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Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-18-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 5
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Posted By igzy
The first time my car went into service, they...

The first time my car went into service, they changed it to center and I too was also wondering for a while why the mirror was no longer lowering during R :egads:
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-18-18, 10:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By igzy
You'd need an OBD scanner that monitors ECM...

You'd need an OBD scanner that monitors ECM inputs/outputs, e.g. TechStream and look for any anomalies in those. I got a TechStream knock off (SW and USB cable) from Amazon for like $40-50, but...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-18-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By igzy
Rather than guessing what part it is, I would get...

Rather than guessing what part it is, I would get a scanner / reader to pin-point the problem rather than guessing and replacing unnecessary parts (my suggestion :) ). The repair manual is very vague...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-18-18, 07:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 338
Posted By igzy
This is the steering rack, it turns the wheels,...

This is the steering rack, it turns the wheels, bad usually means teeth on the internal bar are worn out or damaged:
...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-18-18, 06:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 338
Posted By igzy
Yeah, like the others posted above, the noise is...

Yeah, like the others posted above, the noise is coming from the power steering system due to either low fluid, bad pump or bad rack. Also it could be seized i-shaft joints. The easiest is to confirm...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-18-18, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By igzy
Yeah, the P0606 can be triggered by anything...

Yeah, the P0606 can be triggered by anything communicating with ECM and ECM itself... After you replaced the O2 sensor, when monitoring it, was it still flashing in red? EVAP stuff is a pain to...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-17-18, 01:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 207
Posted By igzy
P0606 is not related to TPMS. I would clear that...

P0606 is not related to TPMS. I would clear that code and see if it returns. That code is for engine ECU malfunction...

For TPMS, that is likely a defective sensor. Replacing it and resetting the...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-17-18, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 353
Posted By igzy
The 2-3 hour labor quote is due to the rear bank...

The 2-3 hour labor quote is due to the rear bank of plugs 1-3-5 that are hard to reach and upper intake (surge tank) has to be removed in most cases. That's not that bad and the job can still be done...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-15-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 182
Posted By igzy
Used seem to go for $200-300. Have you tried...

Used seem to go for $200-300. Have you tried Nationwide Auto Salvage, Houston 713-697-2071? Just make sure it didn't come from another flooded car!
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-15-18, 12:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By igzy
Good to know for just in case :) Thank you!!

Good to know for just in case :) Thank you!!
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-15-18, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 235
Posted By igzy
Here is my review of its "reliability" at 120K: ...

Here is my review of its "reliability" at 120K:
https://www.clublexus.com/forums/es-5th-gen-2007-2012/877763-2007-what-to-expect-at-120k.html

On another note, for whatever it's worth, even with...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-15-18, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 294
Posted By igzy
After having done brakes 2-3 times on the ES,...

After having done brakes 2-3 times on the ES, I've learnt that going with OEM parts for ES is the best way to go for performance and longevity...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-15-18, 08:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By igzy
The first time I did it, I did take off the...

The first time I did it, I did take off the intake / surge tank, but when I was troubleshooting the broken wiring and connectors issues, I could totally get in there without taking it off and remove...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-15-18, 08:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By igzy
The RH one was a CarQuest rebuilt one, the LH was...

The RH one was a CarQuest rebuilt one, the LH was a Cardone Select new shaft. Yeah, I was quoted $500 for a Toyota axle and $700 for a "Lexus" one :P
And yes, I also replaced the AT housing / axle...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-12-18, 11:57 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 20,622
Posted By igzy
I would have used OEM fluid for flush, but since...

I would have used OEM fluid for flush, but since it is too late for that atm, in this cold weather, what I would do now is check the oil level after cold soak (e.g. this weekend if you are in...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-12-18, 10:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By igzy
2007 - What to Expect at 120K+

Good morning fellow ES'ers! Thought to share my experience with the ES as our cars gracefully age. Over the past few months I spend quite a bit of time and $$ on keeping it on the road so here's what...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-11-18, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By igzy
He could also have an air pocket somewhere in the...

He could also have an air pocket somewhere in the system not allowing the thermostat to open. On cold engine, I would take off the rad cap, run the engine without the rad cap with heat turned to...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-11-18, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By igzy
True that, neat trick :) Most people wouldn't...

True that, neat trick :) Most people wouldn't think of it, or don't have a trickle charger or portable booster...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-08-18, 02:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,866
Posted By igzy
I like numbers when it comes to comparing mpg,...

I like numbers when it comes to comparing mpg, speed, performance, etc. I had a Maxima as well, and it too recommended premium gas. Back to numbers:

Fuel Consumption:
2011 Nissan Maxima (CVT):...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-08-18, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 290
Posted By igzy
Is the new battery fully charged? How old is the...

Is the new battery fully charged? How old is the new battery (there should be a date code on it)?
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-04-18, 05:59 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 706
Posted By igzy
I had this same issue with aftermarket rotors...

I had this same issue with aftermarket rotors (both FR and RR) and the vibrations would return within less than a year. Although the aftermarket parts had 2-year warranty, I had enough of the...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 01-02-18, 06:16 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 120
Posted By igzy
The only place in Canada showing stock is...

The only place in Canada showing stock is Northstar Auto Recycling 450-681-3777 at $300. A quick search on eBay shows it at $200 with postage included:...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 12-21-17, 09:30 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 871
Posted By igzy
Entirely up to you :) I've been doing my own oil...

Entirely up to you :) I've been doing my own oil changes since the day I got my ES...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 12-20-17, 12:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 170
Posted By igzy
Hard to guess, but perhaps you tell us first what...

Hard to guess, but perhaps you tell us first what year, what mileage? Do you hear any noises from the engine bay (whining, clicking, etc.)? Tried to boost it? Tapped the starter? Any messages on the...
Forum: ES - 5th Gen (2007-2012) 12-19-17, 01:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 557
Posted By igzy
Technically and at-the-moment speaking, it varies...

Technically and at-the-moment speaking, it varies by province. In Ontario, there is no provision in the current Hwy Traffic Act for a violation of it / ticket risk, but one could get charged in other...
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