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Forum: IS - Second Generation 04-02-15, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 299
Posted By NotADood
Lexus Master Tech here, From my experience,...

Lexus Master Tech here,

From my experience, these codes are the charcoal canister death codes. What happens is that the vacuum pump fails, and it is built into the canister.
Forum: GS - Third Generation 03-19-15, 05:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,371
Posted By NotADood
I'm a Lexus master tech, and have seen plenty of...

I'm a Lexus master tech, and have seen plenty of vehicles that will not idle properly with a dirty throttle body due to carbon build up. Especially after the battery has been replaced, and the...
Forum: RC F 03-19-15, 05:26 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 6,997
Posted By NotADood
Lexus Master Tech here, The rear wing sticking...

Lexus Master Tech here,
The rear wing sticking is a known issue, and should be addressed shortly by a TSB. Until then, dealers are told to uninstall the wing, bring it to the rest position and...
Forum: IS F 03-08-15, 09:09 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 20,475
Posted By NotADood
Lexus master tech here, I have done the...

Lexus master tech here,

I have done the recall on 1 IS-F, and have seen a few others come through the shop. The way that Lexus makes us take the intake off is ridiculous (it is needed to get to...
Forum: RX - Third Generation 03-08-15, 08:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 881
Posted By NotADood
No release date as of yet, as the new model...

No release date as of yet, as the new model hasn't even been revealed yet. I would expect somewhere around late 2015
Forum: IS - Third Generation 03-08-15, 08:47 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,779
Posted By NotADood
just an oil change, as tires do not need to be...

just an oil change, as tires do not need to be rotated, and assuming that your tires and brakes have plenty of life left in them. The oil change is due at 1 year or 10,000 miles which ever comes...
Forum: ES350 and ES300h (2013+) 03-08-15, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 512
Posted By NotADood
IMO, I don't like the crafted line as much. It's...

IMO, I don't like the crafted line as much. It's a white vehicle with black wheels and exterior trim such as door handles, and comes with a red and black interior, as well as a luggage set. It is...
Forum: ES350 (2007 - 2012) 03-08-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 978
Posted By NotADood
Lexus Master Technician here, the fluid in the...

Lexus Master Technician here, the fluid in the vehicle is designed to last the lifetime of the transmission. Especially since you have a later model ES from that generation. I have seen that gen ES...
Forum: Car Chat 03-01-15, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 278
Posted By NotADood
They usually come inside of the vehicle from the...

They usually come inside of the vehicle from the cowl in chew past the cabin air filter to get inside of the vehicle.
Forum: RC F 02-08-15, 08:33 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,912
Posted By NotADood
wow, I was told that the carbon option wasn't...

wow, I was told that the carbon option wasn't going to be started to be manufactured until April. Congrats!
Forum: Maintenance 12-13-14, 08:01 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 410
Posted By NotADood
There are special tools available, what many...

There are special tools available, what many people do is buy a cheap punch and grind it at a 45 degree angle. This will allow the tool to be hammered in, and lift up the staked portion of the axle...
Forum: LS400 12-06-14, 02:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,703
Posted By NotADood
You are really close, but what is happening is...

You are really close, but what is happening is that the RPMs are so high at 100mph for such a long period of time, the oil is getting aerated by the crankshaft. The bubbles cause the oil level sensor...
Forum: Suspension and Brakes 12-01-14, 08:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By NotADood
The dealer does not offer a boot kit for the rear...

The dealer does not offer a boot kit for the rear boots for any IS that I am aware of.
Forum: RC - First Generation 12-01-14, 07:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,658
Posted By NotADood
We have had about 5or 6 come though my dealer...

We have had about 5or 6 come though my dealer (one of them an RC-F). of that every single one has been a pre-order and may sit on the lot for a day or two before being picked up.
Forum: LS460, LS460L and LS600h 12-01-14, 07:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,502
Posted By NotADood
The 600hl has a belt driven water pump to...

The 600hl has a belt driven water pump to circulate coolant. If you are at a stop light, and the engine shuts off, there will be no hot coolant going through your heater core to maintain heat. Lexus...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 12-01-14, 07:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 383
Posted By NotADood
Lexus master tech here, while I have never...

Lexus master tech here,

while I have never seen this code personally on a GS300, according to Toyota's repair manual, it should either be the throttle body, or the throttle control motor.
...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 12-01-14, 07:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 792
Posted By NotADood
Don't pay a penny. I am a Lexus master technician...

Don't pay a penny. I am a Lexus master technician that has done dozens of the carbon build up/piston ring warranty extension jobs. Lexus has a special procedure for unforeseen circumstances such as...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-21-14, 04:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 463
Posted By NotADood
only the 250 came with a manual transmission...

only the 250 came with a manual transmission option in the states.
Forum: CT 200h Model 11-09-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,120
Posted By NotADood
I am a Lexus master tech, and an owner of a 2013...

I am a Lexus master tech, and an owner of a 2013 CT200h.
I have been with Toyota/Lexus since 2006, and in all the years I have been working on the Prius' and CT models, I have seen 0 battery...
Forum: IS - Second Generation 11-09-14, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,838
Posted By NotADood
Lexus master technician here. I've seen a...

Lexus master technician here.

I've seen a handful of IS 250 and 350 engines leaking oil from the timing cover. It's not nearly as common as the ES350 is, but it still happens occasionally. This...
Forum: GS - Second Generation 10-22-14, 08:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,406
Posted By NotADood
It is only the passenger side airbag that has...

It is only the passenger side airbag that has been recalled on the SC430's
Forum: GS - Third Generation 10-19-14, 06:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 14,718
Posted By NotADood
Pretty much all vehicles with direct injection...

Pretty much all vehicles with direct injection from 2006-2010 are affected.
Forum: IS F 10-19-14, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By NotADood
I'm a Lexus master tech. I've heard of this...

I'm a Lexus master tech. I've heard of this before. We had a customer with an IS-F come in with brand new headers, and a check engine light with an A/F (02) sensor code. Turns out that there was a...
Forum: GX - Second Generation 09-23-14, 06:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By NotADood
Tire pressures do not display on the dash of the...

Tire pressures do not display on the dash of the 2014 GX, as it is a continuation of the previous model just with a face lift. TPMS lights usually illuminate on the first cold morning in the fall...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 09-23-14, 06:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 558
Posted By NotADood
Lexus master tech here, If the steering...

Lexus master tech here,

If the steering rack is leaking on the passenger side only, there is a kit to replaced the seal with an upgraded part. It is significantly cheaper to do it this way, then...
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