The second most common problem is related to the vehicle's steering column 1 problem. Can you believe it, people at a dealership know so little about what they sell. Once I had it all re-assembled I tried the telescoping feature again and it worked a little better but was still making noise and moving slower than it should. Annoyingly, my garage said the motors in my previous column worked fine but for some reason the switches were not working with it properly - we did try a replacement switch but this didn't fix the issue. If you want to thank me, please look at my photography and buy some beautiful pictures. Condition: Used, Manufacturer Part Number: 89232-50041, Brand: Lexus, Fitment Type: Direct Replacement, Warranty: 30 Day, Interchange Part Number: 110750-0151 See More. Is there position sensors for the tilt function and if so, is it possible to bypass them? Once that's done, reassemble and enjoy.
I expected to see the old style plastic gears I find when I pull the 40 stuff apart but this is not like that at all. This is the view from the bottom. We have many parts for many different carsOur fitment data is guaranteed! I pushed the boot down just to show the parts. This is what it looks like attached to the column retained by a plate and two screws : This is the screw covered by the rubber collar. You will have vertical adjustment screws for each independent beam separate highs and separate lows, but will be same screw if highs and lows are the same bulb. Once the motor is spun to free it's movement, you can disconnect the harness, spin the motor to get it free gear may need to be lubricated , the motor can be repositioned in a manner to have the column tilted to the level desired. The tilt wheel is stuck in its lowest position.
I had considered that a replacement might go the same way too but then a number of owners have said to me that bizarrely they've not had issues once it's replaced. It has super low miles and was well cared for but I was sure small things would pop up here and there as it's 8 years old. I just didn't think I wanted to spend that much for the inconvenience of having it be too low. I read about the motor binding when not properly aligned so I wanted to avoid that. Here it is all put back together. The E clip that was jamming the motor was located on the worm gear motor is at the top of the photo, worm gear is attached to the shaft of the motor, E clip is located removed in this photo in the area just above where the gear threads begin.
Stupidly I took their word for it 17 time Elite of Lexus award winner. Over the years, one side of the gears get worn out. Then they replaced only one sensor, and the problem came right back again. Take the plate off held by 4 philips screws. I believe the problem is in the anti-lock brake system, but Lexus doesn't agree, since tehy really still don't acknowledge a problem. Remove the gold colored hex head bolt which releases the harness. In your shoes I'd either settle for driving it as it is assuming that it's stuck in a reasonable position , or get the offending motor off and either replace or repair, depending on what you find.
Your repair cost for heavens sake is the value or more of many of our Ls400 cars!!! No problem turning but it was a bit noisy. Was there a significant change in the newer models? Rick, Thanks much for your post! They claimed the motor is bad and needed to change. Posted on Apr 05, 2009. If it won't move at all, and you don't even hear a motor, it could be a fuse; check your fuse diagram. If there's something else you need, please check our Ebay store or just contact us with your needs.
I'd be so miffed at having to find £1500 for summat that should never go wrong on a Lexus. The coverings over the steering column are removable as described but the motor assembly looks like nothing in the pictures. Thanks to all the contributors that gave me the idea of doing it. If not in your owners manual, the fuse functions are on the inside of each fuse cover including the one under the dash. The photo here shows where the two bolts are red arrows, top one already removed and the electrical connector green arrow. I initially thought it was the tilt but soon after investigation I pinpointed it to the telescoping part. There's also the issue of labour too as replacing 2 motors in the steering column will take more time than replacing the entire column too I'm far from happy at the cost of this but if it means the job gets sorted out, so be it.
The worm gear long straight expoosed screw like mechanism is attached to the tilt motor. On 02, the motor assembly is parallel and below the steering column shaft. This item has been tested and is in working condition!!! Good luck with whatever you decide. There was also an allen head screw or bolt, I just loosened it a bit, then with a needle nose pliers, twisted the shaft by hand and saw the steering wheel go up. If you get this message, please respond to my email at m8554 hotmail. First I put the key in and adjusted the tilt all the way down and the telescope all the way out. I manually adjusted the column telescope all the way out, plugged in the new motor and used the switch to make the motor rotate to full telescope before putting it in place.
It seemed to resemble a bearing race or some sort of collar remnants? Malc Well I decided to take a gamble of £120 on buying a replacement steering column adjuster button which came with the indicator stalk to see if this would fix my electric steering column adjustment. I then pushed and pulled the column in and out and re-greased 5 or 6 times. If our listing says it will fit and it does not, or if there is a problem with the item itself, we cover you up to the original purchase price of the item including shipping and return shipping. I can assure you will be happy with your purchase, however, if you are not satisfied for whatever the reason may be, please contact myself before taking matters to eBay or submitting negative feedback. As such, I simply assumed that the motor is dead and didn't bother with the E clip the motor makes no noise and there isn't the slightest movement when I try to tilt it with the switch. .