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Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-07-16, 09:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 466
Posted By mooseboy84
You have replaced parts, but first thing to ask...

You have replaced parts, but first thing to ask is have you checked tire pressure on that side and all the way around?

If you have replaced parts and done a alignment, then it gets a bit harder to...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-07-16, 09:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 363
Posted By mooseboy84
Why would you like a larger master cylinder out...

Why would you like a larger master cylinder out of curiosity?
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-24-16, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 404
Posted By mooseboy84
I had this same issue and replaced it a few...

I had this same issue and replaced it a few months ago. You dont need a new door handle, there is a little yellow clip that goes onto a rod, that connects to the outside door handle (from inside the...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-22-16, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By mooseboy84
The first time I ever changed my crank I used the...

The first time I ever changed my crank I used the engine crank method to brake the bolt, but when I had to do the cam seals, that didnt work and ended up messing up my socket.
Having a big impact...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-22-16, 08:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By mooseboy84
Depending on the severity of the leak I would say...

Depending on the severity of the leak I would say its pretty easy to diagnose. I did have a slightly old leaky power steering line, however, looking at the pump and back side of the rear valve cover...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-22-16, 06:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 528
Posted By mooseboy84
It is not totally necessary to torque down spark...

It is not totally necessary to torque down spark plugs. Youre not driving a nascar. Tighten them GENTLY until they stop, and give about 1/4 a turn for tightness. I would be more of afraid of a...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-22-16, 06:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 339
Posted By mooseboy84
I can't recommend any places in Florida to get...

I can't recommend any places in Florida to get the car serviced, but if the transmission shop does a lot of work on Toyota vehicles, and generally has a good reputation then I would go with them,...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-22-16, 05:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By mooseboy84
Cam seals do leak especially if the car is old...

Cam seals do leak especially if the car is old and its never been changed. I had a bad rear cam seal leak for years I thought was the power steering, but was actually the seal dripping down onto the...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-16-16, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By mooseboy84
So, the eternal noob in me was not even paying...

So, the eternal noob in me was not even paying attention to what I was doing properly.Yes the old one goes in.

The issue is solved.

Because I had cleaned the area around where the VSS goes in,...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-16-16, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 249
Posted By mooseboy84
vss install not going in

I am trying to install a new Vehicle Speed Sensor on my 96 es300. I purchased a new one, pulled the old one out, transferred the little fin/rotor with the gear on it and tried to drop it back in.
...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 02-14-16, 12:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,580
Posted By mooseboy84
That was some major sludge.Any update on what you...

That was some major sludge.Any update on what you did?
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 12-05-15, 01:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 638
Posted By mooseboy84
Both cars seemed a tad overpriced even in...

Both cars seemed a tad overpriced even in excellent condition. I would get the 99. More extensive service record and new brakes on it. Plus its 800 cheaper. Try to get price down to 4500. Honestly...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 12-03-15, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 698
Posted By mooseboy84
First off, what type of car and what year are you...

First off, what type of car and what year are you dealing with?

I have an older car without VVT but here goes.

I dont believe a cam locking tool would work anyway, because from the looks of it...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 11-05-15, 09:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,580
Posted By mooseboy84
I do not believe vvti and non vvti engines are...

I do not believe vvti and non vvti engines are compatible, because the ecu reads inputs to adjust the timing from the oil pressure. Used engines are too cheap to put money into that burned up engine....
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 11-03-15, 06:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,498
Posted By mooseboy84
If youre having misfires and its running lean on...

If youre having misfires and its running lean on one cylinder it may be a fuel issue or vacuum leak. If it was a vacuum leak, it would probably be more constant.

The fact the misfire are random...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 11-03-15, 06:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,116
Posted By mooseboy84
If you dont like the scissor jack then purchase...

If you dont like the scissor jack then purchase an aluminum jack. They are pretty light and small but relatively expensive.
You can also purchase a little bottle jack and keep it in the trunk, but...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 11-01-15, 09:34 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,580
Posted By mooseboy84
I would still say you have a fuel injector going...

I would still say you have a fuel injector going bad. You say you switched it around, but did you clear the code?

Having had a few fuel injectors go out, I know the car will start having a very...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-30-15, 06:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,875
Posted By mooseboy84
So after more research, the answer to my own...

So after more research, the answer to my own question is "yes" the belt is designed to float around the gears so that is wears evenly, so when you rotate the belt the marks (on the belt) will get...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-30-15, 05:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,070
Posted By mooseboy84
Rock auto is the best place to get part numbers...

Rock auto is the best place to get part numbers from. They have a lot of inventory but their shipping prices are outrageous. There is nothing wrong with the quality, they are a legit company, the...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-30-15, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 303
Posted By mooseboy84
If the car is working, you have no issue. It...

If the car is working, you have no issue. It sounds like maybe it got flooded when you first tried to start, thats why you have to press and hold gas to start a flooded engine. I would not worry...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-30-15, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 382
Posted By mooseboy84
A leaking fuel injector will leave a raw gas...

A leaking fuel injector will leave a raw gas smell in the car. If you recently changed them or had them serviced, if someone pulled out the fuel rail and didnt replace all the gaskets on the fuel...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-30-15, 03:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,875
Posted By mooseboy84
timing belt rotates (floats)on gears?

I had to remove the timing belt on my 96 ES300 to replace the cam seals.

Upon reinstalling the belt, I got all the marks correctly aligned, BUT, when I manually turned over the engine one full...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-04-15, 01:01 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 387
Posted By mooseboy84
Misfire could be spark/ignition, or it could be...

Misfire could be spark/ignition, or it could be fuel injectors, or both. Your car doesnt have many miles, but the injectors could be bad. Since you have an 02 going off, it may be fuel injectors.
...
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 10-04-15, 12:23 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By mooseboy84
If youre using it on the MAF, yes. It is...

If youre using it on the MAF, yes. It is basically a very dilute carb cleaner that doesnt eat up up the plastic and seals.
Forum: ES - 1st to 4th Gen (1990-2006) 03-31-15, 06:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 494
Posted By mooseboy84
You can reprogram the keys. I used to have the...

You can reprogram the keys. I used to have the way to do it, it involves putting the new key in the ignition then locking/unlocking doors manually etc. Then it should work. Not very descriptive,...
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