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Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 07-20-16, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By pauloil
it could be a bad bearing

it could be a bad bearing
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-30-16, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 293
Posted By pauloil
mine is a 2MZ-FE

mine is a 2MZ-FE
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-25-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By pauloil
yes they are all the same. my power Motive...

yes they are all the same. my power Motive bleeder had an adaptor for toyotas, and it made my job easier.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-25-16, 08:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By pauloil
get a 1/4 ID 3/8 OD silicon tube to bleed...

get a 1/4 ID 3/8 OD silicon tube to bleed with. it's my newest cool thing when bleeding brake systems.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-21-16, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 350
Posted By pauloil
the rears are 8mm.

the rears are 8mm.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 06-04-16, 01:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 533
Posted By pauloil
I never flushed mine, just did a drain and fill...

I never flushed mine, just did a drain and fill of the radiator a few yrs back, and then put in about 2 new gallons when I put a new thermostat in last fall. I just use the pink 50/50. (gotta do...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-31-16, 08:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,089
Posted By pauloil
why did you check the compression? is the car...

why did you check the compression? is the car not running well? as they say on Car Talk, DRIVE IT!
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-31-16, 08:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,122
Posted By pauloil
put you clear well sealed tube into a jar with...

put you clear well sealed tube into a jar with brake fluid in it. get a friend to pump the pedal and watch the fluid go up in the jar and out of you clear tube. that is what my friend and I did...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-29-16, 06:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 602
Posted By pauloil
if you are concerned about the wires, search...

if you are concerned about the wires, search "voltage drop" testing
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-24-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 228
Posted By pauloil
you could break the glass out, go to a local...

you could break the glass out, go to a local glass shop and get them to cut you a new one, and glue it in. of coarse, this wouldn't be heated.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-13-16, 11:01 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 357
Posted By pauloil
that is NOT a problem. what I do is don't push...

that is NOT a problem. what I do is don't push hard on the gas and accelerate in 3rd gear. if needed, this car has plenty of power. it my perferred road car.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-29-16, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By pauloil
next time, after you put the plugs in this way,...

next time, after you put the plugs in this way, get a good torque wrench and set it to 15, and see what happens. I did this once and was shocked how the old way barely tightened some of the plugs.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-22-16, 07:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 396
Posted By pauloil
go buy some pink 50/50 at toyota and fill it up! ...

go buy some pink 50/50 at toyota and fill it up! Or complain at lexus and get it done for free. "My cap was off and the fluid dropped low."
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-21-16, 03:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By pauloil
this guy said he used 13 ftlb ...

this guy said he used 13 ftlb
http://www.toyotanation.com/forum/104-5th-6th-generation-2002-2006-2007-2011/320440-iridium-plugs-only-2003-2-4l-what-plugs-ok.html
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-21-16, 03:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 492
Posted By pauloil
i did 15.5 ftlb on my lexus es05

i did 15.5 ftlb on my lexus es05
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-19-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 826
Posted By pauloil
any 19 yr old car has cracked vacuum lines. look...

any 19 yr old car has cracked vacuum lines. look at your engine, pull off the bad ones and get some silicon lines to replace them.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-21-16, 06:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 698
Posted By pauloil
I have an 05 ES330 and have done 4 drain and...

I have an 05 ES330 and have done 4 drain and fills, and notice smooth shifting while letting the car do most of it's acceleration in 3rd gear. why do you think your transmission is slipping?
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-17-16, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By pauloil
If you pull the transfer tube out of the housing,...

If you pull the transfer tube out of the housing, you will see the inside where the tube was may have some scale in it. i used fine sandpaper to clean, paper towel to wipe clean, and greased it a...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-17-16, 07:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By pauloil
any action running AC clicks on the compressor. ...

any action running AC clicks on the compressor. your whole post sounded like the compressor was singing, Hearing that they said that was bad, is no surprise. they will have to do a leak down...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-16-16, 06:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 930
Posted By pauloil
if you do it with distilled H20, you can figure...

if you do it with distilled H20, you can figure it out. open all the drains, fill with distilled. do this three times, then you have water in your engine and can use straight coolant to fill and...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-16-16, 06:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By pauloil
well i did this today with part #90916-A3003 and...

well i did this today with part #90916-A3003 and $17 gasket 16325-62010. I give you the numbers as the parts might be cheaper at Toyota. This was similar to the post above, but we has more wire in...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-13-16, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By pauloil
05 ES needs thermostat

does anyone know where a good howto is? there is one on Utube for camry V6 that looks similar?, but is there a howto herein?
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 01-11-16, 06:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,215
Posted By pauloil
what is the battery voltage?

what is the battery voltage?
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 12-25-15, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 787
Posted By pauloil
How to Diagnose Codes P0420 & P0430 - YouTube ...

How to Diagnose Codes P0420 & P0430 - YouTube
how is the car running and has the fuel efficiency dropped?
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 12-13-15, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,941
Posted By pauloil
look in your owner's manual. mine for 05 say...

look in your owner's manual. mine for 05 say you drain out 3.7 qts. I just did this yesterday. After reading this, are U sure you are checking the level after running throught all the gears in...
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