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Forum: RX - Second Generation Yesterday, 04:41 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By thomas1
Yes full synthetic is better. I like the idea of...

Yes full synthetic is better. I like the idea of bad cat, but would expect codes with performance issues. The synthetic I proposed is a true class 4 synthetic.
Forum: RX - Second Generation Yesterday, 08:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By thomas1
If it is the lifters could I suggest trying a oil...

If it is the lifters could I suggest trying a oil change with Castrol Oil 0-30 European formula full synthetic oil. This oil in my old RX300 not only cleaned the inside of engine, but made the whole...
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 08:30 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 155
Posted By thomas1
stick with OE denso or NGK iridium and you will...

stick with OE denso or NGK iridium and you will have the best plug available on the market...Spark is optimal because of the very pointed electrode on the iridium plugs....
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-03-15, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,497
Posted By thomas1
This is not same engine....The 3.5 doesn't have a...

This is not same engine....The 3.5 doesn't have a timing belt but is chain driven....
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-03-15, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 119
Posted By thomas1
Sure you can....here is a link of how it is...

Sure you can....here is a link of how it is done....kind of labor intensive...Part is cheap on Rock Auto.com
http://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-second-generation/706998-diy-rx350-water-pump.html
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-03-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By thomas1
sorry those are the cradle bearings supporting...

sorry those are the cradle bearings supporting the drive shaft donuts is what I meant...
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-03-15, 07:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By thomas1
On my old RX300 I had a vibration that I just...

On my old RX300 I had a vibration that I just couldn't locate, and the replacement of the drive shaft do nuts was going to be my last resort. Sold the vehicle and the new owner replaced them and all...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 03-02-15, 06:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 892
Posted By thomas1
Check the power steering pump for the noise. ...

Check the power steering pump for the noise. That noise is not normal.....The other thing you could do temporarily is remove power steering pump belt and see if sound goes away.
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-02-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 142
Posted By thomas1
Maybe the drive shaft cradle mounts are...

Maybe the drive shaft cradle mounts are worn....Those are not real expensive, however not sure about the labor.
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-28-15, 09:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 374
Posted By thomas1
By the way the plugs are good for an easy 120k...

By the way the plugs are good for an easy 120k miles before change....
Forum: RX - Second Generation 02-27-15, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 307
Posted By thomas1
I will tell you CarMax will offer more than...

I will tell you CarMax will offer more than dealership, however after I received their (CarMax) quote which was $1500 more than dealership I sold it myself privately and received another $750 over...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-16-15, 09:21 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,257
Posted By thomas1
How many miles on your car? If over 100k or car...

How many miles on your car? If over 100k or car is over 6 years old, just go to Toyota and tell them you want the inverter cooling pump replaced. By the way it is a less than one hour job to do. It...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-15-15, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By thomas1
Whoa, sorry to here that, Sometimes I wonder why...

Whoa, sorry to here that, Sometimes I wonder why Lexus dealerships cant fix the inverter, but heck that have difficulty with lots of things, all said, It is like if this happens replace the...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-13-15, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 752
Posted By thomas1
Good for you, I know my wife and I really love...

Good for you, I know my wife and I really love our 2008 RX400h also...What a machine.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-13-15, 07:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 214
Posted By thomas1
Smoking deal, keep us updated to how they wear...

Smoking deal, keep us updated to how they wear and ride.
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-12-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By thomas1
How much does that analysis cost? Just curious,...

How much does that analysis cost? Just curious, would be interested in running that on my RX400h with CVT transmission.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-10-15, 07:49 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 15,257
Posted By thomas1
myhybrid, did you get it too lexus dealership? ...

myhybrid, did you get it too lexus dealership? What happened.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-10-15, 07:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 296
Posted By thomas1
Wow, upgrade the camera with new car...enjoy.

Wow, upgrade the camera with new car...enjoy.
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-06-15, 05:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 488
Posted By thomas1
That lamp if burned out might be hiding a tranny...

That lamp if burned out might be hiding a tranny issues. Whatever you do do not have a transmission flush performed. Drain and fill only with replacing the transmission filter. But as said do a...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-05-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 304
Posted By thomas1
Something sticking on the throttle valve? Keep...

Something sticking on the throttle valve? Keep us posted. I have 157k miles and knock on wood have not experienced this.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-04-15, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By thomas1
found this on Prius site: Those are...

found this on Prius site:

Those are typically ECU addresses...... 7EA and 7EB are response addresses HVECU and the Traction Battery

// ECUs
// -- request/response
// -- 7E0/7E8 for ECM...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 02-04-15, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By thomas1
Sorry nobody has answered but I am at a loss,...

Sorry nobody has answered but I am at a loss, never seen those codes read on a reader. Is it possible your reader is bad? Take it to Autozone and have them read it.
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-03-15, 07:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By thomas1
You will laugh more when I tell you a shop in my...

You will laugh more when I tell you a shop in my town only services BMW and Mercedes and the owner says he gets more work from people that put Bosch in their German cars. Yup around 1-4 k miles and...
Forum: RX - First Generation 02-02-15, 11:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 612
Posted By thomas1
ON this site we discourage bosch plugs. use NGK...

ON this site we discourage bosch plugs. use NGK or Denso iridium only...Best bang for the buck.
Forum: RX - First Generation 01-31-15, 10:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 703
Posted By thomas1
I would always ask for old parts.

I would always ask for old parts.
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