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2011 Toyota Highlander
Property of LHOn. Added Jun 5 2013

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Jan 1 2021

Larry's Independent Service (Mission Viejo) 4 wheel alignment - 4k mi/90-day warranty much more expensive compared to Lake Forest Auto Care (only $65)

  • 127,870

Added by LHOn on Jan 1 2021 at 4:34 pm


Dec 31 2020

Lake Forest Auto Care - Francisco Miranda (14 yrs in business) Front brakes - new premium rotors and ceramic brake pads $179 for brakes/labor (minus $50 discount) $175 for new rotors Replace spark plugs - Denso Iridium $60 for spark plugs + $35 labor They have another shop in Lake Forest near Foothill Ranch (National Auto Repair) but pricing a little higher If I need alignment, they will take it over there rec'd $50 discount since almost went to Horacio's Service (next door and prior mechanic for Scott's Automotive)

  • 127,913

Added by LHOn on Jan 1 2021 at 4:42 pm


Sep 7 2020

Changed OIL (Mobile1 0W-20 High Mileage Advanced Full Synthetic Oil) Changed OIL FILTER (Fram Ultra Synthetic XG9972 with 20k mi change interval) Changed OIL PAN GASKET Changed AIR FILTER ("Auto Dynasty" reusable/washable high air flow air filter 50k mi)

  • 123,835

Added by LHOn on Sep 7 2020 at 10:37 pm


Aug 30 2020

Install new tires - Bridgestone Deuler Ecopia H/L 422 Plus P245/65R17 Speed Rating: T, Load Index 105, Warranty 70k miles note: previous tires Bridgestone Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia with 65k warranty were worn down (uneven wear) by 40k miles (installed 8/2017). I did not rotate tires as req'd so they did not prorate mileage. May need alignment performed.

  • 123,521

Added by LHOn on Aug 31 2020 at 8:58 pm


Oct 27 2019

  • 114,277

Added by LHOn on Oct 27 2019 at 8:20 pm


Jun 28 2019

  • 110,572

Added by LHOn on Jul 1 2019 at 10:01 pm


Jun 17 2019

  • 110,020

Added by LHOn on Jun 17 2019 at 1:52 am


Jan 2 2019

Change oil (Pennzoil High Mileage 0W-20 + K&N PS-7020 filter) Change air filter (Potauto MAP 6015 - poor quality with flimsy frame, do NOT buy again). Did NOT change oil drain plug washer this time.

  • 103,502

Added by LHOn on Jan 2 2019 at 7:07 pm


Dec 5 2018

Tire rotation - Costco on Cabot Rd Open at 9 am (but they usually open 15-20 mins early) - first come first serve 32 lbs all tires rotation recommended every 6,000 to 8,000 miles

  • 102,629

Added by LHOn on Dec 5 2018 at 6:03 pm


May 20 2018

Change oil (Pennzoil High Mileage Full Synthetic 0W-20 + K&N PS-7020 filter)

  • 94,930

Added by LHOn on May 21 2018 at 11:19 am


Nov 12 2017

Change oil (Mobil1 High Mileage 0W-20 + K&N PS-7020 filter) Change air filter (Fram Extra Guard CA9360) Change oil drain plug washer/gasket

  • 86,968

Added by LHOn on Nov 12 2017 at 11:34 pm


Aug 12 2017

Bridgestone Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia P245/65R17 105S 65k warranty $630.87 (after $70 tire & $60 install discounts)-fill Nitrogen air to 37lbs, smoother/quieter ride Prior tires were new when purchased car - Desert Hawk Achilles H-T P245/65R17 111H

  • 83,644

Added by LHOn on Aug 12 2017 at 4:30 pm


May 7 2017

Change oil (Mobil 1 0W-20) & filter (K&N PS-7020) first time that the drain plug worked! need to push in securely, ADD Redline SI-1 (before next fuel-up), did NOT change drain plug washer, did NOT change air filter

  • 81,156

Added by LHOn on May 7 2017 at 4:42 pm


May 6 2017

Replaced rear parking/brake light bulbs (driver & passenger) Sylvania SilverStar 7443 bulbs

  • 81,100

Added by LHOn on May 6 2017 at 7:37 pm


Dec 6 2016

replace rear disc brakes and e-brake front disc pads still at 50% had to go back to have them tighten parking brake scott auto repair 949/859-2600 $384.98 good rear disc pads initially pads smelled bad as coating wore off

