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Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,996
Posted By pauloil
read the posts above.

read the posts above.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 Yesterday, 09:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By pauloil
get inspection at lexus and quote for TB. ...

get inspection at lexus and quote for TB. deduct what they say must be done plus cost TB from asking price. example: my 05 ES at 100K needed all 4 struts, water pump and hose for power steering,...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-08-15, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By pauloil
when did change plugs? 05 ES 330 at 110K

just wondering, did you wait to 120K miles?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-23-15, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 226
Posted By pauloil
the oil pan leak could be coming down from above...

the oil pan leak could be coming down from above the pan also. if you just paid to get this fixed and it is not, take it back in and *****. what 2 gaskets did they replace? has the PCV been done...
Forum: RX - First Generation 03-22-15, 10:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 950
Posted By pauloil
the paper like lexus gaskets can almost...

the paper like lexus gaskets can almost disappear, so just scrape off the block, put new gasket on the oilplug and reinstall. I have a new fumoto valve,and it comes with the same paper gaskey as OE.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-22-15, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 220
Posted By pauloil
why worry about it if everything is working well...

why worry about it if everything is working well with no codes?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-22-15, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 122
Posted By pauloil
what are you driving?

what are you driving?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-05-15, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 274
Posted By pauloil
http://cruzinperformance.com/ get a set of new...

http://cruzinperformance.com/ get a set of new injectors on ebay from this guy or send your's in for testing. good insurance for an old motor
Forum: ES300 and ES330 03-02-15, 06:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By pauloil
do one side at a time, and pay close attn to the...

do one side at a time, and pay close attn to the mounting hardware. you can bleed the fluid and change to new with the help of a friend, who can pump it out using the pedal.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-24-15, 05:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 311
Posted By pauloil
or a voltmeter could easily ID the POS post.,...

or a voltmeter could easily ID the POS post., using the motor as a ground. I agree, look for the mark.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-13-15, 07:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 707
Posted By pauloil
wait for a sale at goodyear. with their credit...

wait for a sale at goodyear. with their credit card you can get their assurance AS tires for $160 off.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-12-15, 08:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 568
Posted By pauloil
? did they change the oil at 95K? if so, they...

? did they change the oil at 95K? if so, they stripped the threads. you could try a new oilplug, and find a mech. who can "rethread" the oilpan. my mech. did this for me, and now i change the...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-06-15, 06:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By pauloil
ditto, ditto

ditto, ditto
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-05-15, 04:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By pauloil
let that old starter be your core for the new...

let that old starter be your core for the new one, clean the wire ends and grounds, ensure you have 12.5 volts at the battery and 13+ with the motor on.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-02-15, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By pauloil
as you face the car, the starter is down low on...

as you face the car, the starter is down low on the right, under the air intake and medial to the battery, but lower. google voltage drop test. it is like trying to ask: ?how much voltage can't go...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-01-15, 04:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 286
Posted By pauloil
take the cover off the timing belt area and look...

take the cover off the timing belt area and look at water pump. tow to a garage if not able to R/R yourself.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 01-01-15, 03:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 975
Posted By pauloil
reman. is fine, plus if you get it at oreillys,...

reman. is fine, plus if you get it at oreillys, you have your gaurantee close by. think about the quality of the starter cable, and consider replacing it. the first thing one should do when...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-30-14, 05:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 443
Posted By pauloil
try a ;new belt, but your story sounds like the...

try a ;new belt, but your story sounds like the a-c clutch bearing could be bad. take the belt off and run the car to see if the noise goes away, and try listening to the a-c with a long screwdriver...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 12-22-14, 07:27 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,487
Posted By pauloil
I think it is fine to suck the oil out of the...

I think it is fine to suck the oil out of the 330, having done it once or twice. I think you only get 4.8 qts out and couldn't put full 5 qt. in. it worked well!
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-30-14, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 652
Posted By pauloil
let me get this straight: you are buying a good...

let me get this straight: you are buying a good ES 330, and worrying about replacing the engine sometime? has the tranny been flushed on this car? the oil ever changed? was it never vacuumed?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-28-14, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 302
Posted By pauloil
it is designed that way. if you want to blow...

it is designed that way. if you want to blow cold air, override the auto setting, and turn the fan up. you can do a drain and fill on the coolant or have the dealer change it in a car that old. ...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-24-14, 07:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 801
Posted By pauloil
my ES 05 needed new struts at 100K, and it...

my ES 05 needed new struts at 100K, and it made a huge difference.
Forum: ES300 and ES330 11-08-14, 08:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By pauloil
sound like new pins are in order, with some brake...

sound like new pins are in order, with some brake grease
Forum: ES300 and ES330 10-01-14, 08:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By pauloil
05 ES330 with 10-30 in it

have had syn. 10-30 in as that is what I had to use last time changed oil. I plan to run it down to about 30 degrees, then change back to the lighter wt 5-30. Thoughts about this?
Forum: ES300 and ES330 09-17-14, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 670
Posted By pauloil
check out cruzinperformance. he can tell you if...

check out cruzinperformance. he can tell you if you have a bad injector. good idea to check on a high mileage car.

http://www.cruzinperformance.com/
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