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Today, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
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Posted By salimshah

You can turn the assist OFF. Some times the...

You can turn the assist OFF.

Some times the software gremlins can be removed by disconnecting the battery [you may loose some settings].

My best guess is that the work done [or the sensor used]...
Today, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,118
Posted By salimshah

Forum rules are against self advertising unless...

Forum rules are against self advertising unless you are a sponsor.

There are others too ... like profanity/copy_rigths/threatening_language etc etc.

Salim
Today, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 369
Posted By salimshah

You can get replacement pins from Lexus. ...

You can get replacement pins from Lexus.

They have a box full of various connector pins. You do have to take one out though and match with what they have. My issue [other than the price] is that...
Today, 09:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,448
Posted By salimshah

There is a process step where you let the three...

There is a process step where you let the three pieces align when you rebuild the solenoid. You just lightly secure the two small copper pieces and then you push the plunger in contact position and...
Yesterday, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By salimshah

Next time just mash the gas pedal down when you...

Next time just mash the gas pedal down when you want to down shift. Little action on the gas pedal will alway make the electronics think that there may be some other intention.

Salim
Yesterday, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By salimshah

Is this for 350 vs 450H? If yes then it will be...

Is this for 350 vs 450H? If yes then it will be applicable.
Next question would be, is this cost of repairs or just reported incidences?
Another interesting stat would be the area of faults ......
Yesterday, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 118
Posted By salimshah

I am almost sure there is .. and the best folks...

I am almost sure there is .. and the best folks to help you would be the one who provide service like 'pop a lock' and body shops.

Have you called Lexus to see if they can help you open the lock...
Yesterday, 09:27 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 198,077
Posted By salimshah

I assume you have removed the hack. I will not...

I assume you have removed the hack. I will not get into the potential side effects of the hack (my shortcoming).
The other unknown is quality of the product you used. They can be OEM but may be...
Yesterday, 09:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By salimshah

No offense taken. I am here to help ,, you can...

No offense taken. I am here to help ,, you can choose to use anything I say and ignore what you dont want to take,:)

The first time I did TB replacement. I did not touch the cams (other than...
07-18-18, 08:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By salimshah

I listed the problems I faced. Every thing is...

I listed the problems I faced. Every thing is intuitive. If you are an avid DIYer, you will be able to figure it out as you go. Good luck.

Salim
07-18-18, 02:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 440
Posted By salimshah

If you are at 90k service [1st time around], I...

If you are at 90k service [1st time around], I would skip the cam seals if they are not leaking, but if it is 200k then do give it a serious consideration. Cam seals in 1st gen are easy. The only...
07-17-18, 08:55 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By salimshah

We are talking level right? Salim

We are talking level right?

Salim
07-17-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 202
Posted By salimshah

If you paid money to the mechanic, take it back...

If you paid money to the mechanic, take it back and have him fix it. How can we help?

Salim
07-17-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,614
Posted By salimshah

Remember that the TW typically are calibrated to...

Remember that the TW typically are calibrated to the middle of the range. Should be perfect to torque the wheel lugs.

As reminded by Lexmus ... dial the settings down past minimum to keep the...
07-17-18, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By salimshah

Very few things are win win. The 10 speed bring...

Very few things are win win. The 10 speed bring another factor in ... which gear is optimum syndrome ... with the overlap in gear range this process can be never-ending. With less gears the choice...
07-17-18, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By salimshah

That would be more like mechanical wheel/gear...

That would be more like mechanical wheel/gear making noise when they spin. [reminds me of those critter trying to climb up on a wheel, which keeps on turning under their weight]. To eliminate that as...
07-16-18, 10:37 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 196
Posted By salimshah

Is this a new problem or did it start after a...

Is this a new problem or did it start after a procedure? Also check if the noise is from engine bay. With engine cold, open the radiator cap and check the coolant level.

Salim
07-16-18, 03:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 362
Posted By salimshah

Please take my input with a grain of salt as I...

Please take my input with a grain of salt as I dont own a 350.

All automatic transmissions have a bit of lag which the manual shifts had a huge upper hand. One of the things the manufacturers did...
07-16-18, 10:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,614
Posted By salimshah

If you are serious DIYer , you need 3 torque...

If you are serious DIYer , you need 3 torque wrenches

Best suggestion:
in-lb range -> for vale cover/sensors etc. ... 1/4" drive
20lb-ft : 70lb-ft --> medium range [90% of work] ... 3/8" drive...
07-16-18, 08:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By salimshah

Andy: Please correct me as needed. 450h...

Andy:
Please correct me as needed.

450h comes with a minimum set of options while 350 can be obtained with less delivery options.

I thought the 450h hatch deck was slightly higher due to the...
07-16-18, 08:00 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 198,077
Posted By salimshah

Maybe you will have better advice in ES forum? ...

Maybe you will have better advice in ES forum?

Only worth while addition I can make is that ... make sure you got the OEM sensors matching your VIN number.
Salim
07-16-18, 07:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 80
Posted By salimshah

Vacuum is not used to modulate vents in RX. They...

Vacuum is not used to modulate vents in RX. They are controlled by servo ... [electric motor that pushes/pulls various rods/cams.]

Please search on "MODE" ... if you take the auto out, you should...
07-15-18, 08:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 141
Posted By salimshah

I think the next step would be to open up the...

I think the next step would be to open up the release and then see if something is broken/rusted/stuck. You just have to pull off the bottom cover [held by snaps] and then un-assemble the release.
...
07-15-18, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 154
Posted By salimshah

Just ask some one to walk near the front corners...

Just ask some one to walk near the front corners to confirm if the front sensors are working.

Salim
07-15-18, 11:41 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 99,064
Posted By salimshah

I can understand the issue due to high cost, but...

I can understand the issue due to high cost, but I hope that Lexus tech did measure and report the pad thickness. It should be printed on the invoice.

I personally inspect the scallop or the...
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