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Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-17-12, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1
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Posted By 88Legend
Hesitaion problem fixed

I noticed that while driving the 2000 ES300 the past week that the engine would really hesitate and bog down when I gave it a good amount of gas when it was at a stop/ at idle. It was really...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-03-11, 05:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 873
Posted By 88Legend
I agree.^ That is what I would check. If it's not...

I agree.^ That is what I would check. If it's not that, then I would check the grounds.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-26-11, 11:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 412
Posted By 88Legend
I am a huge Jag and MB fan. I have driven a 1998...

I am a huge Jag and MB fan. I have driven a 1998 E320 and it was probably the best driving sedan I have ever driven. Probably better than the ES350 I drove. Brakes, ride comfort, reliability, power,...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-13-11, 12:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By 88Legend
Looks nice, do you have any recent pics of it? ...

Looks nice, do you have any recent pics of it? Also, I have never seen one with chrome wheels. Was it just a rare factory option?

ES300s look great in black.

I have a question for you ES300...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-12-11, 08:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,311
Posted By 88Legend
Looks nice man! Looks like my dad's es300. ...

Looks nice man! Looks like my dad's es300. Except his is gold and is the Platinum series.

Also, you shouldn't mod it..this is a luxury car, don't take it's classiness away. These cars are...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-01-11, 10:49 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,418
Posted By 88Legend
Lol I love this thread already. Like others have...

Lol I love this thread already. Like others have said, I'm glad you are not going to put up with that crap. Some people don't understand that if you disrespect a guys car you are disrespecting him....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-28-11, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,813
Posted By 88Legend
Thank you guys, I'll try to get this done a few...

Thank you guys, I'll try to get this done a few other things with in the next few weeks.

Also, I don't think there is a way to get a turkey baster in the PSF reservoir in these cars. But it has...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-27-11, 11:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By 88Legend
The HGs look good and the cylinders look like...

The HGs look good and the cylinders look like they have some cross hatching left. The engine was well maintained.

Nitrous? Haha.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-27-11, 11:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,813
Posted By 88Legend
Ok I'll check there. It is a 2000 ES300, it says...

Ok I'll check there. It is a 2000 ES300, it says so in my sig. Thanks for the reply.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-27-11, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,813
Posted By 88Legend
Anyone? What type of ATF can I use in the PS...

Anyone? What type of ATF can I use in the PS system and will regular DOT 3 be fine for brakes?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-27-11, 10:01 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By 88Legend
Well it did have a lot of miles on it. Do you...

Well it did have a lot of miles on it. Do you think detonation caused it?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-26-11, 12:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,813
Posted By 88Legend
brake system bleed

I'm planning on doing a brake bleed and PSF change within the next few weeks on the ES300.

I have changed the PSF in the Legend before and did a brake bleed on my bros W123 Mercedes and it went...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-25-11, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,716
Posted By 88Legend
No, dark fluid is not a for sure sign. Burnt...

No, dark fluid is not a for sure sign. Burnt fluid is though and metal shavings. It could be that it hasn't been changed in a long time. And remember when you change the fluid, only about half of it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-24-11, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,716
Posted By 88Legend
poor/ hard shifts slipping gears and slow...

poor/ hard shifts

slipping gears and slow acceleration

Losing gears completely, usually reverse is first to go on the Legends...then the rest die shortly after

But you can tell what...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-24-11, 10:43 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,517
Posted By 88Legend
What? You don't tune a car to compensate for a...

What? You don't tune a car to compensate for a bad sensor...

What are you saying, the CEL was on before you installed the intake?

If the MAF sensor is indeed the problem, you need to replace...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-24-11, 08:51 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,045
Posted By 88Legend
It stands for factory service manual.

It stands for factory service manual.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-24-11, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,462
Posted By 88Legend
That's good to hear is it running again. Out...

That's good to hear is it running again.

Out of curiosity, was it a ground wire that wasn't connected?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-23-11, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,462
Posted By 88Legend
Just for the heck of it can you try a different...

Just for the heck of it can you try a different key? I never had this problem when I disconnected the terminals in the ES before.

When you say it doesn't turn on, do all the dash lights come on...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-21-11, 10:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,045
Posted By 88Legend
Another thing, the sensor is supposed to be...

Another thing, the sensor is supposed to be torqued down to about 33 ft lbs when installed.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-21-11, 02:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 13,045
Posted By 88Legend
Can you ignore it? No, you can't unless you want...

Can you ignore it? No, you can't unless you want to kill your cat and fowl your plugs. Dead o2 sensors tend to make the engine run rich.

It depends on the year of ES300. For the old ones that...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-09-11, 05:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,967
Posted By 88Legend
Use 5w-30. The bearings and cylinders in the...

Use 5w-30. The bearings and cylinders in the engine are designed for a certain viscosity oil.

Use should only use 10w-40 in these cars when your valve seals or rings are worn to reduce oil...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-05-11, 03:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 883
Posted By 88Legend
Might be valve lifter tick. Does it go away when...

Might be valve lifter tick. Does it go away when the car is warmed up? Does the frequency of the tick increase with rpms?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-04-11, 03:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,321
Posted By 88Legend
Well remember 5800K is $5,800,000. I hope you...

Well remember 5800K is $5,800,000. I hope you didn't pay that much for an ES300...

5800 is really good for that year and mileage. These are great cars, you will be really happy with it.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-03-11, 01:43 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,321
Posted By 88Legend
Welcome and congrats on the purchase. These cars...

Welcome and congrats on the purchase. These cars don't have any problems, they are built like w123 Mercedes.

But since your car is a 1999 I would check to see of the timing belt and water pump...
Forum: Car Chat 02-02-11, 08:06 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,125
Posted By 88Legend
Haha, someone is quite creative. That had to of...

Haha, someone is quite creative. That had to of taken a lot of time to make..

Makes you wonder what this person did to make people want to do this to their RL/Legend whatever it is.
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