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2001 Lexus RX300 CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Lexus REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

Lexus -> Wiring Diagrams
Vehicle: 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

Lexus -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> RX330, 1998-00 GS400 & 1999-03 RX300 -> Fuel Pressure Release -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

Fuel Pressure Release

  • On GS300 and 400 models, remove the rear seat cushion.
  • On RX300 models, remove the lefthand rear seat and side garnish.
  • On all models, remove the carpeting to access the floor service hole cover.
  • Disconnect the fuel pump electrical connector.
  • Start the engine and allow to idle until it stalls.
  • Place the ignition switch in the Lock position.
  • Disconnect the battery ground cable.

Removal & Installation

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

Front

  • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
  • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
  • Remove drain plug from transaxle and drain transaxle fluid.
  • Remove front fender apron seal bolts.
  • Remove bolt securing speed sensor.
  • Remove split pin and driveshaft castle nut and washer from front hub.
  • Apply brake and remove lefthand axle hub nut.
  • Remove lefthand front stabilizer nut and separate link assembly. If ball joint turns together with nut use suitable tool to hold stud.
  • Disconnect lefthand speed sensor harness clip and separate sensor wire and hose ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Loosen pivot bolt, adjusting lock bolt, and adjusting bolt, and remove drive belt.
  • Disconnect alternator connector.
  • Remove nut, and disconnect alternator wire.
  • Disconnect wire harness from clip.
  • Remove pivot bolt, plate w...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Lexus -> 1996-2000 LS400 & 1999-2003 RX300
Vehicle: 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

The cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles or 12 months. The filter should be replaced more often if air flow is less than normal.

  • Open the glove compartment.
  • Remove the cover from the rear of the glove compartment.
  • Through the glove compartment cover opening, disengage the filter cover retainers, then remove the cover and th...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

Lexus -> Lexus Ride Control (LRC) Indicator Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

The electronic modulated air suspension system has internal self-diagnostic capabilities. When the ignition switch is placed in the On position, the LRC indicator lamp should light for approximately 2 seconds. If the lamp flashes continuously at 1 second intervals, the Electronic Control Unit (ECU) has stored a diagnostic trouble code.

Following diagnosis a...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

Inlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water outlet.
  • Remove hose from water outlet.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure ...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

  • Rotate or lift the belt tensioner arm, using a suitable tool to relieve tension from dr...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2001 Lexus RX300 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Seats Diagram for 2001 Lexus RX300  3.0 V6 GASSeats Diagram for 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Floor Wire
  • Connector BF-1
  • Connector Be1
  • Seat Wire
  • Audio System Diagram for 2001 Lexus RX300  3.0 V6 GASAudio System Diagram for 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • CD Auto Changer
  • Woofer
  • Power Amplifier
  • Speaker
  • Tweeter
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2001 Lexus RX300 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2001 Lexus RX300  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Magnetic Clutch Relay
  • Ignition Switch
  • Engine Control Module
  • A/C Dual Pressure Switch
  • 2001 Lexus RX300  3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Headlamp Relay
  • Headlamp Beam Level Control Warning Lamp
  • Height Control Sensor
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2001 Lexus RX300 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER LOCATION
    Vehicle: 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Gasoline Engines
  • Document: PERMANENT-TYPE PROTECTIVE WAX COATINGS
    Vehicle: 2001 Lexus RX300 3.0 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Finishes, Body Structure, Frame, Bumpers
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2001 Lexus RX300 AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2001 Lexus RX300 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 2001 Lexus RX300 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 2001 Lexus RX300 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 2001 Lexus RX300 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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