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Forum: LS400 10-19-14, 02:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 243
Posted By steve2006
Remove the trunk trim around the changer then...

Remove the trunk trim around the changer then check for water in the well underneath and give all the connector plugs a good shake to see if there is an intermittent connection,
Forum: LS400 10-17-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,690
Posted By steve2006
The coils generally (if at all) don't set any...

The coils generally (if at all) don't set any fault codes as there is no detection system to tell the ECU cylinders are misfiring. They are also difficult to test, you can measure the resistance of...
Forum: LS400 10-10-14, 01:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 663
Posted By steve2006
Remove the panel where the toolbox is located on...

Remove the panel where the toolbox is located on the driver's side in the trunk ( various plastic clips and bolts inside toolbox to remove) and the remote ECU is located behind it opposite the trunk...
Forum: LS400 10-10-14, 01:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 775
Posted By steve2006
In the UK the Toyota type IV costs 12.00 (...

In the UK the Toyota type IV costs 12.00 ( $18.00) a liter and I still buy it at that price just for complete piece of mind.
Forum: LS400 10-07-14, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1,035
Views: 242,042
Posted By steve2006
Sorry guys been out the loop for a while,...

Sorry guys been out the loop for a while, regarding the 95-96 ECU the original posts suggest there are just 6 capacitors involved but reading on it then seems there are 8 or 9. Could some one please...
Forum: LS400 08-09-14, 03:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By steve2006
Could be different as the 90-92 has a mechanical...

Could be different as the 90-92 has a mechanical odometer and the 93-94 has an electronic display odometer.
Seems strange though as you would have thought if the speed sensor was incorrect you would...
Forum: LS400 08-03-14, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 536
Posted By steve2006
Do you guys not have the same as us in the UK,...

Do you guys not have the same as us in the UK, "Smart" repair companies? ( see link below)
Average cost for a repair like this would be around 100.00 ($160.00)

http://www.chipsaway.co.uk/

The...
Forum: LS400 07-26-14, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By steve2006
If you cant find one locally I think I have one...

If you cant find one locally I think I have one from a breaker, I don't want anything for it put would appreciate the postage which should be less than $10.00.
Forum: LS400 07-20-14, 03:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,778
Posted By steve2006
The top crossmember looks buckled meaning the...

The top crossmember looks buckled meaning the radiator mounts wil be out of alignment and the hood catch,insurance would total here in the UK for that alone.
Forum: LS400 07-04-14, 02:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 504
Posted By steve2006
You should be able to buy a "pressure Bleeder"...

You should be able to buy a "pressure Bleeder" basically you fit this device over the master cylinder reservoir and it uses compressed air to force the brake fluid down the lines as you open the...
Forum: LS400 07-03-14, 09:58 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 392
Posted By steve2006
Welcome to CL. Here you go ...

Welcome to CL.
Here you go
http://www.lexls.com/tutorials/steering/pspumpremoval.html

As for the key,sounds like it is either very worn or the wrong one,do you have a spare to try?
Forum: LS400 06-28-14, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By steve2006
New from Lexus they are around $2K part number ...

New from Lexus they are around $2K part number 71410-50570 plus the color code.
I would look for a good used replacement :)
Forum: LS400 06-28-14, 03:28 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 433
Posted By steve2006
This may help,welcome to CL :) ...

This may help,welcome to CL :)
http://www.lextreme.com/ascon.html
Forum: LS400 06-28-14, 03:21 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By steve2006
As above but also having changed both the fuel...

As above but also having changed both the fuel filter and relay have you considered a partially blocked fuel filter?
Forum: LS400 06-28-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By steve2006
I've took mine out many times,the last time...

I've took mine out many times,the last time earlier today and have never caused any damage in doing so.
I use a "wall paper scraper" and simply slide the thin blade between the top of the vent and...
Forum: LS400 06-28-14, 03:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 604
Posted By steve2006
Using cold water to check for thermal failure of...

Using cold water to check for thermal failure of the CPS may not be the best way to confirm it is faulty.
Grab a can of aerosol freezer and use that to rapidly cool the sensor.
A hairdryer is...
Forum: LS400 06-28-14, 03:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 770
Posted By steve2006
I've never seen so much wear on a 83,000 miler...

I've never seen so much wear on a 83,000 miler seat the last owner must have worn wire wool pants, is that an aftermarket shifter looks different and unlike the seat virtually unworn.
Engine bay...
Forum: LS400 06-28-14, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 606
Posted By steve2006
Not heard of any such problems with the series...

Not heard of any such problems with the series III LS400,the earlier models (90-94) had a problem with the left side trunk hinge wiring loom causing starnge electrical problems with brake lights and...
Forum: LS400 06-23-14, 01:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,230
Posted By steve2006
If the engine has the same as earlier LS400s...

If the engine has the same as earlier LS400s there are 2 engine block coolant drain valves one of which is located in the area you mention, you will need to get under the car and take a look to see...
Forum: LS400 06-20-14, 02:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,767
Posted By steve2006
Repair proceedure post number 6 ...

Repair proceedure post number 6
http://www.lexusownersclub.co.uk/forum/topic/31393-screen-wash-empty-indicator/?hl=washer+bottle
Forum: LS400 06-20-14, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 860
Posted By steve2006
No reprogramming is required after the capacitor...

No reprogramming is required after the capacitor replacement,just make sure whoever does the job is competent at soldering and handling printed circuit boards.
Forum: LS400 06-16-14, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 460
Posted By steve2006
I would agree with Yamae, there is only one...

I would agree with Yamae, there is only one height sensor for both rear air shocks,if this is faulty it may lead to the problems you are having.
Check the mechanical linkage on the sensor has not...
Forum: LS400 06-02-14, 03:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 718
Posted By steve2006
I know for a fact that the Celsiors do not have...

I know for a fact that the Celsiors do not have any EGR system fitted as it is not required in Japan, if it is required in California I wouldn't like to retrofit one as the ECU is also diferent.
Forum: LS400 05-29-14, 02:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 608
Posted By steve2006
More than likely to be a cracked EGR pipe,located...

More than likely to be a cracked EGR pipe,located right at the back of the engine,reasonably priced replacements but a pig of a job to remove and fit.
Forum: LS400 05-29-14, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 379
Posted By steve2006
IIRC the UCF20 is fitted with the Aisin A650E...

IIRC the UCF20 is fitted with the Aisin A650E transmission the link below may help with shift characteristic upgrades.
http://www.sonnax.com/parts/2452
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