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Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-23-14, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 175
Posted By ES300NZ
If you change the computer, without swapping in a...

If you change the computer, without swapping in a new security system, the car will not start. There is a small metal box, which is wired in separately to the ecu, some distance away, it takes a...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-22-14, 03:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,515
Posted By ES300NZ
wow, thanks man, that's so nice of you to say,...

wow, thanks man, that's so nice of you to say, the wife and I had a smile at that :)

ps. neither did I until I started looking for a replacement one. I had to check the bottom tank to make sure :P
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-22-14, 03:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,548
Posted By ES300NZ
I have experiance cleaning a sludge 1mz-fe you...

I have experiance cleaning a sludge 1mz-fe you can read about that here.(http://www.clublexus.com/forums/es300-and-es330/748319-1999-es300-major-service.html).

My thinking is that the 1mz-fe...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-16-14, 12:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By ES300NZ
^good advice.

^good advice.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-15-14, 10:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By ES300NZ
.. I just rattle them back on again, using a...

.. I just rattle them back on again, using a rattle gun. It's only 120-180nm, that's more than an arm / hand tools can do, but any good mechanic will rattle a main nut for a box of beers :) my local...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-15-14, 10:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By ES300NZ
you don't need a timing light, but to be honest I...

you don't need a timing light, but to be honest I don't think this is a job for a complete beginner. its about 6/10 in terms of difficulty.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-15-14, 05:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By ES300NZ
a 1/2 inch impact wrench will do it if it's been...

a 1/2 inch impact wrench will do it if it's been done before, and a 3/4 will do it if it hasnt. I'm fairly sure those electric versions won't do the job, but hey my wife says I'm wrong most of the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-15-14, 04:09 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,515
Posted By ES300NZ
The starter motor would sometimes not start the...

The starter motor would sometimes not start the car.

Always in the mornings, and it seems previously that this was caused by the fans being set to run all the time. I installed a switch to turn...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-15-14, 03:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 350
Posted By ES300NZ
advice.

I did it myself. But, it wasn't my first cam belt job, and I have tools for most jobs.

You will need a few specific tools which do cost money.

You need a camshaft holding tool.

I had this...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-10-14, 01:28 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,515
Posted By ES300NZ
fan switch

The wifey couldn't start the car this morning because the fans were still running at 100%, at all times so they were drawing enough current to prevent the car being turned over. I had to reconnect...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-03-14, 01:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,515
Posted By ES300NZ
thanks for that lostape45, I love the look of the...

thanks for that lostape45, I love the look of the rims on your car.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-03-14, 03:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 477
Posted By ES300NZ
it might be the upper end of the hose and the...

it might be the upper end of the hose and the coolant leak is tracing downwards on the back side of the hose. Fluids are sneaky like that.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-03-14, 03:35 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,515
Posted By ES300NZ
Two new post above (had to split them up). ...

Two new post above (had to split them up).

My wife wanted the windows tinted for our son, he hates bright sunlight (he's 6mths old).

It's not as dark as I would have liked but the law only...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-03-14, 03:07 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,515
Posted By ES300NZ
Stage Two (part two).

I finally found the time to do the cambelt job.

The car's done almost 4000km's on my last work. I've not really touched it since then. There's a couple of issues though. It seems sluggish.
The...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-03-14, 02:59 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,515
Posted By ES300NZ
Stage Two of Major Service.

I replaced the radiator.

The old one didn't look too bad on the outside.
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Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-19-14, 10:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 268
Posted By ES300NZ
if you already know where the leak is coming...

if you already know where the leak is coming from, then you don't need advice from anyone.

- on the other hand,

if you want advice, That is not the source of the leak. The leak is either cam...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-23-14, 05:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,044
Posted By ES300NZ
yes. (sorry short message, infant in my arms...

yes. (sorry short message, infant in my arms sleeping)
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-22-14, 04:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,515
Posted By ES300NZ
There was a single tube on the righthand side,...

There was a single tube on the righthand side, seemed like a drain, not sure where from though (no sun roof).

- the always on fan issue is something I caused, because they were always off...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-22-14, 04:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 373
Posted By ES300NZ
"it had a digital problem and when it accelerate...

"it had a digital problem and when it accelerate it loss of power or hesitation up steep hills." <-- worst least helpful diagnosis ever.

you definitely need another mechanic, it would be best if...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-21-14, 01:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,044
Posted By ES300NZ
0420 OBD-II Trouble Code - Catalyst System...

0420 OBD-II Trouble Code - Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)

This means ... wait. Lets step back. There are two o2 sensors each bank. One before the CAT, one after. The ECU...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-20-14, 11:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 5,515
Posted By ES300NZ
Day 13 (Rear boot leak)

I opened the boot to check the spare had air in it. Found a brand new mag, and tyre. Nice. ...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-19-14, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By ES300NZ
oh well, don't feel to bad. I spent $600 chasing...

oh well, don't feel to bad. I spent $600 chasing a MAF fault I caused myself by 'over cleaning' the sensor. It took months to fix/trace, and it frustrating as heck.
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 09-19-14, 11:13 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 6,167
Posted By ES300NZ
a turkey baster has no business being near a car,...

a turkey baster has no business being near a car, cept the back seat.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-19-14, 09:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 433
Posted By ES300NZ
man that could be so many things. Fuel pumps...

man that could be so many things. Fuel pumps dead, leaking injector, failed oil pump/engine seizing, it could honestly be so many things.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-19-14, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 295
Posted By ES300NZ
....which relay?, there are two, the fuel pump...

....which relay?, there are two, the fuel pump relay and the open circuit relay.
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