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Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) Yesterday, 08:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 379
Posted By igzy
Yes, timing cover resealing is a major job and...

Yes, timing cover resealing is a major job and requires engine removal (huge cover and tight access). I would say leave it alone and keep an eye on the oil level so that you don't run it dry......
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-22-14, 09:13 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,925
Posted By igzy
Ahem, lets hope not! The "hesitation" I am...

Ahem, lets hope not!

The "hesitation" I am talking about is a slight throttle response delay when using regular gas vs virtually no delay with premium - during driving (not start). With regular...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 10-22-14, 06:42 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,925
Posted By igzy
Thought to provide an update on my findings with...

Thought to provide an update on my findings with regards to premium vs regular gas:

I ran regular gas for months and got 27 mpg consistently, sometimes high 26, but mostly low 27s. One thing I...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-09-14, 11:07 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 949
Posted By igzy
Hm, looks like a repeated use impression/stretch...

Hm, looks like a repeated use impression/stretch mark rather than burn mark. Do you keep something in your right rear pocket at all times, e.g. keys, valet, etc?

I wouldn't be too worried about...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-02-14, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 808
Posted By igzy
Even when not on auto and with fan off, when the...

Even when not on auto and with fan off, when the temperature rises above 50-something (I don't know exactly), it will switch the recirc to on. This will happen even if the fan is off. This is part of...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-01-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,283
Posted By igzy
Let us know how it goes! I too am interested in...

Let us know how it goes! I too am interested in an alternate (read cheaper) solution to this problem...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 04-01-14, 04:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,283
Posted By igzy
Is the new part any better, i.e. if I spend $300+...

Is the new part any better, i.e. if I spend $300+ on it now, will it peel too some time in the future?
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-28-14, 05:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By igzy
Ah yes, there is the spring clip that comes...

Ah yes, there is the spring clip that comes across the back of the bulb that holds it in. Sorry, I forgot to mention it...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-27-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 375
Posted By igzy
From what I recall when I replaced mine, the bulb...

From what I recall when I replaced mine, the bulb just pulls out, no turning. The metal cap with connector turns but the bulb should come straight out. I would give it a gentle pull, it is probably...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-25-14, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By igzy
The amp should be in the trunk, right deck...

The amp should be in the trunk, right deck side... Fuses are in the engine bay block...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-24-14, 10:16 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,653
Posted By igzy
For me, in order of importance: 1) Size - we...

For me, in order of importance:
1) Size - we had to upsize our IS to accomodate our growing family
2) Reliability - ES has been the winner for many years
3) Price - CPO was the same as fully...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-24-14, 10:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By igzy
Yeah, I did the PCV replacement on mine when I...

Yeah, I did the PCV replacement on mine when I replaced the spark plugs. I did it just because it was so convenient to get to with the surge tank off...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-21-14, 10:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By igzy
I know that it is a big job to get to the valves...

I know that it is a big job to get to the valves but not sure on exact hours, you could have asked the service about it...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-20-14, 10:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By igzy
Quote will likely be different for you two since...

Quote will likely be different for you two since he is in US, and Canadian dealers typically charge more for parts and labor... Hopefully you don't have the same problem!
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-19-14, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 688
Posted By igzy
Based on what you are saying is that the timing...

Based on what you are saying is that the timing cover is leaking? If that 's the case, factory won't be able to help you, it is the dealer that sold it to you that should really correct that, but...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-14-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By igzy
You can drive it, before and after the code is...

You can drive it, before and after the code is cleared...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-14-14, 09:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,728
Posted By igzy
What they said is correct. I would first erase...

What they said is correct. I would first erase the code and drive for a bit and see if it comes back...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-14-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 845
Posted By igzy
Basically what you said is to go through gears...

Basically what you said is to go through gears and that fixes the problem. Isn't that what the transmission does when you drive off the first time, i.e. go from 1st to whatever final gear? So in...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 02-19-14, 10:19 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,114
Posted By igzy
Like others said, not to my taste but neither is...

Like others said, not to my taste but neither is okra ;)

I think a good drop with some spacers and wider tires in the back would make it look much better...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 02-18-14, 01:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By igzy
Once in a recent snow storm, I had to briefly...

Once in a recent snow storm, I had to briefly stop on a hill in traffic. When time came to go, I stepped on the gas and nothing happened either, no movement, no lights on, simply nothing. It was a...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 02-14-14, 06:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 538
Posted By igzy
Is this what the car shows or actual...

Is this what the car shows or actual (calculated)? It also depends on the quality of gas you get in your area, type of daily drive (stop and go traffic) and your driving habits. Perhaps try a...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 02-14-14, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,137
Posted By igzy
I am 50/50 on this one: his car is 5+ years old...

I am 50/50 on this one: his car is 5+ years old with low mileage so I tend to think that fuel injector service would be a good thing for the engine as it does not see to much action. The AC cleaning...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 02-13-14, 05:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 44,123
Posted By igzy
Another tip, from owners manual: Gasoline quality...

Another tip, from owners manual: Gasoline quality - In very few cases, driveability problems may be caused by the brand of gasoline you are using. If driveability problems persist, try changing the...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 02-13-14, 05:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By igzy
It could be that your AT oil level is low and in...

It could be that your AT oil level is low and in cold conditions it does not generate enough pressure. If this was a purchase at a dealer I would take it back there, otherwise, just take it to Lexus...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 02-13-14, 05:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 15,443
Posted By igzy
I am yet to see one go on a Toyota/Lexus. When I...

I am yet to see one go on a Toyota/Lexus. When I owned GM cars, I had 2 break on me, both at about 120K miles on 3.1L V6 engines. On one the link let go and on the other the tensioner broke and...
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