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Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-17-15, 01:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 991
Posted By afpj
apologies for me ignorance but what is a VIP...

apologies for me ignorance but what is a VIP style Rx?
Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-17-15, 01:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,339
Posted By afpj
In most cases, Vehicles like the Rx with DRUM...

In most cases, Vehicles like the Rx with DRUM type ebrakes in rear do not need the tool to push the piston back in. Vehicles that use the rear disks also as the e-brake, need the tool to turn the...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-22-15, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By afpj
Since it's an AWD, some simple things to check...

Since it's an AWD, some simple things to check along the driveline...driveshaft/u-joints look straight, no play? transfer case and rear diff fluid changed? Front and rear axles also straight looking,...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-21-15, 07:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,608
Posted By afpj
+1. Just like the extended warranty sales....

+1. Just like the extended warranty sales. Toyota corporate getting too many complaints from dealers nationwide. So much for capitalism.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-13-15, 09:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 583
Posted By afpj
Educationally speaking, so when the switch cuts...

Educationally speaking, so when the switch cuts the speed sensor signal you can enter your destination on the fly, but nav is not tracking? Then switch the speed sensor back on and it starts tracking...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 02-08-15, 01:08 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,195
Posted By afpj
just had this conversation with our dealer. We...

just had this conversation with our dealer. We had a 90000 mile service performed and they investigated a noise in reverse when the engine was cold. It turns out it was a couple of pulleys and a worn...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-12-14, 10:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,297
Posted By afpj
Roger that! Thanks. My personal experience...

Roger that! Thanks. My personal experience indicates that our Rx system is a little slow at sending power to the rear under acceleration, as I can spin the front for a second before the system kicks...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-12-14, 09:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,297
Posted By afpj
I don't understand this statement...please...

I don't understand this statement...please explain. 3rd gen awd rx350 ( yes not 450h) is primarily fwd, but rear wheels get power when front slips. Yes, electronic control, not purely mechanical...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 12-12-14, 07:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,297
Posted By afpj
4wd all wheels spin at the same rate. Center diff...

4wd all wheels spin at the same rate. Center diff (if present) is locked. Not good for dry pavement. High & low ranges for 4wd allow more versatility in difficult terrain (4wd low range the wheels...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 11-11-14, 04:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By afpj
Wagner thermoquiets have done well for me. As the...

Wagner thermoquiets have done well for me. As the previous poster said, you can use the survey issue to your advantage. Good luck and Happy Veteran's Day.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 11-09-14, 06:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 991
Posted By afpj
As others have said, CPO should have more pad...

As others have said, CPO should have more pad life remaining. Hope the dealership does right by you. While you had the calipers part, hope you lubed the pins etc...the inner vs outer pad wear...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-24-14, 08:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,021
Posted By afpj
The physics of materials heating/cooling cycles...

The physics of materials heating/cooling cycles over time is one of the primary factors as to why loosening a threaded item takes more torque than when it was originally tightened.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-21-14, 06:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,811
Posted By afpj
Congrats on both accounts!:woohoo: For...

Congrats on both accounts!:woohoo:

For feeling "alive", get a c2 corvette. Forget that new stuff. :D
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-19-14, 09:43 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,831
Posted By afpj
According to the manual, after you engage the...

According to the manual, after you engage the lock all-wheel-drive mode, it'll disengage as soon as you tap the brakes. To me it would be very difficult to rock your car out of a snowdrift because...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-18-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,057
Posted By afpj
In my search for other items came across...

In my search for other items came across tlsautorecycling.com where they're parting out a couple rx350's. I didn't use them, know nothing about them, but might have what you're looking for. Good...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-15-14, 08:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,958
Posted By afpj
What is this rustcheck?the only reference...

What is this rustcheck?the only reference (googled) is to a Canadian company. Is it like rubberized undercoating?
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-15-14, 01:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By afpj
curiously the maintenance schedule has no...

curiously the maintenance schedule has no replacement for the belt only a bunch of inspections. at least 4 us living in the high desert, I tend to change these things out at 60,000 miles which is...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-15-14, 01:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By afpj
amen to that. both my brothers 94 Explorer and...

amen to that. both my brothers 94 Explorer and our GM truck easy to change.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 758
Posted By afpj
Looks like I forgot to post the pic

Looks like I forgot to post the pic
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By afpj
In order to get to the tensioner and rotate it to...

In order to get to the tensioner and rotate it to release tension, you really should have a long flat handled socket wrench, and I don't. So at this point the mission was scrubbed. I might have been...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 10:44 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By afpj
Once the 3 fasteners for the medial fascia are...

Once the 3 fasteners for the medial fascia are removed, you can remove it and see the belt/pulley from the underside as in this first pic, lying down and looking up. The second pic is the view from...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By afpj
Same screwdriver pointing at the fastener that...

Same screwdriver pointing at the fastener that needs to be removed so the medial fender cover (covering the pulleys/belt in very first pic) can be removed
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 10:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By afpj
limitations on pic size require multiple...

limitations on pic size require multiple posts...couple more pics of the fascia fasteners that need removal then the front inner wheel liner can be rotated. Orange handle screwdriver seen in the...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By afpj
Unfortunately, just to get to that panel, there...

Unfortunately, just to get to that panel, there are several fasteners that need to be removed so that the fascia covering it forward of that panel can be rotated out of the way
Forum: RX - Third Generation 09-13-14, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 609
Posted By afpj
serpentine belt

Well, started to get belt squeak during cold starts. The idler pulley was changed many miles ago for same issue, but it seems to be starting up again. There are NO tutorials for serpentine belt...
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