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Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 06:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 132
Posted By pauloil
or a voltmeter could easily ID the POS post.,...

or a voltmeter could easily ID the POS post., using the motor as a ground. I agree, look for the mark.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-13-15, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By pauloil
wait for a sale at goodyear. with their credit...

wait for a sale at goodyear. with their credit card you can get their assurance AS tires for $160 off.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-12-15, 09:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 381
Posted By pauloil
? did they change the oil at 95K? if so, they...

? did they change the oil at 95K? if so, they stripped the threads. you could try a new oilplug, and find a mech. who can "rethread" the oilpan. my mech. did this for me, and now i change the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-06-15, 07:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By pauloil
ditto, ditto

ditto, ditto
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-05-15, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By pauloil
let that old starter be your core for the new...

let that old starter be your core for the new one, clean the wire ends and grounds, ensure you have 12.5 volts at the battery and 13+ with the motor on.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-02-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By pauloil
as you face the car, the starter is down low on...

as you face the car, the starter is down low on the right, under the air intake and medial to the battery, but lower. google voltage drop test. it is like trying to ask: ?how much voltage can't go...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-01-15, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 191
Posted By pauloil
take the cover off the timing belt area and look...

take the cover off the timing belt area and look at water pump. tow to a garage if not able to R/R yourself.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-01-15, 04:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 696
Posted By pauloil
reman. is fine, plus if you get it at oreillys,...

reman. is fine, plus if you get it at oreillys, you have your gaurantee close by. think about the quality of the starter cable, and consider replacing it. the first thing one should do when...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-30-14, 06:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 249
Posted By pauloil
try a ;new belt, but your story sounds like the...

try a ;new belt, but your story sounds like the a-c clutch bearing could be bad. take the belt off and run the car to see if the noise goes away, and try listening to the a-c with a long screwdriver...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-22-14, 08:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,097
Posted By pauloil
I think it is fine to suck the oil out of the...

I think it is fine to suck the oil out of the 330, having done it once or twice. I think you only get 4.8 qts out and couldn't put full 5 qt. in. it worked well!
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-30-14, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 510
Posted By pauloil
let me get this straight: you are buying a good...

let me get this straight: you are buying a good ES 330, and worrying about replacing the engine sometime? has the tranny been flushed on this car? the oil ever changed? was it never vacuumed?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-28-14, 09:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 238
Posted By pauloil
it is designed that way. if you want to blow...

it is designed that way. if you want to blow cold air, override the auto setting, and turn the fan up. you can do a drain and fill on the coolant or have the dealer change it in a car that old. ...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-24-14, 08:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By pauloil
my ES 05 needed new struts at 100K, and it...

my ES 05 needed new struts at 100K, and it made a huge difference.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-08-14, 09:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 668
Posted By pauloil
sound like new pins are in order, with some brake...

sound like new pins are in order, with some brake grease
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-01-14, 09:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 662
Posted By pauloil
05 ES330 with 10-30 in it

have had syn. 10-30 in as that is what I had to use last time changed oil. I plan to run it down to about 30 degrees, then change back to the lighter wt 5-30. Thoughts about this?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-17-14, 08:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 532
Posted By pauloil
check out cruzinperformance. he can tell you if...

check out cruzinperformance. he can tell you if you have a bad injector. good idea to check on a high mileage car.

http://www.cruzinperformance.com/
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-17-14, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 699
Posted By pauloil
do these motors have an idle air motor? if so,...

do these motors have an idle air motor? if so, clean or replace it and this may help
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-15-14, 07:47 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,283
Posted By pauloil
conservationists want to drive at the speed limit...

conservationists want to drive at the speed limit or slower. those of concerned about global warming marvel at the SUVs driving 80mph in the left lane. it is quite peaceful driving 65mph.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-25-14, 09:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 394
Posted By pauloil
go to oreily's or napa and get the lifetime...

go to oreily's or napa and get the lifetime guarentee! no shipping costs that way. good time to change the brake fluid also.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-25-14, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 439
Posted By pauloil
I just had a valet key made for $187.00. the one...

I just had a valet key made for $187.00. the one with buttons breaks too easily in my opinion. the last one, after cracking like they do, the guts fell out! spent hours looking for the chip, alas!
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-24-14, 07:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 533
Posted By pauloil
if you are not in a rush, go to goodyear when...

if you are not in a rush, go to goodyear when they have a sale(signs up). using their credit card, you can get double rebates and the same as cash in 6 mos. I like the assurance triple tread AS
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-04-14, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 570
Posted By pauloil
the bolt is 10mm hex on the inside and it take...

the bolt is 10mm hex on the inside and it take 3.7 qts to refill after draining transmission
Forum: ES300 and ES330 08-02-14, 07:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,856
Posted By pauloil
your post is fine. try a drain and fill with...

your post is fine. try a drain and fill with the tranny first
get your codes read and post them here. driving like that for 4K miles is asking for troubles. these engines are finely tuned.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-23-14, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By pauloil
i think the leatherique is meant to restore...

i think the leatherique is meant to restore normal leather, not old hardened leather. I am amazed at what it did to the 05ES330 I have. I barely wiped it off the back seats and it sunk in gradually...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 07-22-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By pauloil
you most likely have bad wires as stated. the...

you most likely have bad wires as stated. the positive cable can be checked with a voltage drop test: google this and read how to check your wires under load. on this site there are posts how to...
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