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    Rear differential How do you disassemble?

    It takes a special tool (Kent-Moore J-26252) to remove the governor/governor latching bracket bushings. I don't know if there's a work around. If you wait long enough, sometimes those G80 diffs (the "G" stands for "Grenade") tend to disassemble themselves. ;)
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    abs fault

    C0055 = Rear Wheel Speed Sensor Circuit. C0040 = Right Front Wheel Speed Sensor Circuit C0035 = Left Front Wheel Speed Sensor Circuit Since you've already changed both front speed sensors with no change in your problem, I doubt your problem is the sensors. You need to check the condition of...
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    1998 Lexus LS 400 - Intake Manifold Removal

    I'm a driveway DIY that's just stupid enough to be dangerous. The only scan tools I have are an old OTC that I inherited after my father after he passed (he was an independent for +45 years) and a more current Harbor Freight scan tool that will read generic engine and ABS codes and give me data...
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    Dash light on for rear bulb out, but all lights are OK

    On the bulb side of the Light Failure Sensor find the junction box; I can't recall if it's on the trunk lid behind the tail light assemblies or on the back wall of the trunk - there might be two of them. I no longer have my FSM's to confirm. Open the junction box and check the screw...
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    1998 Lexus LS 400 - Intake Manifold Removal

    All, thanks for the replies. FWIW, I'm using repair info from Toyota TIS.
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    1998 Lexus LS 400 - Intake Manifold Removal

    I'm using the 1998 Toyota factory service manual (FSM) as a guide. I need some help and clarification regarding intake manifold removal. I have the intake manifold unbolted and I can partially raise it off the heads. However, there's something preventing the rear of the manifold from lifting...
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    Failed CA Emissions Inspection - High NOx

    Thanks for taking the time to looks up specs for me. With he vacuum line off the regulator, the fuel pressure is 45psi. I didn't read the BLM numbers with the vacuum line disconnected because I always thought that low BLM/Int numbers meant the ECM is trying to subtract fuel, not add it. My...
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    Failed CA Emissions Inspection - High NOx

    MAKE: Chevrolet MODEL: Lumina Euro YEAR: 1992 MILES: 201k ENGINE: 3.1L (VIN T) My 1992 Lumina failed CA biennial emissions inspection for high NOx levels. Test results appear below. Initially, I suspected either an EGR problem or a lean mixture. I recorded the ALDL data stream during road...
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    '98 Lexus LS400 - Off Throttle Down Shifts

    Bill and Nick, Thank you for going through the trouble of researching and posting back. Much appreciated. Don't get too hung up on the "neck snapping" comment. Again, it's an annoyance thing. It's not like a full on manual valve bodied TH350/TH400 kind of feel. The trans shifts normally...
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    '98 Lexus LS400 - Off Throttle Down Shifts

    No CEL and no DTC's (at least no generic ones). I also do not believe that the transmission is malfunctioning in any case. I too believe that it is programmed to stay in a higher gear for the exact reason you mention. I'm not looking for a fix in a bottle. Just inquiring if a re-program...
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    '98 Lexus LS400 - Off Throttle Down Shifts

    My question is in regards to changing the down shift characteristics of the A650E in my LS400 (66k miles). I wouldn't call it a shifting problem. I would categorize it as more of an annoyance than anything else. I"ll try to explain what's happening. When off throttle on the brake...
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    2003 4L60e - Input Shaft End Play

    Just to close the loop on this: I contacted the rebuilder that put my rebuild kit together and he told me that checking end play without a selective washer (as I had done) will not yield any valid info. He recommended installing a No. 67 (0.076" - thinnest selective washer available) and...
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    2003 4L60e - Input Shaft End Play

    I'm pretty sure the input and reverse drums are seated all the way down. Installed, I laid a straightedge across the pump mounting flange and the rev drum is a good 1/8" below the straightedge.
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    2003 4L60e - Input Shaft End Play

    New member here and first post. I've searched and read through relevant posts and could not find a solution to my issue. I'm currently re-assembling this transmission after a 3-4 clutch burn-up and I'm having trouble establishing input shaft end play. There isn't any. There wasn't any end...