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Forum: LS400 07-19-14, 06:22 AM
Replies: 177
Views: 18,167
Posted By BobN54
I prefer the Purolator PureOne 20195. I stocked...

I prefer the Purolator PureOne 20195. I stocked up a few years ago, and soon will need to restock. Not sure where to get them at the right price nowadays.
Forum: LS400 07-19-14, 06:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By BobN54
That is just a small amount of air in the system,...

That is just a small amount of air in the system, and it will work its way out in time. It can take quite a while.
Forum: LS400 05-13-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By BobN54
It's a 97, and that's a good thought. I had to...

It's a 97, and that's a good thought. I had to repair wiring at the trunk hinge on our 1997 Camry, so I understand what you are talking about. A quick look didn't show anything obviously wrong in...
Forum: LS400 05-10-13, 05:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By BobN54
Trunk release relay

Can somebody point me to the location of the relay that controls the trunk release solenoid? When I hit the release button on the remote or in the car, I can hear a relay click under the dash...
Forum: LS400 05-06-13, 06:15 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 81,776
Posted By BobN54
Hints and an in-line filter for your power steering service

I read the various tutorials and posts describing some struggles, and after completing a PS service on my 1997, I'd like to share a few hints that may help others.

1. To remove the solenoid, use...
Forum: LS400 04-23-13, 08:28 AM
Replies: 460
Views: 58,697
Posted By BobN54
I just finished a transmission pan cleaning and...

I just finished a transmission pan cleaning and flush on my 1997, at 115K. I did not know the history of the transmission service. When I got the pan off and saw the perfect application of Toyota...
Forum: LS400 01-21-13, 04:04 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,251
Posted By BobN54
IMO, that's a fair price for a '99 if it's...

IMO, that's a fair price for a '99 if it's current on maintenance (e.g timing belt was done), everything on it works, and it's accident free. Check CARFAX if serious.
Forum: LS400 12-16-12, 08:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 716
Posted By BobN54
I would just unplug the radio's antenna cable...

I would just unplug the radio's antenna cable from the antenna mast/motor assembly. Then use a standard antenna wire extension cable to extend it over to the other side of the trunk and connect to...
Forum: LS400 09-21-12, 09:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,651
Posted By BobN54
I'm using the new Denso Platinum TT plugs in our...

I'm using the new Denso Platinum TT plugs in our other car. I'm impressed with the performance, and the price is reasonable. I'll switch the Lexus to them the next time I change the plugs. IMO, Denso...
Forum: LS400 09-18-12, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,215
Posted By BobN54
Very nice first hand summary! It takes a lot of...

Very nice first hand summary! It takes a lot of searching to dig that out of the old threads (they've gotten quite long), so your writeup is helpful.
Forum: LS400 09-18-12, 11:28 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,595
Posted By BobN54
The FSM for my 1997 calls for applying air...

The FSM for my 1997 calls for applying air pressure to the MC reservoir, then cracking open the bleeder plug on the actuator to expel the air. They specify a SST, but you can use a pressure bleeder...
Forum: LS400 09-17-12, 07:46 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,595
Posted By BobN54
Did you bleed the ABS actuator?

Did you bleed the ABS actuator?
Forum: LS400 07-06-12, 09:26 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,234
Posted By BobN54
Happens every time there is an oil or oil filter...

Happens every time there is an oil or oil filter thread...doesn't matter what forum :)
Forum: LS400 07-05-12, 08:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,234
Posted By BobN54
Oil filters is a subject where everyone has an...

Oil filters is a subject where everyone has an opinion, and IMO Purolator PureOne filters are very high quality. The OEM Toyota filters are excellent too. Wix/NAPA Gold filters - alright, but...
Forum: LS400 07-05-12, 08:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,425
Posted By BobN54
Front ashtray assembly; $25 from a JY - for a...

Front ashtray assembly; $25 from a JY - for a project I will post as soon as I can find the time.
Forum: LS400 07-05-12, 08:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,488
Posted By BobN54
You may already know this , but just in case... a...

You may already know this , but just in case... a less drastic option is you can replace the LCD display in that head unit for about $120.
Forum: LS400 07-03-12, 08:03 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,234
Posted By BobN54
If an oil filter does not have a torque...

If an oil filter does not have a torque specified, or you cannot access it with a torque wrench, do this: Tighten by hand until the gasket just makes contact. Then 3/4 to 1-1/4 turn more. That's it....
Forum: LS400 06-28-12, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,582
Posted By BobN54
No doubt it's good, but I've never heard of a...

No doubt it's good, but I've never heard of a leak related to using the Permatex product instead of the Toyota product. A transmission pan is not going to leak if either one is used per the...
Forum: LS400 06-28-12, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,582
Posted By BobN54
Why go to all the trouble? What's wrong with...

Why go to all the trouble? What's wrong with Permatex FIPG?
Forum: LS400 06-20-12, 04:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By BobN54
Siphon as much old gas out as you can.

Siphon as much old gas out as you can.
Forum: LS400 06-19-12, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By BobN54
Sorry it this is hijacking the thread, where does...

Sorry it this is hijacking the thread, where does the box indicate the Dorman arms are manufactured?
Forum: LS400 06-19-12, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,032
Posted By BobN54
Keep it. Consider yourself lucky. Why are you...

Keep it. Consider yourself lucky. Why are you considering a trade on a new one if you love this one? $7995 OBO
Forum: LS400 06-18-12, 08:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 458
Posted By BobN54
It's a hydraulically actuated air valve; AFAIK,...

It's a hydraulically actuated air valve; AFAIK, it does not matter. You can test it by turning the steering wheel to the limit; valve should open.
Forum: LS400 06-17-12, 01:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,817
Posted By BobN54
The flare connectors on Toyota fuel filters are...

The flare connectors on Toyota fuel filters are well known to be occasionally difficult, or even impossible to loosen without damage. A dealer will usually ensure they have a replacement fuel line on...
Forum: LS400 06-13-12, 02:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,431
Posted By BobN54
Is the EGR stuck open?

Is the EGR stuck open?
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