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Forum: RX - Second Generation Yesterday, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By HtownBlue
I got the multi vehicle scanner. I volunteer my...

I got the multi vehicle scanner. I volunteer my time fixing vehicles for elderly and single parents that cannot afford it so I needed a scanner that could communicate with multiple vehicles.
Forum: RX - Second Generation Yesterday, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By HtownBlue
It passed inspection for the three years I had...

It passed inspection for the three years I had the issue. The ABS only activated when approaching 2-3 mph. And only for a half a second maybe. And the car stopped fine. No issues stopping. No code...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-20-14, 10:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By HtownBlue
The brand of the scanner is Creader or Cread@r...

The brand of the scanner is Creader or Cread@r VII by Launch. I think that's the brand. That's what the box says.

The rear sensors were reading perfectly normal. I can read the live data on...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-15-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By HtownBlue
You have several rubber tubes that connect I to...

You have several rubber tubes that connect I to the manifold and the air intake as well as the EGR VALVES. I would start the engine and open the hood. See if you hear a whistling noise coming from...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-14-14, 05:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 536
Posted By HtownBlue
Do you have a 350 or 330? The 330 does not have...

Do you have a 350 or 330? The 330 does not have a tensioner pulley for the serpentine belt that operates the AC and alternator. The tension is adjusted by the bracket adjustment at the alternator on...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-12-14, 07:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By HtownBlue
VICTORY!!!! Fianlly Solved an ABS problem.

Situation and background:

2.5 YEARS AGO....Yes 2.5 YEARS AGO....in a far far land somewhere in Texas.....

I replaced my front bearings. During this procedure I obviously disconnected the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-06-14, 11:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By HtownBlue
Check the cabin temp sensor. It is below the...

Check the cabin temp sensor. It is below the steering wheel just to the right and has a square vent like covering I I recall correctly. It can get dust and build up on it which effects air temp...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-06-14, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 310
Posted By HtownBlue
Battery is fool's gold. Battery voltage level...

Battery is fool's gold. Battery voltage level will have little to do with A/C performance once car is started as the entire car runs off alternator once started.

Check the following:
Freon...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 08-26-14, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 367
Posted By HtownBlue
Alchemist, Glad to hear it all worked out. You...

Alchemist, Glad to hear it all worked out. You should be riding smooth for quite a while.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 08-23-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 177
Posted By HtownBlue
It's your cv axles if they make noise when...

It's your cv axles if they make noise when turning sharply. They will wobble at high speeds as well. Throw car in neutral at high speed and see if the vibration goes away. If so it's your axles.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 08-03-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,999
Posted By HtownBlue
Bad strut in the air strut assembly. Leak in...

Bad strut in the air strut assembly. Leak in system somewhere. Height sensor. Or fault in settings. 1 of the four. Trust me. I went through my entire system before I did my conversion to...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-27-14, 09:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By HtownBlue
Yeah those bolts in the back are horrendous. I...

Yeah those bolts in the back are horrendous. I had to use a 12mm ratcheting wrench click by click to get them undone.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-27-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 277
Posted By HtownBlue
You might consider replacing the rear coils and...

You might consider replacing the rear coils and plugs while you've got it all apart. Also I would replace the valve cover gaskets while you can get at them easily. Just a preventative measure which...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-19-14, 08:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By HtownBlue
You may have too much or too little air getting...

You may have too much or too little air getting into the cylinder. Also a clogged injector or foiled injector would cause this issue. Compression test would be in order as well just to make sure. ...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-13-14, 06:31 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 411
Posted By HtownBlue
Pretty standard except for spring compression. ...

Pretty standard except for spring compression. Make sure mount is placed properly in alignment with the straight edge on the strut shaft.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-11-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 414
Posted By HtownBlue
Anything AFTER THE LAST O2 sensor will not effect...

Anything AFTER THE LAST O2 sensor will not effect the computer and how it governs the engine. As for if it would effect anything else, I don't think it would.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-29-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 381
Posted By HtownBlue
Sounds like starter to me.

Sounds like starter to me.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-28-14, 05:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,829
Posted By HtownBlue
Switch to neutral at high speed and see if noise...

Switch to neutral at high speed and see if noise goes away. If so it's tranny or drive shaft related. If not it's wheel bearings or tires.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-28-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 619
Posted By HtownBlue
There is a bold on the back side of the manifold...

There is a bold on the back side of the manifold that brackets the manifold to the fire wall. Use a stubby 12 mm ratchet wrench to loosen and remove the bracket bolt. Then it will lift more. The...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-24-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 243
Posted By HtownBlue
Check to ensure your cooling fans are operating...

Check to ensure your cooling fans are operating properly. If air is not moving through the condenser then the A/C will not function properly. If fans are working, check your coolant levels. Then...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-22-14, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 208
Posted By HtownBlue
Just spray paint over the wheel wells. As for...

Just spray paint over the wheel wells. As for the door, mineral spirits or goo gone or even bug/ tar remover might work.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-20-14, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By HtownBlue
Yes, front end noise and vibration at highway...

Yes, front end noise and vibration at highway speeds.

Also replaced control arms, tie rod ends- inner and outer, and strut mount bushings. Ball joints as well.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-19-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 871
Posted By HtownBlue
I've got 237K. Replaced: A/C compressor....

I've got 237K. Replaced: A/C compressor. Alternator, power steering pump, battery, starter, timing belt, cv axles, o2's all around, Butterfly valve in intake manifold, brakes and rotors, suspension,...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-17-14, 10:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By HtownBlue
It's for the lights. The stock set up is not...

It's for the lights. The stock set up is not wired for brakes IIRC.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-15-14, 10:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 564
Posted By HtownBlue
Zero, Before you go changing parts, have...

Zero,

Before you go changing parts, have the system fluid changed and your brakes bled thoroughly. This could easily be the cause. Frothy fluid or air in the system might be your culprit.
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