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05-24-18, 05:15 AM
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Posted By fastnoypi

^ this. Besides a lubricant, ATF also acts as...

^ this. Besides a lubricant, ATF also acts as a cooling agent and a hydraulic fluid, for the clutch packs and other transmission components. When the level is below optimal, it heats up and is...
05-22-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By fastnoypi

sorry, i don't know the typical ranges that are...

sorry, i don't know the typical ranges that are monitored. I've noticed this pattern of complaint using Bosch on several models of Toyota/Lexus and Subaru on multiple forums. Almost always the...
05-22-18, 09:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 162
Posted By fastnoypi

There are some people that have tried Bosch and...

There are some people that have tried Bosch and reported no issues but they are far and few between. The ones that do report problems with Bosch o2 sensors usually get the solved by using Denso or...
05-19-18, 06:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 674
Posted By fastnoypi

They are located left and right of the door as...

They are located left and right of the door as shown in the diagram. They are for "jam protection" as described in page 51 in our owners manual. After attempting to close my trunk door multiple times...
05-19-18, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 203
Posted By fastnoypi

definitely consider changing your valve cover to...

definitely consider changing your valve cover to the newest compatible style as found in the rx330. It may be risky tightening your valve cover bolts if you have old gaskets, the bolts have a light...
05-18-18, 08:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By fastnoypi

skips the only thing the original thread poster...

skips the only thing the original thread poster has a question about. Otherwise, I agree.
05-17-18, 05:04 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 142
Posted By fastnoypi

pull the bolt from your Bank 2 OCV and match it...

pull the bolt from your Bank 2 OCV and match it for an identical factory fit. If it has a 10mm bolt head, its typically a M6 dia and 1.0 pitch. ...compare for accuracy. In a pinch, you can get the...
05-14-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By fastnoypi

i can't speak for the NAPA calipers but my...

i can't speak for the NAPA calipers but my experience with the Autozone calipers, the brackets appeared identical including the slide pin hardware. They offered Japan built or USA re-manufactured ...
05-13-18, 03:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By fastnoypi

glad you got your daughters car sorted out in the...

glad you got your daughters car sorted out in the end. Th frozen slider bolts was the absolutely worst case scenario. Good thing reman calipers are available at a good price when things are beyond...
05-10-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 333
Posted By fastnoypi

your caliper might be fine but slide pins in...

your caliper might be fine but slide pins in need of service , you can test it by unbolting your caliper and having someone depress your brake and watching the pistons come out. If the slider...
05-09-18, 10:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By fastnoypi

if i recall i used the 3/8"

if i recall i used the 3/8"
05-09-18, 05:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,017
Posted By fastnoypi

i was able to pull my boots off on my 1st gen, i...

i was able to pull my boots off on my 1st gen, i haven't attempted it on my 3rd gen yet. Hindsight, im not sure if it was an OEM caliper or remanufactured caliper the previous owner put on it.

The...
05-08-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By fastnoypi

NAPA was just convenient for me and i was...

NAPA was just convenient for me and i was impatient to wait for an online order. Rockauto.com has them and usually they have very competitive pricing with OEM or other auto parts stores. Refer them...
05-08-18, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 261
Posted By fastnoypi

on each hub behind the brake rotor dust shield,...

on each hub behind the brake rotor dust shield, you will find a wire that leads directly to the sensor secured by 12 or 14mm bolt through a metal tab. Wiggling the metal tab should break the rust...
05-07-18, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 944
Posted By fastnoypi

DIY Oil cooler line replacement

I just replaced oil cooler lines to the upgraded metal lines yesterday. Though some posts have referenced the Toyotanation.com DIY, I just wanted to condense them here for what was minimally...
04-25-18, 09:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By fastnoypi

I didn't see any reference in the cooling section...

I didn't see any reference in the cooling section in the online manual I sourced the instruction from but I stand corrected. After researching a bit more the other Toyota hybrid offerings they refer...
04-25-18, 07:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 679
Posted By fastnoypi

The cooling system isn't that much different on...

The cooling system isn't that much different on the RX450h...this is from the RX450h manual.




7. DRAIN ENGINE COOLANT (for Engine)

NOTICE:
Do not remove the radiator cap, cylinder block...
04-24-18, 05:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,348
Posted By fastnoypi

if there is no frame damage to change the title...

if there is no frame damage to change the title status to salvage and the repair is sound, there shouldn't be a significant change in value.
04-19-18, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 626
Posted By fastnoypi

There seems to be a disconnect at the dealers and...

There seems to be a disconnect at the dealers and the Lexus.com site. This is what i got from drivers.lexus.com and it appears to list a transmission fluid replacement every 30k miles. Your...
04-05-18, 01:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,192
Posted By fastnoypi

This is what I used...

This is what I used https://www.amazon.com/Gates-27056-Transmission-Cooler-Hose/dp/B000CRBQ9U

edit: double check the size of the lines...the link may not have the right size. It could be 3/8..its...
03-30-18, 10:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 389
Posted By fastnoypi

For the type of driving conditions you are...

For the type of driving conditions you are describing, i would opt to pick a different vehicle. The transmissions are known to be a weak link in the early rx's and often go without early routine...
03-30-18, 07:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 14,532
Posted By fastnoypi

I recently saw someone's "fix" using a universal...

I recently saw someone's "fix" using a universal windshield mounted antenna. They mounted along the rear pillar glass. For a more modern twist you can drill and install a "shark" style roof mount...
09-15-17, 02:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 6,000
Posted By fastnoypi

IIRC...Energy suspension sells inner rear lower...

IIRC...Energy suspension sells inner rear lower control arm bushings and Moog sells the rear side bushing... however it is cheap enough and less labor intensive to buy a used or aftermarket control...
05-15-17, 08:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,173
Posted By fastnoypi

i can't speak to what Salim means, but the nuts...

i can't speak to what Salim means, but the nuts on front side of the cam adjustment bolts are welded on. The rear side bolts are removable. The person who does your alignment will put their wrench on...
04-28-17, 02:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 555
Posted By fastnoypi

the 2001 rear valve cover is the version 2...

the 2001 rear valve cover is the version 2 cover...its an improvement over the push-in style pcv. If you want an improvement over your existing cover, you want the version 3 style aka RX330 valve...
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