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Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-01-15, 10:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By e-man
Hey guys. Thanks for all the additional info. I...

Hey guys. Thanks for all the additional info. I read the invoice. The belt was $80, the pump was $170, coolant was $65 or so. That's it. There are no additional parts listed. I would have...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-28-15, 09:22 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By e-man
So, in reality, what am I supposed to do at this...

So, in reality, what am I supposed to do at this point? I will definitely ask the question, but the invoice is clear -- it reads timing belt $80. There's no way that included any other parts. I...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-28-15, 06:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By e-man
So did they change the seals? I mean, that's not...

So did they change the seals? I mean, that's not listed on the invoice either.

Sam -- thanks for the link. I guess what I'm looking for is the official Lexus statement on this. If Lexus...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-28-15, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 206
Posted By e-man
What does Lexus recommend replacing during timing belt service?

This relates to another thread that many of you have already posted on, so thanks for that.

I'm hoping some of you Lexus mechanics out there can chime in because I really don't know the answer. ...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-28-15, 03:45 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By e-man
So why the heck didn't they at least ask me? ...

So why the heck didn't they at least ask me? What does a tensioner cost? $50, if that?
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-28-15, 12:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By e-man
Just checked the invoice. 4 entries -- labor,...

Just checked the invoice. 4 entries -- labor, timing belt, water pump and coolant. No tensioner. I'm not a mechanic. I have all my service done at the dealership. It was time to replace the...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-28-15, 08:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By e-man
Okay, thanks. I'll ask the question and will...

Okay, thanks. I'll ask the question and will report back. I'll also check my invoice and I'll see if it mentions it. Thanks again.

e
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-28-15, 07:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By e-man
Water pump yes. Tensioner no. Lexus dealership...

Water pump yes. Tensioner no. Lexus dealership never mentioned anything about the tensioner. Should I be concerned?
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-27-15, 08:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By e-man
Hey guys. OP here. I had my timing belt changed...

Hey guys. OP here. I had my timing belt changed at Lexus this week, picked up the car today. 2006 GS 430, built April 2005, about to turn 100k miles.

I asked my service advisor to save the...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-09-15, 08:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By e-man
It's been 2+ weeks since I switched the existing...

It's been 2+ weeks since I switched the existing bulbs from side to side and neither side has gone out since. I don't get it.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 02-01-15, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By e-man
Guys -- thanks for all the responses. Really...

Guys -- thanks for all the responses. Really helpful.

It's been a week and a half since I flipped the bulbs from side to side and the problem hasn't resurfaced. I'll take it to the dealer to...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-28-15, 09:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By e-man
This is what concerns me. I am under CPO...

This is what concerns me. I am under CPO warranty for another 2k miles. If it's the bulb, it's not covered. If it's the ballast or something else related to the functioning of the headlight, then...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-27-15, 08:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By e-man
Quick update. So I switched the bulbs side to...

Quick update. So I switched the bulbs side to side on Friday night. Of course, both sides have been working fine since then. I'm hoping that the right side will go out (which will confirm it's he...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-24-15, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By e-man
I'm pretty sure I did it right. I mean, would...

I'm pretty sure I did it right. I mean, would the lights work if the connectors weren't attached properly?
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-24-15, 08:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By e-man
I should have been more clear. These are the...

I should have been more clear. These are the factory stock bulbs that came with my car. I simply switch them from side to side. And yes, they seem to be working correctly. I just don't remember ever...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-23-15, 08:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By e-man
Switched HID bulbs side to side, now loud buzzing

I thought this was worthy of a separate thread. My left headlight has been going off periodically, so to confirm that it's the bulb, tonight I switched the bulbs from left to right/right to left.
...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-23-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By e-man
Okay, I just switched the bulbs, but now I have...

Okay, I just switched the bulbs, but now I have this high pitched buzzing noise coming from each light. I seem to recall reading about this in another thread. Does anybody know what the heck this...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-23-15, 08:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By e-man
Thanks Jay. What are OE XenEco? I thought the...

Thanks Jay. What are OE XenEco? I thought the Philips D4S 4300 from Xenon Depot were the OEM bulbs, no? These?

http://www.xenondepot.com/D4S-Philips-42402-HID-Bulb-p/pb-d4s-4k.htm
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-22-15, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By e-man
Just found these on Amazon. Made by Toshiba as...

Just found these on Amazon. Made by Toshiba as opposed to Philips. $77.68 for the pair. Why not go with these over the more expensive Philips from xenondepot (which costs about the same for just...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-21-15, 08:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By e-man
Thanks guys. So I can get the pair from xenon...

Thanks guys. So I can get the pair from xenon depot for about $150 yet Sewell Lexus charges $180 for just one? Really makes no sense.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-21-15, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 368
Posted By e-man
Is this the correct HID bulb?

Hey guys. I need to replace H ID bulbs in my 2006 GS 430. Can someone please tell me if this is the right one? I don't want to screw it up. Also, why is it that the bulbs at the dealer are...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-20-15, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By e-man
Did some searching. Should have done that first...

Did some searching. Should have done that first (sorry). I'll switch the bulbs to see if the problem moves to the other side. If so, it's the bulb. If the problem remains in the drivers side after...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 01-20-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 719
Posted By e-man
Headlight went out, now back on?

Hey guys. 2006 GS 430 with 97,000 miles on the ticker. Still under CPO warranty for another 3000 miles. Tonight when I got home from work I noticed that my driver side headlight was out. When I came...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 12-07-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,250
Posted By e-man
Has anyone actually had a timing belt break on them?

Hey guys. I know there is a lot of discussion out there about this, and threads like this one usually end up with comments "no, but why chance it". That's not the point of this thread.

I have a...
Forum: GS - Third Generation 11-25-14, 09:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,977
Posted By e-man
To the poster above, my a/s plus are not run...

To the poster above, my a/s plus are not run flats. If you search around, there still might be a few non run flat sets in our size available.
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