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      Replaced the radiator, big hoses and clamps several weeks ago. Noticed that my coolant level was 1 liter (~1 quart) or so low every few days but never saw a drip. I'd smell antifreeze while driving on hot days but never see a leak. Got worried it...
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      I had a weird thing happen to me and worth checking in your situation...I found coolant at the back of the engine compartment and couldnt find the leak ...I then discovered that the hood liner was wet at the back and it turned out that I had...
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      Just to provide some of my very limited experience with these issues... for a while before my headgasket went south I noticed I was losing coolant ... then I blew the radiator. I wasnt able to be certain at first if it was the rad as the coolant...
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      FWIW - I had some random P0302 (and other cylinder codes P0304 etc) turned out to be a CPS (crankshaft positioning sensor) FSM has a test for the CPS which I forget now. If it is the CPS it is fairly straight forward to replace IIRC (long time ago)
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      Great ideas and I really like that Harbour Freight unit … unfortunately there aren’t any Harbour freight in Canada that I know of. I see that the minimum height for Harbour Freight unit is 7 1/4” …so I’d also have to get another set of axle...
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      No — same size and weight … I also held my tank up with one hand when I replaced one of the straps … when the other is still keeping it generally in place … I couldn’t lift it by hand and hold it when I was flat on my back and not under it … that...
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      So I finally got around to replacing my gas tank on my '97 LX450 .. of course the inevitable battles with rusty bolts - fortunately many were installed so as not to be exposed to water and salt and came off quickly. Every one that went back was...
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      AJP replied to the thread Random rattle noise on 96 LX450.
      I have had a front PS sway bar bushing disintegrate and cause a random rattle on my '97 LX450
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      AJP reacted to slow95z's post in the thread Oil cooler is leaking... and unobtanium. with Like Like.
      Factory ones are discontinued. I have used ones or you can upgrade to an aftermarket one.
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      Good LUCK!! I mean that sincerely. This thread was started in 2017 ... I jumped in on the thread in 2018 because I had a total loss of indicated oil pressure with a WIX filter installed on my 97 LX450. After contacting the local WIX...
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      AJP replied to the thread Head gasket replacement question.
      if this work is preventative ignore what follows -- if however you blew the head gasket make sure you replace the head bolts OR measure them per the FSM and REPLACE out of spec and marginally in spec bolts. My HG went at the traditional location...
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