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Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 08-24-16, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 406
Posted By raylor4
Texan, Please tell us where you looked. I can...

Texan,
Please tell us where you looked. I can think of some unseen and clever places the fob can hide. Too bad it doesn't have a beeping locator in it like home wireless phones.
Odd places: In the...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 08-24-16, 11:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 210
Posted By raylor4
KL wagoner, The "Maintenance Required" reminder...

KL wagoner,
The "Maintenance Required" reminder comes on every 5,000 miles no matter what. I just deleted mine, just like it says in JDR76's post.
Ray A.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 08-13-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 434
Posted By raylor4
When the serpentine belt was changed on my...

When the serpentine belt was changed on my Highlander (same engine as yours) at 90K, I got squealing upon start when the A/C was on. Changing the belt solved the problem. I think changing the belt on...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 08-07-16, 09:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 555
Posted By raylor4
Gamesharq - With your foot off the brake, pushing...

Gamesharq - With your foot off the brake, pushing the start button once gives you a certain set of capabilities. Pushing it again lights up the dash and activates the windows.
At least that's the...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 08-06-16, 10:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 495
Posted By raylor4
I've been using Costco batteries for 13 years on...

I've been using Costco batteries for 13 years on our Highlander and RX. Never a problem. If the batt goes dead before the warranty, they give you pro-rated credit.
The only caveat is that you have...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 08-06-16, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 437
Posted By raylor4
Turtle, We have an '11 RX350 FWD CPO with 60K...

Turtle,
We have an '11 RX350 FWD CPO with 60K bought 10/2013 @ 32K. We've not had to do anything except change the oil, the ATF (my idea), the brake fluid and the tires.
We are not anticipating any...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 07-06-16, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 702
Posted By raylor4
I agree with budwom. Tell the service writer what...

I agree with budwom. Tell the service writer what you want, not what you don't want.
I use Toyota. I'm more comfortable there. Take your service manual with you to Toyota and point to the things you...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 07-03-16, 04:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By raylor4
Hilarious! We think alike. Ray A.

Hilarious! We think alike.
Ray A.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 07-03-16, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 261
Posted By raylor4
I guess you'll be bringing your Lexus in on...

I guess you'll be bringing your Lexus in on Saturdays from now on...
Glad you got your problem fixed. Sorry you had to jump thru hoops.
Ray A.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 06-29-16, 09:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 463
Posted By raylor4
Michelin Latitude HP Tour are my favorite tires....

Michelin Latitude HP Tour are my favorite tires. I'm amazed at how well they hold a wet road in a spirited turn. I don't know how yours held air after being punctured like that. You are one lucky...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 06-29-16, 09:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 566
Posted By raylor4
If you are uncertain, take your car to America's...

If you are uncertain, take your car to America's Tire or Discount Tire (same company) and they will measure the wear difference between the front and rear tires. If there is no measurable difference,...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 06-29-16, 09:16 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 22,931
Posted By raylor4
That is correct. They like to see it every 5K. ...

That is correct. They like to see it every 5K.
Ray A.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 06-29-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 686
Posted By raylor4
My best friend has the same color combo as the...

My best friend has the same color combo as the one you're considering. It looks GREAT! I say if there are no issues with the car, offer them 10% less than sticker and you should settle for around 8 -...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 06-29-16, 08:59 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 11,224
Posted By raylor4
Hello everyone, No one has said anything about...

Hello everyone,
No one has said anything about USEABLE fuel. If the tank capacity is 19 gallons, and the yellow light comes on after 15 gallons of use, you do NOT have 4 gallons in useable reserve....
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 06-17-16, 09:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,144
Posted By raylor4
FWIW, I back our '11 out of the garage with foot...

FWIW, I back our '11 out of the garage with foot on the brake immediately after starting, because of the driveway incline, morning temp is around 60 deg. F. Shift into D in the street, roll a few...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 05-14-16, 02:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By raylor4
Svidas - Here is the reply from my friend who had...

Svidas - Here is the reply from my friend who had similar damage. He went to Caliber Collision in Lincoln, CA, which is AAA approved. They matched the paint.
Hope this helps.

Ours was @2,800.00...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 05-12-16, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 932
Posted By raylor4
Svidas - I sent your photos to a friend who had...

Svidas - I sent your photos to a friend who had similar damage. Waiting for his reply. I think your estimates are about right for an insurance job. However, if you can find a guy who knows a...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 05-08-16, 11:27 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By raylor4
Carguy: Well said. Many years ago a friend...

Carguy: Well said.
Many years ago a friend asked me if I wipe the dipstick before putting it in the final time. I said, Yes. He said, Why? It's one of those vignettes of life I never forgot.
Ray A.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 05-08-16, 11:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By raylor4
Carguy: I'm going to agree with you. I love the...

Carguy:
I'm going to agree with you. I love the term "air straightener." The only other thing I can think of that it might be for is to protect things internally if the paper filter were to...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 05-07-16, 05:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 478
Posted By raylor4
I noticed that on my '04 Highlander too. I'm...

I noticed that on my '04 Highlander too. I'm looking forward to the answer because the mesh is markedly more open than the paper filter, but it's downwind from it.
Ray A.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 05-06-16, 07:09 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 12,908
Posted By raylor4
Holy Mackerel! Where did the fiberglass...

Holy Mackerel! Where did the fiberglass insulation come from?
I have never seen anything like that. Thanks for the "believe it or not" pictures.
Ray A.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 05-06-16, 07:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By raylor4
lexus114 - If I were you, I would use the...

lexus114 - If I were you, I would use the dipstick as a gage to tell me when the crankcase is full, when you change your oil, as opposed to adding a specific amount of oil. That way the oil would be...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 05-06-16, 06:58 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,908
Posted By raylor4
Actually, Toyota calls it "Service a la carte"...

Actually, Toyota calls it "Service a la carte" when the customers specifies exactly what they want, as opposed to "I'm here for the 30,000 mile service".
Thanks to the folks on this board for...
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 05-04-16, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,121
Posted By raylor4
Hi Andy, You're right. How could I be so wrong?...

Hi Andy,
You're right. How could I be so wrong? Must be something in the water.
Ray A.
Forum: RX - 3rd Gen (2010-2015) 05-04-16, 09:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 735
Posted By raylor4
I agree with carguy75, Every owners manual I've...

I agree with carguy75, Every owners manual I've read since 1964 says "Check the oil after the engine is warmed up, on a level surface after the oil has had a few minutes to drain into the crankcase....
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