After research on internet i think the problem is the front galiper who create a vibration on the disc wheel and the vibration frequence follow the front axle until interior car. Everything works fine and if driven everyday the battery stays fine. Some of our top Battery product brands are , and. It started without a hitch on the first attempt. Makes me wonder if it might be an alternator problem. A good independent mechanic with a good, verified reputation can do a fine job.
The dealer change automatic transmission and differential, but the noise continu. It seems to run fine. When I noticed that the engine light was on, I checked to see if I had left any light on in the car. Autocraft Gold batteries are engineered with PowerFrame grid technology, a stronger and more durable positive grid technology. This is called a voltage drop test and you should see less than 0.
Behind the dash is a steel plate. I was not convinced that this was required but I agreed to it. Comparing parts at this stage seems a bit premature. If the car is pulling the computer will be trying to correct the car, smart car by the way, love this model. It helps if you mention all the problems before condeming the car.
Paul It is good to read your suggestions as I was about to get a mobile mechanic from craigslist to help fix the problem. You condem a car brand becasue of one part failure. Any advice would be greatly appreciated. Shouldn't I be getting about 600 milliamps? Alternator gage on dash reads in normal range one mark below 14. With the ammeter connected to the negative battery cable and the battery post cable disconnect , I get 0.
When I switch to the mA scale changing the leads on the meter I get about 0. As a result, you need at least a one half watt resistor, and I would prefer a one watt resistor, because it is going to get a bit warm, and a margin of safety is always a good…. Hope this helps Regards Dan Dec 30, 2010. A Lexus it may be, but when you come down to it, it is a compilation of electronic and mechanical parts no different than the next. Search online and you may find your answer. I noticed the engine was shaking also. Makes me wonder if it might be an alternator problem.
Using my mutilmeter I get about 0. They changed the alternator which they did under the extended warranty that I had on the car. It may be just this car but I am never buying a Lexus again. He said that he need to further diagnose the problem to locate the source of the problem which can either be spark plugs, the coil, or the injector. Dec 31, 2009 The ignition crank shaft is broken inside the Steering Column Lock Assy. Can anyone suggest what might be causing this problem? I started the car today evening and the battery indicator on the dash is on. No check engine light is all.
I presently have a battery charger on the new battery in hopes the battery is a litttle low causing the light to be on. Alternator gage on dash reads in normal range one mark below 14. The mechanic said that two of the cylinders are misfiring. Anyways, let me give it some more time and see if its just a timing thing. Remove that and remove the steering column covers by turning the steering wheel to access the screws. Call either dealer for best price and availability. Steering Column Lock Assy: 45280-60510 Steering Lock Bolt: 45897-12020 need qty.
Ohm's Law: Current is voltage divided by resistance. Behind the dash is a steel plate. You might also want to check your power steering pump for leak. Can I drive safely on a long trip around 1000 miles round trip while this vehicle have this issue? Have recommended to many owners that leave car at airport for week or more to get a solar panel plugs into cig lighter will keep batt up. I do hear your concerns with a used car. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
I was not convinced that this was required but I agreed to it. Sometimes we feel like we bought someone else's problems. Part numbers are same at Toyota and Lexus dealers. That means you can relax knowing you'll get your car started, even on the coldest and hottest of days. Even local papers in my area car column, etc mentioned it occasionally. If your mechanically incline this should take about 2-3 hrs. They changed the alternator which they did under the extended warranty that I had on the car.
For example, if you are driving on an icy road, and take a turn too tight, the vehicle may be forced to apply pressure to one of the brakes to prevent the car from loosing control. Your alternator is going not putting out the proper voltage. If this doesn't work your other option is to cut the bolts where the assy bolts together. Looks like the alternator was only generating 11. Your dealer will also give you good service.