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  1. Washing the engine bay

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    Anyone wash the engine bay at s car wash? Any suggestions appreciated!
  2. High mileage engine oil

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    What’s the best engine oil for 150k miles?
  3. 1.8l 2ZRFXE ENGINE SWAP

    Lexus CT200h "How-To"/Do-It-Yourself
    Whats up guys first time on here and only because I am running into problems with my wifes 2013 CT200h. Anybody out there have a link to an engine swap on this vehicle? Really need to do some research and see what I am getting myself into with working on a Hybrid so the "stealership" doesn't get...
  4. Complete coolant flush/ replacement. Engine and Power Control Unit

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    Hey everybody, I'm going to do a complete coolant replacement. I have found plenty of information regarding replacing the engine coolant. But I haven't found much for the power control unit. If you don't know, there is a separate coolant system for the power supply of the hybrid system. I'm...
  5. 2011 CT200h Engine Failure

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
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  6. Christmas Show on my Dashboard, WTF??

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    Hello, I've been having troubles with my 2011 CT200h, 96,000km (bought nov. 2011 so almost 6 years). In 2013, I had the check hybrid system trigger while I was driving a 50kph, no brakes, no steering wheel, I manage to get into a parking lot and do donuts to stop the vehicule. Got it...
  7. Engine shaking noices

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    For the last few days I feel/hear engine shaking noise while driving ct200h. The car settles down after sometime but sometimes the shaking lingers on for quite long time. What could have been the reason.
  8. Check engine light question is this normal?

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    when the power button is yellow/orange is it normal for the check engine light and the oil light every other light to go on? I noticed when the car is fully turned on with the power button being green, the check engine and the other lights doesn't goes away..
  9. weird engine noise after driving more than 2 hrs on highway

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    Hi All I have 2012 CT 200h, only 29K on it last couple of months I have been hearing weird noise on my engine while i am driving on highway between 65 to 70 mph speed and only happens after i drove more than couple of hours on highway feel like noise only happens when battery and engine power...
  10. Engine is Surging

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    I have a 2011 Lexus CT and just this morning my car started surging and I'm not sure why. I was .25 miles from work and it started surging when it was idling and now every time I start the vehicle it is surging. It seems like it's running very rich as it smells like eggs in the engine...
  11. Do your taillights come on when your engine is running?

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    black beatles lyrics Not sure if this is normal. I've never noticed my husband's ct200 taillights coming on before in daylight. He has it set on "auto". We just got the car back from the body shop and I wonder if they messed something up since her keyless entry doesn't work now when you approach...
  12. Engine Oil Leak Passenger Side. TCT. Timing Chain Tensioner?

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    I am looking to purchase a used ct200h with about 40k to 65k miles. Upon inspecting a few, I noticed two cars with some oil leaking behind the engine. I checked out a high mileage ct and I have noticed some heavy oil leakage behind the engine, towards the firewall, on the passenger side. I...
  13. Engine doesn't start until pressing gas

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    Hi everyone, So I've been driving my ct 200h for almost 3 years. Every time i press Start to turn the car on first the hybrid starts and then engine. Then engine usually quiets down until i start driving. The past couple of days I've noticed that the engine takes longer to turn on once i...
  14. Power and torque from engine and motor

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    I wanted to see a break-down of the power and torque from engine and motor. Much of the data was sourced from Lexus UK and FR websites, which gave more spec's than USA. As an aside, I also compared the CT200h with the IS300h. Observations: - The motor offers 45% more torque (acceleration) than...
  15. Engine Oil Light

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    I just passed 1000 miles. The check engine oil came on the screen. I turned it off. Should I be concerned?
  16. Mahle vs. OEM Toyota Engine Air Filter

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    I almost did a DIY on replacing the engine air filter but decided that if you can't figure it out, hire a monkey to do it....he'll get it. Instead all you're going to get is a visual comparison of an OEM Toyota filer against an aftermarket Mahle one. Mahle on the left; OEM Toyota on the right...
  17. engine does not turn off when stoping and battery is full

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    Hi does it happen to any one else ? i have a 2014 ct200h that gives me a random problem when battery is fully charged and i stop at a red light for a few minutes the car does not turn off to electric mode (ev light) on the screen you do not see any charge or anything hapeening but the car is...
  18. Engine staying at high RPM

    Lexus CT200h Engine and Technical Discussion.
    Hey all, I have a 2013 Lexus CT 200h and I've noticed that at times, mostly when driving in sports mode, that the engine will stay at a high RPM even when not accelerating then it will very slowly come down to about 1000 RPM:confused:. I live in Vegas, where we usually have daily temperatures...
  19. ODB2 Adapter comparison for modifying car settings & running check engine diagnostics

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    ODB2 Adapter comparison for modifying car settings & running check engine diagnostics The two main adapters I hear mentioned on the forums are Carista: And the ScanGauge II: Does anyone have experience with these or other ODBII adapters for the 200H? I am specifically interested in one...
  20. HELP! Trying to install Remote Engine Start

    Lexus CT200h Audio/Electronics Forum
    Does anyone have experience installing the RES? I am trying to locate the 1P diagnostic connectors and am having difficulty. I have access to techstream but am having difficulty programming. Please PM me if you can help!
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