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Forum: RX - Third Generation Yesterday, 08:08 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By Cruiter
As Lexus said, it's normal with a NAV upgrade. ...

As Lexus said, it's normal with a NAV upgrade. But it shouldn't be too hard to reload your phone and contacts. You'll also have to re-enter any saved address's. The upgrades usually only add any...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-27-15, 09:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By Cruiter
You're correct. After starting and waiting just...

You're correct. After starting and waiting just a few moments when it's really cold, drive moderately to warm it up but not with high revs or high speed till engine temps or normal.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-27-15, 05:35 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 310
Posted By Cruiter
Very sorry to hear that your uncle's car has this...

Very sorry to hear that your uncle's car has this problem. It's true the car seems to be beyond the warranty period. Out of curiosity, do you have a repair order write up that more clearly defines...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-25-15, 02:36 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 29,590
Posted By Cruiter
Thanks Anita, doing my best dance to send it back...

Thanks Anita, doing my best dance to send it back your way. For tonight, I've a huge pot of S'getti sauce simmering, getting ready to make a salad and toss some garlic bread into the oven. Plenty...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-24-15, 03:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 507
Posted By Cruiter
Tom, welcome to the forum but sorry you seem so...

Tom, welcome to the forum but sorry you seem so dissatisfied. Can you post photos of what you're talking about with the dash build quality and maybe a short video of the hood and mirrors shaking? ...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-24-15, 01:41 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 79,013
Posted By Cruiter
Bob, I think he's right to protect his rep in...

Bob, I think he's right to protect his rep in recommending an OEM tire whether it be Michelin, Bridgestone, or Brand X as well as keeping the OEM tire specs. If you check your manual it will also...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-24-15, 01:26 PM
Replies: 680
Views: 83,310
Posted By Cruiter
You hit the nail on the head re: longer trips =...

You hit the nail on the head re: longer trips = better mpg's. It takes the power-train roughly 8-12 miles to reach optimal operating temps of the block, water, & oil. Until then you'll get less...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-24-15, 12:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By Cruiter
Mine lasted over 5 years (May 09 to Dec '14) and...

Mine lasted over 5 years (May 09 to Dec '14) and I decided it was time for a prophylactic change or get caught with my pants down :p. No regrets even tho it still tested well. But that's how I roll.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-24-15, 12:04 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 29,590
Posted By Cruiter
Roy, I hadn't thought of it before but I guess...

Roy, I hadn't thought of it before but I guess serious snow tires can produce serious globs of whatever you called them :p. Well you have to admit it's also been a serious winter so in areas such as...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-24-15, 11:36 AM
Replies: 555
Views: 100,396
Posted By Cruiter
Larry, that's not correct. In respect for the...

Larry, that's not correct. In respect for the 2010 and 2011 RX 350 models, premium is REQUIRED as per the decal inside the fuel door and in the owners manual. 91 Octane or above is required. After...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-23-15, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 514
Posted By Cruiter
Total agreement with everyone else, if your...

Total agreement with everyone else, if your battery is the original in a 2010, it's past it's normal service life regardless of how it tests on a meter. The real test is under stress when starting. ...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-23-15, 07:46 AM
Replies: 680
Views: 83,310
Posted By Cruiter
James, sounds like you had the right car...

James, sounds like you had the right car :thumbup:. I liked your comment "Keeping with traffic that mostly used the posted speeds as suggested minimums", but what were your average hwy speeds? If...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-19-15, 07:41 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 29,590
Posted By Cruiter
Bert, living in Dixie has it's challenges. ...

Bert, living in Dixie has it's challenges. Starting tomorrow afternoon our area is under another weather warning for 2-4 inches of snow followed by freezing rain early Saturday. Should be a Jam-up...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-19-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 256
Posted By Cruiter
It's perfectly normal. When starting my...

It's perfectly normal. When starting my 2010RX450h in the garage on a cold morning, the ICE would start when backing out about the time the whole car was out of the garage, sometimes earlier.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-12-15, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Cruiter
Yea, the whole system is balanced for the car as...

Yea, the whole system is balanced for the car as it was manufactured.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-12-15, 12:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By Cruiter
Do you think this...

Do you think this http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-third-generation/613599-anyone-else-getting-the-brake-booster-check-valve-buzz-problem.html is what you're experiencing?
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-12-15, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 560
Posted By Cruiter
Patrick, welcome to the forum. But I have to say...

Patrick, welcome to the forum. But I have to say that's an odd question for a 1st post in the RX rooms, it's just not that type of car. Maybe someone will bite but it's not the type of mod RX...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-12-15, 08:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By Cruiter
Sam, not trying to discredit your account of them...

Sam, not trying to discredit your account of them but it's probably something you should see a dealer 1st with and let them hear the noise rather than try to get a diagnosis on the forum. We have a...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-12-15, 06:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,303
Posted By Cruiter
Sam, 1st welcome to the forum. 2nd, Listening...

Sam, 1st welcome to the forum.
2nd, Listening to the Prius I didn't hear anything unusual. Maybe a video inside your RX350 would be more enlightening.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-12-15, 06:00 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 29,590
Posted By Cruiter
Anita, glad to see you're keeping your sense of...

Anita, glad to see you're keeping your sense of humor with all of the bad weather that's been dished out to you guys this winter.
Forum: Car Chat 02-11-15, 01:00 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 651
Posted By Cruiter
Ray, news of hacking door locks open has been out...

Ray, news of hacking door locks open has been out there over two years now, nothing new. It's like phishing and phone scams, someone is always gonna be trying to take from someone else. Best bet is...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-10-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,409
Posted By Cruiter
And that is in Ontario Canada.

And that is in Ontario Canada.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-09-15, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Cruiter
It really depends on how much care you're able to...

It really depends on how much care you're able to take parking. At 62,000 miles with no body side molding, the only blems on Watson is a couple of small rock dings up front. But I'm retired and...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-09-15, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By Cruiter
That's the 1st I've heard of that but guess...

That's the 1st I've heard of that but guess anything is possible. If you're past the 3/36 part of your warranty you might drop into a Toyota store just to see what they say. Another opinion to see...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-07-15, 03:11 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,443
Posted By Cruiter
Yes, the RX450h is even more than a 'nice' car to...

Yes, the RX450h is even more than a 'nice' car to drive. It's a totally new experience from all others in it's category once you've had enough time to experience it. And like another post talking...
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