G'day fellas, On my 97 pre VVT LS400 I've just finished changing a starter motor, new plugs and leads and a new water temp sensor. Cleaned the intake plenum, intake manifold, ports and throttle body. put it back together and fired her up last night. Everything went perfect except I now have a non operational temp gauge. My question is where to start to diagnose the problem? is the temp gauge signal taken from the water sensor I replaced or from another location. I fitted an OEM water temp sensor # 89422-20010 and DID fit the wiring plug correctly. Your collective thoughts would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks, Little Al.
I own a 2006 GS300 and have 128k miles on the vehicle. Last friday after driving the car for 20 mins its started shifting rough in 1 and 2nd gear. Only at low speeds in stop and go traffic I noticed it. Before I got home the Check VSC light turned on along with the check engine light. I read the code when I got home and it read P2757(Pressure Control Solenoid control circuit performance or stuck off). I reset it and didnt drive it until today. I drove about 20 minutes again and the check engine light turned back on and I started to get the rough shifts at low speeds. It seems like it take the car a while and warm up before it has the issues. One thing it did different this time was when I went to parallel park I switched the car into reverse and it stalled. I put it back in park and restarted it. The car would stall everytime when switching into multiple gears. So putting it into drive from park it was fine, but from drive to reverse it stalled and vs versa. Any ideas where to go next. From researching online people suggesting drain and replace transmission fluid and filter. Then possible solenoid replacements. Please help......thanks
I am pretty frustrated with a recent issue I have discovered in my wife's car of 137,000 miles. After driving the car approximately 1200 miles she was getting a Engine Oil Level Low message on her dash. Being the preventative guy that I am, I figured it is a good idea to top it. But after reading some forums I began to worry that the problem could be bigger than expected. Recently I had an oil change done at the dealership and asked them to do an oil consumption test on the car and miraculously the car made it to 1,647 before the Engine Oil Level Low message came up on the dash. The dealership tells me that it ONLY lost 1.1 quarts of oil in that time.
Now to my question, can this be a faulty Oil Sensor that is firing erroneous messages to the dash?
*Side note, as soon as I asked for an appraisal for the car, WOW did they jump all over my car and tell me how they loved this model... ughhh