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Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-05-14, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 852
Posted By biff44
i have always wondered about something, could i...

i have always wondered about something, could i get a 2nd set of tires/wheels (like for winter use) and have all 8 TPMS sensors registered in the ECU, or would i have to reprogram the ECU in the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-16-14, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By biff44
I think you can just order a new O ring

I think you can just order a new O ring
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-04-13, 05:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 359
Posted By biff44
Spare set of TPS sensors

I know the 5 TPS sensors on my rx350 are "registered" by the dealer with the computer. I am thinking about getting a 2nd set of rims with snows on one set and summer tires on the other. Is it...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-04-13, 05:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,691
Posted By biff44
I ran pirelli scorpion snows the last 4...

I ran pirelli scorpion snows the last 4 winters...I was very happy with them.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-31-12, 03:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 361
Posted By biff44
headlamp washer door?

Anyone know the part number and where one might buy the left side headlamp washer door? Lent my car to my kid for a ski trip and it came back with 1/3 of the top surface (the little2 x 2" door...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-01-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,799
Posted By biff44
I agree with that advice. The manual states the...

I agree with that advice. The manual states the right amount of fluid IF all the fluid is drained. Problem is....it is impossible to get all the fluid out by simply pulling the drain plug. So you...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-01-12, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,619
Posted By biff44
Well, traced all the wiring and the problem...

Well, traced all the wiring and the problem looked like it was in the steering wheel. Took it to the stealership, and they found "a ground that was disconnected" inside of the steering wheel.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-25-12, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,619
Posted By biff44
horn relay location rx350

After wasting time trying to find it, and getting bad internet help, thought I would publish where I found my horn relay in the RX 350.

Standing in front of the car looking at the open bay, there...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-16-12, 06:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,523
Posted By biff44
it is your wheel bearing. Mine went around 15K. ...

it is your wheel bearing. Mine went around 15K. Bad bearing or they forgot to pack them with grease at the factory.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-18-12, 04:41 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,528
Posted By biff44
I am surprised nobody helped this guy out! This...

I am surprised nobody helped this guy out! This topic was covered many times before. Lexus even has a repair kit. You get in trouble when you take i into service (oil changes, etc) and the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-08-12, 12:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 7,028
Posted By biff44
I believe that all the accelerator pedal...

I believe that all the accelerator pedal mechanisms recently recalled came from CTS in North America, while the ones that worked came fromDenso in Japan.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 07-04-12, 10:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,948
Posted By biff44
I would...tighten the cap. If that is the...

I would...tighten the cap. If that is the probem, it will eventually go out.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-13-12, 06:50 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,057
Posted By biff44
Its your car, and your right to do what you want...

Its your car, and your right to do what you want with it. Ignore others stating otherwise!

As I recall the proceedure is a little hard, you almost need 3 hands to do it correctly. Pull you...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 04-29-12, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,139
Posted By biff44
I would find a shop with a road force touch...

I would find a shop with a road force touch balancer, have them spin up all 4 tires, and figure out which one(s) are out of round.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 04-28-12, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,187
Posted By biff44
you gave the a real key to use, not a valet key? ...

you gave the a real key to use, not a valet key?

Sounds unlikely they would screw up the wiring harness in the rear in some way that the car will not start. Maybe they blew a fuse, or a security...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-28-12, 04:26 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,091
Posted By biff44
Some of you can claim no performance increase. I...

Some of you can claim no performance increase. I call B.S. on that one. Go out, tape a ping pong ball in your current exhaust, and drive your RX on the highway and tell me how well it runs! Then...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 04-23-12, 12:31 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 6,091
Posted By biff44
I do not know what Lexus engineers were thinking,...

I do not know what Lexus engineers were thinking, but for me a lack of a true dual exhaust is stopping me from upgrading my RX!

Some more horsepower and better fuel mileage (which is fairly dismal...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 04-07-12, 06:17 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,602
Posted By biff44
Also, listen for a rumble from the rear wheel...

Also, listen for a rumble from the rear wheel bearings above 45 mph. They are a weak point.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-12-12, 06:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,540
Posted By biff44
did you try lifting the parking brake lever with...

did you try lifting the parking brake lever with your foot, and if so did the light go out?

There is a switch that engages when the foot pedal is all the way off, and if the pedal does not go 100%...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-07-12, 06:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 57,026
Posted By biff44
are you saying all you did was hook up an obd2...

are you saying all you did was hook up an obd2 reader and read the codes and everything went haywire? You did not tell it to reset any banks, etc?
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-25-11, 07:18 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,721
Posted By biff44
I am getting psyched to do it. I have the shoes...

I am getting psyched to do it. I have the shoes but need to buy the spring kit.

One thing that slowed me down is one of my rotors is stuck. I found this good video on how to remove (obviously,...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-20-11, 12:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,721
Posted By biff44
Thanks, So the adjustment for the cable...

Thanks,

So the adjustment for the cable tension is right at the foot pedal mechanism.

I had one rotor off and everything looked ok/unseized. I could turn the star nut with my fingers. Was not...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-19-11, 08:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,721
Posted By biff44
Looking at the pads, there seems to be maybe 15%...

Looking at the pads, there seems to be maybe 15% of the pad left compared to the new ones. So, yes, I need to replace them.

I know what you mean. Staring at the sprngs and adjusters....made my...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-19-11, 07:43 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,721
Posted By biff44
parking brake pad replace?

Searching the forum, but did not find much about how to replace the parking brake pads. Had the rotor off, have the pads in hand, but was staring at all the springs and gizmos, and could not quite...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-13-11, 08:33 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 77,763
Posted By biff44
You guys don't have an battery jump starter? I...

You guys don't have an battery jump starter? I always keep on in the back...just in case. It is really handy if I have to give someone else a jump, as I do not have to actually connect their dead...
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