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Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-15-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,449
Posted By pauloil
conservationists want to drive at the speed limit...

conservationists want to drive at the speed limit or slower. those of concerned about global warming marvel at the SUVs driving 80mph in the left lane. it is quite peaceful driving 65mph.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-25-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By pauloil
go to oreily's or napa and get the lifetime...

go to oreily's or napa and get the lifetime guarentee! no shipping costs that way. good time to change the brake fluid also.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-25-14, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By pauloil
I just had a valet key made for $187.00. the one...

I just had a valet key made for $187.00. the one with buttons breaks too easily in my opinion. the last one, after cracking like they do, the guts fell out! spent hours looking for the chip, alas!
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-24-14, 06:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 385
Posted By pauloil
if you are not in a rush, go to goodyear when...

if you are not in a rush, go to goodyear when they have a sale(signs up). using their credit card, you can get double rebates and the same as cash in 6 mos. I like the assurance triple tread AS
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-04-14, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By pauloil
the bolt is 10mm hex on the inside and it take...

the bolt is 10mm hex on the inside and it take 3.7 qts to refill after draining transmission
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-02-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,139
Posted By pauloil
your post is fine. try a drain and fill with...

your post is fine. try a drain and fill with the tranny first
get your codes read and post them here. driving like that for 4K miles is asking for troubles. these engines are finely tuned.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-23-14, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By pauloil
i think the leatherique is meant to restore...

i think the leatherique is meant to restore normal leather, not old hardened leather. I am amazed at what it did to the 05ES330 I have. I barely wiped it off the back seats and it sunk in gradually...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-22-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 308
Posted By pauloil
you most likely have bad wires as stated. the...

you most likely have bad wires as stated. the positive cable can be checked with a voltage drop test: google this and read how to check your wires under load. on this site there are posts how to...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-16-14, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By pauloil
check your cables first. a bad cable could...

check your cables first. a bad cable could easily be at the root of your troubles. look at the starter cable and see if it is frayed. run motor at 2000rpm with fan on high, rear defrost on...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-14-14, 04:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 593
Posted By pauloil
regular oil changes are about all you need. ...

regular oil changes are about all you need. what makes you worry about sludge?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-08-14, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By pauloil
when in the spring holder, one of the front...

when in the spring holder, one of the front struts went all the way to the bottom without even a push
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-07-14, 07:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By pauloil
reg. suspension. toyota dealer,

reg. suspension. toyota dealer,
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-07-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,013
Posted By pauloil
see my recent post on my 05 330 needing water...

see my recent post on my 05 330 needing water pump, shocks all the way around and high pressure PS hose
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-07-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 571
Posted By pauloil
05 ES 330 repairs! shocks, water pump

our ES at 100K new battery, $124. Then trip checkup: um, you need shocks all the way around, a new water pump and PS pressure hose. $3650.00! 1/2 hr off the labor due to multiple jobs! tire...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-13-14, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By pauloil
I looked at kbb.com and found that price in range...

I looked at kbb.com and found that price in range , for a dealer. I lowball an offer at 12K if I really wanted the car and see if they call you back.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-17-14, 06:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 860
Posted By pauloil
go get a new one and buy the freshest battery you...

go get a new one and buy the freshest battery you can find. I get mine at Sam's Club or Farm and Fleet. motors may not run well with low voltage
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-12-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By pauloil
take a look at the cable ends to be sure they are...

take a look at the cable ends to be sure they are tight and have plastic on the bottom--I just helped a woman at work replace hers check your cables and grounds. google voltage drop test and...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-11-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 398
Posted By pauloil
on any car i did, I would turn the motor's crank ...

on any car i did, I would turn the motor's crank over 2 times before starting it, to first check to see if the crank is on its mark and also the cams. so put the crank on its mark and look at...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-11-14, 03:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By pauloil
I checked after my wife came back from church,...

I checked after my wife came back from church, and it was in the middle at 77 degrees. here's the gasket: ...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-11-14, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By pauloil
start working backwards in the harness closest to...

start working backwards in the harness closest to where the fire was, looking for broken wire
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-10-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 271
Posted By pauloil
drain/fill, how do you check 05 ES level later?

I have done 3 drain and fills of tranny, 3.7 qts. each time. well this time I checked level on a 75 degree day after driving up the corner and back, and level was 1/4in above minimal mark. so it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-23-14, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By pauloil
do you just pry the cable out of the old terminal?

do you just pry the cable out of the old terminal?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-23-14, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 187
Posted By pauloil
battery cable loose at post 01 ES 300

cables are loose and it seems like the nut up front is tightened all the way. Is there a way to make it tighter by screwing down on the nut in the back, or do I have to put a new terminal on the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-01-14, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By pauloil
I've got an 05ES and have done 2 drain and fills...

I've got an 05ES and have done 2 drain and fills on mine. the tranny thing doesn't bother me a bit because I don't push hard on the pedal. the lag did bother my father in law, but it does no...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-30-14, 07:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 404
Posted By pauloil
just how much can you overfill these motors? ...

just how much can you overfill these motors? I've read where some people routinely put in 1/2qt more....
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