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Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-06-16, 09:16 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 610
Posted By INNOUTFAN
DRACO had a great idea with the paper. Smell the...

DRACO had a great idea with the paper. Smell the paper as well. Coolant, oil and fuel have that distinctive smell to them.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-06-16, 09:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By INNOUTFAN
A quick swap of the tires (driver to passenger...

A quick swap of the tires (driver to passenger side) will tell you if the problem follows the tire. I know it would be an extreme example, but I've seen tires cause the pulling. I have been through...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-06-16, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,137
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Another problem associated with this code is the...

Another problem associated with this code is the solenoid wiring harness. I've seen a few good write ups with instructions on testing the harness, not an easy quick repair. Good Luck
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-06-16, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 341
Posted By INNOUTFAN
While you're in there, change the spark plug...

While you're in there, change the spark plug wires from front coil packs to rear plugs. That much mileage and all of the heat degrades those wires. Also, don't forget the timing belt. Good Luck
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 11-01-15, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 373
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Fuel Pressure Regulator - once these go bad...

Fuel Pressure Regulator - once these go bad you'll smell it in the car and the garage where its parked.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 11-01-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,400
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Had a similar issue without the oil pressure...

Had a similar issue without the oil pressure light. After checking all of the items you tested, and thinking I had a bad injector it was a rear spark plug wire from the coil pack on the front...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-26-15, 07:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,230
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Head gasket failure will cause combustion gases...

Head gasket failure will cause combustion gases to pressurize and superheat the coolant - usually you will blow into the overflow tank and it won't necessarily happen right a way. How does your oil...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-23-14, 06:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,088
Posted By INNOUTFAN
I second that CHADLEX, four sets of Yokohama...

I second that CHADLEX, four sets of Yokohama between all of my cars/trucks, love them. Looking at snow tires but will go with Bridgestone Blizzak because of rating/history.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-23-14, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,068
Posted By INNOUTFAN
I have had nothing but issues in the last few...

I have had nothing but issues in the last few years with Interstate batteries. Had to replace one in truck within 16 months and one in wife's van in 18 months in Colorado. I was an absolute...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-19-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 783
Posted By INNOUTFAN
EBC brakes

EBC brakes
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-18-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,062
Posted By INNOUTFAN
@hanime:Yeah I'm surprised with the lack of rust...

@hanime:Yeah I'm surprised with the lack of rust since Colorado DOT uses so much magnesium chloride. What pads did you go with?
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-18-14, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,062
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Just changed all four rotor, caliper, pads, front...

Just changed all four rotor, caliper, pads, front sway bar bushings and links and rear bearing/hub assemblies. Had a major vibration and could tell the rotors were warped (I think from getting my...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-18-14, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Just did complete rotor, caliper and pad change...

Just did complete rotor, caliper and pad change on all four. When I removed the rear wheel bearing/hub assembly: dry as a bone and when rotated off of the car I could hear the metal on metal. Fronts...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 09-25-13, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,164
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Don't get in too much of a rush to replace...

Don't get in too much of a rush to replace starter parts. I just replaced a 1 year old Interstate (which I always thought were top of the line) battery that shorted internally. Had the Advanced Auto...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-22-12, 02:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,308
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Denso is an OE Manufacturer and not just to...

Denso is an OE Manufacturer and not just to Japanese Auto Makers. I know Chrysler uses some Denso parts in their cars. Have never had an issue purchasing Denso parts. I recently purchased a TB Kit...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-10-12, 08:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 831
Posted By INNOUTFAN
That would be a great deal in Colorado. Most out...

That would be a great deal in Colorado. Most out here are going for close to $5,000 and have higher mileage. That car looks super clean, nice chrome wheels and in great shape. If you have the vehicle...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-26-12, 07:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 18,977
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Nice write-up Wrench Boy. Nice to help other club...

Nice write-up Wrench Boy. Nice to help other club members.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-25-12, 09:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,733
Posted By INNOUTFAN
When you go to change the belts, do one at a...

When you go to change the belts, do one at a time, and start the car in between. Could also be a bearing - alternator, A/C Compressor, idler pulley, power steering pump all have bearings that can...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-25-12, 09:08 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 18,296
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Very common problem on many vehicles - GM,...

Very common problem on many vehicles - GM, Chrysler. Have changed several of these out on GM cars and with those you have to pull the injectors out of the fuel rail. Not sure on the Lexus. Not...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-25-12, 08:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Thanks Randal, I'm running with it.

Thanks Randal, I'm running with it.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-25-12, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,827
Posted By INNOUTFAN
When in doubt, change it out. I bought my 3ES...

When in doubt, change it out. I bought my 3ES with 120,000 (2nd owner not sure if the T Belt was replaced) and inspected the timing belt with the top cover off as much as I could and it looks good...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-23-12, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Lexus Red Coolant Shelf Life

Does anybody know the shelf life of Toyota/Lexus red coolant? I've had a new, foil sealed top gallon jug of this from about 6 years ago when I owned a Tacoma. Because it has been foil sealed, do you...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-16-12, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,536
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Have had excellent luck with Yokohama. Wouldn't...

Have had excellent luck with Yokohama. Wouldn't take a free set of Pirelli's. Bad luck with multiple sets. Can't go wrong with Michelin.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-16-12, 09:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,762
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Needed to replace wife's Pontiac Grand Am, found...

Needed to replace wife's Pontiac Grand Am, found a '97 Camry on Craigslist. Low mileage, decent price. Drove it and liked the power and the ride, owned previous Toyota's so I knew the reliability....
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-05-12, 07:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,750
Posted By INNOUTFAN
Agree with Lexus 2000. You might have to...

Agree with Lexus 2000. You might have to de-solder/solder the diodes and voltage regulator as well. Sometimes not worth it.
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