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Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-16-14, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 456
Posted By m1964
A good body shop may be able to fix the piece

A good body shop may be able to fix the piece
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-09-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By m1964
Thanks to every one for your replies. No smell...

Thanks to every one for your replies. No smell from under the hood. As per shop foreman, it is a common issue with new Lexus vehicles because in hot weather the climate control system goes into...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-08-14, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By m1964
burning smell in cabin

When starting the RX, I smell something I would describe as "burning insulation".
It happens only first 10-20 seconds after the air comes out from the vents, and then the smell disappears. The smell...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-12-14, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By m1964
Well, I am usually not that angry:mad: I can...

Well,
I am usually not that angry:mad:
I can understand a cat not stopping in front of a RX450h, but "a ricemobile with a sound system that's worth more than the car" ..or "a soccer mom driving...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-11-14, 09:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,020
Posted By m1964
Did anyone upgrade ....?

horns in your RX?

I find the horns sound a little too soft; I do not like to honk, but when I do it does not seem to produce much reaction from a sh%th&le cutting me off! :mad:

Any one upgraded...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 07-03-14, 08:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By m1964
I would guess that a shorted-out speaker blew the...

I would guess that a shorted-out speaker blew the amp.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 05-02-14, 05:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By m1964
Setting is adjustable in my 2012 RX - somewhere...

Setting is adjustable in my 2012 RX - somewhere in the menu is a setting called something like "near" vs "Far"

Intuitive parking assist (→P. 220)
Buzzer volume 3 1 to 5 O O
Detection...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-29-14, 09:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By m1964
I keep my keys in my pockets, but I do get in-out...

I keep my keys in my pockets, but I do get in-out bet. 5-10 times a day.
I am still waiting for the dealer to call me back.
Never had same problem with any other make, not even in a Honda Pilot....
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-26-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 649
Posted By m1964
Is it a warranty repair?

Last weekend I started to detail the interior after the winter - noted a crack in the leather on the outside of the driver's bottom cushion (or may be it is a "fake" leather on the sides?)

Called...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 04-12-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 329
Posted By m1964
Did you check visually? Or w/ resistance meter? ...

Did you check visually? Or w/ resistance meter?
Did you find the right fuse?
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-12-14, 03:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By m1964
Is now a good time to buy?

I am thinking of replacing my DF's Q5 with F-sport RX. We have not test-driven one yet, but pretty much excluded everything else (X3, RDX), and GLK350 was a little too low getting in - we both have...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-02-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By m1964
Thanks a lot for you input. We will test drive at...

Thanks a lot for you input. We will test drive at some point, of course.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-01-14, 09:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 940
Posted By m1964
Right - my RX has a scratched plastic, and I was...

Right - my RX has a scratched plastic, and I was told by the dealer plastic alone cannot be replaced. I wonder if a good alarm/stereo install shop may be able to do something. Removal time was quoted...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-01-14, 09:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By m1964
Right, it is Q5's suspension and firm seats that...

Right, it is Q5's suspension and firm seats that are taking toll. I feel very "comfy" in my RX.
We already spent two weekends test driving, so in a couple of weeks we will test drive F-sport and...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-01-14, 04:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,630
Posted By m1964
Can anyone compare "regular" RX350 to F-sport?

We are loooking for a replacment of my wife's Q5. Audi is a great driver, but where we live the roads are not very good, and it takes its tall on our backs. My wife is not very impressed by my RX350,...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-26-14, 05:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 654
Posted By m1964
a lot of makes and model produce similar noise....

a lot of makes and model produce similar noise. It is not a safetry issue. at 42K miles you may want to check your brakes for wear...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-30-14, 07:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By m1964
What is the purpose of the bamper step? if for...

What is the purpose of the bamper step? if for protection only, then get a rubber cover for the hitch openinjg, and install step when RX is parked. I use this "method" when parallel parking in NYC,...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-30-14, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,082
Posted By m1964
Once I drained the battery by listening to the...

Once I drained the battery by listening to the radio and charging my laptop - when trying to start it would not turn, I then waited a minute and tried again - it started, and had same lights ON as...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 01-02-14, 06:41 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 9,926
Posted By m1964
usually it is not the number of speakers that...

usually it is not the number of speakers that matters but rather the quality of the signal and quality of the amps, then the speaker's quality and location. You just can't improve "dirty" signal when...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-20-13, 04:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By m1964
Not really unles you push stop/start button twice...

Not really unles you push stop/start button twice w/o pressing on brake pedal to place RX into "ignition" mode...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 11-22-13, 06:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By m1964
Bleeding the brakes will not change the feeling...

Bleeding the brakes will not change the feeling "soft" - I had the same experience with all ceramic pads I tried to use: Akebono Ceramics and Hwks Ceramics on Volvo XC90, EBC Redstuff Ceramics on...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 11-18-13, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 497
Posted By m1964
brake pads upgrade? anyone?

The brakes on my 2012 RX feel a little too soft - I do not think there is problem with the brakes, but after I drive our Q5 ( that has very sensitive and grabby brakes), my RX's brakes feel "soft".
...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 10-30-13, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 388
Posted By m1964
If the radio volume does not work, try going to...

If the radio volume does not work, try going to phone BT menu and see if it can be adjusted there
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-24-13, 09:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,392
Posted By m1964
I, like the OP, expected more from "luxury"...

I, like the OP, expected more from "luxury" automaker Lexus; I did research before buying my RX, I did read that Lexus is/was a "dressed up Toyota", but decided to try myself.
I cannot say that I...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-23-13, 09:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 615
Posted By m1964
in most of the newer vehicles ECU will shut off...

in most of the newer vehicles ECU will shut off the fuel pump when fuel level drops below minimum required to cool off the fuel pump to prevent irreversible pump damage. So the Lexus "tells" you to...
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