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Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-01-14, 10:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By faithmkss
Oh and Im sorry speedkar9, the car does not...

Oh and Im sorry speedkar9, the car does not overheat. Or has not yet. I have been closely watching everything under the hood since I just dont know what to expect. When I noticed the reservoir was...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-01-14, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By faithmkss
Thank you both for your replies.... I will...

Thank you both for your replies.... I will definitely look into these things now that I have a little more insight.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-31-14, 01:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 362
Posted By faithmkss
Just bought 98 es300

I bought a 98 last week, with 131k. I have the 96 so I have high expectations ;) however there are a few things that I am noticing. To be expected of course.

First is when I start the car I feel...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-17-14, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By faithmkss
transmission type

I cannot tell you how helpful this information is. I thought I was gonna have to count bolts if I wanted to find out. But if it is easily accessible (the transmission type) that way I would not rule...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-10-14, 03:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By faithmkss
I really appreciate your response. I have noticed...

I really appreciate your response. I have noticed that some 99s do have the A series transmission, or it can also be used. After thinking this over, I may just be better off finding a car with my...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-08-14, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 583
Posted By faithmkss
Buying used Lexus opinions please !!

Im looking for another lexus. Mine is great but at 345k so, I need to find another. Mine is 96 es300, wonderful car. Never knew the quality of these cars til I got that one. So as Im looking im...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-09-13, 06:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,297
Posted By faithmkss
Howling is a strong indication of wheel bearing....

Howling is a strong indication of wheel bearing. Hard to tell without taking everything apart, but if you take your foot and push on the tire as if you are checking to see if it has enough air, the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-09-13, 01:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 980
Posted By faithmkss
Hi, I do not think it is a part of the ECU. I...

Hi, I do not think it is a part of the ECU. I know that it is connected being that it is all a part of the computer. This piece is right next to the air intake hose. It is flat and about 2 inches...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-18-13, 09:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 937
Posted By faithmkss
The am2 fuse is in the fuse box which should be...

The am2 fuse is in the fuse box which should be right next to the air filter. (mine is a 96 but I believe they are the same), there should be a diagram. There is also another fuse box right next to...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-18-13, 07:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 937
Posted By faithmkss
I have no idea if this might be related. Have you...

I have no idea if this might be related. Have you checked fuses? I recently went through starting issues but the car at least cranked. Its possible there is a short? See if the am2 fuse is blown....
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-18-13, 07:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 980
Posted By faithmkss
Have you been able to pull codes. Same issue for...

Have you been able to pull codes. Same issue for me. It was my ignition control module. There were a few other things that caused a domino effect but the main component was this module. If its bad,...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-18-13, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By faithmkss
96 es 300 starts and dies SOLVED !!!!

It was my ignition control module. Which is a pretty pricey piece. I also replaced the fuel pump which was going bad. But the control module is what had me stranded. I initially tried clean the idle...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-16-13, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By faithmkss
So 2 coil connectors are bad. Each coil operators...

So 2 coil connectors are bad. Each coil operators 2 spark plugs. I guess that would mean car was only running on two spark plugs. Hoping this solves it.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-16-13, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By faithmkss
Well no unfortunately I have not had finances to...

Well no unfortunately I have not had finances to properly maintain my car. Fluids and basics yes, but not the other stuff that I am slowly learning about. Im at 342k. Had it for four years. I am...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-15-13, 08:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 303
Posted By faithmkss
96 eS 300 Starts and dies

Started car this morning, ran for 1 min then it died tried to start again and it turns over to start and dies. Checked all possible hoses everything was on. Checked fuses, AM2 was blown. Replaced it....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-23-13, 12:57 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 409
Posted By faithmkss
ABS/Dust deflector/Axle/hub assembly

My 96 lexus recently seemed to have some kind of grinding noise from drivers front suspension, located what I thought was the problem. (please see pic) The dust deflector seemed to of been bent up. I...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-19-13, 01:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By faithmkss
I did not do it myself, I had someone who...

I did not do it myself, I had someone who "supposedly" knows how to do this. Of course with the right tools. But not to a shop. Do you think that might have something to do with it? Im open to all...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-18-13, 07:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 371
Posted By faithmkss
Advice please. Wheel hub bearings/assembly

Hello all. I recently replaced my wheel bearings on the driver side about a month ago. Last week all of the sudden I heard some kind of grinding noise, I thought there is no way it could be the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-13-13, 01:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By faithmkss
Thank you. When you say "backing plate" are you...

Thank you. When you say "backing plate" are you referring to the rotor shield? Or the piece where the screw driver is at? So far this small piece is the only thing I found that was damaged or bent....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-12-13, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By faithmkss
Ok, took the tire off and noticed this piece in...

Ok, took the tire off and noticed this piece in the picture where the screw driver is, was bent. it is like some kind of shield that the axle goes into, i wanted to see what direction this piece...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-12-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By faithmkss
Thank you I will try that today. I can answer...

Thank you I will try that today. I can answer that the grinding sound is only there while accelerating. My dad test drove it and he said that is has to be wheel bearings. And since they are not even...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-11-13, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 316
Posted By faithmkss
96 es300 Grinding while accelerating

Hello all,
I am hoping to get some opinions on what this noise could be related to.
Recently I replaced wheel bearings on one side (driver) then month later did the right side, but by the time I...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-02-13, 03:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 610
Posted By faithmkss
I know this is not related to your question, but...

I know this is not related to your question, but you replaced 6 coils? I thought this year and model had 3 coils. each operate 2 spark plugs.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-02-13, 03:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 237
Posted By faithmkss
96 ES 300, 340 k miles oil question

Hi,
I just wanted to get some advice/opinion. Im going to get my oil changed and I keep hearing different things about using synthetic versus non. I am thinking synthetic blend. Also Someone said...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-30-13, 01:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 537
Posted By faithmkss
It could be your wheel bearings. Mine did that...

It could be your wheel bearings. Mine did that and I swore it was my tire. Jacked up the car and noticed the tire had about an inch n half of play, took the tire off, wheel bearings were terrible....
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