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Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-12-14, 09:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,344
Posted By mdbrown
Not that I am aware of although I'm still...

Not that I am aware of although I'm still learning the unit as well. If you go to their website they have a US contact so that you can ask questions and they'll understand you and give you an answer...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-10-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By mdbrown
Are the rubber stoppers adjusted down properly?...

Are the rubber stoppers adjusted down properly? It looks to me like the it's only on the safety catch and not the actual latch proper. As for the temp reading, check to see if it's hooked up to the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-10-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,448
Posted By mdbrown
There's nothing wrong with Monroe struts. They...

There's nothing wrong with Monroe struts. They are fine for most applications and when I replace mine I'll likely get Monroe quickstruts.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-09-14, 10:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By mdbrown
Do an ebay search, harnesses for the es300 are...

Do an ebay search, harnesses for the es300 are all over it. I think I paid $15 for mine. I have a 2000 ES. Works great.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-09-14, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By mdbrown
Actually I was cash strapped at the time...

Actually I was cash strapped at the time (Christmas!) and did a search and bought it on ebay. Has been working great since then.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-09-14, 03:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 436
Posted By mdbrown
I'd venture a guess the bank 1 vvt valve is...

I'd venture a guess the bank 1 vvt valve is failing. I bought one for $30 and it took all of about 15 minutes to replace.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-08-14, 03:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 383
Posted By mdbrown
Assuming everything is properly installed and not...

Assuming everything is properly installed and not defective it's a balance issue. Find a place that can do a road force balance.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-08-14, 05:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,344
Posted By mdbrown
I recently bought the Creader VI on sale for $44...

I recently bought the Creader VI on sale for $44 shipped from Newegg. Nice, it has streaming and freeze frame functions as well as graphing functions.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-07-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By mdbrown
That looks like more than a simple T, look at the...

That looks like more than a simple T, look at the box that's typical for a vacuum check valve.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-07-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 439
Posted By mdbrown
The dealer. That's a vacuum check valve. There...

The dealer. That's a vacuum check valve. There are online dealers, that's something that's 50-50 at rock auto.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-07-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By mdbrown
No CEL bothers me, if it was a failing temp...

No CEL bothers me, if it was a failing temp sensor, injector or somesuch it should trigger a code (rich, lean or something along those lines.) You really need streaming data as well, to see if you...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 05-07-14, 04:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 769
Posted By mdbrown
Don't know where you are but you need to get it...

Don't know where you are but you need to get it to an auto parts store and have them pull codes both active and pending. It's possible you have a failing ignition coil. Without codes you won't know....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-27-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 214
Posted By mdbrown
If you have wet plugs then you have no spark or...

If you have wet plugs then you have no spark or too much fuel. See if you have any pending codes. Then check your fuel pressure. Does it sound normal when it's turning over?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-29-13, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By mdbrown
No, same. You should have 2x 5.25" door speakers...

No, same. You should have 2x 5.25" door speakers and 2 tweeters in front doors, 2x 6.5" single cone door speakers in rear. 8" sub in deck. The front door speakers have a simple capacitor crossover...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-28-13, 12:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 382
Posted By mdbrown
I can only presume something is wrong with yours...

I can only presume something is wrong with yours as my stock system is leagues better than a 97 LeSabre regardless of what options it had. That being said, the first thing you can do is replace the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-11-13, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 943
Posted By mdbrown
What he said. The clearances are very tight on...

What he said. The clearances are very tight on these engines and you do risk damage if you do not get this corrected. Sue if you have to but this needs to be redone... correctly.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-24-13, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By mdbrown
If it's doing all that then it has to have codes,...

If it's doing all that then it has to have codes, start there. Could be a failing coil, could be a failing injector, could be unmetered air coming in behind the MAF. You need a code to tell you where...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-16-13, 05:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 847
Posted By mdbrown
Assuming the battery can pass a load test and the...

Assuming the battery can pass a load test and the starter bench tests good then you have a loose connection or a bad cable somewhere between the battery and starter. Start with the simplest, check...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-29-13, 04:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,145
Posted By mdbrown
Her insurance is the one that should be paying....

Her insurance is the one that should be paying. Get a lawyer.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-12-13, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 360
Posted By mdbrown
The oil has nothing to do with it. It's possible...

The oil has nothing to do with it. It's possible the fuel cap being loose could be the issue. It only performs that test under specific circumstances so it could take a week or so before it turns the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-02-13, 10:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By mdbrown
In her vehicle I am using the on board amp, no...

In her vehicle I am using the on board amp, no buzz and sounds great. In my ES, I have a Kenwood and using the factory amps... ground loop isolators are a must. Sounds great though. Good luck. That...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-25-13, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By mdbrown
I put the 940 in the bosses vehicle. Nice unit...

I put the 940 in the bosses vehicle. Nice unit and easy to work with. On the downside the screen is a bit smaller than the Kenwood I have in my ES and the screen is fixed. Functionally good unit...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-25-13, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By mdbrown
It's an older unit, newer ones have replaced it....

It's an older unit, newer ones have replaced it. This is almost exact: http://www.dhgate.com/product/2-din-car-dvd-universal-7-in-dash-double/151521899.html

This one also:...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-24-13, 07:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 743
Posted By mdbrown
Looks like a generic chinese unit, probably you...

Looks like a generic chinese unit, probably you can either search ebay or go to aliexpress.com and find one just like it.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-24-13, 04:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 917
Posted By mdbrown
Put dye in the coolant, clean off the engine then...

Put dye in the coolant, clean off the engine then start it up. Once you get some leakage hit it with a black light and see where the leak is at. You might try renting a cooling system pressure...
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