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05-24-18, 01:50 PM
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Posted By StanVanDam

I have consolidated many different information...

I have consolidated many different information sources on the Internet regarding Toyota red vs pink coolants:

Toyota TSB PG010-02 published on March 22, 2002 states:
"A new pink colored LLC is...
05-13-18, 04:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 536
Posted By 2KHarrier

Yup, you pretty much nailed it on the head. The...

Yup, you pretty much nailed it on the head. The coolant will evaporate in these cars over time. I add a little to my 2001 every 8-10,000 miles or so.

It's not an uncommon issue, as you will see.....
04-16-18, 02:42 PM
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Posted By campisi

If you don't work on your own car and this is a...

If you don't work on your own car and this is a commute car you should buy a recent year smaller Toyota sedan of any flavor - doesn't matter they're all rock solid. No sense in buying a 15 year old...
04-16-18, 08:49 AM
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Views: 2,642
Posted By 05ls430518

I am pretty sure thats the evap vent valve...

I am pretty sure thats the evap vent valve getting stuck open and thats why you are smelling gas when you shut the car off because the "system" has a "hole" in it
04-15-18, 09:12 PM
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Views: 628
Posted By mykvr6

The LS430 is just a special beast. I'd say go...

The LS430 is just a special beast. I'd say go for the LS all day but then again I work on my own cars when I can and that have saved me a lot already on my LS430. Mine is a 2002 with 160k on it...
04-13-18, 02:38 PM
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Posted By 05ls430518

It will do that sometimes if you top off the...

It will do that sometimes if you top off the tank, the car sits for a day or two or an animal plugs the it up. My car did the same thing and I thought I had to replace my charcoal canister. Its fine...
04-11-18, 02:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By imdking

Get the battery replaced. Order one from China on...

Get the battery replaced. Order one from China on ebay, and replace it yourself. There are YouTube videos on how to. You can also order the battery and have your local electronic shop do it for you.
03-29-18, 03:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By 05ls430518

I believe its for all the warning chimes,...

I believe its for all the warning chimes, maintenance required, the lock unlock and when you have the car on and leave with the key. Thats all I can think of right now.
03-29-18, 01:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 575
Posted By highrev6

yeah I agree I had the same knob on my ES Lexus.

yeah I agree I had the same knob on my ES Lexus.
03-29-18, 01:11 PM
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Posted By 05ls430518

If I am not mistaken I believe that is the volume...

If I am not mistaken I believe that is the volume control for the beep the car makes with locking, and other beeping noises.
03-25-18, 07:19 PM
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Views: 1,204
Posted By BMW7_LS430

+1 As my username suggests, I truly support...

+1

As my username suggests, I truly support this line of thought.
I do not want to visit dealership even if repairs are free and even if they give me a loaner for free. I just want to enjoy my...
03-22-18, 11:20 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 664
Posted By Johnhav430

I like OE due to the availability and great price...

I like OE due to the availability and great price on eBay, around $50 each. The list price is $115 each and the p/n is 48655-50012. Totally legit, was explained to me that these wholesalers are able...
03-19-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,105
Posted By Galco

Bocatrip: Good to support your local...

Bocatrip: Good to support your local independent, but hate to see you spend unnecessarily. This supplier has been excellent for me and has very high ratings. Didn't see my preferred Osram Cool...
03-16-18, 07:08 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,105
Posted By 05ls430518

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0068M1DRS/?coliid=I2NMQ...

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0068M1DRS/?coliid=I2NMQZMQ2ZJ38&colid=RO716VFCSTKR&psc=0&ref_=lv_ov_lig_dp_it
Osram is always a safe bet for oem replacement. I plan on grabbing these they are the closest...
03-16-18, 06:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,105
Posted By jimbosr1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az24y-vYLcU ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Az24y-vYLcU
hope this helps...
03-15-18, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 327
Posted By bradland

'04 LS uses a screw in PCV valve as opposed to...

'04 LS uses a screw in PCV valve as opposed to the earlier push in type so the grommet isn't an issue.

To the OP- I wouldn't dive down this rabbit hole just because someone suggested so. How long...
03-08-18, 07:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By rkw77080

I have not experienced the P0440 DTC or smell of...

I have not experienced the P0440 DTC or smell of gasoline, and I too, always "top off" my tank. I don't believe that gasoline (in liquid form) can somehow travel up the lines and floods the canister....
03-07-18, 05:30 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By Gronemus

The PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) system...

The PCV (Positive Crankcase Ventilation) system is completely separate from the Evaporative Emission system on your vehicle. The PCV system handles combustion byproducts while the EE system handles...
03-07-18, 04:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 715
Posted By 05ls430518

Getting to the charcoal canister/pcv system in...

Getting to the charcoal canister/pcv system in the rear involves removing at least 1 axle possibly dropping the subframe I will have to double check.

You are fine to continue driving your car like...
01-12-18, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By LS430inDE.

That's an awesome break/fix story Boca! Congrats...

That's an awesome break/fix story Boca! Congrats on probably saving yourself $100+ had you done the service at the dealership!

How many miles do you have on the LS when you changed this MAF if I...
01-12-18, 01:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 566
Posted By e60bmw

Thats really awesome. I've actually wondered...

Thats really awesome. I've actually wondered about mine, I've cleaned it but I don't know how the sensors are going to be after 16 years. How much does it run? Curious if others think is something...
01-12-18, 05:41 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,142
Posted By Johnhav430

I think that tires are very subjective....some...

I think that tires are very subjective....some are obviously unanimous, such as Pilot Super Sports and whichever iteration of it being excellent, but that is the exception.

My Nissan is the only...
01-11-18, 09:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,142
Posted By FatherTo1

We have the P7+ in 18s on the LS 430 and P7+ in...

We have the P7+ in 18s on the LS 430 and P7+ in 19s on the LS 460. I love how quiet and smooth the P7+ is and, after reading Bocatrip's post, I do sort of notice having to make regular minor...
01-11-18, 07:56 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,142
Posted By jpv7774

Nice follow up Boca. That was a very precise...

Nice follow up Boca. That was a very precise shopping experience as well as user experience. The forum should understand that you are a true car enthusiast and are extremely tuned into your cars. ...
01-11-18, 03:44 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,142
Posted By Stu

I have had far too many sets of tires on my LS...

I have had far too many sets of tires on my LS because if this EXACT problem !!! I even got rid of my OEM 18s because I thought 17s would be better ... and they were a bit better. its true...
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