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Forum: Canada 07-15-07, 10:44 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,931
Posted By Purdy99
As I said in my tranny failed post, Open Road...

As I said in my tranny failed post, Open Road sucks.

1.5 yrs into ownership, my driver's side seat ripped along the piping. It was clearly not the kind of tear that would be caused by sharp...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-15-07, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By Purdy99
I think their new service station is so far into...

I think their new service station is so far into the middle of nowhere that it should be OK. :) Their new vehicles that aren't even prepped for sale are all out there as well, so my truck should be...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-14-07, 11:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By Purdy99
Yep, Regency over on Evans behind Terminal. If...

Yep, Regency over on Evans behind Terminal. If you saw a black one out front, that was me. Regency's service is really good - its the only reason why my next car will also be a Lexus.

I serviced...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-13-07, 05:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By Purdy99
So, is it much easier for them to change the...

So, is it much easier for them to change the timing belt now? I'm actually not due for one for another year. (It takes me about a year to drive 15000KM.)

And can you recommend an inline tranny...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-13-07, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 866
Posted By Purdy99
Transmission FAILED - But Lexus stepped up to the plate.

Well, what I feared worst happened...transmission failed in the middle of downtown Vancouver. Earlier in the day, it had difficulty shifting into reverse. Booked a service check for first thing next...
Forum: RX - First Generation 05-23-07, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,232
Posted By Purdy99
Where would be the best place to order these...

Where would be the best place to order these online? (I live in Canada, but can have parts shipped to WA state for pick-up.)
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-01-07, 05:47 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 18,878
Posted By Purdy99
Well, near took my head off today because the...

Well, near took my head off today because the stupid hatch didn't go up. Opens 60% of the way, then takes FOREVER to make it all the way up. All the while, my two Newfies are threatening to make a...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-28-07, 12:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,848
Posted By Purdy99
Same here. I've always brought in my own oil, and...

Same here. I've always brought in my own oil, and the dealership has always told me that I need 5.5 litres.
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-19-07, 03:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,848
Posted By Purdy99
Well, my owner's manual indicates that the Min to...

Well, my owner's manual indicates that the Min to Max level on the dip stick equates to 1.8L. Right now, since I just got it back from service, its right up to the Max dot.

So, when should I start...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-18-07, 05:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,848
Posted By Purdy99
Burning engine oil! How much is normal?

I have a '99 RX 4WD with about 130,000 KMs. Dealer serviced since new, oil changes with Mobil 1 5W-30 every 8000Kms.

Today, I got my truck back from its regular maintenance, and the service...
Forum: Canada 07-27-06, 07:25 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,545
Posted By Purdy99
I've been in contact with him to get my rotors...

I've been in contact with him to get my rotors replaced for the last while. He seems like a good guy, but unfortunately, his final price to replace the rotors came out to be same as the dealership,...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-02-06, 10:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,443
Posted By Purdy99
Thanks for the update! How did the filter...

Thanks for the update!

How did the filter look, and was there much metallic buildup on any of the magnets?
Forum: Canada 06-01-06, 08:32 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,545
Posted By Purdy99
Nope, BenT hasn't written me back yet. Do you...

Nope, BenT hasn't written me back yet. Do you know the contact info?
Forum: Canada 05-25-06, 10:36 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,545
Posted By Purdy99
Ben's mechanic sounds like exactly what I'm...

Ben's mechanic sounds like exactly what I'm looking for. BT, can you please PM or post his contact information when its available? It would be greatly appreciated!

As for my wheels coming off, I...
Forum: Canada 05-25-06, 09:37 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,545
Posted By Purdy99
One more :) By the way, anybody take...

One more :)

By the way, anybody take their vehicle to a non-dealer for service? If so, where in the GVR?

And where in the heck does one go to get a decent four wheel alignment (RX300) where...
Forum: RX - First Generation 05-22-06, 12:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,443
Posted By Purdy99
I doubt I'm mechanicaly inclined enough to do it...

I doubt I'm mechanicaly inclined enough to do it myself, but I'll definitely get the dealer to do it if you guys find cleaning the filter helps. Thanks for keeping us informed! :)
Forum: RX - First Generation 05-18-06, 02:16 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,443
Posted By Purdy99
Unhappy Yes, it seems like mine is getting louder too. In...

Yes, it seems like mine is getting louder too. In my original post, I said that the whirring occurs when I first start out, not to imply when the car is cold, but when the car moves from a standing...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-04-06, 02:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,443
Posted By Purdy99
Clear pink, as seen evenly stretched across the...

Clear pink, as seen evenly stretched across the dip-stick.

When the tranny fluid drizzles down to the bottom of the stick and gathers there, its kind of dark pink-red. :confused:

Does that...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-01-06, 04:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,443
Posted By Purdy99
Whirring noise between 1st and 2nd gears.

I have a 99RX that is making a whirring noise when driving. It sounds much like the whirring sound I used to hear in old cars, when you go in reverse.

The noise only occurs when I start the car...
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-06-06, 10:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 474
Posted By Purdy99
In Vancouver, the dealership with the lowest...

In Vancouver, the dealership with the lowest prices by far is Regency on Burrard. Open Road (both the Richmond and Port Moody one) charge upwards of 50% more for the regular services.

On top of...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-30-05, 04:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,048
Posted By Purdy99
Good luck! :o)

Good luck! :o)
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-29-05, 06:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,048
Posted By Purdy99
So, this actually worked for you? (i.e. Just...

So, this actually worked for you? (i.e. Just cleaning off the D ring?)
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-28-05, 03:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,048
Posted By Purdy99
I've got exactly the same problem on both the...

I've got exactly the same problem on both the front driver and passenger seat belts. Had them both replaced once under warrantee once before, but of course, I'm out of warrantee now.

Has anyone...
Forum: RX - First Generation 09-19-05, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 439
Posted By Purdy99
Grinding noise when braking...

Hi guys, hoping someone can help me with this. I have a 99 RX that recently, has started to make a grinding noise when I apply the brakes. This noise occurs only just as the car comes to a complete...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-19-05, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Purdy99
Grinding noise when braking...

Hi guys, hoping someone can help me with this. I have a 99 RX that recently, has started to make a grinding noise when I apply the brakes. This noise occurs only just as the car comes to a complete...
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