1996 Lexus LS 400

37 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 1996 Lexus LS 400

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 LS 400 are official communications between Lexus & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING
  • SUSPENSION
  • PARKING BRAKE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • AIR BAGS
  • SEAT BELTS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
  • SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #ST010101

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619796

      SUBJECT REGARDING STEERING WHEELNUT SERVICE SPECIFICATION. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #01202

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000251

      SUSPENSION BALL JOINT INSPECTION METHOD. *TT Read More »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #L-SB-0010-13

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133849

      A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #L-SB-0082-14

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109444

      TSB: The purpose of this bulletin is to provide precautions to follow when installing an automatic transmission/transaxle assembly to avoid MIL "ON" shifting issues and/or transmission damage. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0007-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109445

      TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0041-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109447

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE-October 16, 2014: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0082-14. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0041-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132108

      This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0082-14. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • TSB #L-SB-0007-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109445

      TSB: The purpose of this service bulletin is to provide information regarding the installation of the correct torque converter bolts during automatic transmission/transaxle assembly replacement. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #L-SB-0066-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111205

      LSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0066-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111398

      LSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

    • TSB #L-TT-0007-10

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133772

      Low battery voltage can contribute to a MIL "ON" condition for P0335 (Crankshaft Position Sensor Circuit) and or P0340 (Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit) due to inconsistent rational speed of the engine's crankshaft. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #98201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600995

      STARTER SWITCH SPECIAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN . *YC Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #L-SB-0092-13

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132004

      The following procedures are recommended during routine maintenance or in the event of a customer concern for wiper performance. Read More »

    • TSB #L-BO-004-05 Obso

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132006

      This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0092-13. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #L-TT-0111-13

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131964

      Lexus vehicles are equipped with Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS), including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. Read More »

    • TSB #L-TT-0111-13

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133923

      Lexus vehicles are equipped with SRS, including various airbags and in some models, seat belt pre-tensioners, to help reduce the risk of injury in a collision. Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #BO00501

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619119

      SUBJECT REGARDING NEW SEAT BELT TONGUE PLATE STOPPER SERVICE PARTS. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID

    • TSB #AX00101

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619113

      SUBJECT REGARDING RETRO-FIT INTERNAL TRUNK RELEASE KITS. *TT Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

    • TSB #BO00200

      Date Announced:
      APR 28, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612528

      SUBJECT REGARDING SEAT HEATER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BO00200

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #611200

      INFORMATION ON THE SEAT HEATER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *MJS Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #Lexus Safety Re

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176283

      Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements Read More »

    • TSB #Lexus Safety Re

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176283

      Safety Recall and Service Campaign - Technician Certification Requirements Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0179-17 Obs

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174889

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE April 06, 2020: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0008-20. Replacement Certification Labels and VIN Plates Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0179-17 Obs

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174889

      TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE April 06, 2020: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0008-20. Replacement Certification Labels and VIN Plates Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0008-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174888

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0008-20

      Date Announced:
      APR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174888

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin Nos. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0010-13

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133849

      A new Special Service Tool (SST 09709-00002) has been introduced to aid in the inspection procedure for certain vehicles equipped with a floor pedal-type parking brake system. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #L-SB-0066-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111205

      LSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    • TSB #L-SB-0066-11 Rev

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10111398

      LSB: When servicing interior electrical switches and components, please note the precautions in this bulletin to avoid damaging electrical components and switches. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #AU00198

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600355

      VEHICLE EXPERIENCING STATIC NOISE ON WEAK AM STATIONS. *YC Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #L-SB-0179-17

      Date Announced:
      NOV 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10133657

      TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB Nos. L-SB-0048-08, PG007-07, PG016-01, PG015-01, PG004-97, PG003-97, PG003-93, and PG002-90. Service Bulletin Nos. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #L-SB-0048-08 Obs

      Date Announced:
      DEC 05, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10131653

      TSB: Replacement Certification Labels. OBSOLETE NOTICE November 28, 2017: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0179-17. Read More »

    • TSB #L-TT-0031-10

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10132083

      Adhesive & sealant cross reference Information Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

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