To assist you in your service activities, this manual explains the main characteristics of the new ES300, in
particular providing a technical explanation of the construction and operation of new mechanisms and new
Applicable models: MCV20 series
This manual is divided into 4 sections.
1. Introduction — Development objectives of the new model and model line-up.
2. New Model Outline — Explanation of the product to give a general understanding of its features.
3. Technical Description — Technical explanation of the construction and operation of each new system
4. Appendix — Major technical specifications of the vehicle.
CAUTION, NOTICE, REFERENCE and NOTE are used the following ways:
A potentially hazardous situation which could result in injury to people may occur if
instructions on what to do or not do are ignored.
Damage to the vehicle or components may occur if instructions on what to do or not do are
Explains the theory behind mechanisms and techniques.
Notes or comments not included under the above 3 titles.
For detailed service specifications and repair procedures, refer to the following Repair Manuals:
Manual Name Pub. No.
1997 LEXUS ES300 Repair Manual
1997 LEXUS ES300 Electrical Wiring Diagram
All information contained herein is the most up-to-date at the time of publication. We reserve the right to
make changes without prior notice.
TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
1997 TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION
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