That's the same part number that's on my 99 E55. I had to have it
replaced at 39,000 miles. My car has 42,500 and has no problem with the
new unit. I'm keeping my fingers crossed. I have heard that these are a
Yes, a very easy job. However, if I knew that it was the culprit, I think I
would try to clean it before replacing it. Besides, what have you got to
lose if you are going to buy a new one anyhow? There are plenty of posts on
various Internet forums describing how to do this (many of them are on the
Lexus forum). Apparently, you take it off and use a combination of Gumout
cleaner and compressed air.
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