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Forum: Maintenance 02-27-15, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 70
Posted By BDSL
I haven't watch your video. Have you tried...

I haven't watch your video.
Have you tried boosting your battery? How do you know your battery is still good? Terminal connections are good?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-27-15, 03:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 159
Posted By BDSL
Its normal.

Its normal.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-21-15, 06:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,958
Posted By BDSL
I take back what I said in 2012. Last year, I had...

I take back what I said in 2012. Last year, I had to change the timing belt on my 2006 ES330 which was on the original belt. The starter blip method didn't work. I had to go over to my cousin who has...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-17-15, 12:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 308
Posted By BDSL
Questions for the OP: - how often do you...

Questions for the OP:
- how often do you replace the transmission fluid?
- do you ever check the transmission fluid level (and other fluids)?
- do you use the correct transmission fluid?

I had...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-17-15, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 238
Posted By BDSL
Damn....get someone to help you. You are going to...

Damn....get someone to help you. You are going to break something while replacing the PCV.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-06-15, 07:28 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By BDSL
I had a 97 ES300 with +280k miles up till March...

I had a 97 ES300 with +280k miles up till March 2014 in this harsh Canadian road (with salt).
When properly maintained (i.e. oil change, fluid change, etc), there are no major issues.

At +280k...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-05-15, 01:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 768
Posted By BDSL
Your wife always win. Get what she wants or you...

Your wife always win. Get what she wants or you are a dead man....or you will hear about it for the next 50 years.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-05-15, 01:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By BDSL
It can be a few things: - loose lug nuts -...

It can be a few things:
- loose lug nuts
- wheels not balanced
- seized brake
- bad ball joint
- other loose suspension components
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-20-15, 05:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 407
Posted By BDSL
I have not replaced the rear main seal on my 97...

I have not replaced the rear main seal on my 97 ES300 but I have replaced the rear main seal on my 91 MR2 turbo. It takes time to remove the subframe and transmission....took me +15 hours for the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-17-15, 08:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By BDSL
It's not a PITA to change the timing belt. I...

It's not a PITA to change the timing belt.
I have done it on my 97 ES300 in 2 hours with basic hand tools.
I have done it on my 06 ES330 in +3 hours with basic hand tools.....faster if the shop...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-17-15, 02:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By BDSL
Of course. A neglected vehicle is worth less than...

Of course. A neglected vehicle is worth less than a vehicle that is maintained as per maintenance schedule.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-17-15, 02:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 461
Posted By BDSL
I don't know if that is an accurate measure of...

I don't know if that is an accurate measure of worn timing belt/chain. Sometimes they have no "slack" even when they are way overdue. They will snap suddenly without warning.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-14-15, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By BDSL
Does the alarm only go off at night? If so, then...

Does the alarm only go off at night? If so, then someone is trying to break into your car.

If the alarm goes off throughout the day/night, then you might have electrical issue.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-13-15, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 466
Posted By BDSL
Did you buy the vehicle from the dealership?? ...

Did you buy the vehicle from the dealership??

It sounds to me you bought the car from another guy, had the car inspected at the dealership and found nothing. Then fast forward 5k miles later, when...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-13-15, 10:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By BDSL
Different country, different climate, different...

Different country, different climate, different road condition, etc....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-08-15, 08:46 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By BDSL
But if you live/drive in a major city, it is not...

But if you live/drive in a major city, it is not fine.
Other drivers will not let you merge into their lanes.
You will have a hard time changing lanes with no power steering and assisted...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-06-15, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,860
Posted By BDSL
I had a 97 ES300 which had (I believe) the rear...

I had a 97 ES300 which had (I believe) the rear main seal went at +280k miles. I changed my belt every 90k miles.

Even though there are people out there who had no issues with not changing the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-17-14, 07:03 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,264
Posted By BDSL
How little was the mess you talking about? I am...

How little was the mess you talking about? I am sure there is a little oil puddle from oil coming out of the filter.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-16-14, 01:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By BDSL
drkandre, sound like you have never done a timing...

drkandre, sound like you have never done a timing belt job before.
Therefore, since this is your daily vehicle, you shouldn't attempt this job on your own.

You should:
1. Have someone that knows...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-16-14, 01:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 558
Posted By BDSL
I found if the bolt has never been removed since...

I found if the bolt has never been removed since factory, the bump method doesn't work all the time. Impact is the way to go. You will need a good compressor for that.....

If the bolt has been...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-15-14, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 403
Posted By BDSL
I have done it on a few vehicles. It is not...

I have done it on a few vehicles.
It is not hard. It is just time consuming.

These are things that you have to watch out for:
- the bolts/nuts at the strut bottom can be hard to remove. You...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-12-14, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By BDSL
You can probably get all the parts (aftermarket)...

You can probably get all the parts (aftermarket) for about $50.
Labour should be around 2 hours. I have replaced them myself.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-12-14, 11:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 451
Posted By BDSL
You don't have to drain coolant. I did it on 2...

You don't have to drain coolant. I did it on 2 ESs before.....took me about 2 hours.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-25-14, 07:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,050
Posted By BDSL
Correction. You can't get one for free. You can...

Correction. You can't get one for free.
You can borrow one with deposit.
Some shops will scan if for free....
Forum: Canada 11-24-14, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 863
Posted By BDSL
All you need is a tow truck and you can tow...

All you need is a tow truck and you can tow anything away in 60 seconds!!
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