LEXUS RX 300
1998 — 2003 of release
Repair and operation of the car
Lexus RX 300
+ Lexus RX-300 cars
+ Governing bodies and methods of operation
+ Settings and routine maintenance of the car
+ Cooling systems of the engine, heating, ventilation and air conditioning
+ A power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Automatic transmission and interaxal differential
+ Transmission line
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schematic diagrams of electric connections
Lexus RX-300 cars
The compact Lexus RX-300 SUV of luxury range appeared in the market in 1998.
Models for the European market externally differ from the models intended for America in a front grille with less frequent chromeplated rods, existence of repeaters of indexes of turns on wings, and also colourless back lamps. Besides, seats in the European models have 8 adjustments and, by request, memory of situation.
On the considered models install the l V6 3.0 engine. 223 h.p. The four-stage automatic transmission (AT) integrated with interaxal differential by means of the viscous coupling, provides the constant four-wheel drive with equal distribution of torque between axes. Zadny Bridge is equipped with differential with the viscous coupling of restriction of sliding. The models intended for the American market can have the drive only on forward wheels, on these models the modified 4-staged AT is applied (without interaxal differential).
On the bearing body with forward and back stretchers independent suspension brackets like Mac-Ferson with stabilizers of cross stability are established. In the European version of the considered car the suspension bracket is adjusted more rigidly, than in American that provides excellent controllability and a smaller swing of a body at sharp turns.
Steering - rack, with the hydraulic booster with variable coefficient of strengthening. In addition the car is equipped with system of stabilization of an ustroychivost (VSC).
The brake system – hydraulic, double-circuit with the vacuum amplifier. Brake mechanisms of all wheels disk; the forward brake disks ventilated. Unlike options the foot drive of the parking brake is used to the European market on which the parking brake is given by the lever located between seats on models for America.
Basic complete set of Lexus RX-300 very rich, but also the list of additions to it quite big therefore the most popular additions are reduced in two "packages" - "Premium" and "Limited", - which provide existence of the leather finishing of salon decorated by a nut tree, the powerful filter of system of ventilation of salon, and also the high quality Nacamichi audio system. By request the salon can be completed with a CD changer on 6 disks and "no-glare" mirrors.