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Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 08-28-16, 05:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By jagtoes
When I 1st started looking I tried the brands you...

When I 1st started looking I tried the brands you listed along with the GS. I came to the same conclusion but I was looking for the cruiser and not to concerned about handling. That's why we wanted...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 08-27-16, 05:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By jagtoes
I seem to recall when I bought my 07 ES it came...

I seem to recall when I bought my 07 ES it came with an adjustable front seat bolster which had more leg support. They made for an easy long drive. I only think they had that option for a year or two...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 08-20-16, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 212
Posted By jagtoes
Well battery time came

Went out and moved the car yesterday and my cell phone wouldn't connect and then my inside trunk release wouldn't work. I put it in reverse and the backup camera would not work.So after studying the...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 08-13-16, 05:30 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 135
Posted By jagtoes
You are moving to fast and don't have enough...

You are moving to fast and don't have enough information to understand what is going on. You need to know what light is on and what it means. Also take your code reader and see if there are any codes...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 08-11-16, 05:26 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By jagtoes
It will be on my list but as I just mentioned I...

It will be on my list but as I just mentioned I won't most likely hit 50K miles until 2018
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 08-11-16, 05:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By jagtoes
They may fit the bill although they are a little...

They may fit the bill although they are a little larger car then I'd want. I,m not in the market yet and may not hit 50K miles until 2018 so I'll do my homework then.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 08-10-16, 02:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By jagtoes
My answer is because I want to.

My answer is because I want to.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 08-10-16, 05:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By jagtoes
The old ES was built on the Camry chassis while...

The old ES was built on the Camry chassis while the new ES is built on the Avalon chassis so I would have to compare the ride. The GS in my opinion is much stiffer ride so I wouldn't try to compare...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 08-09-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 764
Posted By jagtoes
Still the best riding car

We just came back from a long weekend attending a wedding in Gloucester Ma. This was all highway driving (75-80 mph) on very good roads. This 2010 with 43K miles on it is still the most comfortable...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 07-27-16, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 325
Posted By jagtoes
Looks like they cleaned it up OK so just look for...

Looks like they cleaned it up OK so just look for wear in the seats and the brake pedal. Also look under the floor mats and in the spare tire area. If you can get a look of the underside of the car...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 07-04-16, 04:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By jagtoes
This has been tossed around and no matter how you...

This has been tossed around and no matter how you drain or suck out the oil you will never get it all out. Even if you drain it overnight it's just not possible because of surface friction and narrow...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 06-30-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 804
Posted By jagtoes
Castrol 5W-30 plain old dino oil will do just...

Castrol 5W-30 plain old dino oil will do just fine. Change every 5K miles
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 06-29-16, 06:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By jagtoes
The last car I used my handbrake (parking brake)...

The last car I used my handbrake (parking brake) was in my 1966 Jag XKE when I broke a front rotor. The handbrake was the only way to stop. With all of my manual transmission cars I would park it in...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 06-28-16, 06:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 399
Posted By jagtoes
Replacing the cables should be easy but I suspect...

Replacing the cables should be easy but I suspect they are concerned about the brake mechanism as it might be frozen. By the way I have never used my parking brake and I bought my car new in 2010..
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 06-19-16, 05:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By jagtoes
Sound like you need to turn yourself in to the...

Sound like you need to turn yourself in to the enviro-police. If you need to add freon then you had to leak it out. So you violated the laws in your state. Use the gauges and you can't under or...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 06-17-16, 06:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By jagtoes
Potentially good info here . If you are a master...

Potentially good info here . If you are a master tech can you please see if you can get the data on how many of the millions of Lexus' have been sold have had this problem. I don't want to base a...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 06-16-16, 06:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 526
Posted By jagtoes
There is no significant data on this form that...

There is no significant data on this form that points to the WP as being a problem. Out of the hundreds of thousand ES that have been sold this has not been a reliability issue. So if it is leaking...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 05-31-16, 04:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By jagtoes
[QUOTE=sapeluso;9503816]Probably does. For the...

[QUOTE=sapeluso;9503816]Probably does. For the heck of it I released some of the refrigerant. AC now working. Suspect that I over filled it. Is there a high pressure shut off or something of the...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 05-31-16, 02:37 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 28,611
Posted By jagtoes
Looks like your last sentence sums it up. So...

Looks like your last sentence sums it up. So everything is now resolved.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 05-30-16, 06:24 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 659
Posted By jagtoes
Here is the conundrum as the Lexus/Toyota ...

Here is the conundrum as the Lexus/Toyota transmission is a sealed for life unit. No one has determined what life is though but anything after 100K miles puts you into the "life" zone. Before doing...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 05-30-16, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 455
Posted By jagtoes
Lexus reliability

Lexus over the years have been on top regarding reliability . I think what some people believe is that reliability is free. But if you look at the way this data is collected you will see a picture...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 05-30-16, 05:16 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 28,611
Posted By jagtoes
I don't know about you but out of all the OBDII...

I don't know about you but out of all the OBDII cars/trucks I have owned I have never had a MIL light up. I can't be that lucky.
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 05-29-16, 05:30 AM
Replies: 182
Views: 28,611
Posted By jagtoes
Don't get so defensive as we are just telling you...

Don't get so defensive as we are just telling you what you could have done. You chose to take a different path and you got what you got. If the coolant was low then you could have looked for the...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 05-28-16, 01:27 PM
Replies: 182
Views: 28,611
Posted By jagtoes
Car guys check their fluids once a week along...

Car guys check their fluids once a week along with tire pressures. A coolant temp gauge reading dead cold or red zone hot is indicative of a problem. This is not a Lexus issue but an owner...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 05-28-16, 05:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,885
Posted By jagtoes
If you do then you have an engine problem and not...

If you do then you have an engine problem and not a fuel issue.
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