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Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 09:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By salimshah
If you want scientific way, you need to...

If you want scientific way, you need to understand which control impacts which servo. A discussion (agreed that it is broken up into pieces here and there) but it is all there in the various threads....
Forum: RX - First Generation Yesterday, 07:56 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 90
Posted By salimshah
Gurgling on heat is typically due to air in the...

Gurgling on heat is typically due to air in the coolant. But how did the air get in? Was the coolant changed?

For clicking behind the cluster, one possible source is the air servo. This mechanical...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance Yesterday, 12:53 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 98
Posted By salimshah
You are on the wrong track buddy. Chase the...

You are on the wrong track buddy. Chase the ignition if the starter spins the engine, but it fails to catch. If the starter fails to spin the engine then the problems are in

1. Battery [get a...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-22-15, 11:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,867
Posted By salimshah
Nice solution. Please keep us posted over...

Nice solution.

Please keep us posted over years/months.

Also add a link in the DIY sticky to this thread.

Salim
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-20-15, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 166
Posted By salimshah
Tensioner has marking which shows good range. ...

Tensioner has marking which shows good range.

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-20-15, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By salimshah
How often do you check the oil level, specially...

How often do you check the oil level, specially when you say there is oil leak?

Always maintain between 1/2 and full.

As I stated earlier, the red light is not a caution flag.

Now if the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-20-15, 06:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 933
Posted By salimshah
I wish the OP luck in finding the broken gear,...

I wish the OP luck in finding the broken gear, but would recommend searching for a used antenna motor.

Here are the steps to get to the motor.

1. Remove the mast.
Set ignition switch to...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-20-15, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 185
Posted By salimshah
When oil light comes on, driving a block can...

When oil light comes on, driving a block can destroy the engine.

How often do you check the oil level?

Does it remain constant?


Do you have oil leak?

Salim
Forum: GS - Second Generation 04-20-15, 12:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 148
Posted By salimshah
Can you please elaborate on "car does not start' ...

Can you please elaborate on "car does not start'

Does your gear indicator show 'P' in the console?
Any difference in 'N'?
Do you hear click or rapid clicks?
Does the starter spin the engine...
Forum: Performance & Maintenance 04-19-15, 11:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By salimshah
Mark the flange connection [1/2 shafts and the...

Mark the flange connection [1/2 shafts and the differential] and separate them by undoing the 6 Allen head bolts. Raise both rear wheels of the ground and spin the wheels to get better access to the...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-19-15, 11:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 226
Posted By salimshah
this is the flex(ible) coupling in the exhaust...

this is the flex(ible) coupling in the exhaust piping. It isolates vibration and allows engine to move on its mountings without impacting the exhaust.

It seems you may have run over something and...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-19-15, 09:03 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 135,878
Posted By salimshah
Dealer most likely replaces the whole assembly. ...

Dealer most likely replaces the whole assembly.

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-17-15, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 150
Posted By salimshah
Please be more descriptive in choosing thread...

Please be more descriptive in choosing thread title. It helps in searching and unfortunately low level mod can not edit it.

I would suggest you get the bolt from the dealer. Composition will be...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-17-15, 04:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Posted By salimshah
You see the prong on the left side ... this hooks...

You see the prong on the left side ... this hooks on to the bumper. The right side has a square and that has a screw and fender washer (large oversize). If you look through the square hole (with...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-17-15, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By salimshah
Maybe some one has insight to your problem, but...

Maybe some one has insight to your problem, but from the description you posted the problem is in the transmission.

When in 'N' as the wheels turn (pushing/pulling) the insides of the transmission...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-17-15, 12:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 210
Posted By salimshah
At this time the issue is not about diagnosing...

At this time the issue is not about diagnosing over the net.

You need to find out which place you will take your RX for repairs.
Dealer (most expensive)
Transmission overhaul [indi shop]...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-16-15, 09:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 126
Posted By salimshah
When you say it is broken, what do you mean ......

When you say it is broken, what do you mean ... the head is rounded off and you can no longer turn it?

If broken mean a broken bolt then the lock will be free and you should be able to turn 'C'.
...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-16-15, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 259
Posted By salimshah
Is the bulb loose or the side-light is loose in...

Is the bulb loose or the side-light is loose in the bumper?

The side-light is held by one screw and the other end has a V notch that gets in the bumper skin. Hopefully you can reach the screw...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-15-15, 06:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 382
Posted By salimshah
Nice. I would have turned the clamp so that...

Nice.

I would have turned the clamp so that the bolts do not hang down as they may snag something ... like discarded plastic bag which may stick to the hot exhaust causing a stink and potentially...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-14-15, 09:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,295
Posted By salimshah
Lexus sells two types of FIPG tubes. Make sure...

Lexus sells two types of FIPG tubes. Make sure you get the right one.

The other thing is, that you have let the thing cure ... check the label .. overnight or 24 hrs, before you can fill the oil....
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-13-15, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By salimshah
I did not know that your D light was out. What I...

I did not know that your D light was out. What I meant was follow the instructions to get the instrument cluster out. The D light is one particular bulb.

Dont take the Dlight bulb out lightly. You...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-12-15, 07:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By salimshah
Check the thread about "D" drive light out. ...

Check the thread about "D" drive light out.

There are bulbs for the instrument cluster and I suspect that they have popped. Personally I would go to the dealer and get new bulbs. Messing with...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-12-15, 09:02 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By salimshah
You may like to read a follow BearLexus' DIY and...

You may like to read a follow BearLexus' DIY and clean the oil filter screens in the valve as a quick start.

Salim
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-12-15, 07:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 202
Posted By salimshah
There could be a problem with the timing advance...

There could be a problem with the timing advance cam (this is driven by oil. It can fix itself by rinsing with the new oil (maybe additive can help). Or you may have to dismantle the cam mechanism...
Forum: RX - First Generation 04-10-15, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 547
Posted By salimshah
I am sounding like a broken record ... "if...

I am sounding like a broken record ...

"if any one has a problem then take steps to fix it. If there is nothing wrong, then let it be." Your machine is 13+ yrs old and if you dont have a problem...
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