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Just Bought Lexus 300 1995 Shuts Off While Driving

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I recently purchased a Lexus 300 it is a 1995 model. While driving the car it suddenly shuts off without warning. I took the car to Advance Auto and had the battery and the alternator tested, but they were both working fine. I spoke to the previous owner who only had the car for a short period of time and she told me it did this twice while she was driving it, and both times were at night, so she thought it needed an alternator. Any idea on what this could be? I have checked out all the normal scenarios, but it is still a mystery.

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Hi Judy,

To really find the trouble you probably need a tech to first download the trouble codes from the computer that controls much of the engines main functions. From there, you may find the area of your trouble and at least give you a start.

Ask around for a good reputable tech who knows Lexus or contact your dealer.

Paul.

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