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Forum: LS430 12-04-14, 04:33 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,972
Posted By StanVanDam
Not sure why you want to pay $24 for 11oz of...

Not sure why you want to pay $24 for 11oz of BG44K. Their website shows the bottle is 11oz and doesn't specify how much fuel this treats. Gumout Regane Complete 10oz is/was $6.49, treat rate is 35...
Forum: LS430 12-04-14, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 281
Posted By StanVanDam
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls430/613803-part-...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls430/613803-part-number-needed.html
Forum: LS430 12-01-14, 01:27 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,972
Posted By StanVanDam
1) Gumout, a manufacturer of fuel injector...

1) Gumout, a manufacturer of fuel injector cleaners, answered some user-submitted questions at BITOG. The key takeways are:

* Fuel additives without PEA (polyether amines) often contain PIBA...
Forum: LS430 11-21-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,987
Posted By StanVanDam
November 20, 2014 — Lexus is recalling 422,000...

November 20, 2014 — Lexus is recalling 422,000 model year 2007-2010 Lexus LS cars, 2006-2011 Lexus GS vehicles and 2006-2011 Lexus IS vehicles because they can catch on fire.

Lexus says the fuel...
Forum: LS430 11-05-14, 11:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,779
Posted By StanVanDam
According to this diagram at Sewell, a heated...

According to this diagram at Sewell, a heated windshield (via hot water pipe) was available in 2001 and all years after - http://lexus.sewellparts.com/oem-catalog/5503550743-Body-LS430-2001.html
...
Forum: LS430 11-02-14, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 279
Posted By StanVanDam
Yes, mine does the same thing occasionally...

Yes, mine does the same thing occasionally because I have an iPod and SL2Vi cable stuffed in there. Sometimes the cable gets moved out of place and forcing it closed sometimes jams the mechanism in...
Forum: LS430 10-30-14, 08:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 681
Posted By StanVanDam
Find someone with Techstream to narrow down the...

Find someone with Techstream to narrow down the problem so you don't have to guess randomly. Otherwise, you can measure each of these components manually and replace if they do not meet spec. From...
Forum: LS430 10-29-14, 11:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,071
Posted By StanVanDam
Thanks to xtr3me for the pictures and details....

Thanks to xtr3me for the pictures and details. For 2001-2003, it is a 10 minute job to replace the bushing (45768-60011, ~$2.00 USD). If you occasionally hear squeaking or if the movement seems...
Forum: LS430 10-29-14, 03:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By StanVanDam
Yes, there is a light in that corner. See my...

Yes, there is a light in that corner. See my picture at http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls430/640758-ballast-replacement-question.html#post8157201 - this is my passenger side headlamp assembly.

I...
Forum: LS430 10-29-14, 10:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By StanVanDam
Post This is incorrect - see TSB P0004-02. ...

This is incorrect - see TSB P0004-02.

--------------------------
PRODUCT GENERAL INFORMATION
P0004-02

Title:
ENGINE COOLANT COLOR CHANGE

Models:
Forum: LS430 10-27-14, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 575
Posted By StanVanDam
Low idle, jumpy highway performance, and lack of...

Low idle, jumpy highway performance, and lack of power when pedal is fully depressed is exactly what would happen when the throttle position sensor is not calibrated correctly.

Did anyone ever...
Forum: LS430 10-24-14, 09:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,220
Posted By StanVanDam
Post My 2002 LS430 UL is currently 12.5yrs in-service...

My 2002 LS430 UL is currently 12.5yrs in-service at 130009km (80784mi). I bought it Jan/2009 at 68946km (42841mi) at 6.8yrs in-service. First owner regularly serviced at dealership, including a...
Forum: LS430 10-23-14, 08:40 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,986
Posted By StanVanDam
The exact same part number is also used at: PNC...

The exact same part number is also used at:
PNC 85916D, #11 on the No.2 Relay Block
PNC 85916N, #10 on the No.2 Relay Block
PNC 85934, RELAY, MAGNET-CLUTCH, #5 on the No.1 Relay Block
PNC 85941,...
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 03:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 512
Posted By StanVanDam
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls430/715821-onlin...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls430/715821-online-parts-retailers.html
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 01:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 837
Posted By StanVanDam
Sometimes the unit partially loses configuration,...

Sometimes the unit partially loses configuration, such as not being able to switch to the DVD screen or not pushing the I Agree button. I think it's caused by loose wiring at the harnesses and/or...
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 01:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 449
Posted By StanVanDam
All makes and models of cars are susceptible to...

All makes and models of cars are susceptible to this. The general Lexus all-models TSB is EG001-03, title SULFUR ODOR FROM EXHAUST, published Feb.24, 2003. The only corrective procedure is to try a...
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 01:09 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,986
Posted By StanVanDam
"relay in J/B block in IG2 circuit" This...

"relay in J/B block in IG2 circuit"

This means part # 90080-87026, "RELAY, IGNITION, NO.2", PNC 28371C, price $17.47USD @ Sewell with ClubLexus discount, the diagram for it is at...
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 12:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By StanVanDam
Before buying a new battery, I would have...

Before buying a new battery, I would have borrowed/bought a battery charger that has a vehicle start mode, alternator test mode, and voltage readout. A battery manufactured in January 2013 is...
Forum: LS430 10-22-14, 12:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,533
Posted By StanVanDam
My 2002 had a P0430, and there were two causes:...

My 2002 had a P0430, and there were two causes: 1) a small gasket leak at the front of the Y-pipe, 2) a small crack in the passenger side of the Y-pipe, directly underneath the very front of the heat...
Forum: LS430 10-21-14, 12:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 796
Posted By StanVanDam
"In the absence of leaks, antifreeze chemicals...

"In the absence of leaks, antifreeze chemicals such as ethylene glycol or propylene glycol may retain their basic properties indefinitely. By contrast, corrosion inhibitors are gradually used up, and...
Forum: LS430 10-15-14, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,044
Posted By StanVanDam
I went through your same exercise. Even though...

I went through your same exercise. Even though the message says "taillamp failure", this message applies to the little bulbs in the headlamps. There are small bulbs at the very bottom of the headlamp...
Forum: LS430 10-15-14, 10:15 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 72,193
Posted By StanVanDam
I bought 4 of these "10mm Flat Shaft, part number...

I bought 4 of these "10mm Flat Shaft, part number FC-280PC-22125" from http://www.ebay.com/itm/111428067337 - worked out to $40 after shipping to Canada. These fit and work perfectly - directly plug...
Forum: LS430 04-11-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 18,122
Posted By StanVanDam
Actually, you CAN beat it - I paid $29USD :)...

Actually, you CAN beat it - I paid $29USD :) after shipping, via eBay 2 years ago, for the cable and miniCD.

You should note that some of the executables on the miniCD likely contains Chinese...
Forum: LS430 02-26-14, 10:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,023
Posted By StanVanDam
I had vibration in my original front 2 rotors at...

I had vibration in my original front 2 rotors at 85000kms / 8 years in service, using OEM pads. The car had 1 previous owner, and I don't know what his braking or cleaning regimen was like. Replaced...
Forum: LS430 02-26-14, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,622
Posted By StanVanDam
Definitely not worth it to hose it down. As...

Definitely not worth it to hose it down. As others have said, there are many components in that area that were not designed to withstand being hosed down, let alone being pressure-washed. It's not...
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