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Forum: LS430 Today, 08:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,690
Posted By StanVanDam
Post My 2002 LS430 UL is currently 12.5yrs in-service...

My 2002 LS430 UL is currently 12.5yrs in-service at 130009km (80784mi). I bought it Jan/2009 at 68946km (42841mi) at 6.8yrs in-service. First owner regularly serviced at dealership, including a...
Forum: LS430 Yesterday, 07:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,544
Posted By StanVanDam
The exact same part number is also used at: PNC...

The exact same part number is also used at:
PNC 85916D, #11 on the No.2 Relay Block
PNC 85916N, #10 on the No.2 Relay Block
PNC 85934, RELAY, MAGNET-CLUTCH, #5 on the No.1 Relay Block
PNC 85941,...
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 02:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By StanVanDam
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls430/715821-onlin...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls430/715821-online-parts-retailers.html
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 335
Posted By StanVanDam
Sometimes the unit partially loses configuration,...

Sometimes the unit partially loses configuration, such as not being able to switch to the DVD screen or not pushing the I Agree button. I think it's caused by loose wiring at the harnesses and/or...
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 182
Posted By StanVanDam
All makes and models of cars are susceptible to...

All makes and models of cars are susceptible to this. The general Lexus all-models TSB is EG001-03, title SULFUR ODOR FROM EXHAUST, published Feb.24, 2003. The only corrective procedure is to try a...
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 12:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,544
Posted By StanVanDam
"relay in J/B block in IG2 circuit" This...

"relay in J/B block in IG2 circuit"

This means part # 90080-87026, "RELAY, IGNITION, NO.2", PNC 28371C, price $17.47USD @ Sewell with ClubLexus discount, the diagram for it is at...
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 330
Posted By StanVanDam
Before buying a new battery, I would have...

Before buying a new battery, I would have borrowed/bought a battery charger that has a vehicle start mode, alternator test mode, and voltage readout. A battery manufactured in January 2013 is...
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 11:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,196
Posted By StanVanDam
My 2002 had a P0430, and there were two causes:...

My 2002 had a P0430, and there were two causes: 1) a small gasket leak at the front of the Y-pipe, 2) a small crack in the passenger side of the Y-pipe, directly underneath the very front of the heat...
Forum: LS430 10-21-14, 11:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 353
Posted By StanVanDam
"In the absence of leaks, antifreeze chemicals...

"In the absence of leaks, antifreeze chemicals such as ethylene glycol or propylene glycol may retain their basic properties indefinitely. By contrast, corrosion inhibitors are gradually used up, and...
Forum: LS430 10-15-14, 09:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 379
Posted By StanVanDam
I went through your same exercise. Even though...

I went through your same exercise. Even though the message says "taillamp failure", this message applies to the little bulbs in the headlamps. There are small bulbs at the very bottom of the headlamp...
Forum: LS430 10-15-14, 09:15 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 67,148
Posted By StanVanDam
I bought 4 of these "10mm Flat Shaft, part number...

I bought 4 of these "10mm Flat Shaft, part number FC-280PC-22125" from http://www.ebay.com/itm/111428067337 - worked out to $40 after shipping to Canada. These fit and work perfectly - directly plug...
Forum: LS430 04-11-14, 01:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 15,721
Posted By StanVanDam
Actually, you CAN beat it - I paid $29USD :)...

Actually, you CAN beat it - I paid $29USD :) after shipping, via eBay 2 years ago, for the cable and miniCD.

You should note that some of the executables on the miniCD likely contains Chinese...
Forum: LS430 02-26-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,696
Posted By StanVanDam
I had vibration in my original front 2 rotors at...

I had vibration in my original front 2 rotors at 85000kms / 8 years in service, using OEM pads. The car had 1 previous owner, and I don't know what his braking or cleaning regimen was like. Replaced...
Forum: LS430 02-26-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,508
Posted By StanVanDam
Definitely not worth it to hose it down. As...

Definitely not worth it to hose it down. As others have said, there are many components in that area that were not designed to withstand being hosed down, let alone being pressure-washed. It's not...
Forum: LS430 02-26-14, 09:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,133
Posted By StanVanDam
To allow in-motion typing on the LS430 nav...

To allow in-motion typing on the LS430 nav system, go to the Nav ECU (trunk passenger side), cut N4-5 (VSS - vehicle speed sensor, YEL/RED in 2002, VIOLET in 2005+) and use a 2-conductor cable (ie....
Forum: LS430 01-25-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 9,160
Posted By StanVanDam
L-Tuned Parts (aka Carson Toyota) is a reputable...

L-Tuned Parts (aka Carson Toyota) is a reputable dealer and several members here have purchased from them in the past. I informed them of that website issue and they corrected it.

Most dealers in...
Forum: LS430 01-07-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 734
Posted By StanVanDam
I also have an 02 UL and upgraded the Nav myself....

I also have an 02 UL and upgraded the Nav myself. My disc version is "Toyota Lexus Navigation DVD Gen 2-3 v10.1 86271-33049 464210-1670". Since v10 is 3-4 years old now, I recommend that version...
Forum: LS430 12-27-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 693
Posted By StanVanDam
This is a picture of my 2002 passenger side...

This is a picture of my 2002 passenger side headlight assembly. The corner bulb is the small bottom-right socket.

The 2004+ headlight assemblies are slightly different, but if a bulb exists, you...
Forum: LS430 12-27-13, 11:15 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By StanVanDam
Generic (non-Toyota/Lexus) scantools determine...

Generic (non-Toyota/Lexus) scantools determine which protocol the car uses by first attempting to handshake with the car via the OBD2 pins that Toyota/Lexus uses for the VSC system. A signal on those...
Forum: LS430 12-27-13, 10:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,363
Posted By StanVanDam
Same as any car, check your ignition switch,...

Same as any car, check your ignition switch, starter relay, crankshaft position sensor, camshaft position sensor, left and right VVT sensors, and the starter itself.

Fuel pump relay and fuel pump...
Forum: LS430 12-17-13, 12:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,148
Posted By StanVanDam
I use the Lezyne Digital Drive bicycle tire pump....

I use the Lezyne Digital Drive bicycle tire pump. It has a built-in pressure gauge so you can see the psi while still connected to the pump. Very fast to check and top up tires.
Forum: LS430 10-31-13, 02:22 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,141
Posted By StanVanDam
I use Auto temperature mode and Auto air intake...

I use Auto temperature mode and Auto air intake mode all year round. In the summer, I manually enable the rear AC and put it on HIGH to keep my beverages cold and for enhanced cabin cooling. In the...
Forum: LS430 10-31-13, 02:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,397
Posted By StanVanDam
There are 4 T10 bulbs in your left and right...

There are 4 T10 bulbs in your left and right headlight assemblies: one behind the main reflector, one at the far bottom outside edge of the assembly, on both sides. If any of those headlight bulbs...
Forum: LS430 10-31-13, 01:46 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 459
Posted By StanVanDam
Post Online Parts Retailers / Websites

Just updating the list I previously compiled of LS430 online parts retailers. Roughly sorted from least to most expensive. Parts.com by far always has the best prices, as far as I can tell.

For...
Forum: LS430 10-24-13, 09:56 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,617
Posted By StanVanDam
The first step for most of those error codes is...

The first step for most of those error codes is to verify the power source. Thoroughly check the connectors on the rear of the nav screen and make sure every wire is secured to the harness, and makes...
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