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Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-03-14, 01:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By lexus-is2
Just an update. Heard back from the dealer,...

Just an update.

Heard back from the dealer, apparently the neutral position switch is heavily coroded and so are quite a few other connectors which will need to be replaced as a loom repair...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-01-14, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By lexus-is2
Am i correct in assuming the position switch is...

Am i correct in assuming the position switch is attached to the transmission itself and the control switch is referring to the actual lever switch that is inside the car? So, they will first need to...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-01-14, 12:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By lexus-is2
So i picked up the car on Saturday was fine but...

So i picked up the car on Saturday was fine but to me the gear changes just felt way to jerky compared to usual. Anyway, so as the dealership advised. Drove it to work, all ok. On the way back home...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-28-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By lexus-is2
Dealer has had the car for the whole day and...

Dealer has had the car for the whole day and havent been able to find anything. they've run the diagnostics and cannot find anything at all. So the only thing they are saying now is that they suggest...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-28-14, 12:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By lexus-is2
When i had the solenoid replaced and the work...

When i had the solenoid replaced and the work carried out at the dealers it cost a fortune so dont want to keep throwing money at the transmission specially considering it has done 160k miles.

If...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-27-14, 10:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By lexus-is2
So it doesnt seem to be that, because never had...

So it doesnt seem to be that, because never had rpm rising and no power.

Any suggestions on what to say to the dealers if they cant find anything? because something is definitely wrong
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-27-14, 09:52 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By lexus-is2
That's what I was worried about, it was jerking...

That's what I was worried about, it was jerking like crazy for a minute or so as it just couldnt make up it's mind between N and D. Then managed to drive it fine in snow mode all the way to work...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-27-14, 01:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 553
Posted By lexus-is2
Transmission Problem please help

My 2006 IS250 has 160k miles on the clock. I posted that about a year and half ago the dealer replaced a solenoid on my transmission and add new transmission fluid to replace the lost fluid. Since...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-20-14, 03:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 221
Posted By lexus-is2
ISF exhaust on IS250

Does anyone know if the ISF rear section of the exhaust (pictured below) can directly bolt onto an IS250? Other than the bumper issue, does the pictured section actually directly fit? does it have a...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-10-14, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 234
Posted By lexus-is2
IS250 Checking Automatic Transmission Fluid

Is there any DIY guide on how to check and possibly top-up the automatic transmission fluid on the IS250? Few years back I had a solenoid changed in my transmission because of an error code that kept...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-04-14, 02:24 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 102,935
Posted By lexus-is2
Thanks for this great writeup. I will attempt...

Thanks for this great writeup. I will attempt this soon as my screen has finally been effected by this issue after 8 years of ownership.

From what i've read, the Circuit Writer method seems to be...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-06-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 11,792
Posted By lexus-is2
Also want to say a big thank you to Serifiyah for...

Also want to say a big thank you to Serifiyah for this excellent guide. I've completed my waterpump change.

One suggestion I would make to reduce amount of waterfall from the water pump when...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-06-14, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By lexus-is2
LOL. ok so small amounts of bubble is normal...

LOL. ok so small amounts of bubble is normal after that long then i take it. I was just under the impression that no bubbles should be coming out.
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-06-14, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By lexus-is2
I changed my waterpump today and used the...

I changed my waterpump today and used the spill-free funnel to burp the system. I filled coolant about just under half way upto the funnel to raise the coolant level. Started the car and put heating...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-05-14, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 334
Posted By lexus-is2
Burping Cooling System with Funnel

I'm going to be burping my system after refilling coolant. I've got myself a spill free funnel. Just wanted to check the following:

1. Bubbles should eventually stop coming from the raised funnel...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-05-14, 11:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By lexus-is2
Thanks for the replies guys. Getting new O rings...

Thanks for the replies guys. Getting new O rings from Lexus tomorrow. Hopefully this one goes well. I will be replacing both the small and big O rings. Even though the big O ring is new, but i had to...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-05-14, 05:44 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 163
Posted By lexus-is2
AC compressor pulley

I had my serpentine belt off to do waterpump, while cleaning the AC compressor pulley i noticed a slight play on the pulley. If i pull it back and forth there is slight movement. All other pulleys do...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-04-14, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 236
Posted By lexus-is2
Urgent Waterpump O Rings

When changing the water pump, it comes with 2 new O rings. One for the water pump and the other for the water inlet part. However, having changed everything and tried to bleed to system, it sprung a...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 08-02-14, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 334
Posted By lexus-is2
Re-using hose clips

I'm planning to do my waterpump soon, and re-using the hose clips is a bit concerning. Is it safe to re-use the clips? mine are still stock clips over 6 years old. How do you know if the clip has...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-18-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 236
Posted By lexus-is2
Brake Fluid

I am planning to change my brake fluid. I am a bit confused as to which wheel to start with as there is confusing information out there. Most pressure bleeders recommend bleeding the brake line at...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-09-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 231
Posted By lexus-is2
Coolant flow

Trying to understand the coolant flow on the IS250. From the water inlet there are two big hoses that connect to the radiator. The top radiator hose connects directly to water inlet, but bottom...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-09-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 217
Posted By lexus-is2
Strange Rumble/Hum

When my IS250 has been driving a while and everything is hot, from time to time when I put it in D or R and have all the music turned off, And i am holding the car stationary with the brakes, I can...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-06-14, 05:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By lexus-is2
I haven't let it go anywhere near red yet, its...

I haven't let it go anywhere near red yet, its just a few mm after middle mark. I'll change the thermostat and waterpump as preventative measures anyway. Only thing I noticed is engine oil level is...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-04-14, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By lexus-is2
I dont think theres any air in the system. I bled...

I dont think theres any air in the system. I bled it all thoroughly when I did a coolant change few months ago. Since I need to drain coolant to change thermostat, and to prevent draining coolant...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 07-04-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,089
Posted By lexus-is2
An update, today was a degree or so hotter and I...

An update, today was a degree or so hotter and I got stuck in just as bad traffic as yesterday. When stuck in traffic jams, i turned my AC and heating off and opened windows to allow inside of car to...
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