my car is making a knocking noise and i was told that it needs a valve lash adjustment, my at home mechanic would like to know what the adjustment measurements are when the valves are warm, and i want to know does it make a difference if its warm or cold?
knocking noise on 1993 Lexus ES300
by vigil0377 in Longmont, CO on April 01, 2010
ANSWER by Bret Bodas on April 01, 2010
I suggest you get a repair manual if your going to be doing your own work, or for your mechanic at home. It will answer all these questions and much much more. You can get an online subscription to excellent information here for less than $30: http://bit.ly/mitchell_repair_manuals_online http://bit.ly/alldata_repair_manuals
ANSWER by chech11 on April 17, 2010
Go to any automotive store and get a Haynes Repair Manual for a 1992-1996 Toyota Camry. This book should help you with most of you repairs. I own a 93 Lexus ES300 and that book has been a big help.
ANSWER by Visitor on January 18, 2011
I do not know
ANSWER by Visitor on February 23, 2011
how to adjust a valve in a camry
35k miles. Hear knock near firewall @ idle w/trans in gear. Engine sounds fine in P and N. Don't feel loss of acceleration. Never driven hard. Loose flex plate bolts or torque converter?
I was told it sounds like a valve gone bad. What do you believe is the diagnosis?
the over heating part and also my steering wheel shakes at 50mph and also when I turn I hear a knocking noise
I absolutly love this 1994 Lexus ES300.. I bought it in 2000 with 79K miles on it. I have done a fair share of repairs on it but I would suspect as many as with any other car of it's age. Timing be...