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06-14-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 801
Posted By salimshah

Problem with replacing the fluid in the reservoir...

Problem with replacing the fluid in the reservoir is that you get fresh fluid in the reservoir. The fluid is not circulated and the fluid in the pipes stays in the pipes. The fluid that gets...
06-14-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7,686
Views: 3,419,585
Posted By salimshah

95 SC turns officially "Classic"

Went for annual State Inspection and the inspector told me it is "Classic" now. Although not required, but they ran the emission test and the numbers were so far below acceptable, that it made me...
05-27-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 890
Posted By salimshah

Contact Lexus parts. I did the boot replacement...

Contact Lexus parts. I did the boot replacement for 99RX (FWD). Made a mess the first time as I pulled apart the cv-joint. The other side ripped after a short while and that was a breeze. The kit was...
05-17-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 172
Posted By salimshah

The valve cover gasket should come with...

The valve cover gasket should come with rubberized washers. Use the small range torque wrench.
All Toyota/Lexus vehicles I have seen leak at the valve cover around 90k

Do you plan to change the...
05-17-19, 04:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 397
Posted By salimshah

Sorry for jumping in the middle of conversation...

Sorry for jumping in the middle of conversation here, but I am a bit lost ...

Is the enquiry about gathering info regarding model/yr/option to do research into a possible purchase or what ever...
05-14-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 764
Posted By salimshah

Here is a question Murphysf: Hypothetically,...

Here is a question Murphysf:

Hypothetically, if you encounter a break down ... towing is payed for and covered and how much of repair cost would you be willing to accept?

IMHO, you can skip the...
05-14-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By salimshah

Does the switch feel funny and or does the green...

Does the switch feel funny and or does the green light stay lit?
You may also like to see how the compressor responds when you move the temperature to Hot.

Try to locate an electrical diagram as...
05-02-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By salimshah

There is no limit .. you can do other fluids,...

There is no limit .. you can do other fluids, even the ones Lexus says are for life. You can start changing the parts preemptively. Change the fuel pump, replace servos, replace battery, change your...
05-02-19, 06:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 811
Posted By salimshah

There is a car care supplement booklet to the...

There is a car care supplement booklet to the owner's manual ... should be in your glove compartment.

Salim
04-11-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By salimshah

Solenoid relay needs is not getting the low...

Solenoid relay needs is not getting the low current start signal.
Battery -> fuse -> ignition_key -> PRNDswitch -> starter

The PRND switch is by the transmission and at times if the shifter is...
03-16-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 306
Posted By salimshah

Lets start by establishing if the idle rpm is...

Lets start by establishing if the idle rpm is correct or not before we look at other possible causes.
The slug in the IACV is the computer->magnetic-coil -> electro-megnatic field affecting the...
03-12-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By salimshah

If that thread exists, it would be going all over...

If that thread exists, it would be going all over the place. What you did (and others do) is post and let it go where it takes. It is recommended that the thread starter does a search for key word...
03-11-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By salimshah

screetch typically comes from belt slip. There...

screetch typically comes from belt slip. There are two belts on the outside ... A/C-alternator-main_pulley and main_pulley-steering_pump. The slip typically happens and the belt quickly heats up and...
03-10-19, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By salimshah

Diagnosing over the net is going to a mostly...

Diagnosing over the net is going to a mostly miss, and a hands on examination is really what you need.

Is it just the noise or the vehicle is bogging down?

If it is just the noise, I would have...
03-06-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 533
Posted By salimshah

Just visit or call your local dealership parts...

Just visit or call your local dealership parts and ask them. They may be overpriced, but are very helpful. For small items, they may even be cheaper than through the net, once you add shipping...
03-05-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 336
Posted By salimshah

If the brake pedal switch was bad, you would not...

If the brake pedal switch was bad, you would not be able to shift the vehicle out of park.

Salim
03-01-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 256
Posted By salimshah

If the water can drain out then it can enter from...

If the water can drain out then it can enter from there too. Yes there can be elaborate systems with valves and maybe pumps. In any case it is lot easier to seal it.

Here you have to figure out...
02-18-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 254,322
Posted By salimshah

Patience and persistence are the two things you...

Patience and persistence are the two things you need and definitely not the brute strength. Remember back and forth twisting will set it free.

Salim
02-07-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 22,684
Posted By salimshah

Why oh why did the interior designer make a step...

Why oh why did the interior designer make a step in the drink/cup holder .. instead of smooth top to bottom ending at shift-level panel.

I think I know why ... they had to oversize the cup-holder...
01-28-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 246
Posted By salimshah

Please read post #4 here ... from yesterday. ...

Please read post #4 here ... from yesterday.

https://www.clublexus.com/forums/rx-1st-gen-1999-2003/910046-rx01-blower-stopped-working.html

Salim
01-26-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 848
Posted By salimshah

Here in US the labor is $120 and higher. They do...

Here in US the labor is $120 and higher. They do offer free loaner (may be with min 4 hrs of paid and no limit on warranty work).

If you can perform the work yourself, I would say skip the dealer....
01-22-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 552
Posted By salimshah

Either it is the hinge or door ajar limiter. ...

Either it is the hinge or door ajar limiter.

Salim
01-16-19, 12:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 471
Posted By salimshah

Having a crust on the filler cap is not sludge....

Having a crust on the filler cap is not sludge. But if you saw tar like substance than it might be sludge.
Follow Nad's advice before embarking on any un-necessary step.

Salim
01-07-19, 09:35 PM
Replies: 282
Views: 198,410
Posted By salimshah

Just installed mine today. Bought them from...

Just installed mine today. Bought them from metro1969 and the package was delivered in 2 days. New Lexus/Toyota parts are beefier.
Struggled a whole lot (almost 45 minutes) with extra jack and then...
01-06-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,747
Posted By salimshah

There is no simple answer here. But in...

There is no simple answer here.

But in general, age and milage both impact the vehicle and sales/re-sale price. Under use is as bad as over-use and about 10k/yr linearly (not just once cross...
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