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Forum: RX - First Generation Today, 10:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By salimshah
without verifying .. you can practically...

without verifying ..

you can practically take the whole Lexus apart with 10mm and a phillips screwdriver. Very unlikely, but it can be 12 mm.

Can you not feel the umbilical cords behind the...
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 100
Posted By salimshah
Please read the sticky "Having problems start...

Please read the sticky "Having problems start here mega thread".

Most likely it is the starter solenoid.



Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-22-14, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By salimshah
Be careful in selecting any petroleum or...

Be careful in selecting any petroleum or synthetic product for rubber linkages. Check for compatibility.

For ease on installation, only use liquid soap (which you can spray additional water to...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-21-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By salimshah
Does your coolant temp (as indicated by H-C temp...

Does your coolant temp (as indicated by H-C temp gauge in the cluster) move up to 40-50% mark) in 15 mins of driving?

Do you hear gurgling sound around the dash?

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-20-14, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By salimshah
Please do search on Aux-In Salim

Please do search on Aux-In

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-19-14, 09:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 610
Posted By salimshah
Sanity prevails :) .. just kidding Salim

Sanity prevails :) .. just kidding

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-19-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 114,730
Posted By salimshah
The same typo '203' could have landed in the area...

The same typo '203' could have landed in the area of none found.

Although I did mine (on GS) without the gear puller, I suggest that you buy one.

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-18-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 265
Posted By salimshah
I always start with the simple things ,,,,...

I always start with the simple things ,,,, coolant level low.


Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-18-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 477
Posted By salimshah
Check for broken engine mounts, exhaust leaks due...

Check for broken engine mounts, exhaust leaks due to breach in flex exhaust coupling and crack in the WU_CAT (the first catalytic converter)

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-18-14, 07:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 329
Posted By salimshah
Here is how it is all supposed to work 1....

Here is how it is all supposed to work

1. Many sensors send the signals to ECU which in turn sends appropriate voltage to IACV part of the coil.

2. The electromagnet moves the slug to open...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-18-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 329
Posted By salimshah
Fail to hold idle is not a condition to set CEL. ...

Fail to hold idle is not a condition to set CEL.

So is the slug moving freely after the cleanup.

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-17-14, 11:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By salimshah
Did the "higher rating" fuse pop? If it is...

Did the "higher rating" fuse pop? If it is intact, then a fuse upstream or a fuse-able link could have popped.

I would remove the higher rated fuse and trace the voltage back to the battery ,,,...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-17-14, 05:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 329
Posted By salimshah
Hyper's question is still valid ,,, the slug...

Hyper's question is still valid ,,, the slug should spin freely 90 degrees. This allows the electromagnet to control its position.

When the IACV is replaced, the coil and and the slug are...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-16-14, 10:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By salimshah
Please look at DIY post. Nothing says you...

Please look at DIY post.

Nothing says you should not do both.

Screens can be cleaned, just make sure they are not deformed. Open them up and see their condition. You would be changing the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-16-14, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 126
Posted By salimshah
There are other possible leaks, but the sure way...

There are other possible leaks, but the sure way to say it is power steering leak if you see a drop in power steering reservoir level.

Once you narrow down to the leak is the power steering...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-16-14, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 21,168
Posted By salimshah
Welcome to club lexus. Never thought that CL...

Welcome to club lexus.

Never thought that CL provides means for matrimonial bliss. :D

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-15-14, 03:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 329
Posted By salimshah
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-first-generatio...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-first-generation/679100-rx300-mega-thread-start-here-if-you-have-a-problem.html

A solid blue line separates the sticky (persistent) threads from new threads.
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Forum: RX - First Generation 11-15-14, 09:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 329
Posted By salimshah
Please read the having problems start here...

Please read the having problems start here sticky.

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-14-14, 11:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By salimshah
My understanding is that it is real wood veneer. ...

My understanding is that it is real wood veneer.

When it comes to panels, you need to have the tactile feel (which you develop doing the work) , that tells you not too apply too much force. I only...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-14-14, 07:09 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 137
Posted By salimshah
Any work done recently to the car. Some connector...

Any work done recently to the car. Some connector or ground left hanging?

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-14-14, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 192
Posted By salimshah
Slip of my mind ,,, yes odds at the firewall and...

Slip of my mind ,,, yes odds at the firewall and evens towards the radiator. I will correct my post.

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-14-14, 07:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 170
Posted By salimshah
You have a mode and mix servos. They work in...

You have a mode and mix servos. They work in unison through the Auto climate control.

The mix servo controls heat/cold functions of the heat-exchanger unit.

The mode servo then helps redirect...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-14-14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 616
Posted By salimshah
I certainly dont mind hand-holding, but some...

I certainly dont mind hand-holding, but some where you have to decide what you can do with remote help and when you need to go to a mechanic or auto-electrician.

The antenna cable looks like coax...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-14-14, 08:41 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 967
Posted By salimshah
One more tip which I learned afterwards .. ...

One more tip which I learned afterwards ..

Apply a light coat of multipurpose grease on the seal before installing it.

I liberally coated mine with engine oil.

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-14-14, 08:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,059
Posted By salimshah
Not a regular part, but if there is (tappet)...

Not a regular part, but if there is (tappet) noise, one should check it. Service manual has the spec. I have not had a need, but if I ever open up the valve cover, I would verify it before closing....
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