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Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-01-14, 04:01 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,301
Posted By bagsbie
Very handly DIY and pictures! Glove box latch...

Very handly DIY and pictures! Glove box latch mechanism broke on my RX. Had to break it open and going to be replacing the glove box next week.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-30-13, 08:32 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 15,683
Posted By bagsbie
Resurrecting the old thread... My 06 RX330 had...

Resurrecting the old thread... My 06 RX330 had just developed a relatively large brake fluid leak to the tune of the "Brake" light coming on to indicate the level is low every two weeks. I topped it...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-28-13, 05:22 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,924
Posted By bagsbie
Thanks for the detailed write-up on the rotors...

Thanks for the detailed write-up on the rotors replacement, OP.

To add, I used the allen M8 bolts to assist in prying off the rotors. Get the longer ones if you have a choice. The front rotors on...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-17-13, 06:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 32,477
Posted By bagsbie
Yes, I am going to pick the seal and the ring...

Yes, I am going to pick the seal and the ring this week and replace it asap. Is it more difficult to pick the old boot/seal out if the piston is depressed all the way due to new pads or it should not...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-17-13, 05:49 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 32,477
Posted By bagsbie
Thank, Lexmex, for this DIY! I replaced the brake...

Thank, Lexmex, for this DIY! I replaced the brake pads yesterday and discovered that the boot/rubber seal on the left rear caliper piston was torn! I ended up servicing the caliper and lubing...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-07-13, 06:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 30,782
Posted By bagsbie
^ this was the solution for me... It's been a bit...

^ this was the solution for me... It's been a bit cold out lately, so yesterday the key would not turn despite trying anything. so, I purchased the lock de-icer and lubricant, sprayed into the...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 06-13-12, 05:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,779
Posted By bagsbie
Thanks for the advice. I am definitely not going...

Thanks for the advice. I am definitely not going to tackle replacing struts or springs on the car without a professional opinion, although, I prefer to be somewhat prepared. I heard stories where...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 06-12-12, 05:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,779
Posted By bagsbie
I'll jack the thread and ask a question here,...

I'll jack the thread and ask a question here, since I just discovered that my 2006 RX330 seems to lean excessively on the passenger rear only! the car has 71k miles on it. Upon a quick visual...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-04-12, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,523
Posted By bagsbie
That's exactly what I used in the rear dif of my...

That's exactly what I used in the rear dif of my car, 2006 RX330 AWD.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-30-12, 06:21 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,731
Posted By bagsbie
it is relatively easy but you do need to know...

it is relatively easy but you do need to know where to put a flat screwdriver to pop the mirror from the pivot. To do so, push the upper corner of the mirror closest to the car body in so that the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-18-12, 07:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,731
Posted By bagsbie
possibly, I used ebay last time and it cost much...

possibly, I used ebay last time and it cost much less than dealer... You can source a used mirror at Keystone used parts. I believe, they sell to public.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-17-12, 05:49 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,731
Posted By bagsbie
I have to agree with one of the previous posters...

I have to agree with one of the previous posters who suggested that the liquid that leaked out is, in fact, something similar to an antifreeze and acts as a heating agent to heat the mirror glass...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-17-12, 09:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,958
Posted By bagsbie
Now, you, guys, getting me paranoid :-) I feel...

Now, you, guys, getting me paranoid :-) I feel like I need to get in there and check it asap. The only thing that calms me down is the fact that I do not hear any noises turning the steering wheel,...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-17-12, 05:17 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,958
Posted By bagsbie
I guess, the only way to determine if the...

I guess, the only way to determine if the substance is grease or ATF is to get in there and take the old boot off, correct? In my case the leak certainly looks more like grease. It does not smell...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-16-12, 07:12 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 7,958
Posted By bagsbie
watching the progress on this closely as I...

watching the progress on this closely as I discovered a leaking inner tie rod boot as seen in the picture... no noises, though, which I hope I should get away with only replacing the boot.
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Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-16-12, 07:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,429
Posted By bagsbie
very good deal on a beautiful car, indeed! enjoy!

very good deal on a beautiful car, indeed! enjoy!
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-11-12, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,018
Posted By bagsbie
I guess, I should consider myself lucky as I have...

I guess, I should consider myself lucky as I have a friend who is an interior repair guy for all the major car dealerships in the Boston area. He repaired a few nicks in the leather in both of my...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-08-12, 07:41 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,790
Posted By bagsbie
check for leaks. there might be a problem with...

check for leaks. there might be a problem with the master cylinder provided your brake fluid is low despite not seeing any obvious leaks anywhere. you may need to go under the car, remove the bottom...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-05-12, 06:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,346
Posted By bagsbie
I use Amsoil for all the fluids except the brakes...

I use Amsoil for all the fluids except the brakes in my 2006 RX330
Forum: RX - Second Generation 04-30-12, 07:47 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 478
Posted By bagsbie
Trans cooler air duct bracket - help!

Ran over a concrete partition with the left side of the car. At the first glance, the damage was not severe - scraped the bottom of the bumper and what had appeared pushed the bottom of the fender...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-01-11, 10:16 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By bagsbie
in my case, the motor is actually fine but the...

in my case, the motor is actually fine but the nut holding the wiper arm to the wiper motor shaft cracked! replaced it and everything is good.
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-29-11, 04:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,268
Posted By bagsbie
OP, I think my car is in need of a rear wiper...

OP, I think my car is in need of a rear wiper motor as well. The rear wiper just hangs back there after an ice rain/snow we had a couple of nights ago. what are the symptoms of the failed motor that...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-19-11, 03:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,519
Posted By bagsbie
This is a great option. I hate the narrow OEM...

This is a great option. I hate the narrow OEM ones on my RX. So much so, that I always keep it folded up: I can never rest my arm on it comfortably.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-15-11, 05:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 27,584
Posted By bagsbie
don't have a costco membership, so not an option....

don't have a costco membership, so not an option. going with a duralast.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-12-11, 10:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 27,584
Posted By bagsbie
deciding on a new battery today as thie original...

deciding on a new battery today as thie original one is seemingly on its last legs: duralast, duralast gold or walmart's everstart maxx? what do you, guys, think?
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