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Today, 06:02 PM
Replies: 18
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Posted By salimshah

Likelihood of loose clamp is remote and a rip in...

Likelihood of loose clamp is remote and a rip in the boot is lot higher. It is bit tricky to see as the wheel hangs down when you lift and the boot opens up at the top. One has to rotate the wheel...
Yesterday, 10:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 394
Posted By salimshah

Maybe a nice cleanup [Simple Green or equivalent]...

Maybe a nice cleanup [Simple Green or equivalent] is needed. Then look for the location of start of the oil leak. Highest and the most forward location where you see the oil is your culprit.

Salim
Yesterday, 10:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By salimshah

'99 RX of mine is among the best vehicles I have...

'99 RX of mine is among the best vehicles I have owned. Mind you, I bought new [paid almost the sticker price] and used it till the insurance company declared it totaled and offered me much less than...
Yesterday, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 340
Posted By salimshah

The good is that it is low milage. The bad is...

The good is that it is low milage.
The bad is it is old. Lacks lots of bells an whistles that folks expect at this time. The old also means aging of rubber parts, leather, piping etc. With time they...
06-17-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 297
Posted By salimshah

Remember to measure the mast and the nylon string...

Remember to measure the mast and the nylon string gear against the one you pull out. If the old one is shorter, then there is a piece left inside the motor assembly.

Salim
06-16-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By salimshah

Do you see the hatch move a bit or not at all? ...

Do you see the hatch move a bit or not at all?

Also when you try to close it manually, does it feel balanced or you have fight it a bit.

Salim
06-16-19, 11:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By salimshah

My niece is a Benz fan and I am Lexus bigot and...

My niece is a Benz fan and I am Lexus bigot and she would say "Uncle you always defend Lexus even when they messed up on the hatch auto-raise". I would say use the key fob from a distance, and there...
06-16-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 525
Posted By salimshah

There are better/correct product, but I reach...

There are better/correct product, but I reach for regular grease and apply a thin coating on the exposed [not where the terminal make electrical contact]. Never had corrosion issue.

Salim.
06-15-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 345,737
Posted By salimshah

Yes. That is what I purchased too. Salim

Yes. That is what I purchased too.

Salim
06-15-19, 08:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
Posted By salimshah

For 450H I did the fluid replacement and the pump...

For 450H I did the fluid replacement and the pump is electric [remains powered even without the ignition key]. My wife was my assistant and she just held the pedal down while I proceeded to let out...
06-15-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 508
Posted By salimshah

Just reach for the release push rubber section on...

Just reach for the release push rubber section on the ledge that houses the license plate light bulbs. When you manually release the trunk ht hatch does not open under its power, but needs to be...
06-14-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 809
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, 10:15 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,307
Posted By salimshah

I have no idea what "tikidee-boo" means, but it...

I have no idea what "tikidee-boo" means, but it seems you have the misfire solved. Update us on the difference in feel or power from all 6 cylinder.

Misfire code pop us fairly quickly, bit lot of...
06-14-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7,686
Views: 3,419,722
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...
06-14-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By salimshah

Once you start hearing the clicking, I would...

Once you start hearing the clicking, I would replace the CV joint and not just the boot. If the wear is minimum the new lube would work, but not worth taking the chance. Just my 2c.

Based on age...
06-13-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By salimshah

Thank you for correction. I certainly need to...

Thank you for correction. I certainly need to learn more and keep learning. There has to be a new device that allows fresh air bypass to hold idle. I just need to learn about it. Any pointers for me?...
06-13-19, 09:36 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 345,737
Posted By salimshah

Please check with the garage door manufacturer...

Please check with the garage door manufacturer too. Home Link made a modification and newer garage door openers may not work with vehicles with older Home Link sending unit.
example:...
06-13-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By salimshah

Let me clarify .. removing the cam cover is...

Let me clarify .. removing the cam cover is 1/16th the work of taking the whole timing cover off and also the most difficult part of removing the main pulley is not involved. Test the water before...
06-13-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By salimshah

There is a way to disable the ABS/traction...

There is a way to disable the ABS/traction relay/fuse .. for that you will have to rely on search or more knowledgeable member to respond. Once the area is narrowed down then the actual debug would...
06-12-19, 09:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 649
Posted By salimshah

My suspicion is the IACV which controls idle. ...

My suspicion is the IACV which controls idle.
Battery problems are most prominent during starting as that is when the battery is stressed.
Alternator problems will typically come with charging...
06-12-19, 09:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,118
Posted By salimshah

You can try sticking in a mirror to see the...

You can try sticking in a mirror to see the leading edge [as the wheel spins into the brake pad]. OEM pads have a scalloped front end. In a new pad the leading edge is roughly 1" behind the base. As...
06-12-19, 09:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,557
Posted By salimshah

Welcome to Club Lexus. You can verify by...

Welcome to Club Lexus.

You can verify by looking up part numbers from an internet Lexus part dealers like Lexus of Atlanta. Shooting from the hip, the glaring difference in the first gen and...
06-12-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 395
Posted By salimshah

First a warm welcome and if you have been...

First a warm welcome and if you have been visiting this site, you will notice a distinct difference from other forums. We respect each other and do our best to help. We accept every ones opinion and...
06-12-19, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 412
Posted By salimshah

I would start by inspection. Raise each side (or...

I would start by inspection. Raise each side (or both if you can and spin the wheels and turn stern too stern.

CV joints are fairly robust and they will go bad if your boots are ripped. When you...
06-12-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 923
Posted By salimshah

Timing belt cover is really 4 (or is 5) pieces....

Timing belt cover is really 4 (or is 5) pieces. The first cover, is the left cam cover that comes off [next to radiator on the top] . There is a piece attached to he timing belt cover (main body)...
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