Jayw13702

Do Lexus prewire their cars?

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Do Lexus fit one wiring loom that fits all spec? 

My IS300h is SE spec but I want to add a few items that were not fitted, one of then is self dimming rear view mirror.

If it doesn't its not a problem as I'm sure I can make a loom and get it fitted without many issues, what I don't want to do is make the loom, strip the car and then find the multiplug tucked away 

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No idea, but would you also not need to code the correct ECU?

I played around with winFPK alot with my old BMW, and without paying a single £0 managed to get near dealer level software(including firmeware flashing) running on my own laptop.

I briefly looked at similar options for Lexus and found not much beyond the official techprotals, which I persume you have to pay ££££ to access.

Let us know how you get on. I love fiddling with cars and software. 

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I don’t think you would have to program the ecu, it should be a simple wire in job.
Looking at the wiring I would guess it’s
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Feed from interior light

I know there’s 5 wires going into the multi plug so I’ll have to figure what the other ones are, a quick look on a wiring diagram should reveal.

I’ve played with coding BMWs in the past with quite a lot of success but Lexus IS a different ball game, to start with it looks like the software isn’t widely available at a reasonable cost


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17 hours ago, Jayw13702 said:

Do Lexus fit one wiring loom that fits all spec? 

It is very rare for Toyota to pre-wire anything, they typically have grade specific looms for all their vehicles, doesn't matter if it has a T or an L badge.

Looking on toyodiy.com there is a specific loom for IS300h with auto rear view mirror so I doubt you will find a multiplug.

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It is very rare for Toyota to pre-wire anything, they typically have grade specific looms for all their vehicles, doesn't matter if it has a T or an L badge.
Looking on toyodiy.com there is a specific loom for IS300h with auto rear view mirror so I doubt you will find a multiplug.
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Thanks for that, at least I know what route I will have to take now.

It’s not the end of the world, I’ve wired these mirrors in the past on different cars and the principal is always the same just the wire colours may be different.

Time to make a little wiring loom I suppose


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when i had a ct i fitted a dimming rearview mirror and there is no pre-wiring in the car.

i used a mirror off a honda accord it cost me £30 lexus wanted £650 for the mirror with no wiring

here is the link i used for my ct for fitting the mirror

https://www.lexusownersclub.co.uk/forum/topic/95452-diy-fitting-auto-dimming-rear-view-mirror/?tab=comments#comment-916398

 

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