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Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 08:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By thomas1
Note the coolant leak is probably the INtake...

Note the coolant leak is probably the INtake manifold. That is where mine was leaking and it left crust on top of the engine block and toward the firewall. The intake manifold gasket was leaking...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-19-14, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 408
Posted By thomas1
Are the wheel bearings OK?

Are the wheel bearings OK?
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-17-14, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 572
Posted By thomas1
So I have a Scanguage on my truck, did you have...

So I have a Scanguage on my truck, did you have to update it for the RX400h?
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-16-14, 07:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 338
Posted By thomas1
The spark plugs are very important, Did you use...

The spark plugs are very important, Did you use NGK or Denso iridium? I hope you did not use Bosch, they will cause misfires, and assortment of problems.
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-16-14, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 339
Posted By thomas1
Bad Battery?....

Bad Battery?....
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-11-14, 07:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,735
Posted By thomas1
You have to remove intake manifold for those rear...

You have to remove intake manifold for those rear plugs....that's life....but I will tell you these plugs would probably go easy 200k miles.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-11-14, 07:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 257
Posted By thomas1
I too bought a 2008 with 87k miles. I now have...

I too bought a 2008 with 87k miles. I now have 153k miles..Still owe on it but am planning to drive to 250k miles.Time will tell. It needs rear shocks, and possible front control arms, but other...
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-11-14, 07:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,488
Posted By thomas1
Something to remember, the retractor can build up...

Something to remember, the retractor can build up dust and dirt debris over the years, Not for the faint of heart but maybe cleaning and some lube would help. WD40 could clean the mechanism, but...
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-10-14, 10:13 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 574
Posted By thomas1
Make sure to use only Denso or NGK iridium spark...

Make sure to use only Denso or NGK iridium spark plugs....Nothing else.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-10-14, 07:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 572
Posted By thomas1
I just performed it ISC and have several...

I just performed it ISC and have several times...I have noticed about 1mpg improvement before and after.
Forum: RX - First Generation 12-10-14, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 574
Posted By thomas1
timing belt should be done now.... Waterpump (I...

timing belt should be done now....
Waterpump (I would)
Surrounding belts, yea
Spark plugs....now
AWD has a drive shaft from front of vehicle to the rear. look under the car.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 12-05-14, 06:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 348
Posted By thomas1
I think two would be absolutely fine....Look at...

I think two would be absolutely fine....Look at Rockauto.com for great prices on KYB's...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 12-01-14, 10:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 148
Posted By thomas1
What are you looking for in info, we have a lot...

What are you looking for in info, we have a lot of experienced owners, with lots of info.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-26-14, 08:13 AM
Replies: 581
Views: 74,274
Posted By thomas1
Funny we try to save on a gallon of fuel while...

Funny we try to save on a gallon of fuel while buying bottled water and coffee at Starbucks for a premium....Just saying.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-21-14, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,004
Posted By thomas1
I just put the Bridgestones on mine, very quiet...

I just put the Bridgestones on mine, very quiet and just rotated them after 6k miles...All looks good.
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-20-14, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By thomas1
At least it would be a Toyota product...plus they...

At least it would be a Toyota product...plus they get around 24 to 26 miles per gallon....
Forum: RX - First Generation 11-19-14, 08:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 842
Posted By thomas1
Yea, get a Big Lexus....Or maybe a Toyota...

Yea, get a Big Lexus....Or maybe a Toyota Hylander Hybrid with 7 passenger seating...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 11-15-14, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By thomas1
It is only $187 from Sewell Lexus online for the...

It is only $187 from Sewell Lexus online for the spare tire carrier. Cheaper if you register with them that you are on this site. ...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 11-15-14, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 231
Posted By thomas1
The spare tire carrier with cable is only $187...

The spare tire carrier with cable is only $187 from Sewell Lexus online.
http://lexus.sewellparts.com/oem-catalog/5104511317-Body-RX400h-2008.html
cheaper if you register with them that you are on...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-14-14, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By thomas1
When I replaced my gasket, I also replaced the...

When I replaced my gasket, I also replaced the coolant hose buried under the intake manifold since you are in there...extra insurance and very low cost.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 11-14-14, 08:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 568
Posted By thomas1
Congrats, I personally found the RX400h a...

Congrats, I personally found the RX400h a significant upgrade. The power, steering radius, and technology are a great upgrade. The seat leather is however of less quality. By the way the battery...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 11-12-14, 08:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 308
Posted By thomas1
I suspect the intake manifold gasket or the...

I suspect the intake manifold gasket or the thermostat housing gasket. I had a leak like that on my RX300 and it was the intake manifold gasket on the front head. (radiator side of engine) I ended...
Forum: RX - First Generation 10-22-14, 05:29 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 262
Posted By thomas1
You may need to clean the contacts with some...

You may need to clean the contacts with some electrical cleaner. Corrosion is not a good thing and causes burning of contacts as well as wiring.The wiring were the connector is crimped may be...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 10-17-14, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 559
Posted By thomas1
Good for you walking away, when the right one...

Good for you walking away, when the right one comes along you will love it.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 10-14-14, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By thomas1
Nope best solution is Contact cement made by...

Nope best solution is Contact cement made by weldwood. just did it. That stuff is extremely tough. I have been using it for vinyls, carpet, etc since 1972. You put some on both surfaces let dry...
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