable range of the beam angle gauge, adjust it using bolt A and B. 1. Turn the bolt A in either direction using a Phillips-head screwdriver. At this time, keep the turning direction and number of turns in mind. 292
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    ... the error is over the value specified above, take the vehicle to your Lexus dealer to adjust the headlight aim. After adjusting the headlight in the vertical direction, check that the light has been shifted from the adjusted position in the horizontal direction. ...
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    ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS Adjusting the headlight aiming (high beam) 64G081 64g080a " 1 Bubble " 1 Adjusting bolt A 2 Adjusting bolt B 2 Acceptable range Vertical movement gauge: The bubble of the gauge should not deviate from the center of the gauge by more than 2 marks to either side of the gauge. ...
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    ELECTRICAL COMPONENTS 64G082a 64G084 Turn the bolt A in either direction using a Phillips-head screwdriver. " 1 Red line 2 Acceptable range Horizontal movement gauge: The red line should not deviate by more than 2 blue lines to either side of the gauge. If the red line is out of the ...
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    ... show the locations of light bulbs. If it is necessary to replace a bulb, take your vehicle to your Lexus dealer as soon as possible. Use bulbs with the bulb... over the value specified above, take the vehicle to your Lexus dealer to adjust the headlight aim. D Do not disassemble, ...
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    ... wet in the rain or in a car wash. This is not a problem because the fogging is caused by the temperature difference between the ...if there is water pooled inside the light, contact your Lexus dealer. LIGHT LOCATION 64G023a Light ...(High beam) Parking light Fog light Front side marker light Bulb No. ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 315
    ...64G075 64G059 Light Bulbs 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Trunk light High mounted stoplight Tail/stop light Tail light Rear turn signal light Back-up light Tail/stop light License plate light Bulb ...6 7 Light Bulbs Front personal lights Vanity lights Front interior lights Rear personal lights Door ...
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    SECTION SERVICE PROCEDURES AND SPECIFICATIONS Body 6-5 300 301 302 304 Specifications ...Protecting your vehicle from corrosion ...Washing and waxing ...Cleaning the interior ... 299
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    ... - DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT Overall length Overall width Overall height Wheelbase Tread - Front - Rear Vehicle capacity weight (occupants + luggage) *Unladen vehicle - FUEL TANK Capacity 75 L (19.8 gal., 16.5 lmp.gal.) 4805 mm (189...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 318
    ... YOUR VEHICLE FROM CORROSION Proper care of your Lexus can help ensure long-term corrosion ... wet or damp for an extended period of time, even though other parts of the vehicle are dry. D Components of ... ambient temperature. To help prevent corrosion on your Lexus, follow these guidelines: Keep your ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 319
    ... is poor. WASHING AND WAXING Washing your Lexus Keep your vehicle clean by regular washing. ... with dust and mud Hand-washing your Lexus Work in the shade and wait until the ... the vehicle or in the wheel wells. 2. Wash with a mild car-wash soap, mixed according to the manufacturer's instructions. Use...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 320
    ... marked safe for painted surfaces. Waxing your Lexus Polishing and waxing is recommended to maintain the original beauty of your Lexus' finish. Once a month or if the vehicle surface does ... by a separate wax. Carefully follow the manufacturer 's instructions and precautions. Be sure to polish and ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 321
    ... when warm. Leather Interior The selected leather is used in your Lexus. Due to a leather product, some parts of leather may be rough, uneven or scratched originally. To...Remove dirt on the leather in the following ways: 1. Wipe it off lightly using a soft cloth (e.g. gauze) dampened with ...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 322
    ... obtained by keeping the carpet as dry as possible. Read the shampoo instructions and follow them closely. The seat belts may be cleaned with mild ... with lukewarm water. Use a cloth or sponge. As you are cleaning, check the belts for excessive wear, fraying or cuts. Synthetic Leather...
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 323
    ... damp cloth for cleaning. Soak a clean soft cloth in water or lukewarm water then lightly wipe off any dirt. NOTICE D Do not use organic substances (... the method mentioned above. If you have any questions about the cleaning of your Lexus, your local Lexus dealer will be pleased to answer them. 306
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    SECTION REPORTING SAFETY DEFECTS FOR U.S. OWNERS 7 Reporting safety defects for U.S. owners ...308 307
  • 2002 Lexus GS 430 | Owners Manual - Page 325
    ... in addition to notifying Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (Toll-free: 1-800-25-LEXUS). If NHTSA receives similar complaints, it may open ..., NHTSA cannot become involved in individual problems between you, your dealer, or Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. To contact NHTSA,...



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