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Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 05-05-16, 01:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 425
Posted By JoeInHNL
iSimple for $100 ...

iSimple for $100

http://www.crutchfield.com/p_541ISIM74/iSimple-GateWay-ISIM74.html?tp=61445&#customer-reviews-tab

Installation instructions for a similar adapter.
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Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 04-11-16, 10:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 406
Posted By JoeInHNL
I just replaced the brake pads on my RX330 with...

I just replaced the brake pads on my RX330 with Akebono Pro-ACT pads. They feel like the OE pads to me. Perhaps the OP's mechanic used pads from Akebono's Performance line.

Rock Auto states...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 03-14-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,194
Posted By JoeInHNL
The plastic "nubbin" is used if you replace the...

The plastic "nubbin" is used if you replace the Bank 2 (front) sensor. It is not used for Bank 1.
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-20-16, 10:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 402
Posted By JoeInHNL
If you are skinny enough, you can replace bank 1,...

If you are skinny enough, you can replace bank 1, sensor 1 without jacking up the car. I did it once that way, but would recommend putting the car on some jack stands.

I think the hardest part...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-16-16, 01:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By JoeInHNL
That is correct, it is not the same. The plate I...

That is correct, it is not the same. The plate I am referring to is under the intake manifold and requires removing the intake manifold to repair. The $1000 repair estimate is not out to lunch for...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-16-16, 11:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By JoeInHNL
Yes, remove the two 10 mm bolts and then the...

Yes, remove the two 10 mm bolts and then the plate slides out. There are 3 rubber seals along the edges that might come off the plate, just push them back on before you reinstall the plate.
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-16-16, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 601
Posted By JoeInHNL
There is a plate underneath the intake manifold...

There is a plate underneath the intake manifold that has been known to leak coolant. That is likely what your mechanic is talking about. Discussed in this thread, the first post has a link to a...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-13-16, 04:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By JoeInHNL
Here is the plate I am referring to (note: this...

Here is the plate I am referring to (note: this is a FWD vehicle, not sure what it looks like on an AWD vehicle). This view is looking from passenger side to driver's side....
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-11-16, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 795
Posted By JoeInHNL
There is a small sheet metal inspection plate in...

There is a small sheet metal inspection plate in the area of you leak. Remove the plate, if you see oil inside, very likely it is the rear main seal. Replacement of the seal requires removal of the...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-11-16, 04:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 15,194
Posted By JoeInHNL
I replaced Bank 1 Sensor 1 on my RX330 at 72K and...

I replaced Bank 1 Sensor 1 on my RX330 at 72K and it needed replacement again at 81K (a little over 2 years later). I confirmed the sensor was not responding correctly using the procedure found...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 11-08-15, 02:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,597
Posted By JoeInHNL
Gmachine When my air fuel sensor failed,...

Gmachine

When my air fuel sensor failed, the sensor stopped responding. It stayed around 3.3-3.4 volts and would not change with rapid changes in throttle position. The fact that your sensor...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 11-07-15, 11:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,597
Posted By JoeInHNL
Based on your bank 2 fuel trim and your bank 2...

Based on your bank 2 fuel trim and your bank 2 sensor 1 voltages it looks like bank 2 is running lean and the system is correcting for it (vacuum leak is possible cause) or you have a bad air-fuel...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 11-02-15, 11:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 319
Posted By JoeInHNL
Just a black painted nut on my 2004.

Just a black painted nut on my 2004.
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 08-06-15, 12:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 452
Posted By JoeInHNL
I recommend asking on one of the auto AC forums. ...

I recommend asking on one of the auto AC forums. Hopefully they have the expertise you need.

My two cents, pressures on a R134A are not an accurate indication of your system being properly...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 07-21-15, 11:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 740
Posted By JoeInHNL
The AF sensor (also known as a wideband O2...

The AF sensor (also known as a wideband O2 sensor) and the O2 sensor (narrowband sensor) output signals are very different. They are not interchangeable.

Decent explanation here
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Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 04-19-15, 06:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,128
Posted By JoeInHNL
This should help. It is for the drivers side,...

This should help. It is for the drivers side, the passenger side is essentially the same. Not my document, just passing along the link.
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Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 02-16-15, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 916
Posted By JoeInHNL
The lower manifold does not need to come off. ...

The lower manifold does not need to come off.

Some "gear wrenches" with flexible heads or stubbies are needed to remove the bolts at the back of the upper intake manifold. If I recall correctly...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 12-24-14, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 822
Posted By JoeInHNL
That piece is not stock. Googled the part...

That piece is not stock. Googled the part number and got this

http://voxrightnow.custhelp.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/16103/~/information-on-the-audiovox-rx14pbl-glass-mounted-antenna


Looks...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 12-21-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,028
Posted By JoeInHNL
My timing belt is probably one of the oldest ones...

My timing belt is probably one of the oldest ones out there since my RX330 was built in the second month of production (March 2003). It has 77,000 miles on it and I plan on replacing it some time...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 12-16-14, 10:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,090
Posted By JoeInHNL
I would compare the highlander part number to the...

I would compare the highlander part number to the part number found here

http://lexus.sewellparts.com/oem-catalog/4503453649-PowertrainAndChassis-RX330-2004.html

Note this link is for a 2004...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 12-15-14, 11:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,754
Posted By JoeInHNL
Here is a source ...

Here is a source
http://www.trademotion.com/partlocator/index.cfm?action=MorePartInfo&PartID=997572&siteid=213747&catalogid=5819

Got the part number from this thread
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Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 12-12-14, 11:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,550
Posted By JoeInHNL
Ebay, some examples A couple of front...

Ebay, some examples

A couple of front emblems here

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_kw=toyota+harrier+oem

A rear set
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Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 12-10-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,110
Posted By JoeInHNL
The following is cut and pasted directly from the...

The following is cut and pasted directly from the 2008 RX Warranty and Service Guide that I downloaded from the Lexus website today. It is clear from this that Lexus thinks you can go 10 years or...
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 12-10-14, 10:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,110
Posted By JoeInHNL
The Lexus maintenance schedule says 100,000...

The Lexus maintenance schedule says 100,000 miles/10 years for the first coolant change and 50,000 miles/ 5 years for subsequent changes.
Forum: RX - 2nd Gen (2004-2009) 08-29-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,434
Posted By JoeInHNL
I found the requirement in the "2004 Owner's...

I found the requirement in the "2004 Owner's Manual Supplement: Warranty and Scheduled Maintenance"

In the table of engine maintenance it is listed as Valve Clearance with an "I" for inspect and...
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