  • 75,401

Added by LHOn on Dec 7 2016 at 10:34 pm


May 16 2016

Add RXP Gas Kicker fuel additive (2.5 oz) to nearly FULL tank. Supposed to clean out carbon buildup and improve performance & gas mileage. Recommended by Jerry Reynolds "The Car Guy" - not a paid sponsor but just a good product that he believes helps with cleaning carbon deposits especially on older cars. Effective at helping pass smog tests. $6.99 at O'Reilly Auto Parts

  • 70,530

Added by LHOn on May 17 2016 at 11:18 am


Mar 9 2016

add Redline SI-1 (15oz) prior to filling up gas

  • 68,738

Added by LHOn on Mar 9 2016 at 5:50 pm


Feb 24 2016

oil change - Quaker State FULL synthetic 0W-20, K&N PS-7020 filter replaced oil plug gasket NOTE: replace AIR filter at next oil change

  • 68,310

Added by LHOn on Feb 24 2016 at 6:21 pm


Dec 21 2015

Replaced wiper blades Trico Break-To-Fit Wiper Refills 17"-26" Item # 47-800 (bought on amazon) SKU 027998478000 Fits 8mm square claw blades only had to cut one down to size 20" other one is already perfect size 26""

  • 66,300

Added by LHOn on Dec 26 2015 at 12:48 pm


Nov 25 2015

add Redline SI-1 complete fuel system 15 oz (0.1172 gal) before filling up

  • 65,138

Added by LHOn on Nov 25 2015 at 12:51 pm


Nov 5 2015

add Techron Concentrate Plus 12 oz (.09375 gal)

Added by LHOn on Nov 6 2015 at 9:40 am


Oct 14 2015

new air filter Frame ExtraGuard CA9360

Added by LHOn on Oct 14 2015 at 1:54 pm


Sep 16 2015

replaced 12v battery with 84 month genuine toyota battery TureStart could have used 60 month (since 4 cyl) but was only $18 more for 84 month with more cranking power. 00544-24f60-575 amps Toyota Place in GG $116.67 - 20% = $93.33 + tax

Added by LHOn on Sep 16 2015 at 4:40 pm


Sep 5 2015

Penzoil platinum 0W-20 full synthetic oil toyota oil filter 04152-YZZA1 (includes 2 gaskets, plastic drain tube and filter) battery died and had to get jump start from AAA. charged for 18 hrs with trickle charge battery charger (never got over 80% capacity). battery was new in 6/2013. checked water levels and all were 1-1.5" below meniscus. filled with distilled water and will monitor. note: battery also died one other time in 4/2015 when camping at south carlsbad beach campground. car was turned on and off for short durations same as today when moving car in and out of garage to position for tire rotation.

  • 61,539

Added by LHOn on Sep 5 2015 at 8:12 pm


Sep 5 2014

Changed air filter (Fram Extra Guard CA9360), just remove 2 screw and also vacuum tube

  • 52,254

Added by LHOn on Sep 6 2014 at 2:48 am


May 6 2014

KNX 1070 report says that refineries have now shifted gas to "summer blend" this SHOULD mean better MPG...

Added by LHOn on May 7 2014 at 7:03 am


Apr 11 2014

Starcraft Astrolite new tires Greenball Towmaster ST bias trailer tire, 4.80-8, rim 3.75, max load 760lbs @ 90PSI, $17.99/tire at costco + $15/tire mounting, can do on own if lube up and slide over rims. old tires were Nanco 4.80-8, rim 3.75, max load 745 lbs @ 90 PSI, DOT5YA3 for trip, inflated tires to 85 to 88 PSI.

Added by LHOn on Apr 21 2014 at 4:11 am


Apr 8 2014

Starcraft Astrolite packed wheel bearings Grant's Mobile Brakes 949/364-0233 used to own a brake shop next to Tucker Tires for many years, now mobile brakes rec replace wheel bearings next time - $20 or so... $80 for both wheels (quoted $85, accepted $80 cash)

Added by LHOn on May 3 2014 at 9:27 am


Apr 11 2013

Mount/bal new tires - Desert Hawk Achilles H/T 245/65 17 New front brakes & rotors resurf RDP-CXD1324 Oil/filter change 0W-20 synth blend, gasket, RFI-R84047 filter New maint free batt & batt terminal clamp replaced New air filter RFI-R88673 New cabin micro-filter CFI-90146P New license plate bulb R

  • 40,230

Added by LHOn on Jun 5 2013 at 8:28 pm


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