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Forum: GX - First Generation 08-15-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,736
Posted By IanB2
I dunno about that. The level check is done via...

I dunno about that. The level check is done via the overflow tube, so whether you measured accurately or not, it's full when you get a dribble from the overflow tube (at the correct fluid temp). ...
Forum: GX - First Generation 08-15-14, 07:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,736
Posted By IanB2
I'd argue that the fluid transfer pump is the way...

I'd argue that the fluid transfer pump is the way to go for this job as well, but to each their own.

I had the same issue with the fluid being overtemp when I tried to do the temp check and final...
Forum: GX - First Generation 08-14-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 546
Posted By IanB2
This is more of a time/mileage = it's time to...

This is more of a time/mileage = it's time to change thing, than a visual inspection thing IMO. I recently did mine, via 2X drain & fills with a week of driving in between, so roughly 1/2 the fluid...
Forum: GX - First Generation 08-14-14, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By IanB2
Change it anyways, preventative maintenance.

Change it anyways, preventative maintenance.
Forum: GX - First Generation 08-11-14, 10:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,099
Posted By IanB2
Well yesterday was a sad day for me, I finally...

Well yesterday was a sad day for me, I finally handed the keys to the Lexus back to the wife. When we originally purchased this vehicle it was with her in mind, and then I stole it away and have...
Forum: GX - First Generation 08-07-14, 06:35 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 40,499
Posted By IanB2
Got around to swapping some of the power steering...

Got around to swapping some of the power steering fluid with fresh ATF, used a battery filler (fancy turkey baster with a narrow neck so it fits into the PS resevoir) to remove the old fluid, and...
Forum: GX - First Generation 08-04-14, 09:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 450
Posted By IanB2
If you don't have factory nav then it should be...

If you don't have factory nav then it should be pretty straightforward. I bet youtube has video's of the install if you search.
Forum: GX - First Generation 08-02-14, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By IanB2
Handle: 74610-13011-A0 IVORY, TRIM0* ...

Handle:
74610-13011-A0 IVORY, TRIM0*
74610-13011-B1 MD.GRAY, TRIM1*

Retainer clip:
74612-13010-A0 IVORY, TRIM0*
74612-13010-B1 MD.GRAY, TRIM1*
Forum: GX - First Generation 08-01-14, 07:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 781
Posted By IanB2
Even long life plugs recommend changing at around...

Even long life plugs recommend changing at around 60,000 miles, I'd say if yours are original, they are due.
Forum: GX - First Generation 08-01-14, 07:48 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,736
Posted By IanB2
I think capacity is around 12qt, and I drained...

I think capacity is around 12qt, and I drained exactly 3 qt each drain & fill I did, so more like 1/4 of the fluid will be changed. Small correction, but even after the first drain & fill, the fluid...
Forum: GX - First Generation 07-31-14, 08:51 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,736
Posted By IanB2
Got another drain & fill done tonight, the fluid...

Got another drain & fill done tonight, the fluid was actually reddish draining out this time, and I got into the temp check mode properly so I know the level is right this time around. Thanks for...
Forum: GX - First Generation 07-27-14, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,203
Posted By IanB2
Looks like fun!

Looks like fun!
Forum: GX - First Generation 07-23-14, 02:15 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,736
Posted By IanB2
Huge help, thanks!

Huge help, thanks!
Forum: GX - First Generation 07-22-14, 10:51 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,736
Posted By IanB2
Thank you sir! That video makes much more sense...

Thank you sir! That video makes much more sense than the PDF from the service manual, the "D" on the dash did nothing special for me either.

My only other question then is do you check the fluid...
Forum: GX - First Generation 07-18-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,736
Posted By IanB2
So I finally got around to doing this last night,...

So I finally got around to doing this last night, not a real fun job. The fluid I drained was dark, no hint of red left in it, so I'm really glad I did it. I don't have a techstream, so I had to do...
Forum: GX - First Generation 06-09-14, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 629
Posted By IanB2
Hit the brake pedal after disconnecting the neg....

Hit the brake pedal after disconnecting the neg. terminal, and it will purge the system of any remaining charge when it lights the brake lights, THEN wait a ,minute and reconnect it. Report back...
Forum: GX - First Generation 06-04-14, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,037
Posted By IanB2
Also seized front calipers, and cracked dashes.

Also seized front calipers, and cracked dashes.
Forum: GX - First Generation 06-04-14, 05:12 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 40,499
Posted By IanB2
I did get the valve from the dealer, facing the...

I did get the valve from the dealer, facing the engine it's on the very front right of the engine, there's a foam cover on it that makes it tough to spot though. 3 minute job once you locate it....
Forum: GX - First Generation 06-03-14, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 305
Posted By IanB2
My rear air bags "air out" slightly whenever I...

My rear air bags "air out" slightly whenever I shut the truck off, but the axle is still well above the bump stops. If it's airing all the way out over 3 hours, I'd also suspect you have a slow leak...
Forum: GX - First Generation 05-29-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,736
Posted By IanB2
That's true, but no shop is going to do this...

That's true, but no shop is going to do this extra step if you had them do a tranny fluid change for you.
Forum: GX - First Generation 05-28-14, 08:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,736
Posted By IanB2
I'm sure you could accomplish the same thing with...

I'm sure you could accomplish the same thing with the truck still up on the jackstands. 3 drain and fills, where you need to be careful to have the truck sitting level, and you need to have the...
Forum: GX - First Generation 05-24-14, 11:16 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 40,499
Posted By IanB2
I used PIAA Extreme White 7440 bulbs, part #...

I used PIAA Extreme White 7440 bulbs, part # 19225, model # H-22SE. They are brighter than the stock bulbs, but I'd still like to find a proper LED in a similar configuration to the attached (due to...
Forum: GX - First Generation 05-24-14, 05:48 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 40,499
Posted By IanB2
Got the PCV valve changed, and replaced the...

Got the PCV valve changed, and replaced the reverse bulbs with some high powered PIAA bulbs (couldn't find any LED's for this application I was happy with).
Forum: GX - First Generation 05-23-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 625
Posted By IanB2
Rear coil conversion with new shocks/struts all...

Rear coil conversion with new shocks/struts all around (not e-adjustable) will freshen it up and put a smile on your face.
Forum: GX - First Generation 05-23-14, 07:36 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 40,499
Posted By IanB2
Last night I washed the Lexus, did an oil change,...

Last night I washed the Lexus, did an oil change, greased the driveshafts, and changed the air filter. Hoping to get some more stuff knocked off my list this weekend, I've got a new PCV valve, rear...
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