Toyota Land Cruiser 100/Amazon, Lexus LX 470

since 1997 release

Repair and operation of the car

Toyota Land Cruiser, Amazon, Lexus LX470
+ Identification numbers of the car
+ Governing bodies and methods of safe operation of the car
+ Settings and routine maintenance of the car
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems of the engine, heating of salon and air conditioning
+ A power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Control systems of the engine and decrease in toxicity of the fulfilled gases
+ Gear shifting box
+ Transmission line
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment



The present manual was formed with the purpose to help the owner of the car to achieve the maximum return from the vehicle. Performance of this task is reached in several ways. The data collected and given below allow the owner of the car to be defined in what works on service of the vehicle have to be carried out and when; and also, whether it makes sense to try to execute them independently, or it is necessary to address in service center of representative office of the manufacturing company, or on car repair shop. The Management included descriptions of procedures of obligatory routine maintenance of the car and the schedule of their performance is provided. Besides, information on performing diagnostics of malfunctions of knots and systems of the car, and also a way of elimination of their reasons is offered to attention.

Instructions for use Management

References to an arrangement of knot or component at the left or on the right on the car assume that the reader is in the driver's place,-faced in the direction of travel.

Descriptions of all procedures in this manual are stated in a simple and available form. If accurately to adhere to the provided in the text and explanatory illustrations of instructions, any special difficulties in work on service of the vehicle should not arise.

It is necessary to pay due attention to observance of technical requirements and efforts of tightening of the threaded connections reduced in the Specifications placed at the beginning of each Chapter. It is necessary to be guided by specifications when performing all works.

Some elementary operations ("to open a cowl" or "to weaken nuts of fastening of a wheel") are meant obvious and in the text can be omitted. Authors of the present manual tried to concentrate the main attention on a detailed statement of the most difficult and responsible moments.