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Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-08-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By Bumbobee
Thanks for the replies guys. I'll change the...

Thanks for the replies guys.

I'll change the plugs and and keep the coils as they are.

I bought 6 NGK laser iridium plugs off amazon for $ 50 Canadian including free shipping.

Don't think...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-01-16, 06:32 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By Bumbobee
Ahh ok I understand. How about the actual...

Ahh ok I understand.

How about the actual wires going to the ignition coils? They don't need to be replaced?

I'm looking at rock auto and it seems they have better prices then amazon.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-01-16, 01:58 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By Bumbobee
The spark plugs are not original, I replaced them...

The spark plugs are not original, I replaced them at around 180,000 km. They are ngk iridium I believe.

My car has 310,000 km not miles. 192,000 miles approx.

Why only replace 3? I replaced...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-01-16, 12:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By Bumbobee
Thanks for the info, and wow replacing all 6...

Thanks for the info, and wow replacing all 6 coils is expensive. Should I just skip that and replace the spark plugs?
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-01-16, 06:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,411
Posted By Bumbobee
Question Spark plug replacement

Hey guys,

Got 310,000 km on my 2001 Lexus ES300 now, and I want to change the spark plugs and spark plug wires. Spark plugs have been changed in the past, the wires are all still original.

I'm...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 05-06-15, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 691
Posted By Bumbobee
So what is your question? My knock sensors...

So what is your question?

My knock sensors went and I had to replace them. Used the aftermarket ones from rock auto and they work fine. Some people on this forum have a bad experience with...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-29-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Bumbobee
The new bulbs are great same as original maybe...

The new bulbs are great same as original maybe even brighter since they are new. I got them shipped to the US. It's 55 minutes drive for me to buffalo. I go for chicken wings and a beer, and pick...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-28-15, 07:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 614
Posted By Bumbobee
It could be from a dirty intake maybe clean your...

It could be from a dirty intake maybe clean your throttle body etc.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-28-15, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Bumbobee
Sorry guys that was not my intention. So my...

Sorry guys that was not my intention.

So my original Lexus Xenon bulb burned out after 15 years of service. It did not fully burn out but turned pink, which is an indication it's going to go soon...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-27-15, 08:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Bumbobee
Instructions are below....

Instructions are below....
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 04-27-15, 07:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 774
Posted By Bumbobee
Question Help please! OEM Xenon bulb replacement...

Sorry guys instructions are below...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-17-14, 06:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,086
Posted By Bumbobee
My 3rd day of driving and so far the light hasn't...

My 3rd day of driving and so far the light hasn't come back on. My dad said it might be that there was moisture somewhere and was causing the code, now that the engine is dried up all is well. ...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-16-14, 07:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,086
Posted By Bumbobee
Question Replaced alternator ABS / trac light comes on and off

Hey guys,

Last week I was driving my car and got the battery light on my dash. Went to my mechanic and he said the alternator is finished. I ordered a new alternator from rock auto and put it...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-13-14, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bumbobee
Mechanic took out the IAC valve, cleaned it, let...

Mechanic took out the IAC valve, cleaned it, let it soak over night. Put it back in and car works.

Thank god!
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-11-14, 10:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bumbobee
Brought it to the mechanic and he said it's...

Brought it to the mechanic and he said it's probably the IAC valve.

He said he will try and clean it and see what happens. If not going to have to order a new one from rock auto. Here in Canada...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-11-14, 08:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bumbobee
Filled it up with Shell V-Power 91 no ethanol in...

Filled it up with Shell V-Power 91 no ethanol in a Toronto gas station. First time running 91 octane in a while, and I think first time since changing all the knock sensors and oxygen sensors etc.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-11-14, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bumbobee
Just cleaned IAC and throttle body, did not help,...

Just cleaned IAC and throttle body, did not help, problem still there.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-11-14, 06:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bumbobee
Will try the reset. MAF sensor is new. VVT...

Will try the reset.

MAF sensor is new.
VVT sensors are new.

Will try cleaning the IAC.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 08-10-14, 10:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,053
Posted By Bumbobee
Question Car starts, idles, idles low, then rough, and dies.

Hey guys,

Today I was coming back from a long trip to the lake (450 km) and the car was running great. I dropped someone off, then started the car back up again, it idles rough and died. I tried...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-19-14, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 808
Posted By Bumbobee
I just did my knock sensors. They went bad...

I just did my knock sensors. They went bad around 260,000 km. Well I shouldn't say "they", it was maybe 1 sensor, or the harness, not sure. In any case I replaced both and the harness. Also did...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-18-14, 08:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,176
Posted By Bumbobee
I had the knock sensor code, see my other posts...

I had the knock sensor code, see my other posts and thread. Basically all these things failed close to the span of each other.

Transmission rebuild 240,000 km
Knock sensor, oxygen sensor,...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-18-14, 03:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By Bumbobee
That's what I thought. The gasket for the...

That's what I thought. The gasket for the manifold was made out of metal and was kind of like a 2 piece construction.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-17-14, 06:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,176
Posted By Bumbobee
My knock sensors gave me ****ty acceleration and...

My knock sensors gave me ****ty acceleration and it's better now after replacement.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-17-14, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By Bumbobee
Update: Found my check engine light problem....

Update:

Found my check engine light problem. Had a code P1350 which was some sensor hose not connected. Found the hose, connected it, engine light gone, cars works beautiful so far!

So no...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-17-14, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 839
Posted By Bumbobee
Also, I should mention that my car has a coolant...

Also, I should mention that my car has a coolant smell coming, especially at stop lights. I am thinking this is just the coolant that spilled all over smelling and burning up. Hopefully in a few...
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