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Forum: LS400 Today, 05:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Yamae
I know some Americans respond writing some...

I know some Americans respond writing some unexpected answers but don't blame them because they are trying to help you as much as they can.

Dealers only replace the unit. Pioneer use to replace...
Forum: LS400 Today, 04:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,671
Posted By Yamae
Judging from your words,"about 5 minutes", I...

Judging from your words,"about 5 minutes", I would check the pre-cat O2 sensors. It should be sending a good 0.8Vp-p signal to the ECU after 5 minutes engine running.

Regarding the negative solder...
Forum: LS400 Today, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 175
Posted By Yamae
It has two small signal amplifiers inside right...

It has two small signal amplifiers inside right after the DA converter. Those amplifiers have differential outputs.
Forum: LS400 Yesterday, 04:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,671
Posted By Yamae
Electrolytic capacitors have some leakage current...

Electrolytic capacitors have some leakage current and a 47uF is too big to pick up the energy from the ignition cycle. This doesn't provide you any authentic result. Use a film capacitor 0.47uF and...
Forum: LS400 Yesterday, 01:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 131
Posted By Yamae
It is included in the engine/AT ECU under the...

It is included in the engine/AT ECU under the passenger's dash.
Forum: LS400 12-15-14, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 240,749
Posted By Yamae
I am away from Kanagawa and I don't know much...

I am away from Kanagawa and I don't know much about your area.
Regarding capacitors, there is a company called RS components where you can buy many different parts. Their home page is at below....
Forum: LS400 12-13-14, 04:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 779
Posted By Yamae
Since I live in Japan and I did not have tried...

Since I live in Japan and I did not have tried that but for a 95 Celsior, I have tried to use a 96 Celsior's ECU 89661-50380 replacing from 89661-500241 which is for a 95 Celsior and the result was...
Forum: LS400 12-12-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 193
Posted By Yamae
Sounds like the function of temperature...

Sounds like the function of temperature compensation is not working properly.
As a first step, try starting after removing the ECT sensor connector. This tells the ECU that the temperature is very...
Forum: LS400 12-12-14, 02:57 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 240,749
Posted By Yamae
I'm glad that you come back. While you were out,...

I'm glad that you come back. While you were out, this thread exceeded the cluster thread and became the biggest except stickies. I had been busy answering different questions.:D
Forum: LS400 12-09-14, 11:00 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,778
Posted By Yamae
Don't you have an intermittent problem of any...

Don't you have an intermittent problem of any door lock/unlock?
I once had it and it was causing a battery drain within a few of days. The motor inside of the actuator did not rotate fully and the...
Forum: LS400 12-09-14, 07:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Yamae
The mark 555 means a company named Sankey...

The mark 555 means a company named Sankey Industry Co. ltd. As far as I know, none of their products are accepted by Toyota. They only manufacture aftermarket parts. According to shop owners around...
Forum: LS400 12-07-14, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 194
Posted By Yamae
Instead of a spark plug use a half inch air gap...

Instead of a spark plug use a half inch air gap to spark in the air. A good ignition module can spark even the gap is more than that.
Forum: LS400 12-07-14, 01:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Yamae
That's a typical symptom of a failed neutral...

That's a typical symptom of a failed neutral safety switch. Simply replace it or clean the contacts and apply a new contact grease. Problem is it is attached to the AT and it is not easy to access.
...
Forum: LS400 12-06-14, 01:18 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 273
Posted By Yamae
Judging from your words, the problem may be...

Judging from your words, the problem may be caused by the "height control valve". Attached drawing is from a JDM manual but you can see how it looks. It also would be better to read the error code...
Forum: LS400 11-28-14, 09:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 256
Posted By Yamae
Don't worry too much. Check the fuse named...

Don't worry too much. Check the fuse named "Electronics IG" in the fuse box under the hood. Other than this, the fuse "120A ALT" may be blown too.
Forum: LS400 11-25-14, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By Yamae
The measurement method is in the service manual....

The measurement method is in the service manual. Check the pressure when normal and abnormal of the engine condition. A real trouble shooting will be starting after these two measurements. You have...
Forum: LS400 11-25-14, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 240,749
Posted By Yamae
Mouser says, "Can ship Immediately". See...

Mouser says, "Can ship Immediately". See below....
Forum: LS400 11-25-14, 02:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By Yamae
Didn't you check the fuel pressure yet, mjkwee? ...

Didn't you check the fuel pressure yet, mjkwee?
You ask me new questions next to next without informing me the result of my initial suggestion. I think you are walking a long distance although there...
Forum: LS400 11-25-14, 02:25 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 240,749
Posted By Yamae
See posts #132 and 133.

See posts #132 and 133.
Forum: LS400 11-25-14, 02:23 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 240,749
Posted By Yamae
Thanks for the report peter079 and...

Thanks for the report peter079 and congratulations on your success to fix your Camry.

As I wrote at the post #8, Nichicon PF(M) capacitors tend to leak when aged and cause serious problems. The...
Forum: LS400 11-22-14, 03:41 AM
Replies: 1,034
Views: 240,749
Posted By Yamae
Thanks for the report, Mac2. Do you know the...

Thanks for the report, Mac2.
Do you know the reason why you had similar problems?
Too much ripples at the DC5V confuses processors when capacitors are deteriorated.
Too low battery voltage can't...
Forum: LS400 11-22-14, 02:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 347
Posted By Yamae
Are you sure that the resistor is really causing...

Are you sure that the resistor is really causing the problem?
It seems to me that you are acting without a good confirmation to step next. I would precisely check the resistance change.

Usually...
Forum: LS400 11-19-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 755
Posted By Yamae
Sounds like the wheel speed sensor was not...

Sounds like the wheel speed sensor was not properly installed or damaged when your front brake pads were changed. You'd better check the sensor. Partially damaged sensor often needs to observe the...
Forum: LS400 11-18-14, 06:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 224
Posted By Yamae
These statements are the key to solve the...

These statements are the key to solve the problem. The reinsertion of the key means that the ECU needs the start-up reset.

I suspect an unstable 5V DC supply to the processors. I would observe it...
Forum: LS400 11-17-14, 05:59 PM
Replies: 361
Views: 172,774
Posted By Yamae
Those ECs are not PF(M) or PR(M) of Nichicon but...

Those ECs are not PF(M) or PR(M) of Nichicon but KME or KMA of Nippon Chemicon and these don't fail easily. A real EE could analyze the circuit all by himself well and fix the problem before barking....
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