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Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 04-14-15, 06:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 650
Posted By jmcraney
If you are referring to the Fuel Pressure Sensor...

If you are referring to the Fuel Pressure Sensor Gasket recall, the affected LS cars were in the 2007-2010 range. The 2012 LS460s were not included in the recall. There are no safety recalls for...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 04-06-15, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 453
Posted By jmcraney
If you run out of things to consider, you should...

If you run out of things to consider, you should be sure that the doorjamb switch on the driver's door is not the cause.
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 04-06-15, 12:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 262
Posted By jmcraney
What you are experiencing may be an indication...

What you are experiencing may be an indication that the SAT equalizer is set to minimum, or that the AM and FM equalizers are set to maximum, or both. The equalizers for AM, FM and SAT are...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 04-02-15, 12:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By jmcraney
I think some of the letters have not been sent...

I think some of the letters have not been sent yet, because of the necessity for phasing. If the dealer has the tools, parts, and trained technician available they will probably gladly do it anytime...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 04-02-15, 11:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 398
Posted By jmcraney
Since this is a very large recall (over 400,000...

Since this is a very large recall (over 400,000 vehicles) notification is probably being done in phases so as not to overwhelm the logistics system and your letter is yet to come.

All vehicles are...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 04-02-15, 06:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By jmcraney
Personal opinions and the policies of large...

Personal opinions and the policies of large corporations may differ on this issue. Let's hear from someone who is knowledgeable about the policies of Costco, Walmart, DiscountTire and others.

I...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-31-15, 02:19 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 633
Posted By jmcraney
He's telling you that the gaskets around the...

He's telling you that the gaskets around the valve stems need to be replaced to be sure that there is no leak there. It is standard to replace the gaskets when dismounting tires - probably a...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-31-15, 07:13 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 873
Posted By jmcraney
The agency that you are referring to is not the...

The agency that you are referring to is not the NTSB. It is the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The NHTSA is chartered to deal with safety issues in motor vehicles. If you want to...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-25-15, 02:07 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,380
Posted By jmcraney
Most of us don't routinely check our coolant...

Most of us don't routinely check our coolant reservoir - we just check when there is liquid on the floor or we smell coolant. And neither do most keep a jug of coolant handy.

The expense...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-24-15, 05:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,380
Posted By jmcraney
I am surprised that no one has jumped on this. ...

I am surprised that no one has jumped on this.

greg3852 and roadfrog have made a very important point. The instructions for the Fuel Sensor Gasket Recall call for the coolant hoses to be...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-22-15, 10:44 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By jmcraney
Several strong views regarding batteries have...

Several strong views regarding batteries have been posted in this thread recently. I think most of us appreciate hearing how others view this subject and the insights they share with us.

I have...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-21-15, 10:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By jmcraney
You are wise to understand that some discharged...

You are wise to understand that some discharged batteries are not bad.

The lights were probably the result of jumpstarting.

The discharged battery is another matter.
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-21-15, 07:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By jmcraney
Press the INFO button, I think it is in the right...

Press the INFO button, I think it is in the right key cluster.

Press the Adjust Clock soft key on the touch screen.

Lots of choices from there. If you select the Auto Adjust feature then you...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-20-15, 02:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By jmcraney
Thank you, Greg3582 was right-on with his advice...

Thank you, Greg3582 was right-on with his advice to disconnect the battery for a few minutes. Service shops usually charge and test the battery in place, without disconnecting it, so disconnecting...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-20-15, 12:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By jmcraney
greg3852, I understood ShahG's post to...

greg3852,

I understood ShahG's post to indicate that the only remaining problem was an unexplained dead battery. He seems to indicate all error codes and brake issue are resolved. This was...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-20-15, 12:34 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By jmcraney
Jump starting as regards warning lights is often...

Jump starting as regards warning lights is often not good. Once the car is jumpstarted and the battery is fully charged, either by the car's alternator, or by an external charger, the battery's...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-20-15, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 670
Posted By jmcraney
Is "the ole double-push-and-walk-away issue" when...

Is "the ole double-push-and-walk-away issue" when you leave the car with the engine off and the ignition on? That's easy enough to do - done it myself. It will definitely draw the battery down to...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-15-15, 03:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By jmcraney
Pardon me if you already know this, but do you...

Pardon me if you already know this, but do you understand that the Bluetooth key is not accessible (grayed-out) while the car is in motion?
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-15-15, 08:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 467
Posted By jmcraney
Please tell us the make and model of your phone.

Please tell us the make and model of your phone.
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-10-15, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By jmcraney
Welcome back Pete. Since the onset of your...

Welcome back Pete. Since the onset of your "Navigation/HVAC Recycle Problem" seems to be coincidental with your "dead battery" event, perhaps they are related. One possibility that you should...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-02-15, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By jmcraney
The launch inclination of the GPS satellites is...

The launch inclination of the GPS satellites is about 55 deg, so they are not following the equator.

Here is a neat graphic that I found that shows the orbital paths in mass. You can see that for...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-01-15, 06:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By jmcraney
The advice you were given about a loose antenna...

The advice you were given about a loose antenna connection may be spot on. Sometimes receivers will oscillate when they don't have a good match to their antenna. The antenna or cable may be...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 03-01-15, 03:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By jmcraney
The GPS constellation is composed of about 24...

The GPS constellation is composed of about 24 satellites flying at an altitude of about 12,000 miles (half-synchronous). It would only be possible for a terrestrial receiver to see about 6 of them...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 02-28-15, 09:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,663
Posted By jmcraney
There is some useful information regarding door...

There is some useful information regarding door jamb switches at this location: http://www.clublexus.com/forums/ls460-ls460l-and-ls600h/638354-automatic-headlights-not-turning-off.html

You may be...
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 02-27-15, 07:24 AM
Replies: 149
Views: 54,274
Posted By jmcraney
Tec80, Thank you for letting us know about...

Tec80,

Thank you for letting us know about your successful repair of your car's "wind noise" problem. Reports like yours are very powerful in getting the word out to the many owners who have this...
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