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    Suspension Upgrade for Toyo

    I have 220K on my Highlander and just ordered $1100 on Toyota parts - LCAs, LBJs, L/R/Rear mounts and one relay Also order B1 pre-cat (Walker) from Rockauto for $400, now its for my auto shop to install them...
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    Completely lost interest in DIY maintenance...

    I agree DIY maintenance is slowly getting out of mind as the age adds up and upon that thankless HS kids, work menopause (men also go through that in a different way), COVID anxieties etc etc. have made me wonder why fix anything other than fluid exchanges. I am incredibly blessed to have a...
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    Suspension Upgrade for Toyo

    I am stumped there is no transmission mount in the literature of a 3.3L toyo engine other than the drivers side engine mount. Let me know if there is a transmission mount exists in the first place
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    Suspension Upgrade for Toyo

    There is movement in the engine bay and when I drop the gear from N to D w/o any acceleration there is movement that isn't normal
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    Suspension Upgrade for Toyo

    My 2006 Highlander is not finding a new buyer anytime soon as my daughter thinks its a good starter car for her (if she wrecked it by any chance she prefers this option, although I would like to sell it and buy her a Mazda3). Now I need to upgrade the suspension changing the following and...
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    Lexus ES radiator lost coolant

    Oh well the new radiator went in and the old one had a crack on the bottom plastic housing. Thank you all for your comments to the thread.
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    Lexus ES radiator lost coolant

    Definitely, I haven't gotten it out as the new one is on order. The suspense is intense to unravel the source of the leak.
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    Lexus ES radiator lost coolant

    Last night my wife went over a low water crossing at night in a hurry and heard a dang in the bottom of the front end (ES is very low riding sedan). In a few miles the radiator was shot and she stopped and got it towed home. This morning opened up the radiator housing and couldn't see anything...
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    Swapped the fan relay with the starter relay and boom it jumped back to life!! Thanks gentlemen for you much helpful advice in troubleshooting the power supply !
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    Nothing is coming through that 1 pin connector to the starter (no voltage is seen on the connector pin in START position)
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    Nothing happens!! Its dead in the water
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    With the lights off, the voltage at the starter with car off was 12.5v and when put into ON position it was 12.1v
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    I will try that tomorrow and if its the pump its a PITA to get to although I wouldn't be surprised it conked on me!!
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    Nothing happens w/ the ignition in ON and cranked - its like its doesn't want to turn over. I will get the starter out and get it tested.
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    In the ON position what voltage is expected to be at the connector on the starter body. There is a one pin connector going to the solenoid on top of the starter, it could be an ignition switch/relay and there is one fuel pump fuse inside the car below the steering column which is fine. The ECU...
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    It just won't start and in ON position all that I hear is a humming sound from the back of the engine bay.
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    All that I remember was it sputtered a few times and then died - could it be a fuel pump relay/fuse?
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    Yes I did jump 1-2 and it still didn’t crank
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    Yes there is 12v coming through at the starter terminal housed in a rubber boot.
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    Toyota 3.3L no crank

    The battery is just fine delivering 12.5V
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