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Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-12-14, 11:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,273
Posted By afpj
Roger that! Thanks. My personal experience...

Roger that! Thanks. My personal experience indicates that our Rx system is a little slow at sending power to the rear under acceleration, as I can spin the front for a second before the system kicks...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-12-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,273
Posted By afpj
I don't understand this statement...please...

I don't understand this statement...please explain. 3rd gen awd rx350 ( yes not 450h) is primarily fwd, but rear wheels get power when front slips. Yes, electronic control, not purely mechanical...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-12-14, 08:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,273
Posted By afpj
4wd all wheels spin at the same rate. Center diff...

4wd all wheels spin at the same rate. Center diff (if present) is locked. Not good for dry pavement. High & low ranges for 4wd allow more versatility in difficult terrain (4wd low range the wheels...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 11-11-14, 05:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By afpj
Wagner thermoquiets have done well for me. As the...

Wagner thermoquiets have done well for me. As the previous poster said, you can use the survey issue to your advantage. Good luck and Happy Veteran's Day.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 11-09-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By afpj
As others have said, CPO should have more pad...

As others have said, CPO should have more pad life remaining. Hope the dealership does right by you. While you had the calipers part, hope you lubed the pins etc...the inner vs outer pad wear...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-24-14, 09:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 747
Posted By afpj
The physics of materials heating/cooling cycles...

The physics of materials heating/cooling cycles over time is one of the primary factors as to why loosening a threaded item takes more torque than when it was originally tightened.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-21-14, 07:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,047
Posted By afpj
Congrats on both accounts!:woohoo: For...

Congrats on both accounts!:woohoo:

For feeling "alive", get a c2 corvette. Forget that new stuff. :D
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-19-14, 10:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,959
Posted By afpj
According to the manual, after you engage the...

According to the manual, after you engage the lock all-wheel-drive mode, it'll disengage as soon as you tap the brakes. To me it would be very difficult to rock your car out of a snowdrift because...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-18-14, 07:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By afpj
In my search for other items came across...

In my search for other items came across tlsautorecycling.com where they're parting out a couple rx350's. I didn't use them, know nothing about them, but might have what you're looking for. Good...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-15-14, 09:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,709
Posted By afpj
What is this rustcheck?the only reference...

What is this rustcheck?the only reference (googled) is to a Canadian company. Is it like rubberized undercoating?
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-15-14, 02:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By afpj
curiously the maintenance schedule has no...

curiously the maintenance schedule has no replacement for the belt only a bunch of inspections. at least 4 us living in the high desert, I tend to change these things out at 60,000 miles which is...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-15-14, 02:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By afpj
amen to that. both my brothers 94 Explorer and...

amen to that. both my brothers 94 Explorer and our GM truck easy to change.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By afpj
Looks like I forgot to post the pic

Looks like I forgot to post the pic
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 11:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By afpj
In order to get to the tensioner and rotate it to...

In order to get to the tensioner and rotate it to release tension, you really should have a long flat handled socket wrench, and I don't. So at this point the mission was scrubbed. I might have been...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By afpj
Once the 3 fasteners for the medial fascia are...

Once the 3 fasteners for the medial fascia are removed, you can remove it and see the belt/pulley from the underside as in this first pic, lying down and looking up. The second pic is the view from...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By afpj
Same screwdriver pointing at the fastener that...

Same screwdriver pointing at the fastener that needs to be removed so the medial fender cover (covering the pulleys/belt in very first pic) can be removed
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 11:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By afpj
limitations on pic size require multiple...

limitations on pic size require multiple posts...couple more pics of the fascia fasteners that need removal then the front inner wheel liner can be rotated. Orange handle screwdriver seen in the...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 11:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By afpj
Unfortunately, just to get to that panel, there...

Unfortunately, just to get to that panel, there are several fasteners that need to be removed so that the fascia covering it forward of that panel can be rotated out of the way
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 11:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By afpj
serpentine belt

Well, started to get belt squeak during cold starts. The idler pulley was changed many miles ago for same issue, but it seems to be starting up again. There are NO tutorials for serpentine belt...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-09-14, 08:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 542
Posted By afpj
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-third-generatio...

http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-third-generation/646431-2010-rx350-diy-brakes-vs-lexus-dealer.html

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Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-19-14, 11:38 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,363
Posted By afpj
According to OBD readout your O2 sensor heater...

According to OBD readout your O2 sensor heater circuit not working. Could be a bad O2 sensor, or the connector/harness, OR the fuse. I don't have RX this week but there should be fuses for the O2...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-17-14, 02:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,363
Posted By afpj
According to my elm327 my cats run at about 1200 ...

According to my elm327 my cats run at about 1200 F after warmup. What's you steady state voltage on your O2's? Iirc I'm at about 0.8v at cruise.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-17-14, 01:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 472
Posted By afpj
Plastic screws suck...they strip too easily. I've...

Plastic screws suck...they strip too easily. I've had to pull on the backing ( in your case the fascia) as I backed them out. If your fascia is already out, then you need a trim tool (or screwdriver...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-16-14, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 426
Posted By afpj
Believe it's called lower engine cover , splash...

Believe it's called lower engine cover , splash shield, or as you put it engine under cover.
http://m.******************.com/results/?Ntt=Engine+Splash+Shield&searchType=global&N=
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Forum: RX - Third Generation 08-16-14, 07:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,827
Posted By afpj
We've never had a battery last more than 3 years...

We've never had a battery last more than 3 years in the high desert. Heat kills....but it can get below freezing at times too. When fully charged, car batts should be 12.6 volts. If you're at 12...
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