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4 01, 2019

Teardown and building of a Toyota and Lexus 3.5 liter 2GR-FE V6 – in depth picture guide

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1/4/2019 – This blog is a work in progress!

 

This is a blog that has been a long time coming.  Recently in the shop was a 2007 Lexus ES350 with a a severe timing cover leak.  The guest opted to have us replace the headgaskets and VVT intake gears while the drivetrain was out as […]

3 01, 2019

Toyota and Lexus jump start backwards – what to do now

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Toyota and Lexus jump start backwards - what to do now
3 01, 2019

LX470 vibration when accelerating, no vibration when not accelerating

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LX470 vibration when accelerating, no vibration when not accelerating
3 01, 2019

Lexus GX470 and LX470 thump, clunk from a stop or taking off – driveshaft binding

By |January 3rd, 2019|Differential, GX470, Height Control, Lexus, LX470, Uncategorized|1 Comment

Lexus GX470 and LX470 thump, clunk from a stop or taking off - driveshaft binding
3 01, 2019

2006-2012 IS250, GS300, GS350 P0420, P0430 check engine light and/or car is loud – pinhole leak at y-pipe assembly

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2006-2012 IS250, GS300, GS350 P0420, check engine light P0430 and/or car is loud - pinhole leak at y-pipe assembly
26 12, 2018

Toyota Tundra, Sequoia and Land Cruiser 5.7 water pump leaking coolant

By |December 26th, 2018|Coolant, Land Cruiser, LX570, Sequoia, Tundra, Water Pump|Comments Off on Toyota Tundra, Sequoia and Land Cruiser 5.7 water pump leaking coolant

Toyota Tundra, Sequoia and Land Cruiser 5.7 water pump leaking coolant
26 12, 2018

Lexus GX470 no heat, coolant leak – radiator leaking

By |December 26th, 2018|Coolant, GX470, Lexus, Water Pump|Comments Off on Lexus GX470 no heat, coolant leak – radiator leaking

Lexus GX470 no heat, coolant leak - radiator leaking
1 10, 2018

Rav4 transfer case fluid leak – AWD leaking gear oil from back of transfer case

By |October 1st, 2018|Differential, Maintenance, Oil Leak, Rav4, Repair, Toyota|Comments Off on Rav4 transfer case fluid leak – AWD leaking gear oil from back of transfer case

Rav4 transfer case fluid leak - AWD leaking gear oil from back of transfer case - understanding a leak from Toyota's Rav4 transfer case extension housing.
1 10, 2018

Toyota Rav4 2006+ brake metal on metal – understanding abnormal brake wear

By |October 1st, 2018|Brakes, Maintenance, Rav4, Repair, Toyota|Comments Off on Toyota Rav4 2006+ brake metal on metal – understanding abnormal brake wear

Toyota Rav4 2006+ brake metal on metal - understanding abnormal brake wear
22 08, 2018

Lexus RX330, RX350, RX400h headlight water and condensation, headlight not working

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Lexus RX330, RX350, RX400h headlight water and condensation, headlight not working