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Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-17-14, 07:25 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By Bumbobee
My 3rd day of driving and so far the light hasn't...

My 3rd day of driving and so far the light hasn't come back on. My dad said it might be that there was moisture somewhere and was causing the code, now that the engine is dried up all is well. ...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-16-14, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 256
Posted By Bumbobee
Question Replaced alternator ABS / trac light comes on and off

Hey guys,

Last week I was driving my car and got the battery light on my dash. Went to my mechanic and he said the alternator is finished. I ordered a new alternator from rock auto and put it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-13-14, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Bumbobee
Mechanic took out the IAC valve, cleaned it, let...

Mechanic took out the IAC valve, cleaned it, let it soak over night. Put it back in and car works.

Thank god!
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-11-14, 11:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Bumbobee
Brought it to the mechanic and he said it's...

Brought it to the mechanic and he said it's probably the IAC valve.

He said he will try and clean it and see what happens. If not going to have to order a new one from rock auto. Here in Canada...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-11-14, 09:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Bumbobee
Filled it up with Shell V-Power 91 no ethanol in...

Filled it up with Shell V-Power 91 no ethanol in a Toronto gas station. First time running 91 octane in a while, and I think first time since changing all the knock sensors and oxygen sensors etc.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-11-14, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Bumbobee
Just cleaned IAC and throttle body, did not help,...

Just cleaned IAC and throttle body, did not help, problem still there.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-11-14, 07:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Bumbobee
Will try the reset. MAF sensor is new. VVT...

Will try the reset.

MAF sensor is new.
VVT sensors are new.

Will try cleaning the IAC.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-10-14, 11:11 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 538
Posted By Bumbobee
Question Car starts, idles, idles low, then rough, and dies.

Hey guys,

Today I was coming back from a long trip to the lake (450 km) and the car was running great. I dropped someone off, then started the car back up again, it idles rough and died. I tried...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-19-14, 09:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 402
Posted By Bumbobee
I just did my knock sensors. They went bad...

I just did my knock sensors. They went bad around 260,000 km. Well I shouldn't say "they", it was maybe 1 sensor, or the harness, not sure. In any case I replaced both and the harness. Also did...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-18-14, 09:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,515
Posted By Bumbobee
I had the knock sensor code, see my other posts...

I had the knock sensor code, see my other posts and thread. Basically all these things failed close to the span of each other.

Transmission rebuild 240,000 km
Knock sensor, oxygen sensor,...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-18-14, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Bumbobee
That's what I thought. The gasket for the...

That's what I thought. The gasket for the manifold was made out of metal and was kind of like a 2 piece construction.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-17-14, 07:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,515
Posted By Bumbobee
My knock sensors gave me ****ty acceleration and...

My knock sensors gave me ****ty acceleration and it's better now after replacement.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-17-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Bumbobee
Update: Found my check engine light problem....

Update:

Found my check engine light problem. Had a code P1350 which was some sensor hose not connected. Found the hose, connected it, engine light gone, cars works beautiful so far!

So no...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-17-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Bumbobee
Also, I should mention that my car has a coolant...

Also, I should mention that my car has a coolant smell coming, especially at stop lights. I am thinking this is just the coolant that spilled all over smelling and burning up. Hopefully in a few...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-17-14, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 476
Posted By Bumbobee
Cool My knock sensor change and question about gasket

Hey guys,

So yesterday I attacked the knock sensors with my dad. I can say that if I could go back in time, I would of probably dished out the money my mechanic wanted for the job, but oh well. ...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-16-14, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By Bumbobee
Does the coolant need to be drained before...

Does the coolant need to be drained before replacing the knock sensors? Or can I just drain what's in the tubes?

Also does the large coolant hose on top from the radiator needs to be disconnected...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-11-14, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 635
Posted By Bumbobee
The last ones. I got rims off tire rack too,...

The last ones. I got rims off tire rack too, mine are dark titanium gunmetal.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-11-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 266
Posted By Bumbobee
Question Knock sensor replacement procedure from manual?

Hey anyone have the knock sensor replacement procedure from the shop manual by any chance? Or know where I can get the pages? I think I want to try doing it myself, don't feel like forking out $...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-10-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Bumbobee
I just called lexus and there are 3 different...

I just called lexus and there are 3 different hoses. Which hose would it be? They asked me what it connects to.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-10-14, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 425
Posted By Bumbobee
Coolant bypass hose

Anyone know what the part number is for the hose or what it looks like? I'm going to replace the knock sensors and want to make sure I have the right part. The parts store here has a bunch of...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-09-14, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By Bumbobee
Anyone have a page from the service manual or...

Anyone have a page from the service manual or another guide on step by step how to do the knock sensors?

Going add the hose into that replacement as well...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-09-14, 06:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,445
Posted By Bumbobee
I'm about to do a knock sensor job myself, except...

I'm about to do a knock sensor job myself, except that I have aftermarket sensors and harness. Going to replace the gaskets and valve cover gasket too. I hope it works, as I've been told...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-05-14, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,697
Posted By Bumbobee
Just called lexus $ 230 plus 13 % tax for each...

Just called lexus $ 230 plus 13 % tax for each sensor...

I'll take the gamble with aftermarket
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-05-14, 11:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,697
Posted By Bumbobee
Alright man going to change everything out next...

Alright man going to change everything out next week. Just waiting on the gaskets to come in. Pray for me that it works, I dropped so much cash into this car lately it's pure madness :(
Forum: ES300 and ES330 06-05-14, 09:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,697
Posted By Bumbobee
I asked another guy today and he said I should...

I asked another guy today and he said I should just try using higher octane gas and maybe the problem will go away? I use 87.
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