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Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-20-14, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By lexus-is2
ISF exhaust on IS250

Does anyone know if the ISF rear section of the exhaust (pictured below) can directly bolt onto an IS250? Other than the bumper issue, does the pictured section actually directly fit? does it have a...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-10-14, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 167
Posted By lexus-is2
IS250 Checking Automatic Transmission Fluid

Is there any DIY guide on how to check and possibly top-up the automatic transmission fluid on the IS250? Few years back I had a solenoid changed in my transmission because of an error code that kept...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-04-14, 02:24 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 100,373
Posted By lexus-is2
Thanks for this great writeup. I will attempt...

Thanks for this great writeup. I will attempt this soon as my screen has finally been effected by this issue after 8 years of ownership.

From what i've read, the Circuit Writer method seems to be...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-06-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,926
Posted By lexus-is2
Also want to say a big thank you to Serifiyah for...

Also want to say a big thank you to Serifiyah for this excellent guide. I've completed my waterpump change.

One suggestion I would make to reduce amount of waterfall from the water pump when...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-06-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By lexus-is2
LOL. ok so small amounts of bubble is normal...

LOL. ok so small amounts of bubble is normal after that long then i take it. I was just under the impression that no bubbles should be coming out.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-06-14, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By lexus-is2
I changed my waterpump today and used the...

I changed my waterpump today and used the spill-free funnel to burp the system. I filled coolant about just under half way upto the funnel to raise the coolant level. Started the car and put heating...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-05-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 318
Posted By lexus-is2
Burping Cooling System with Funnel

I'm going to be burping my system after refilling coolant. I've got myself a spill free funnel. Just wanted to check the following:

1. Bubbles should eventually stop coming from the raised funnel...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-05-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By lexus-is2
Thanks for the replies guys. Getting new O rings...

Thanks for the replies guys. Getting new O rings from Lexus tomorrow. Hopefully this one goes well. I will be replacing both the small and big O rings. Even though the big O ring is new, but i had to...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-05-14, 05:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 154
Posted By lexus-is2
AC compressor pulley

I had my serpentine belt off to do waterpump, while cleaning the AC compressor pulley i noticed a slight play on the pulley. If i pull it back and forth there is slight movement. All other pulleys do...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-04-14, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 228
Posted By lexus-is2
Urgent Waterpump O Rings

When changing the water pump, it comes with 2 new O rings. One for the water pump and the other for the water inlet part. However, having changed everything and tried to bleed to system, it sprung a...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-02-14, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 307
Posted By lexus-is2
Re-using hose clips

I'm planning to do my waterpump soon, and re-using the hose clips is a bit concerning. Is it safe to re-use the clips? mine are still stock clips over 6 years old. How do you know if the clip has...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-18-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By lexus-is2
Brake Fluid

I am planning to change my brake fluid. I am a bit confused as to which wheel to start with as there is confusing information out there. Most pressure bleeders recommend bleeding the brake line at...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-09-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By lexus-is2
Coolant flow

Trying to understand the coolant flow on the IS250. From the water inlet there are two big hoses that connect to the radiator. The top radiator hose connects directly to water inlet, but bottom...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-09-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By lexus-is2
Strange Rumble/Hum

When my IS250 has been driving a while and everything is hot, from time to time when I put it in D or R and have all the music turned off, And i am holding the car stationary with the brakes, I can...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-06-14, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By lexus-is2
I haven't let it go anywhere near red yet, its...

I haven't let it go anywhere near red yet, its just a few mm after middle mark. I'll change the thermostat and waterpump as preventative measures anyway. Only thing I noticed is engine oil level is...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-04-14, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By lexus-is2
I dont think theres any air in the system. I bled...

I dont think theres any air in the system. I bled it all thoroughly when I did a coolant change few months ago. Since I need to drain coolant to change thermostat, and to prevent draining coolant...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-04-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By lexus-is2
An update, today was a degree or so hotter and I...

An update, today was a degree or so hotter and I got stuck in just as bad traffic as yesterday. When stuck in traffic jams, i turned my AC and heating off and opened windows to allow inside of car to...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-03-14, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By lexus-is2
Fan is kicking in, as it was quite hot fan was...

Fan is kicking in, as it was quite hot fan was pretty much on non-stop when I was in slow moving traffic. I dont think its the coolant temp sensor either as when I put heat on full blast it reduced...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-03-14, 11:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By lexus-is2
NYKnick101, sorry forgot to mention yes Fan is...

NYKnick101, sorry forgot to mention yes Fan is also working. I've edited the post to mention that too.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-03-14, 09:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,000
Posted By lexus-is2
Overheating IS250

On my IS250, last year In the hot summer days in July, a few times I experienced my temperature gauge going above the half way mark then coming back down. I thought it was down to the hot weather 31...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-16-14, 02:22 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 183
Posted By lexus-is2
IS250 Brake Caliper Bolts

Question regarding the two bolts that hold the caliper to the carrier. The two bolts actually thread into the caliper slider pins, this pin is designed to move back and forth.

My question is,...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-05-14, 04:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By lexus-is2
I'm thinking to buy a vaccum bleeder kit like the...

I'm thinking to buy a vaccum bleeder kit like the one pictured at the end of this post.

Has anyone used these kind of kits? If so, is the following method correct for using this tool to change...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-04-14, 03:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By lexus-is2
I'm told that the ignition doesnt need to be on,...

I'm told that the ignition doesnt need to be on, and that apparently it wont go hard as long as bleed valve is open
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-04-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 597
Posted By lexus-is2
Brake fluid change - DIY

It's been over two years since my last brake fluid change on my 2006 IS250 (actually almost 3 years now). So my brake fluid change is overdue. I am contemplating doing the fluid change myself. I've...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-04-14, 03:57 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 595
Posted By lexus-is2
UpSideDown, yeap thats exactly the sound. Mine...

UpSideDown, yeap thats exactly the sound. Mine does it pretty much all the time when car sits for about 20-60mins. But recently has started to do it randomly in the morning first starts.
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