something fell off while driving - Club Lexus Forums

something fell off while driving

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 08-09-14, 10:10 PM   #1
Driver School Candidate
Thread Starter
Join Date: Aug 2014
Location: ON
Posts: 2
Default something fell off while driving

Hello everyone, so I was driving last night and heard some metal sound on the underside of the vehicle. Took a look underneath this morning and it looks a little strange with these loose cables. Can someone fill me in. Also wondering if that hole on the side behind the cat is supposed to be empty. Appreciate the help.
Attached Thumbnails
something fell off while driving-dsc_0472.jpg   something fell off while driving-dsc_0470.jpg  
acerlex is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-14, 05:18 AM   #2
Lexus Fanatic
hypervish's Avatar
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: NJ
Posts: 5,395

Looks like the parking brake cables to me.

And, yes that hole is supposed to "empty". It's what holds the CAT to the hanger.

Last edited by hypervish; 08-10-14 at 05:23 AM.
hypervish is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-14, 09:09 AM   #3
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 9,642

Welcome to club Lexus.

The cables are loose when the parking brake is not applied. Engage the parking brakes fully and the tension should be there.

The picture of the exhaust hanger also looks good. The rubber hanger almost looks like figure "8". One hole gets the pin from the body and the other receives the pin (which is hollow) from the cat side.

salimshah is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-10-14, 09:25 AM   #4
Z07's Avatar
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: GA
Posts: 139

See if what fell off was the harmonic weight from the muffler.
Z07 is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
CO WTB Drive shaft mikef SC400 / 300 Classifieds 5 03-01-16 05:41 PM
Test driving an is200T newb123 IS - 3rd Gen (2014-present) 7 02-09-16 01:52 PM
CO WTB Drive shaft for v160 mikef SC400 / 300 Classifieds 0 12-04-15 09:52 PM
Driving Position Memory System Pedy1 LX - 1st and 2nd Gen (1997-2007) 9 11-06-15 04:14 PM
Balancing drive shaft islexusred GS - 2nd Gen (1998-2005) 5 05-30-15 07:03 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 06:30 PM.

Copyright © 2000-2016 Internet Brands, Inc. All Rights Reserved