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  1. Quick release steering wheel

    Lexus CT200h "How-To"/Do-It-Yourself
    Just wondering if anyone has switched out there steering wheel or if there’s any step by step threads anywhere for the ct200h specifically the 2013 model
  2. Steering wheel not straight but drives straight

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    I'm not sure when this started, but for some reason my steering wheel will be tilted right a bit when I drive on a straight road. I thought it was my tires or tire pressure but I just switched over to brand new summers and did a full alignment, and the issue still persists. My mechanic who is a...
  3. Steering Wheel Control Adapter Problems

    Lexus CT200h Audio/Electronics Forum
    I have a Kendwood double din radio in my car. I'm noticing that with the universal steering wheel adapter from PAC, it's been very intermittent. The volume buttons are the most obvious problems. Each time I press the button, sometimes it doesn't register at all, or requires several pressed to...
  4. Steering Wheel, Airbag and Clock Spring removal..

    Lexus CT200h "How-To"/Do-It-Yourself
    Should your horn, cruise control or airbag stop working the problem is most likely a failure of the "Spiral Cable Clock Spring". This $800 part resides under the steering wheel. A Lex Dealer quoted $1300.00 to replace it..Almost all modern cars have a clock spring, they cost $30-$60 dollars in...
  5. FS: Various OEM Bits - Headlights, Steering Wheel, 2014+ F Sport Trim

    Lexus CT200h Classified forum
    I've got a handful of various parts that I have no use for anymore. Just looking to clear out some old stuff and make some space. Everything is OBO. Base model steering wheel I've upgraded to a heated steering wheel and don't need the OEM one. Just the outside and rear trim - no airbag, no...
  6. Judders, shudders & noise from the steering column when on rough surfaces

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Greetz we are very proud of our new 2011 CT Something is not feeling right with the steering column and seems to judder/shudder when on rough surfaces/roads really did not seem normal, now we have a 1 year warranty with the dealer, so want to get it identified and fixed up before it causes...
  7. Where to get NuLuxe Caramel front head rest (also- steering clunk)

    Lexus CT200h Appearance and Body
    Hi guys, first post here! I'm about to grab a 2011 CT200h. I think I got a pretty good deal. it's a base model with 61k miles, I'm paying $11k. Looks to be well taken care of except the drivers side front head rest is worn. the pleather is peeling away in the center. Hoping i can find a...
  8. Intermediate Steering Shaft and Extended Warranty

    Lexus CT200h Audio/Electronics Forum
    Just come back from having the charcoal cannister replaced as per recall. Only took a few hours. However I asked them to check for a 'clicking' noise coming from the steering. Turns out the intermediate steering shafts is loose/broken and needs replacing. Estimate is £880. Yikes! They...
  9. steering knocking cure

    Lexus CT200h "How-To"/Do-It-Yourself
    My car started a steering knock at about 50000 miles. I had read about something with an intermediate shaft replacement, I had read about people having steering racks replaced. There were all manner of expensive issues being suggested over the internet as to the cause of the knock. The knock...
  10. Scratch on Leather Steering wheel, need opinions

    Lexus CT200h Appearance and Body
    The damage was cause a stupidly sharp zipper on my pants brushing the steering wheel when getting in the car. Now I know there has been previous threads on this, however I wanted to get opinions on my damage in particular ( 2 inch length, raised bumps, not very deep ) and wanted to see the best...
  11. Heated Steering Wheel Retrofit How to with pictures

    Lexus CT200h Audio/Electronics Forum
    The following is a step by step walk through on how to retrofit the Decorative Heated steering wheel available outside of the US on a US model car. Link to pictures https://goo.gl/photos/ABDT2UW2GuuWHyR97 Note: This won't necessarily work on your car I recommend removing panel piece A...
  12. Heated steering wheel install and Traction Control Light Please Help

    Lexus CT200h Audio/Electronics Forum
    So I decided to install the decorative heated steering wheel available over seas, I had to get the following parts: Heated steering wheel On/Off button Relay Clockspring I was able to install everything mostly successfully, but I did run into a couple issues... First after the install my...
  13. question about Steering rack

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Hi, guys i have a 2013 CT F sport, i hit a curb during the snow day... the the front left wheel is fk up.. the lower arm is bent, and the outer& inner tie rod is bent. when i try to order the new part, the inner tie rod seems come with the whole steering rack, which cost alot of money...
  14. Knocking Sound When Turning Steering Wheel

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Hey everyone, I have posted several threads on here about my experience with my car. Since I bought it, I always felt that I had a lot of vibration feedback from driving over roads in the steering wheel and floor boards. I have been to the dealer and they always looked under the car and said...
  15. Adding a heated steering wheel

    Lexus CT200h Audio/Electronics Forum
    I love my CT, but I traded for it, so I didn't get to choose options. The seats are heated, but not the steering wheel. I live in New England, it's my winter car, and I have very poor circulation in my fingers. So I want to add a heated steering wheel. I know it will be expensive, but I am...
  16. Knocking noise while turning steering wheel quickly left or right

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    So I just noticed something on my 2011 CT that I never noticed before. While stationary if I turn my steering wheel quickly left or right I get a knocking sound in both directions. The knocking is coming from the outside of the vehicle somewhere around the front suspension area. Even while...
  17. Vibrations Not Skimmy In Steering Wheel

    Lexus CT200h Suspension/Wheels/Tires
    So does anyone else feel vibrations in the steering wheel when driving over tiny bumps at highway speeds? or any vibrations in the steering wheel while driving on any bumps or roads?
  18. Steering wheel leather question

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    The leather at the backside of the 3 and 9 o'clock spokes on my steering wheel (w/leather package), where the rim indents and meets the main spokes, does not appear to be glued down. This is on both sides. I didn't notice it before and now can't seem to ignore it. Is this normal or is the...
  19. Power steering issue can anyone help or share the same issues?

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Hi everyone am new to this forum, I have a ct200 f sport from new 2013 12,000 miles. Since March 2013 the power steering has this really bad fault, if you are parking or doing a tight 3 point turn the power steering fails, looses power for 5-10 seconds and then comes to life again. This same...
  20. Steering Clunk

    Lexus CT200h General Discussion Forum
    Hi Guys, I recently purchased a used 2012 CT200h and I had a couple questions. When I back up and turn the steering wheel or taking a turn slowly I feel a light clunk. Is this normal? It's not audible, just a feeling in the steering wheel. Second question, when I break to a full stop...
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