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Forum: LS400 04-18-15, 07:51 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 24,090
Posted By Kansas
Toyota engineers must have been reading this...

Toyota engineers must have been reading this thread since they are now using the HUGE oil filter shown in the attached photo on current Toyota and Lexus vehicles that have a 10,000 mile oil change...
Forum: LS400 04-16-15, 12:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 113
Posted By Kansas
There was no TPMS on the 2000 LS400. Certain...

There was no TPMS on the 2000 LS400. Certain about it.
Forum: LS400 04-08-15, 11:03 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By Kansas
I doubt that you need a transmission cooler to...

I doubt that you need a transmission cooler to tow only 1,800 pounds / 816 kg.

The official LS400 towing limits in the specs for Europe are:
Trailer with brakes: 2000 kg
Trailer w/o brakes: ...
Forum: ES300 and ES330 04-07-15, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 121
Posted By Kansas
What do you mean "normal or not"? Several...

What do you mean "normal or not"? Several companies made trailer hitches for the ES and its Camry sibling? Apparently a previous owner either towed something or used the hitch for a bike rack or...
Forum: LS400 04-05-15, 05:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 264
Posted By Kansas
Everything you need is in the audio thread: ...

Everything you need is in the audio thread: http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls400/362386-ls400-audio-setup-thread.html

There is no need to spend anywhere near $1,500 on upgrading to a modern...
Forum: LS400 04-04-15, 06:18 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By Kansas
Yeah, the relay box on trailer light harnesses is...

Yeah, the relay box on trailer light harnesses is typically called a "converter" so I can see how people could miss that the converter box is really just a set of relays. I doubt that you can find a...
Forum: LS400 04-03-15, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By Kansas
Are you addressing your comments to me? Do you...

Are you addressing your comments to me? Do you understand how trailer light harnesses with built-in relays work?

When using a trailer light harness with a built-in relay, one still has to tap...
Forum: LS400 04-02-15, 06:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 722
Posted By Kansas
I towed trailers with LS400's for 24 years - a...

I towed trailers with LS400's for 24 years - a 1990 I bought new and then a 2000 I bought used in 2003.

I have never seen a hitch for the gen 1 (90-94) LS400 that required cutting the rear bumper...
Forum: LS400 03-01-15, 08:18 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 497
Posted By Kansas
The only method I've seen is to tap into a wire...

The only method I've seen is to tap into a wire leading to a reverse light at the back of the vehicle. If I had installed a backup camera for the Kenwood double-din I had in the 2000 LS400 I sold...
Forum: LS400 01-26-15, 05:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Kansas
If your LS had a dealer installed Lexus phone...

If your LS had a dealer installed Lexus phone system, unplug all the connectors from the phone ECU in the trunk, plug the two large ones together and tuck all the cables up out of the way so they...
Forum: LS400 01-25-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 686
Posted By Kansas
The "Best setup for ride/comfort" is to stay with...

The "Best setup for ride/comfort" is to stay with the stock suspension, wheel and tire size. If you want better handling, buy high performance summer tires which was what was original equipment on...
Forum: LS400 01-25-15, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 273
Posted By Kansas
I'm guessing that you saw my old thread about...

I'm guessing that you saw my old thread about installing a 5" Garmin on a Pro.Fit bracket: http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls400/654400-garmin-samsung-replaces-magellan-nokia.html

Go as big as...
Forum: LS400 01-25-15, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By Kansas
My standard question when there is low sound...

My standard question when there is low sound level in both channels is ... does your car now have or has it ever had a dealer installed Lexus phone system. A fault in the phone ECU under the floor...
Forum: LS400 01-19-15, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Kansas
It is important to provide the model year when...

It is important to provide the model year when asking questions or to put it in your forum "signature" so that people know what you have.

Your profile says you have a 1990 LS400 ... I had to look....
Forum: LS400 01-07-15, 03:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 582
Posted By Kansas
Nope. The A/C can come when "Auto" mode is...

Nope. The A/C can come when "Auto" mode is selected regardless of whether or not the HVAC is in defrost mode as long as the outside temperature is above a minimum ... something like 32 degrees...
Forum: LS400 01-03-15, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 618
Posted By Kansas
There was a tutorial on this forum something like...

There was a tutorial on this forum something like 13 years ago on how to drill out the back of the dummy light housings and wire in 5W bulbs using bulb holders that are held in place by friction. I...
Forum: LS400 12-27-14, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Kansas
The last "tool" I used for pulling wires through...

The last "tool" I used for pulling wires through a "door wiring accordion" or whatever it is called was a 12 inch plastic zip tie.

Did you detach both ends of the rubber "accordion" (i.e. from the...
Forum: LS400 12-27-14, 06:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,149
Posted By Kansas
If you have all the repair records, check to see...

If you have all the repair records, check to see if the throttle position sensor (TPS) and/or the pedal position sensor (PPS) has ever been replaced.

I posted instructions on how to test these...
Forum: LS400 12-26-14, 03:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,512
Posted By Kansas
My 1990 LS400 was not pre-wired for heated seats...

My 1990 LS400 was not pre-wired for heated seats but maybe it changed by the 1992 model year. Or as people have said in other threads, maybe you have heated seats and your ashtray panel is not the...
Forum: LS400 12-25-14, 08:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By Kansas
It was definitely memorable. At the time it...

It was definitely memorable. At the time it looked like the Lexus dealer mechanic had completely trashed/ripped the interior and trunk apart. Knowing what I know now, installing the CD changer,...
Forum: LS400 12-25-14, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 477
Posted By Kansas
That is because the wiring for the trunk mounted...

That is because the wiring for the trunk mounted CD changer was not factory installed unless the CD changer and the head unit supporting it was factory installed. I saw an OEM CD changer...
Forum: CT 200h Model 12-21-14, 09:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By Kansas
Downsizing to 16" wheels and 205/55-16 tires can...

Downsizing to 16" wheels and 205/55-16 tires can give you a wider and less expensive selection of winter tires and a more pleasant ride on rough winter roads.

Was 2014 the first model year that a...
Forum: Lexus Audio, Video, Security & Electronics 12-21-14, 08:45 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 311
Posted By Kansas
I suppose you could try the alignment first is...

I suppose you could try the alignment first is see if that fixes it. The laser sensor in the bumper is subject to damage - especially the glass lens. Some people have tried to repair the lens with...
Forum: LS400 12-17-14, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Kansas
Omar, I've sent you a PM so respond at your...

Omar, I've sent you a PM so respond at your convenience.
Forum: LS400 12-17-14, 03:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By Kansas
I might be willing to "donate" my 2000 LS400...

I might be willing to "donate" my 2000 LS400 Nakamichi head unit to someone who wants to disassemble it and see how Factory Radio Service in California installed a 3.5mm aux-in on the back of it and...
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