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Good Evening Mike V, This Past...
Good Evening Mike V,
This Past December you helped me diagnose why my Lexus wouldn't start and thankfully it was identified that a ground wire was the issue. However the car still has issues and the most concerning at the moment would be the way that it idles. I've attached a video of the weird Idle and the dismay of vacuum lines.
Also apologies for the upside down video.
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Actually
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https://youtu.be/oRmPPoZsM2Y
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Vacuum Lines immensely disorganized.
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I do still need help with this question, and if possible from the expert requested as well. Thank you.
Lexus Mechanic: eric remington,
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H​ello I have repaired over 30000 vehicles in my career and I need to ask you questions since I am not there in person to gather facts, data, or to test your vehicle. I may ask you to perform testing in my stead. If testing is needed and you would rather not perform testing I can give my best advice.

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Lexus Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 2 months ago

I​t looks like someone replaced the motor or cylinder head?

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Lexus Mechanic: eric remington,
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W​ould you like a vacuum hose diagram? If so, let me know the Vehicle Identification Number please

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thank you for the response, I actually swapped engines in this car and, and made a mess of the vacuum lines. I also replaced the lower intake manifold gaskets, and now it idles very strangely. Where it turns over and rev's a little without me pressing on the accelerator then does. I'll attach a video of that. And here's the vin; JT8CH32Y0X1002246
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
https://youtu.be/iMVIP63TEQ4
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I have alot of tools at my disposal, but little mechanical experience, so anything you'd like to try to do in order to get this car running, is possible. Thank you again.
Lexus Mechanic: eric remington,
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d​o you have a scannrer

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I do have a scanner, and thank you for the discounted phone call offer but I'm not around the car at the moment. I will be the entire day tomorrow.
Lexus Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 2 months ago

ok sounds good I can call tomorrow...

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Are you still available at the moment to start diagnosing my idle issue?
-Thanks
Lexus Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 2 months ago

o​K HOOK UP SCANNER AND LET ENGINE WARM UP TELL ME HWAT CODES YOU HAVE THEN CLEAR THEM AND IN ANOTHER FIVE MINUTES TELL ME WHAT FUEL TRIMS ARE...ALL OF THEM

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Lexus Mechanic: eric remington,
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DO ANY CODES COME BACK AFTER CLEARING?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Thank you for the reply, how would I get a reading for the fuel trims?
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Lexus Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 2 months ago

Y​our scanner or code reader may not have the capability to read data. If I had the fuel trims I could know whether or not you have issues with fuel trims . Have you repaired vacuum leaks yet?c

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I haven't repaired the vacuum leaks yet, which should I attempt first the vacuum leaks or letting it run and scanning it?
Lexus Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 2 months ago

i​f you have a scanner capable of reading data then you can get fuel trims which i need. Your fuel trims will be off if you have vacuum leaks. vacuum leaks must be fixed

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Thank,
And Apologies for this immensely late reply, but I haven't had time lately to work on the car these past few weeks. Could I put a hold on the question for now?
Lexus Mechanic: eric remington,
 replied 1 month ago

Ok let me know

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