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Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 09:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By PFB
I'm not clear where your husband applied the...

I'm not clear where your husband applied the silicone, but that was not a good idea. You, or your mechanic should really start by making sure that that all 4 drains are clear and functioning properly...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-23-15, 09:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By PFB
My bet is still on one or more of the drains...

My bet is still on one or more of the drains being plugged.

Even with the moonroof not completely closed, let's say 1/4" gap, and assuming all the drains are clear, no water should come in. The...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-23-15, 07:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By PFB
Honestly, I very much doubt that it's the seal....

Honestly, I very much doubt that it's the seal. Something else is wrong, but I'm not there to see whats going on.

Do you actually see the water dripping inside from the sunroof? Is the headliner...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-23-15, 01:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 191
Posted By PFB
Are you sure that it's the moonroof seal that's...

Are you sure that it's the moonroof seal that's causing the leak? These type of moonroof leaks are usually caused by clogged moonroof drains. Not the seal.

There is a drain at each corner of the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-23-15, 06:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 16,096
Posted By PFB
a) Assuming that you removed the front valve...

a) Assuming that you removed the front valve cover, and that you didn't notice any sludge, than no need to remove the back one as well. You're ok.

b) aftermarket oil control valves are ok. It...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-21-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By PFB
For that price difference, I think it's a no...

For that price difference, I think it's a no brainer. I definitely would go for a rebuild instead of a used.

If done right, you're basically getting a new transmission instead of a used unknown...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-20-15, 01:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By PFB
Except for starting my car occasionally, you...

Except for starting my car occasionally, you sound exactly like me.

I can certainly relate.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-20-15, 07:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By PFB
The way it works, (at least on my 2001, but I...

The way it works, (at least on my 2001, but I believe that your 1999 is the same), is as follows:

If you unlock the doors with the remote, but subsequently do not physically open a door to enter...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-19-15, 05:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By PFB
It may have to do with a signal interference...

It may have to do with a signal interference where you park. For curiosity, next time try it somewhere else, and see if it makes a difference.

I have a grocery store near me, where in its parking...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-19-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By PFB
Circumstances just resolved my dilemma. My wife's...

Circumstances just resolved my dilemma. My wife's car's battery was dead this morning. It's about 6 years old and has been acting weak as of lately. So I had no choice but take my Lexus out of...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-18-15, 04:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By PFB
My dilemma. Your opinions please.

So my wife switched jobs about 3 months ago, and now literally works across the street. She doesn't need her car for work anymore. ( A 2003 Saturn). I on the other hand own a 2001 Leus es300 in...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-18-15, 08:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 175
Posted By PFB
Is your check engine light also on?

Is your check engine light also on?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-15-15, 11:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 392
Posted By PFB
Deciding not to change the timing belt when it's...

Deciding not to change the timing belt when it's due (time or Milage) is no different than deciding wheather or not to purchase car insurance. Odds are that you won't have a car accident in the next...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 08:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 556
Posted By PFB
Try this site. You may be lucky, and find a used...

Try this site. You may be lucky, and find a used one near you.

http://www.car-part.com/

Good luck,

Phil
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 05:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By PFB
You don't even have to lift up the car to look...

You don't even have to lift up the car to look for exhaust leaks.

All you need do is start the car, cover the tailpipe completely with the palm of your hand, and listen for the sound of escaping...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,277
Posted By PFB
Did you check for exhaust leaks, including the...

Did you check for exhaust leaks, including the flex pipe?

Phil
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-12-15, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 147
Posted By PFB
If your capable, you can try to remove it and...

If your capable, you can try to remove it and clean it. Sometimes accumulated dirt prevents its proper function.

Phil
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-10-15, 12:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By PFB
Ok. Makes sense.

Ok. Makes sense.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-10-15, 10:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 227
Posted By PFB
I'm not clear. What does the parking brake cable...

I'm not clear. What does the parking brake cable have to do with your Radio Installation?

Can you please elaborate.

Phil
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-09-15, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 356
Posted By PFB
The problem could be related to: A) Your...

The problem could be related to:

A) Your replacement bulbs. Assuming you bought the correct bulbs (check your manual) you may have ended up with some after market bulbs that are cheaply made and...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-08-15, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 424
Posted By PFB
Before you replace anymore parts, or go on a wild...

Before you replace anymore parts, or go on a wild goose chase, what you really need to do is, either yourself, or a garage, connect a scanner capable of reading and recording live data.

The live...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-08-15, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By PFB
Just a thought. I know that you can program only...

Just a thought. I know that you can program only a certain numbers of master keys. I believe it's 4, but I may be wrong.

There may be other master keys in memory that have been programmed...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-08-15, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By PFB
Try playing the Radio only one speaker at a time....

Try playing the Radio only one speaker at a time. Adjust your Fade and Balance controls to achieve that.

See if that makes a difference. this may help you pinpoint a defective speaker circuit.
...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-07-15, 04:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By PFB
I guess i misread your response. If you are not...

I guess i misread your response. If you are not having any rolling resistance, than I doubt that your lower fuel milage is caused by anything the mechanic did. Fuel milage is tricky to measure...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-07-15, 03:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 432
Posted By PFB
If the ABS code came on immediately after you...

If the ABS code came on immediately after you picked up the car from the mechanic, than chances are that they tore the ABS sensor wire while performing the other repairs.

If it happened after, it...
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