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Forum: RX - First Generation Today, 10:00 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 107
Posted By thomas1
I would always ask for old parts.

I would always ask for old parts.
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-29-15, 11:54 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 69
Posted By thomas1
pry it off carefully with a screwdriver.

pry it off carefully with a screwdriver.
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-29-15, 11:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 277
Posted By thomas1
My feeling the mounts are not going to solve the...

My feeling the mounts are not going to solve the vibration issue. The Dogbone mount is the one that wears the most. Vibration can come from exhaust, as I mentioned or a very poor idle. I would...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-28-15, 09:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 277
Posted By thomas1
I would suspect the only bad mount is the dogbone...

I would suspect the only bad mount is the dogbone mount, I would follow the procedure for cleaning the IACV listed in the beginning of this forum....
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-28-15, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 277
Posted By thomas1
I wonder if the Idle Air control valve is dirty...

I wonder if the Idle Air control valve is dirty and causing a rough idle. But the other thing that many feel as vibration is when the flex pipe on the exhaust under the engine cracks and causes...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-21-15, 11:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 890
Posted By thomas1
I agree, those pictures should be put in the...

I agree, those pictures should be put in the favorite area to use as reference for pointing out locations on parts.
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-21-15, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 792
Posted By thomas1
I have a feeling once one seat is removed, you...

I have a feeling once one seat is removed, you would have a real good visual for making the mod. Good luck and send pictures...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 01-19-15, 08:03 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 37,952
Posted By thomas1
Welcome aboard, with the currant info you gave...

Welcome aboard, with the currant info you gave only thing that comes to mind is the 12volt battery that turns the car on. Do you have any lights on? When you say it died, did the car not come back...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-19-15, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 890
Posted By thomas1
OMG that reminds me of the day when my Air craft...

OMG that reminds me of the day when my Air craft Carrier the USS Saratoga CV60 was on blocks in the dry dock...Scary but you are the man...Hats off to your ingenuity.
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-16-15, 09:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By thomas1
Hope you enjoy your RX300. Make sure to do...

Hope you enjoy your RX300. Make sure to do search on anything on this forum to answer questions before you do any maintenance. Lots of good info and will save you money in the long run.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 01-15-15, 09:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,681
Posted By thomas1
Timing belt and waterpump should not cost more...

Timing belt and waterpump should not cost more than $700 and the radiator itself is available for under $100. As for cooling fans Not sure. Check out RockAuto.com and see if they have parts (fans)...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-15-15, 08:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By thomas1
I wouldn't expect so, I would think the low or no...

I wouldn't expect so, I would think the low or no inventory is related to useage. I have seen very little alternator failures. You might contact Sewell Lexus in Texas and see if they have it in...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-14-15, 05:33 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 890
Posted By thomas1
The window cowl is different on the Highlander,...

The window cowl is different on the Highlander, but we were able to successfully remove engine from the top. the very worst bolt is this 10mm bolt on the back of the input manifold between the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-13-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 342
Posted By thomas1
I used Mobil 1 automatic tranny fluid...

I used Mobil 1 automatic tranny fluid successfully in my Old RX300. No problems whatsoever and it was synthetic
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-12-15, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 350
Posted By thomas1
You may just be un-lucky and have three bad coil...

You may just be un-lucky and have three bad coil packs. I will tell you if they are original equipment, I don't think the plugs are an issue as the iridium OE plugs are extremely reliable. Coil...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-12-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By thomas1
I would have stopped and done anything to just...

I would have stopped and done anything to just tighten that nut down. You don't have to remove the wheel to get to it, but it would have helped. You are lucky that the axle shaft wasn't damaged.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-12-15, 06:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 588
Posted By thomas1
Wow, need to get what exact vehicle he has. The...

Wow, need to get what exact vehicle he has. The 400h has a timing belt, but when the RX350 engine came out it does not have a timing belt, (chain drive). I believe the RX450h has the timing chain. ...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 01-09-15, 07:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By thomas1
I for my experience have had one wheel bearing go...

I for my experience have had one wheel bearing go bad, and the inverter cooling pump. other than the normal high mileage maintenance stuff (shocks, brakes, etc) at 156k miles the car has been...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-09-15, 05:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 401
Posted By thomas1
One other thing is make sure it is a Toyota...

One other thing is make sure it is a Toyota thermostat, as it has a little toggle vent in it that aftermarket does not have.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 01-08-15, 05:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 455
Posted By thomas1
Suggest reading this post: ...

Suggest reading this post:
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/hybrid-technology/758556-checklist-for-buying-a-used-rx-400h.html


Oh by the way welcome to our forums...use the search feature when...
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-05-15, 04:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 787
Posted By thomas1
That looks very clean, when I saw my neighbors it...

That looks very clean, when I saw my neighbors it was real obvious.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-04-15, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By thomas1
There are struts on Ebay that have worked fine...

There are struts on Ebay that have worked fine for me....good luck.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 01-03-15, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 250
Posted By thomas1
You are the first post I have seen of this...

You are the first post I have seen of this problem.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-02-15, 08:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 571
Posted By thomas1
there is a switch in the glove box on the left...

there is a switch in the glove box on the left side that shuts the automatic operation off. I just recently hit that switch when checking my tpms adjustment. the switch may be in the off position. ...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 01-02-15, 08:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 382
Posted By thomas1
It isn't the old hanging guard that would really...

It isn't the old hanging guard that would really stop debris, but it does hang a little lower prevent debris from splashing up....comes in a set for front and rear of car.
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