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Forum: GX - Second Generation 10-20-14, 12:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,921
Posted By tgergen
Thank for posting that rockydog. I had the same...

Thank for posting that rockydog. I had the same question and will give it a shot.
Forum: GX - Second Generation 10-20-14, 12:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
Shocks/struts have nothing to do with ride...

Shocks/struts have nothing to do with ride height...only the spring and load sensors/air bladder pressure.

I crawled under mine a few months ago and located the load/level sensors for the rear. I...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 10-19-14, 11:32 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
OMG. Mine was only noticeable from the rear. ...

OMG. Mine was only noticeable from the rear. Yours looks REALLY bad. Did you send those picture to corporate? You definitely should. That is absurd. They did a spring swap on the front at...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 10-16-14, 06:30 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
Well...........it's a few things...... I am...

Well...........it's a few things......

I am still a little peeved that the rear sags to the right.

The HVAC "forgets" it was on when I shut off the car.... this happens SOMETIMES...irritating....
Forum: GX - Second Generation 10-16-14, 09:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
That is what they finally ended up doing to my GX...

That is what they finally ended up doing to my GX (replace springs per TSB). It helped.....but it aint perfect. I guess it's good enough...and within factory spec (3/4" differential). They also...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 06-09-14, 07:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
The more of us that find this unacceptable and...

The more of us that find this unacceptable and complain the better.

Also, when you get your "new car survey" from JD Power, Consumer Reports, etc, etc, please note that you have a suspension issue...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-19-14, 12:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
Thanks for the post teee1. I think that is total...

Thanks for the post teee1. I think that is total BS. I suspect my measurements at very close to yours as i noted the LR to RR difference was about 3/4", maybe slightly more.

There is no way they...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-19-14, 08:49 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
I BELIEVE them to be load/level sensors based on...

I BELIEVE them to be load/level sensors based on what I observed (where they connected, etc.). I am not 100% certain....I can't think of what else they would be based on what I saw.

I wish I...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-19-14, 08:24 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
I actually crawled under the car a few weeks ago...

I actually crawled under the car a few weeks ago to look for anything obvious (broken components, etc.). I found what appeared to be 2 level/load sensors. Unlike my older 2004 GX (which were...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-16-14, 10:34 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
Update 5/16/14 I was scheduled to bring the...

Update 5/16/14

I was scheduled to bring the GX in today for "measurements" that the "engineers" (at HQ) wanted them to take, etc.

I got a call this morning to NOT bring the car in. The Service...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-13-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
Here is a pic from last week, when I got home...

Here is a pic from last week, when I got home from the dealership (1st failed repair attempt). Yeah, it's only about an inch lower in the RR.

You can see the difference a bit more when looking...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-13-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,547
Posted By tgergen
Mine goes back in Friday...I will let you know...

Mine goes back in Friday...I will let you know what I find out..
Forum: Club Lexus Vendor Marketplace 05-13-14, 01:08 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 16,311
Posted By tgergen
IN! What a great deal! This will be my first...

IN! What a great deal! This will be my first GX460 mod!
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-13-14, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 543
Posted By tgergen
Interesting. I noticed mine pulls right most...

Interesting.

I noticed mine pulls right most of the time, but most all roads are canted to the right to allow for water drainage. thus, most cars will pull to the right!

I also have an unlevel...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-13-14, 09:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By tgergen
We had a 2004 GX 470. Same engine as yours, etc....

We had a 2004 GX 470. Same engine as yours, etc. We put on about 180K and had no major issues at all. When we got rid of the vehicle (to father in law) it was in need of front wheel bearings/hub...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-13-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
UPDATE 5/13/4 I submitted the online service...

UPDATE 5/13/4

I submitted the online service experience feedback form stating that I noticed the issue resurfaced when I returned home. I got a call the next day from the dealership wanting the...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-06-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
Update... No, it isn't better. RR is 3/4" - 1"...

Update... No, it isn't better. RR is 3/4" - 1" lower than LR.....same as before.

I plan to take it back in and write to Lexus as well...maybe post on social media too. I dunno, but how the car...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-03-14, 05:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By tgergen
Thank you Sir

Thank you Sir
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-03-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 351
Posted By tgergen
Online Shop Manual Source?

Would like to get an electronic version of the shop manual (or website for online access).

If anybody has some suggestions, I would appreciate it. TIA
Forum: GX - Second Generation 05-03-14, 04:36 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
Just got the GX back after being in the shop for...

Just got the GX back after being in the shop for over a week.

They replaced the RR airbag (suspension). No help. They called Lexus and were advised to change FR spring. That seemed to help. ...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 03-15-14, 11:59 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
Mine goes in next week for it's 5K service. I...

Mine goes in next week for it's 5K service. I have asked them to correct the rear level. I measured and the RR is 1" lower than the LR. I have crawled under and have seen where the level sensors...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-21-14, 09:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,957
Posted By tgergen
The F Sport wheels are better than the Lux wheels...

The F Sport wheels are better than the Lux wheels IMHO. But they still look small in the wheel well....

Did you go with a larger tire Lolrax? What size tire are you using? edit: looks like a...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-14-14, 02:18 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,547
Posted By tgergen
There is no way the noise I have is "normal". It...

There is no way the noise I have is "normal". It sounds like a loud clunk....as if something is loose under there and hitting the frame or something. It was so loud I visually inspected everything...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-08-14, 11:22 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 9,893
Posted By tgergen
New '14 GX rear not level

Sheez...

Bought a new '14 GX a few weeks ago. I noticed the rear is not level. The RR is 1" lower than the LR. This is true with the vehicle running (air suspension charged) or off. WTF? When...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 01-08-14, 11:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,319
Posted By tgergen
Just flip it which ever way is going to be closer...

Just flip it which ever way is going to be closer to level. You should be good to go!
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