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Experience:  Master Certified with lexus, 8 years experience with Lexus
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1994 lexus 400 just started overheating on distance trip, It

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1994 lexus 400 just started overheating on long distance trip
JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?
Customer: It was extremely low but didn't see any evidence of a leak
JA: What is the model of your '94 Lexus?
Customer: ls 400
JA: Are you fixing your LS 400 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Nothing We're in Oklahoma on our way to California and it's very hot
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: The temp gauge just pinned out of nowhere It wasn't a gradual overheating The resoivoir was vet low on coolant and I refilled it
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Lexus
Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. How is the car running since you refilled the reservoir also did you make sure the radiator was full?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Still overheating
Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

ok, when the car is running and up to temp, are both radiator hoses EQUALLY hot?

Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

are you there?

Expert:  david craig replied 4 months ago.

well if you feel like answering me ill be back on at 8 am eastern