Lexus IS 300 Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Overheating is the worst thing that can happen to your Lexus IS 300’s transmission.  An overheating transmission will drastically shorten its service life.  If you suspect that your transmission is overheating, doing something about it now can keep you from an expensive transmission repair later.  Low transmission fluid is the number one cause of an … Read more Lexus IS 300 Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Lexus IS 300 Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

  Your Lexus IS 300’s cooling system passes antifreeze throughout its engine.  The main parts of the system are the thermostat, radiator, water pump, coolant itself, and the hoses.  If any of these parts go bad, you may experience radiator a leak.  A radiator leak is very common.  You should notice the leak directly under … Read more Lexus IS 300 Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

Lexus IS 300 P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input 

  P0108 is a generic OBD-II trouble code.  It indicates your Lexus IS 300’s MAP (manifold absolute pressure) sensor’s voltage reading is outside of the normal operating range.  The voltage is too high.  It’s most commonly caused by a bad MAP sensor, wiring issue, or vacuum leak. The MAP sensor measures the air pressure coming … Read more Lexus IS 300 P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input