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Forum: RX - Second Generation Today, 06:22 AM
Replies: 1
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Posted By thomas1
I would work with lexus corporate for a goodwill...

I would work with lexus corporate for a goodwill repair. The mileage is way too low and if you had all service done at Lexus, many have reaped the rewards of assistance from corporate. sorry about...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-26-15, 06:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By thomas1
Even Toyota products have eliminated the...

Even Toyota products have eliminated the transmission dip stick. makes it real difficult to do those little checks that give you piece of mind. As for your pickup, oil pump going bad, or something...
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-26-15, 05:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 987
Posted By thomas1
I would let everything dry out, and then silicone...

I would let everything dry out, and then silicone it in that area and see if it stops. Lot cheaper than pulling it. I assume water is still coming out the bottom of car where the drain is? If not...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-24-15, 08:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 767
Posted By thomas1
Sounds like to me the coolant was low or gone and...

Sounds like to me the coolant was low or gone and the gauge had nothing to measure, hince drive and "toast" engine. Sad, but checking under the hood once in awhile would have shown this. We have...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-22-15, 09:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 158
Posted By thomas1
Ok first, I have a 2008 RX400h and mine are...

Ok first, I have a 2008 RX400h and mine are cracked also. But don't panic, this is very common on this chassis. RockAuto.com has the control arms for $49 apiece which also includes the ball joints....
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-19-15, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 261
Posted By thomas1
very nice write up....by the way for you 400h...

very nice write up....by the way for you 400h owners that magnetic drain plug is a plus on our CVT tranny. Collects residue very well. It fits the CVT tranny on the 400h RX also.
Forum: RX - Third Generation 06-17-15, 06:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 642
Posted By thomas1
Your fine, they don't care. I have gone way...

Your fine, they don't care. I have gone way under the mileage and over. Quite frankly with the new synthetic oils they could be stretched even longer.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-16-15, 08:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By thomas1
Need a schematic to follow the fuse path....But I...

Need a schematic to follow the fuse path....But I would start with any blown fuses in engine compartment.
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-16-15, 08:31 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 288
Posted By thomas1
Could very well have a set of shorted starter...

Could very well have a set of shorted starter contacts. However it would drain the battery down pretty quick. By the way car running the voltage should be 13.4 to 14.1 volts. The battery with...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-15-15, 08:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 209
Posted By thomas1
I would have them change the Transmission filter...

I would have them change the Transmission filter and drain and fill it. DoNOT do a flush. A fluid exchange is ok however. The fluid exchange used the cars transmission pump to circulate the fluid....
Forum: RX - First Generation 06-13-15, 07:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By thomas1
Did you clean or replace the transmission...

Did you clean or replace the transmission filter.? Also there are two speed sensors located on the outside of the transmission, maybe they are contaminated. The P1130 is a bad or possibly bad bank...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-03-15, 06:09 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By thomas1
Yea that makes me think the line or lines are...

Yea that makes me think the line or lines are broken between the sunroof and exits. I know the front ones are behind the kick panels on both sides of the car.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-03-15, 07:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 428
Posted By thomas1
By the way spark plugs aren't do until 120k...

By the way spark plugs aren't do until 120k miles....
Forum: RX - Second Generation 06-03-15, 07:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 920
Posted By thomas1
I would check drain hose on AC condenser....But...

I would check drain hose on AC condenser....But are you sure the drains on sunroof are not broken between sunroof and exits....I remember somebody having that issue....
Forum: Hybrid Technology 05-31-15, 04:10 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 209
Posted By thomas1
Would be nice to see the codes they pull for this...

Would be nice to see the codes they pull for this issue, those lights come on for a lot of problems...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 05-29-15, 10:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,743
Posted By thomas1
Since I just changed it, might be awhile, but Yes...

Since I just changed it, might be awhile, but Yes I will try that. Darn I just recycled the drained fluid. I might change the fluid later this summer as the fluid was much darker than previous at...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 05-29-15, 06:53 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,743
Posted By thomas1
I found it probably not necessary to change rear...

I found it probably not necessary to change rear fluid very often. The fluid looked (I know appearance) as good as the new fluid. The front is interesting at how dirty it gets. I am on my fourth...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 05-28-15, 07:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 298
Posted By thomas1
As far as I know Toyota type WS fluid only for...

As far as I know Toyota type WS fluid only for the Hybrid. Have found no alternative. Even Amsoil has no replacement.
Forum: Hybrid Technology 05-28-15, 07:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,743
Posted By thomas1
Thank you for posting analysis. I have scheduled...

Thank you for posting analysis. I have scheduled my changes for once a year or every 15k miles. My RX400h has 162k miles and the last fluid (last week) was very dirty in condition. We drive the...
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-25-15, 06:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 587
Posted By thomas1
The highlander also has potential third row seat,...

The highlander also has potential third row seat, however so does the MDX. Have you considered the Hybrid Highlander?
Forum: RX - First Generation 05-25-15, 06:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By thomas1
Note: I also posted this on the Toyota Nation...

Note: I also posted this on the Toyota Nation site and the response has been interesting. Several members have solved issues with this procedure. Much cleaner than using seafoam, etc. I personally...
Forum: Hybrid Technology 05-24-15, 01:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 468
Posted By thomas1
2008 RX400h with 162k miles. I have put 80k on...

2008 RX400h with 162k miles. I have put 80k on it since 2010....Love this car, need to do shocks and control arms, but other than that a great ride.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-22-15, 06:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 266
Posted By thomas1
I lurk on all RX forums since you can learn so...

I lurk on all RX forums since you can learn so much....have fun with the next generation. enjoy.
Forum: RX - Second Generation 05-22-15, 06:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 328
Posted By thomas1
Sounds like it. By the way was the timing belt...

Sounds like it. By the way was the timing belt and spark plugs changed. Plugs are due at 120k miles...It is labor intensive as the intake manifold has to be removed to do the rear three plugs. ...
Forum: RX - First Generation 05-22-15, 06:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 660
Posted By thomas1
Yea a win win no mater what you are trying to...

Yea a win win no mater what you are trying to accomplish...
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