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Forum: RX - First Generation 11-16-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 165
Posted By JAB
Its a belt, not a chain . . .

Its a belt, not a chain . . .
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-16-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By JAB
I have already recently replaced the valve cover...

I have already recently replaced the valve cover gaskets and cam seals.
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-16-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By JAB
power steering pump leak

1999 RX, 221K. I note a fair amount of leakage from what appears to be the power steering pump. I don't recall anyone else experiencing this. Any thoughts on the likely cause? Hose, clamp, seal,...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-03-14, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 346
Posted By JAB
Be sure this long block came out of an AWD RX;FWD...

Be sure this long block came out of an AWD RX;FWD don't fit, I am told.

How much you pay for the engine?

What happened to the original?
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-29-14, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 10,835
Posted By JAB
What year and how many miles on your car? This...

What year and how many miles on your car? This scenario is frequently explained by worn contacts in the starter. Parts cost about $7 and are easily replaced. I have rebuilt my 99 RX starter twice...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-01-14, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
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Views: 4,168
Posted By JAB
Free to good home - rear valve cover

I replaced the rear valve cover on my 1999 RX with the newer design. The old one is taking up space on my workbench; anybody need it? Free for the cost of shipping.
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-01-14, 05:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 556
Posted By JAB
Halim: Thanks for your help last year with the...

Halim: Thanks for your help last year with the valve cover replacement; best wishes!

John
Forum: RX - First Generation 09-28-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By JAB
I don't know that I have a leak, nor do I suspect...

I don't know that I have a leak, nor do I suspect that I have one; I just don't want to spend the time and money changing out the rear bank A/F sensor if I'm not confident that a worn-out sensor is...
Forum: RX - First Generation 09-28-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By JAB
Can an exhaust leak trigger a code 1133?

Don't want to order the sensor if there might be another explanation for an 1133; thoughts?
Forum: RX - First Generation 09-28-14, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 544
Posted By JAB
Did you reset the code?

Did you reset the code?
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-25-14, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By JAB
Glad to hear. I just got back from 2 weeks in...

Glad to hear. I just got back from 2 weeks in the UK; where are you?
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-24-14, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By JAB
Not yet; what I am trying to describe is that on...

Not yet; what I am trying to describe is that on the outside of your rear hatch is the latch that you would squeeze in order to open the hatch. On mine, sometimes it sticks; simply reach under there...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-24-14, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 343
Posted By JAB
The return spring on the external handle weakens...

The return spring on the external handle weakens and sticks over time; try fiddling with it.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-26-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,167
Posted By JAB
I have owned my 99 RX since new and it now has...

I have owned my 99 RX since new and it now has 215K on it. In that time I have as a DIYer rebuilt the starter twice, replaced the valve cover gaskets and rear valve cover, changed spark plugs, done...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-26-14, 11:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,167
Posted By JAB
The filter is already difficult to remove by the...

The filter is already difficult to remove by the average DIYer; I wouldn't want to make it any harder.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-24-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By JAB
Make sure you haven't inadvertently hit the...

Make sure you haven't inadvertently hit the 'mute' button.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-24-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By JAB
Thanks folks.

Thanks folks.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-24-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By JAB
What I was really looking for was viscosity. ...

What I was really looking for was viscosity. Checked the owners manual and it says API Gl-5, 80W-90.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-24-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By JAB
Will be changing the fill plug and crush washer...

Will be changing the fill plug and crush washer today. What is the spec for the rear diff gear lube? TIA
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-04-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,529
Posted By JAB
Python: Reviving this old thread. Did you...

Python: Reviving this old thread. Did you replace only the control arms (2 each side, locates the hub carriers laterally) or did you also replace the strut rods (1 each side, locates the hub...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-04-14, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By JAB
Good call; almost certainly the fill plug. Any...

Good call; almost certainly the fill plug. Any idea what size allen wrench is required to get it out?
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-04-14, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 338
Posted By JAB
Rear strut rods and control arms

Although there has been a number of threads about rear struts, strut mounts, and springs there have been relatively few about strut rods and control arms. On my 1999 AWD RX with 215K although I have...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-04-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 485
Posted By JAB
Rear differential lubricant leak

1999 AWD RX300, 215K. My rear differential is quite moist with what appears to be a leaking lubricant. Can't tell where it is coming from, but appears to be from high up on the housing. Anyone...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-03-14, 07:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By JAB
I replaced my contacts at about 120K or so; then...

I replaced my contacts at about 120K or so; then redid the contacts at about 210K and also replaced the plunger.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-03-14, 04:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 879
Posted By JAB
I have done mine twice. I think a reasonable...

I have done mine twice. I think a reasonable labor charge would have been 1.5 hours.
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