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Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 04:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 355
Posted By JAB
Carver: Better in what respects?

Carver: Better in what respects?
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-17-14, 04:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By JAB
Had it replaced at my next timing belt service,...

Had it replaced at my next timing belt service, which was soon thereafter.
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-16-14, 05:59 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 306
Posted By JAB
I did this last summer and would never do it...

I did this last summer and would never do it again. I removed EVERYTHING - air box, throttle body, complete wiper assembly and cowl tray, etc. The absolute hardest bolt to remove was the rear on...
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-05-14, 10:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By JAB
Flat spot? BS. What happens is that the...

Flat spot? BS. What happens is that the solenoid contact wears out. The part is $7 and can be easily replaced, but the dealers won't do it; they insist on selling you an entire starter.
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-23-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 285
Posted By JAB
How many miles? My 1999 RX has 220K and I have...

How many miles? My 1999 RX has 220K and I have rebuilt the starter twice. Simple and inexpensive.
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-16-14, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 197
Posted By JAB
Its a belt, not a chain . . .

Its a belt, not a chain . . .
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-16-14, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By JAB
I have already recently replaced the valve cover...

I have already recently replaced the valve cover gaskets and cam seals.
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-16-14, 12:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 175
Posted By JAB
power steering pump leak

1999 RX, 221K. I note a fair amount of leakage from what appears to be the power steering pump. I don't recall anyone else experiencing this. Any thoughts on the likely cause? Hose, clamp, seal,...
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-03-14, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By JAB
Be sure this long block came out of an AWD RX;FWD...

Be sure this long block came out of an AWD RX;FWD don't fit, I am told.

How much you pay for the engine?

What happened to the original?
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-29-14, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 11,361
Posted By JAB
What year and how many miles on your car? This...

What year and how many miles on your car? This scenario is frequently explained by worn contacts in the starter. Parts cost about $7 and are easily replaced. I have rebuilt my 99 RX starter twice...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-01-14, 10:21 AM
Replies: 23
Sticky: Pay it Forward
Views: 4,356
Posted By JAB
Free to good home - rear valve cover

I replaced the rear valve cover on my 1999 RX with the newer design. The old one is taking up space on my workbench; anybody need it? Free for the cost of shipping.
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-01-14, 05:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 822
Posted By JAB
Halim: Thanks for your help last year with the...

Halim: Thanks for your help last year with the valve cover replacement; best wishes!

John
Forum: RX - First Generation 09-28-14, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By JAB
I don't know that I have a leak, nor do I suspect...

I don't know that I have a leak, nor do I suspect that I have one; I just don't want to spend the time and money changing out the rear bank A/F sensor if I'm not confident that a worn-out sensor is...
Forum: RX - First Generation 09-28-14, 05:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By JAB
Can an exhaust leak trigger a code 1133?

Don't want to order the sensor if there might be another explanation for an 1133; thoughts?
Forum: RX - First Generation 09-28-14, 04:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 646
Posted By JAB
Did you reset the code?

Did you reset the code?
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-25-14, 03:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By JAB
Glad to hear. I just got back from 2 weeks in...

Glad to hear. I just got back from 2 weeks in the UK; where are you?
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-24-14, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By JAB
Not yet; what I am trying to describe is that on...

Not yet; what I am trying to describe is that on the outside of your rear hatch is the latch that you would squeeze in order to open the hatch. On mine, sometimes it sticks; simply reach under there...
Forum: RX - First Generation 07-24-14, 12:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 360
Posted By JAB
The return spring on the external handle weakens...

The return spring on the external handle weakens and sticks over time; try fiddling with it.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-26-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,319
Posted By JAB
I have owned my 99 RX since new and it now has...

I have owned my 99 RX since new and it now has 215K on it. In that time I have as a DIYer rebuilt the starter twice, replaced the valve cover gaskets and rear valve cover, changed spark plugs, done...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-26-14, 11:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,319
Posted By JAB
The filter is already difficult to remove by the...

The filter is already difficult to remove by the average DIYer; I wouldn't want to make it any harder.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-24-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 269
Posted By JAB
Make sure you haven't inadvertently hit the...

Make sure you haven't inadvertently hit the 'mute' button.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-24-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By JAB
Thanks folks.

Thanks folks.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-24-14, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By JAB
What I was really looking for was viscosity. ...

What I was really looking for was viscosity. Checked the owners manual and it says API Gl-5, 80W-90.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-24-14, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 494
Posted By JAB
Will be changing the fill plug and crush washer...

Will be changing the fill plug and crush washer today. What is the spec for the rear diff gear lube? TIA
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-04-14, 04:37 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,658
Posted By JAB
Python: Reviving this old thread. Did you...

Python: Reviving this old thread. Did you replace only the control arms (2 each side, locates the hub carriers laterally) or did you also replace the strut rods (1 each side, locates the hub...
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