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Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By ES300NZ
there are specific gap settings, for different...

there are specific gap settings, for different engines, its based on the ability of the coil(s) to supply enough current to jump the gap with a strong enough spark to promote good running...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 01:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 110
Posted By ES300NZ
it will be the bulb dude. really easy to replace....

it will be the bulb dude. really easy to replace. just remove the dash you'll see the bulbs on the back of it.

[edit] some of those devices don't work with the ES300 which isn't really OBDII...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-03-15, 05:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By ES300NZ
you *should* by spark plugs from a supplier who...

you *should* by spark plugs from a supplier who supplies the spark plugs which *should* be fitted to your specific car.

would,
could,
should.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-03-15, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By ES300NZ
I have a 1999, es300 with a 4 speed. The engine...

I have a 1999, es300 with a 4 speed. The engine is very well maintained and the car operates perfectly. That said, I'm not a huge fan of the four speed gearbox, it's high final drive and limited...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-01-15, 01:54 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 208
Posted By ES300NZ
.. that won't work. The ECU is coded to the key,...

.. that won't work. The ECU is coded to the key, and a decoding box under the dash. I wont explain how to work around this because the information would be here for car thieves, but let me just say...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-01-15, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By ES300NZ
when I took both the steel (no.1) and alloy sumps...

when I took both the steel (no.1) and alloy sumps (no.2), off. I took the exhaust off from the headers to the middle of the car. and I also removed some brackets. I also took the two lower AC pump...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-27-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 148
Posted By ES300NZ
based on the information you provided, I think...

based on the information you provided, I think the tyres are the problem.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-26-15, 01:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,614
Posted By ES300NZ
> - this means that I'm almost certainly wrong...

> - this means that I'm almost certainly wrong about the function of that circuit.
> - I shall tell my wife, the unthinkable has happened. I was wrong. The world will end now. :P



>- if it...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-25-15, 01:59 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,614
Posted By ES300NZ
the ecu draws current to hold memory. that...

the ecu draws current to hold memory. that current drain is a tad high to be honest but I would expect to see some drain on that fuse. Perhaps the ECU isn't turning off.

Don't be too quick to say...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-21-15, 12:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By ES300NZ
Mine does that when the overdrive isn't on, but...

Mine does that when the overdrive isn't on, but yep, I've seen 2,500rpm cruises, not 3,500rpm though, that's quite high.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-21-15, 12:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 406
Posted By ES300NZ
my 2c. car's that sit will start to have...

my 2c.

car's that sit will start to have problems eventually. That's well known. But for a winter (even a long one) each year isn't really going to be an issue.

the kind of things that do...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-19-15, 11:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By ES300NZ
I was wondering if the car is detecting the...

I was wondering if the car is detecting the master key is 'out of range' and locks the car. I don't really need to lock my car where I live so I rarely bother too, I just let the car lock itself...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-19-15, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 169
Posted By ES300NZ
1999 ES300 - Automatic Lock (proximity)

Hi,

just wondering if the automatic lock (when left unlocked) on the 1999 ES300 is based on proximity. It seems like when the master key is within 3-5 mtrs of the car our is not locking. But when...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-16-15, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 244
Posted By ES300NZ
- not dumb, just inexperianced. ...

- not dumb, just inexperianced.


http://images11.palcdn.com/hlr-system/WebPhotos/83/835/8359/8359077.jpg?_v=5a94e708-b43a-47fc-b9d2-56110847a5a6

or similar.



um ... I read this and got...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-15-15, 04:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By ES300NZ
if your in the last two brackets, .... this quote...

if your in the last two brackets, .... this quote from LEX seems to kinda sum it up. .. it might not be worth it.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 12:42 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By ES300NZ
maybe its genuine.

maybe its genuine.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 04:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By ES300NZ
if there is metal floating/suspended in the...

if there is metal floating/suspended in the fluid, it 'could' be uneconomical to repair it. If there are chucks of metal falling out the drain hole, it is almost definitely uneconomical to repair it....
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 02:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By ES300NZ
I just had a thought, it might worth paying...

I just had a thought, it might worth paying someone to remove the half shafts and re-install the blue circles area (lower) in the wheel hub (because it holds the wheel bearings together) So the car...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 02:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By ES300NZ
http://www.certifiedtransmission.com/toyota/ ...

http://www.certifiedtransmission.com/toyota/

http://www.remanufactured-transmissions.com/make/toyota.html

http://www.transmissionsexpress.com/Transmissions/Toyota-Transmissions.html
...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 01:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 408
Posted By ES300NZ
the 2005 engine is a vvti engine. That's an...

the 2005 engine is a vvti engine. That's an interference motor (the valves come lower than the top of the pistons).

if the timing belt were to break, it would likely damage the pistons, or the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 01:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By ES300NZ
a transfer case is american for transaxle, which...

a transfer case is american for transaxle, which is just the gearbox basically. I can't speak for who to deal with in your area, sometimes you just have to take a leap of faith, .. I'm not much on...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-14-15, 12:59 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 594
Posted By ES300NZ
If the gearbox has failed. Then it is always...

If the gearbox has failed. Then it is always possible to replace it. While the value of the car might be questionable in relation to the cost of the work at a lexus dealership, a normal (good)...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-13-15, 04:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,338
Posted By ES300NZ
totally FYI: Repair Spark Plug Hole Without...

totally FYI:

Repair Spark Plug Hole Without Removing Cylinder Head.mpg - YouTube

I like to use anti-seize on spark plugs.
http://www.antiseize.com/index.html
...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-12-15, 10:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 313
Posted By ES300NZ
neat, I learned something from this thread :)

neat, I learned something from this thread :)
Forum: ES300 and ES330 02-12-15, 10:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 375
Posted By ES300NZ
rim .. or wheel weight ? because you can use...

rim .. or wheel weight ? because you can use stick on one's that don't protrude.
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