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Another toyota problem

Post by XTI Jon Snow on Thu 11 Feb 2010 - 16:20

Several lexus (toyota) owners have been reporting power steering problems.
here is a video of the problem
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Re: Another toyota problem

Post by Slider S15 on Thu 11 Feb 2010 - 17:07

HOLY CRAP!!!!

Is this for real or not??
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Re: Another toyota problem

Post by LMR DarthMario on Thu 11 Feb 2010 - 17:11

oh, how the mighty have fallen!

...if i had spare cash lying around, i'd buy stock in toyota asap. once they get over this "hump", their stock would bounce back. Wink




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Re: Another toyota problem

Post by HCR generaltso on Thu 11 Feb 2010 - 18:27

toyota builds crap cars anyway.
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Re: Another toyota problem

Post by lfcnicklfc on Thu 11 Feb 2010 - 18:30

I hope they get over this problem in time for their LMS attempt next season Wink
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Re: Another toyota problem

Post by HCR generaltso on Sat 13 Feb 2010 - 18:01

nightrider where did you get that link?

i'd be interested to know if the wheels are turning too...
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Re: Another toyota problem

Post by HCR generaltso on Sat 13 Feb 2010 - 18:24

nvm. found the link and the forum where the guy posted up originally


apparently it's the ballast from the HID kit he bought frying the power steering ECU?

lol who knows.
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Re: Another toyota problem

Post by XTI Avenger on Sat 13 Feb 2010 - 18:45

gen3ral ts0 wrote:apparently it's the ballast from the HID kit he bought frying the power steering ECU?
Could be the electric power steering motor that the fancy autos like Mercedes, BMW or Lexuses have. Idk, i showed my dad, and thats what he said since he's worked on tons of Lexuses. I don't know if thats the same as its ECU though.
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Re: Another toyota problem

Post by HCR generaltso on Sat 13 Feb 2010 - 18:58

no idea.

guy said he replaced the ecu, and turned off the auto-on feature on the headlights.

and he said it hasnt done it since.
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Re: Another toyota problem

Post by XTI Avenger on Sat 13 Feb 2010 - 20:18

Ahaha, where are those "Japanese cars never have any problems!" people now?
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