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  1. Pulling the head.

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    How difficult of a job is it to pull the head on an IS300. Some months ago I lost compression from the timing being off, possibly due to bent valves so I want to pull the head to take a look at what's the issue. How difficult of a task is this? Are there any special tools needed? If the valves...
  2. Zero compression?

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    Well, the dealership wasn't very specific. They just said it had zero compression. I'll call and ask. Might end up towing it somewhere else to have it checked out by a real shop.
  3. Zero compression?

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    So should I call around for prices on rebuilding the head? The shop I called for the engine replacement gave me a price of 1700 for labor at 18.5 hours. That's not including engine. That's from stage 6 motorsports.
  4. Zero compression?

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    Yea I get that. Don't really have anything to lose at this point. Going to try and get the original shop to pay basically and if not I'll look into getting the engine replaced. I was hoping it could have been something else that wasn't as bad as a whole engine needing to be replaced but that...
  5. Zero compression?

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    Like I said I found a place to have it done for about 2600. This is an actual tuner shop that does gte swaps so I'm sure it would be done right. I'm waiting to see if I can get the dealership to pay for it. My command is sending me to see legal sometime this week so hopefully that goes through.
  6. Zero compression?

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    How would the cam timing just get thrown off though? The cam gear had less than 10k miles on it along with all the timing components I replaced. My cam gear covers were on. I'm harassing the dealership still. Might end up calling the base where the dealership is located and let them know what...
  7. Zero compression?

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    The gear and belt was replaced in Feb. Didn't check oil for water.
  8. Zero compression?

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    It did at first but later in the day it wouldnt. I'm nowhere near the car. I'm stationed up in maryland and the cars in florida. I'm relying on what the dealership told me and what my girlfriend said happened.
  9. Zero compression?

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    It's barely been a year. I'm going to my legal department soon to have them look into it. Regardless the worst thing to happen is they don't have to fix it. It's an automatic. So either 2600 to replace engine or just sell it and get rid of it. Are there any other reasons a car would lose...
  10. Zero compression?

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    I'm trying to get the dealership who replaced my timing belt last year to pay for it. I find it pretty coincidental that they did my timing belt, water pump, came gear and all the sudden my timing is off and my engine looses compression. I found a good tuner shop who wants 1700 for labor and I...
  11. Zero compression?

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    And thanks for the response. I've been dealing with this for a while. The car is still at the dealership.
  12. Zero compression?

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    This is exactly what they said.
  13. Zero compression?

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    So my girlfriend was driving my is300 about a month ago. She said it shut off and wouldn't start back up. She thought maybe water got in the gas tank since the cap was missing and she drove it through a car was 15 minutes prior to the engine shutting off. So we tow it to toyota, they said...
  14. Is300 shut off randomly. No compression

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    This is what the dealership said.
  15. Is300 shut off randomly. No compression

    Basic Help & Repair
    So my girlfriend was driving my is300 about a week ago. She said it shut off and wouldn't start back up. She thought maybe water got in the gas tank since the cap was missing and she drove it through a car was 15 minutes prior to the engine shutting off. So we tow it to toyota, they said there's...
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