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



Toyota Land Cruiser 100/Amazon, Lexus LX 470 cars

The world debut of Land Cruiser SUVs of the fifth generation and Lexus LX 470 took place in 1998. Lexus LX 470 is luxury option of the Toyota Land Cruiser 100 model. Lexus LX 470 succeeded the Lexus LX model 450 created respectively on the basis of Toyota Land Cruiser 80. Externally this model strongly differs from the primogenitor, a forward part of a body has four xenon headlights. Cars have the frame design exceeding on durability the previous frame on average for 50% thanks to use of steel sheets of a variable profile and other strengthening design elements. Some details most of which are exposed to risk of corrosion are covered with sheets from special corrosion-proof alloy.

The Toyota company began to complete the Land Cruiser 100/Amazon and Lexus LX470 cars with 8-cylinder petrol engines 2UZ-FE of 4.7 h.p. of 1998. On the Land Cruiser model turbodiesel engines 1HD-FTE can be also installed. All petrol models are equipped with system of electronic injection of fuel (EFI) and 4-staged automatic transmission. Since 2002 release 5-staged AT with electronic control is established. Turbodiesel models are equipped with both an automatic, and manual box of gear shifting. Fuel injection – distributed. The drive of back wheels is organized by means of the driveshaft and not cutting back bridge. The self-locking differential allows to distribute evenly torque between wheels, depending on their coupling with the road. The transfer case and two power shafts is a part of the drive of forward wheels. All models have the four-wheel drive.

The forward suspension bracket – completely independent, lever торсионого type, is also organized by means of the top and lower cross control levers, telescopic shock-absorbers, two torsion bars and the stabilizer of cross stability.

The back suspension bracket – dependent also uses screw springs, the lower longitudinal and cross levers. Screw springs with telescopic shock-absorbers, four levers (two top and two lower) and a cross jet bar are a part of a back suspension bracket.

Lexus LX470, unlike Toyota Land Cruiser, has a pneumatic suspension bracket with a possibility of adjustment of size of a road gleam in the range of 100 mm. By means of the switch it is possible to change rigidity of shock-absorbers also.

Steering – rack, hydrostrengthened.

Brake mechanisms of forward and back wheels have a disk design. The vacuum amplifier of brakes is included in a basic equipment. All models are equipped with system of anti-blocking of brakes (ABS).

The Skyhook TEMS system and hydraulic adjustment of clearance (ANS) which improve performance data of the car at movement along uneven roads are applied to increase in comfort and stability of management.

Security aids include GUR, ABS, the amplifier of brakes, safety cushions for the driver and the forward passenger, head restraints, and also three-basic seat belts with emergency natyazhitel.

The uniform lock, the electric drive of mirrors and glasses, the automatic conditioner of air, темпостат, two auxiliary sockets of power supply, coasters and numerous compartments for storage of various objects, the audio system which is built in the central console, the engine immobilizer thermoabsorbing glasses with toning and steel rims enters the standard equipment of the considered cars. As the additional equipment the back heater, the uniform lock with remote control, a CD changer, light-alloy rims, etc. can be put.


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