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Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-17-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By pheonix72
Are you the original owner of the car? Most...

Are you the original owner of the car? Most likely someone didn't follow the instructions and broke the actuator arm; your car will constantly be on Fresh Air mode with the door closed.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-15-14, 11:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 325
Posted By pheonix72
Just paid $334 for my wife's 2013 RX350. I...

Just paid $334 for my wife's 2013 RX350. I believe the followings are the same throughout CA
-Registration fee:$70
-Smog Abatement fee:$20
And these might be depending on counties:
-License Fee:...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-14-14, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 679
Posted By pheonix72
Disconnecting the battery will also reset the ECU...

Disconnecting the battery will also reset the ECU so it will "learn" your new driving style with the new intake. You dont have to remove it but it will take longer for the ECU to re-learn.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-10-14, 10:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,370
Posted By pheonix72
Initially I thought the OP was making a big deal...

Initially I thought the OP was making a big deal out of nothing since it does not look too bad (from the picture). However, I changed my mind after given it more thoughts. The. OP definitely needs...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-08-14, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 232
Posted By pheonix72
Do you mean the service reminder on the dash? ...

Do you mean the service reminder on the dash?
Try this procedure:
1.Odometer Must be in Total trip display
2. Turn the car off
3. Hold the Odometer button down and continue to hold throught all...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-05-14, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By pheonix72
Too much money for such high mileage. Maybe $15k...

Too much money for such high mileage. Maybe $15k or so?
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-05-14, 09:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 272
Posted By pheonix72
Those cover under the Basic Warranty. Also, ...

Those cover under the Basic Warranty. Also, your car is lower with aftermarket springs which known for causing premature failure of OEM struts so they might try to deny warranty.
Does hurt to try
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-25-14, 11:12 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,165
Posted By pheonix72
Congrats on the new ride! It is definitely a...

Congrats on the new ride! It is definitely a different car than the IS350 but still a nice ride indeed. I was looking into it as well but ended up the the 350. I really love the exhaust. As the...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-25-14, 11:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By pheonix72
Try google "switching from synthetic to...

Try google "switching from synthetic to conventional oil" and you will see tons of Questions/Answers on this subject. Yes, I usually use Mobil1 as they are readily available at Walmart or Costco...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-25-14, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By pheonix72
This is one of the most persistent myth out...

This is one of the most persistent myth out there. You could switch back and forth anytime and as often as you want. There are several brands often the so called Synthetic Blends which is a combo of...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-21-14, 09:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,443
Posted By pheonix72
You have a bad alternator. It should be putting...

You have a bad alternator. It should be putting out at least 13VDC (and up to 14.5VDC) while the car is idling.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-12-14, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 647
Posted By pheonix72
Here you go! Hopefully the color for your car is...

Here you go! Hopefully the color for your car is still available.
http://www.lexuspartsnow.com/accessories/2007-lexus-is-ground-effects-kit-710.html
Forum: Northern California Lexus Club 10-30-14, 02:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,650
Posted By pheonix72
I had decent experience with Steven Creek Lexus. ...

I had decent experience with Steven Creek Lexus. If you dont care about good customer service, Lexus of Serramonte might have the best price. However, their customer services are the worst. I went...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-12-14, 10:27 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By pheonix72
I found this interesting article online. Maybe...

I found this interesting article online. Maybe your speed and turning radius did not meet the requirement to activate AFS. Also, the the light will turn more to the Left.
...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-11-14, 11:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 742
Posted By pheonix72
My 2006 IS350 has 116k miles and still driving...

My 2006 IS350 has 116k miles and still driving like new. There is an oil leak from the timing chain cover which is somewhat common for these engines. Just regular maintenance other than that.
Check...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-10-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 791
Posted By pheonix72
I upgraded my from 2007 and 2013 and don't see...

I upgraded my from 2007 and 2013 and don't see any different. But my is a DVD based so maybe the HD system will be different but I highly doubt it.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-10-14, 08:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 399
Posted By pheonix72
That what I am thinking as well. Most likely the...

That what I am thinking as well. Most likely the garage opener has Rolling Code but it doesn't hurt to try the no rolling code merhod and hopefully it will work.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-10-14, 08:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 994
Posted By pheonix72
There should be a small area where the two light...

There should be a small area where the two light beams merged. This section of light should projecting somewhat constant on the road when you have AFS ON. Kinda hard to explain but you should be...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-05-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 583
Posted By pheonix72
I changed the fluid at 110k and the fluid didn't...

I changed the fluid at 110k and the fluid didn't look too bad; just slight changed of color but it doesn't means much without doing a chemical analysis. I would change it every 90k miles since it...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 10-05-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 519
Posted By pheonix72
Look like it to me too! The only way to know for...

Look like it to me too! The only way to know for sure is look for the P/N engraved on the parts.
Forum: GS - Second Generation 10-03-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 587
Posted By pheonix72
What he said and dont forget "no overweight...

What he said and dont forget "no overweight passenger"
Forum: Car Chat 10-03-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,214
Posted By pheonix72
I think only you could make the decision...

I think only you could make the decision especially these 3 cars are completely different from each other. Since you drive a lot, you should look at costs to own such as maintenance, insurance, ...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-05-14, 05:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 868
Posted By pheonix72
I think you should be able to spot the leak if...

I think you should be able to spot the leak if you remove the smaller cover (the one to get access to the Oil Filter Housing). Bring a screw driver just in case, and a flashlight will help greatly. ...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-28-14, 03:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 770
Posted By pheonix72
If the two cars are similar in conditions, I...

If the two cars are similar in conditions, I would go with the 2008. $1,150 for a year newer with 24k miles car is a better deal in my humble opinion.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-25-14, 04:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,040
Posted By pheonix72
Me too! I preferred the look of the 2IS more...

Me too! I preferred the look of the 2IS more than the new 3IS. Couple months ago, I was looking to trade up my 2006 IS350, 110k miles, mint conditions with Sport Package. The dealer offered $9.5k...
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