1997 Lexus SC 400

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1997 Lexus SC 400

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Available in 1 styles:  SC 400 2dr Coupe shown
Asking Price Range
$3,096–$7,896
Estimated MPG

18 city / 23 hwy

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SC 400

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

Recall number: 98V016000
Recall date: 01/27/1998

Problem Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO IMPROPER ASSEMBLY OF THE TERMINAL FOR THE STARTER MOTOR MAGNETIC SWITCH, AN ELECTRICAL SHORT CIRCUIT CAN OCCUR IF ELECTRICALLY-CONDUCTIVE LIQUID, SUCH AS ROAD SPLASH WITH DEICING SALT, ENTERS THIS AREA.

Consequence:

A STARTER MOTOR NO-START CONDITION OR AN UNDERHOOD FIRE CAN RESULT.

Corrective Action:

DEALERS WILL REPAIR THE MAGNETIC SWITCH.

The manufacturer first notified owners of this recall on 02/09/1998.

This recall affects vehicles manufactured between 08/03/1995 and 08/21/1997.


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