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Window off track
If the window is consistently coming off of the track then most of the time this is the result of a worn out window regulator. If the regulator is not moving evenly on both sides or if the window holding...
Chirping sound when idling
It is possible that the belt has become stretched, and when the engine is running at lower RPMs such as idle, the belt will slip on the pulleys, causing the noise you are hearing. When the RPMs rise, due to...
Car chirping while idling
Hi there. A chirping sound could indicate an idler pulley is about to fail. The bearing in the pulley will start to break down and need replacing. Although it could be a different pulley going bad, I would recommend having...
Alt and Bat duplicate request
It is not normal for the battery and alternator to go bad in such a short time unless there is a problem in the wiring connections or harness connections. You will need to have the system checked to isolate the...
How can I start my car remotely?
There are a number of after market options available. They require installation by someone who can read a wiring diagram and connect to the vehicles starting and PCM systems. If your comfortable working on your own car, google remote starting...
Car stutters at startup
Hello, if the car has a rough idle at the start it could need a tune-up or have have a vacuum leak. Also, something could be wrong with the sensor that controls the idle, air fuel mixture, and throttle position...
Is it safe to remove a thermostat from my lexus car?
No, it is not safe to remove the thermostat in any car. The thermostat helps a car regulate the engine's temperature and is a needed component. If you keep having issues with your radiator bursting then a few things can...
My car vibrates when it's in gear, even at idle. There is less vibration in park or neutral.
Hi there. This type of vibration in my history has usually been the result of a weak, split, or broken engine mount or metal fatigue in the body. A visual inspection of the engine mounts can be a quick determination...
New tires shaking with acceleration
Your car may be shaking during acceleration for many reasons. First, it is possible that the new tires were not inspected correctly. Some other reasons include issues with the suspension and steering. I would recommend having a certified mechanic inspect...
ignition coil has a melted connector.
It sounds like the coil primary side circuit has excessive low resistance, and is like a short. This could have overheated the wiring. I would recommend replacing the coil and also replacing or repairing connector. If you would like to...
car vibrates when driving .
Hello. I will help you with your question relative to the vibration problem you are experiencing with your 2007 Lexus ES350. If the vibration is occurring only during "moderate to strong" acceleration, but not during coasting, it is likely caused...
Key replacement I lost my key
The best thing to do in this situation is to contact your local dealer and supply them your vehicle ID number to see if they can identify and cut a new key from their files. If they're unable to do...
Push starter making scratchy sound and starts after 2 tries.
Hi, thanks for writing in. This sounds like a different starter issue. A lot times when you have this situation, the starter has a bad spot in it and when it gets to that bad spot it is hard to...
Steering wheel shakes when applying brakes
The rotors and pads should be replaced as a set. If not, then you will not have even wear and diminished brake stopping power until the two components are seated to one another. Sometimes cutting a rotor will not...
Car won't start after having radio playing
When you buy a new battery, it has been sitting on the shelf for who knows how long and may start with a lower voltage. When you start the vehicle and test the battery while the engine is running,...
Timing belt needs to be replaced
Your engine is an interference motor and will get damaged if the belt breaks. You can contact another mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, who can check and replace the timing belt for you.
Loud screeching after brake pads & front rotors were replaced
I would take it back to the dealer as soon as possible and have them recheck everything to make sure a brake pad sensor is not out of place and to fix the problem. The dealer uses all factory...
Heater and Coolant Leak
In order to find a coolant leak, I would recommend enlisting the assistance of a qualified professional to perform a cooling system pressure test on your vehicle. This will pressurize the cooling system with the engine off. This will enable...
Water pump leaking and no pressure in the engine head
You did not mention if the engine was having any running issues other than the two lights coming on. Without knowing the codes that were stored and the actual problems causing the cylinder head to have no compression or coolant...

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