1992 – 2000 Lexus SC300 SC400 Climate Control Repair

(16 customer reviews)


This is a REPAIR SERVICE. You will be sending an item to us for repair.

Availability: 9 in stock

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This service is for the factory rebuild or upgrade of your 1992 – 2000 Lexus SC300 and SC400 climate control unit. The base price of $124.99 covers replacing all of the bulbs with OEM style lighting only. Use the drop downs to “add-on” options if you need the LCD screen changed, a new clear plastic cover, or additional custom lighting options.

We install one brand new LCD screen protector if your climate control needs it. Separate from the LCD screen itself, we had customers asking if we create a screen protector to prevent blotchy, foggy, scratched, and worn areas on the actual plastic screen covering the display. We found that the only solution was to pay for a $300+ replacement faceplate. We then designed and manufactured this plastic lens as a cost-effective and simple solution to offer our customers. Your climate control will return with a crystal clear viewing port.

We began repairing and selling these climate control units back in 2011. We quickly designed and manufactured our Tanin Electronix branded LCD screens and also created the very rare 8v bulbs used behind the LCD screen. Lexus used 14v bulbs behind the buttons. We are not sure why they used two different voltage bulbs in these units. Buy confident knowing that we will replace the lighting correctly. Other repair shops will use a generic 12 volt bulb for the entire climate control. This will lead to an excessively dim screen compared to everything else in the cabin.

If you are looking to upgrade the look of the standard yellow or golden lighting to something more colorful we do offer LED conversions. We will install long life, low heat colorful LED’s in various different positions. We can change the screen color, button color, and even the indicator color which are the small square lights above each button.

There are many times it’s more beneficial to ship your SC300 or SC400 climate control to us versus just buying another used unit. Typically a used unit will be in worse condition than your original, it may have a damaged or scratched front lens, a bad LCD screen, or bad lighting. You will be in the same predicament again. Our repair service is much more cost effective than spending 2-3 times more on a replacement.

The climate control HVAC controllers are year specific. You can only interchange climate controls between 1992 and 1994, 1995 and 1996, and 1997-2000.  If you mix and match climate controls you will have blower motor issues, fan speed issues, and other unwanted problems with the climate control not working correctly.

Keep in mind that when you install a brand new LCD screen and lighting in your climate control it probably will not match the old worn out screen and lighting in your factory Nakamichi or Pioneer stereo. Unfortunately there are no new LCD screens available for these units and not enough demand for us to produce brand new LCD screens. We do offer a service to replace the light bulbs in your factory radio, assuming that is the only issue you need fixed.  We don’t repair sound or power issues on the radios.

Also available is a similar repair service with your choice of our black or blue LCD screen!


Climate Control Removal


LED Upgrades





Lexus SC300  1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Lexus SC400 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000



This repair service comes with a lifetime warranty on the LCD screen and a five-year warranty on the lighting we replace.

Please visit our warranty page for more details.

Service Disclaimer

When you send us your used part and explain your issues, we will diagnose your reported issues. We can make additional recommendations to replace common wear items that frequently fail, but we do not/can not test every aspect of your used part. If something else fails that is not related to your original issue or the repairs we performed, we are not responsible and these issues are not covered under your repair’s warranty.

What Happens Next?

Simply print & fill out our repair work order and ship your item to Tanin Auto Electronix!

View our shipping page for more detailed instructions and current turnaround times.

16 reviews for 1992 – 2000 Lexus SC300 SC400 Climate Control Repair

  1. Nathaniel (verified owner)

    Fantastic service!

  2. Rodney Bratcher (verified owner)

    Very pleased with your work. If I need any more work you guys and ladies are the first ones that I will think of. Thank you so much.

  3. DAVID I. (verified owner)

    Communicated well with Becca and module got fixed quickly.

  4. Jonathan (verified owner)

    Great workman ship and quick turn around

  5. Debra F. (verified owner)

    Good customer service, fast shipping. Bet pleased with the service!!

  6. George Miranda (verified owner)

    Looks great just like the instrument cluster!

  7. Vladimir Osipov (verified owner)

    Great company to work with! They have refurbished my climate control on my Lexus sc300 and have done it perfectly. I am happy with the result and would do business with them again!

  8. Rodger C. (verified owner)

    Good repair

  9. John Saeturn (verified owner)

    Excellent service and turn over time. Couldn’t be happier with the finished and updated climate control for my 1998 lexus sc400

  10. Michael (verified owner)

    This is my second experience with Tanin and it was flawless from placing the order through receipt of the completed services. I previously purchased a refurbished instrument cluster for my 93 Lexus SC400 about a year ago – the limited lifetime of LED ‘needles’ are the one of the weak points of an otherwise over engineered car, as is the Climate Control Unit’s LCD. Tanin provided courteous, prompt and reliable service. I am extremely pleased with the results and so thankful that their services are even available to maintain the vintage car I love to drive!

  11. Jeff Roy (verified owner)

    Excellent customer service. Went above and beyond my expectations.

  12. Michael (verified owner)

    Exactly as advertised. Quick turnaround!

  13. Richard (verified owner)

    You guys did great. I love having a fully functional interior in my car again. Thank you.

  14. Maxwell (verified owner)

    Looks great, makes my factory radio look like it needs replacing though! I have two SCs and will likely send in another climate control in the future in order to have one that’s nice and colorful, rather than super fresh OEM. Not to say that Tanin didn’t do a great job restoring it to factory spec, but it would be interested to switch up the color scheme in a car that’s not quite as OEM spec.

  15. Bob Forman

    These folks couldn’t more easy to work with. Sent my unit off and in a few days it was returned in perfect working order. I especially appreciate the “how to” video making the job even easier. In the future hopefully nothing else needs repair but if the worst does happen I’ll be right back here. Wouldn’t go anywhere else.

  16. Steve Hennessy

    My climate control screen on my ’96 SC400 was mostly blacked out, so I sent it to Tanin Auto to have it rebuilt. When I got it back and installed, it looks great. I forgot how nice it was having it looking new again. Thanks guys

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