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Forum: IS - Second Generation 09-05-14, 09:07 PM
Replies: 6
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Posted By meis250
Or YOU are right at the threshold of low Pressure...

Or YOU are right at the threshold of low Pressure in the system and that is why is not kicking in? Had a similar issue recently, have a small leak in the condenser. Dealer recharged the system and...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-07-14, 06:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By meis250
I took it to the Toyota dealer in town, and they...

I took it to the Toyota dealer in town, and they found the leak by recharging the system with the dye in the refrigerant. Diagnostic was leaking A/C condenser, replacement recommended. Sewell has it...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-07-14, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By meis250
I was also quoted a Napa part for 180 with a big...

I was also quoted a Napa part for 180 with a big question mark for fit, as they could not confirm that it would work. Any suggestion of an aftermarket / good fit condenser?
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-06-14, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By meis250
ok, went for the checkup two weeks later, I have...

ok, went for the checkup two weeks later, I have a small leak on the A/C condenser, botom corner on the driver side. Quote is something like 1400+13%tax! @#@$@%it !!! A/C works fine for now which I...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-22-14, 02:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By meis250
pretty much...:( Time to head down to...

pretty much...:(

Time to head down to Niagara Falls, NY and fill up on refrigerant cans, I noticed they even sell them at Walmart
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-22-14, 01:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By meis250
ok, $175 later I have ac again, system was...

ok, $175 later I have ac again, system was refilled and it has a dye in it, I am to check back in 2 weeks and look fir leaks. But they did notice the corner of the condenser being wet so they suspect...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-22-14, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By meis250
Had my own struggles with the mirror and I put...

Had my own struggles with the mirror and I put together a video talking about fixing the rattles. I do cover installing the mirror so you can do it in reverse to take it off

07 LEXUS IS250...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-22-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 756
Posted By meis250
Had my own struggles with the mirrir and I put...

Had my own struggles with the mirrir and I put together a video talking about fixing the rattles. I do cover installing the mirror so you can do it in reverse to take it off

07 LEXUS IS250...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-22-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By meis250
CT has some r21 type refrigerant which is not the...

CT has some r21 type refrigerant which is not the same as standard r134a refrigerant. From what I read people don't suggest mixing plus the $2 gauges that usually come with those seem to be very...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-22-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By meis250
Thanks. I did do a bit of digging and the...

Thanks. I did do a bit of digging and the refrigerant level being low could be the issue. The compressor clutch does not engage on mine so I have to take out the A/C relay and shorten pins if I want...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-22-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 933
Posted By meis250
07 IS250 AWD here. Transmission is fine, even...

07 IS250 AWD here. Transmission is fine, even though the first gear is very short. BUT the early versions like mine have the rattles (mirror/ dash/ sunroof), carbon buildup, cam gear to worry about....
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-22-14, 11:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 619
Posted By meis250
mine has bubbles on the spokes, I am in Toronto...

mine has bubbles on the spokes, I am in Toronto Canada. But that is what the black plastidip is for, right?:)
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-21-14, 05:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 631
Posted By meis250
HELP - 07 IS250 A/C Not Working

Today I noticed that the A/C is not working on my 07 IS250. I have never had issues with it before, and I only use it when hot and humid. I have checked the fuses, one on the engine compartment, one...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-25-14, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By meis250
Yes, covered by the TSB, but I was not the first...

Yes, covered by the TSB, but I was not the first owner and they did not bother.
Called Lexus and they would not touch it. One thing I can tell you, THAT was one very annoying rattle. Very happy to...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 03-25-14, 05:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 743
Posted By meis250
IS250 Rearview Mirror Rattle, Noise, Vibration FIX!

I have probably taken the rearview mirror down ten times so far, trying to quiet down the very very annoying rattle coming from it. Last night I fixed it! :woohoo:

Confirmed this morning, whether...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-10-13, 06:31 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 162,729
Posted By meis250
That sucks, thanks. What makes it suck even more...

That sucks, thanks. What makes it suck even more is that I am in Canada where there is no official confirmation of this issue whatsoever, and my car is not under warranty anymore.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-10-13, 06:31 AM
Replies: 969
Views: 162,729
Posted By meis250
Hi all, so I took the car in on Friday to have it...

Hi all, so I took the car in on Friday to have it checked. My history is:

- Oct 2012 - top engine clean at dealership, after having the rpm dipping under 500 at a stop light (car shaking, almost...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-10-13, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,159
Posted By meis250
Any idea of what the "insulated" was about?...

Any idea of what the "insulated" was about? Thx
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-09-13, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,159
Posted By meis250
I will check those parts on Sewell, thx. But with...

I will check those parts on Sewell, thx. But with all the work that seems to be involved I might just "just turn the volume higher" like some suggested:)
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-06-13, 05:53 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,159
Posted By meis250
thanks euroimage, that is what I thought. I ended...

thanks euroimage, that is what I thought. I ended up stuffing some hard foam between the headliner and the railing on that side. It made things better, because it acts like a damper. Without it,...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-05-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,159
Posted By meis250
thanks, I did look at that and it was good to see...

thanks, I did look at that and it was good to see the bits and pieces, not much more.

I was hoping to find someone that went through this exercise and share their experience. Seems to be a very...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-05-13, 07:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,159
Posted By meis250
I found the root cause of the rattle, which is...

I found the root cause of the rattle, which is the aluminum railing on the right hand side.
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If I put my hand to where the arrow points the rattle goes away. Unfortunately it seems to be one...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 06-04-13, 06:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,159
Posted By meis250
This is what I found so far: By looking at the...

This is what I found so far:
By looking at the picture above, you can see the two torx/ start screws. There are two on each side, with the moonroof closed you can remove them and push the glass out....
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-31-13, 08:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,159
Posted By meis250
Anyone? Thx

Anyone? Thx
Forum: IS - Second Generation 05-30-13, 08:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 517
Posted By meis250
I did have that cam gear rattle, it was fixed...

I did have that cam gear rattle, it was fixed under warranty, problem solved now. Mine is an 07 is250
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