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Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 09:03 PM
Replies: 15
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Posted By salimshah
No, I have not done many ,,, I can still count on...

No, I have not done many ,,, I can still count on one hand < 5. Getting ready to do 2 .. RX and GS.

People can call me Lexus/Toyota begot, as I try to stick to OEM as that eliminates the...
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 06:04 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 195
Posted By salimshah
If the crank and the cam next to radiator are in...

If the crank and the cam next to radiator are in good position, then you can nudge the cam near the firewall .... again I am assuming your belt is right and the top roller is of the right diameter....
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 195
Posted By salimshah
Nothing is broken. As long as you do not apply...

Nothing is broken. As long as you do not apply excessive force.

Just turn in back gently by hand. You can try to go forward and spin it back to TDC but watch out for valve to piston contact (which...
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 195
Posted By salimshah
start by having everything at rest. Lock the...

start by having everything at rest.

Lock the firewall side belt and cam with a zip tie at the right mark.
Stretch the belt under/over the roller and on to the cam-gear on the radiator side. Turn...
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 195
Posted By salimshah
Due to VVT you may have to torque the the cam...

Due to VVT you may have to torque the the cam over.



Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-28-14, 08:52 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 195
Posted By salimshah
Few Hints; If your new belt has alignment...

Few Hints;

If your new belt has alignment marks, make sure the arrow points away from the engine, this will make sure the belt is not flipped.

When you say off by half, are you looking straight...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-28-14, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By salimshah
That is verification that everything is good. ...

That is verification that everything is good.
Bounce: Confirms the axle can flex.
Roll: Confirms cv joint is working.

Either test fails, indicates there is a lockup. If you dont check then the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-27-14, 06:34 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 110,831
Posted By salimshah
I would take off the actuator and examine why it...

I would take off the actuator and examine why it is taking so much force. If I recall correctly, each system is independent.

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-27-14, 06:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By salimshah
I am looking for the post but have not found it...

I am looking for the post but have not found it yet.

For the time being you can refer to these pictures:...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-27-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By salimshah
Gaining access to the head unit is very easy....

Gaining access to the head unit is very easy. Access to antenna mast is bit complicated. You can always get an antenna fro RadioShack and test out your head unit. To add on the booster you still need...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-27-14, 09:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By salimshah
Matt: Do you have access to another RX in...

Matt:

Do you have access to another RX in your area or failing that another Lexus. How is their reception? This will help you determine an expected level or better still let you figure out if...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-27-14, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 97
Posted By salimshah
The program/configuration is in the non-volatile...

The program/configuration is in the non-volatile part of memory so a change in battery should not have affected it.

If the new battery terminals were reversed by accident then some fuses may have...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-26-14, 07:59 PM
Replies: 172
Views: 110,831
Posted By salimshah
I would suggest disassemble all the links and...

I would suggest disassemble all the links and reassemble. Make sure the rods and cables are in their original position.(no kinks, not crossed over etc). You can test the actual actuator by applying...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-26-14, 07:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By salimshah
I stated.. Testing: Try flexing the shaft...

I stated..
Testing:
Try flexing the shaft while holding the cv joint.. It should bend in all directions. Gently pull in out the inner cv joint. Limit the travel to 1/2". If you over pull the joint...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-26-14, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By salimshah
Look at this picture...

Look at this picture...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-25-14, 11:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By salimshah
If the gear-box lever moves with every step of...

If the gear-box lever moves with every step of the shifter movement, then you need to trace the shift_lever end. I have only come across on post where the member posted about the problem at the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-25-14, 11:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By salimshah
Abs sensor wires have to be protected and during...

Abs sensor wires have to be protected and during assembly you have to make sure that as suspension moves, the wire can flex and do not get stressed or pinched. Also the spindle/axle have small gear...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-24-14, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 267
Posted By salimshah
Welcome to CL. There is linkage between the...

Welcome to CL.

There is linkage between the transmission and the gear lever. May be that is broken.

I would suggest charge the battery first. Then insert the ignition key and turn it to run...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-24-14, 04:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 179
Posted By salimshah
Do you have the right part for the right vehicle...

Do you have the right part for the right vehicle .. (AWD/FWD).

Service manual calls for a SST to set the seal [right socket and hammer would work]. It does recommend a press for the axle.
...
Forum: SC 400/300 10-23-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 180
Posted By salimshah
Did you order the right one? I made the same...

Did you order the right one?

I made the same mistake too. Read the part number on the old one.

By the way, I was getting CEL (95 SC) and the error code.

Check Sewell for reasonably priced...
Forum: SC 400/300 10-23-14, 01:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 380
Posted By salimshah
The pseudo two strokes are there ,,,, look at the...

The pseudo two strokes are there ,,,, look at the negative space of the horizontal bar of the the "t". The two notches at the end. Perfectly positioned at the the top of the last letter.

This...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-21-14, 05:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By salimshah
There is a difference between blown and no sound....

There is a difference between blown and no sound.

Blown means ... burnt. Due to excessive drive ... large signal spike. [this is what I thought was your problem}

No sound .... you are not...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-20-14, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 309
Posted By salimshah
I would suggest to look under special interest...

I would suggest to look under special interest group in CL. There are people who can tell if the gold connectors were used or not and I am not among them. I have only played with getting the aux-in...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-19-14, 08:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 219
Posted By salimshah
Glad you sorted it out, though things still do...

Glad you sorted it out, though things still do not add up for me.

Fog light can only turn on with the light stalk switch on Parking lights on or beyond.
The fogs should cut out when the High Beam...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-18-14, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 151
Posted By salimshah
Welcome to ClubLexus. Did you reset the...

Welcome to ClubLexus.

Did you reset the pinch protection?

Hold the button up (instead of single flick) till the glass moves all the way up. Hold it down till the glass moves all the way down...
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