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04-02-2008, 04:10 AM
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Posted By kluken

Re: 09 TCH anything different?

I expect it to rememebr the guage brightness difference between headlights on and off. Maybe I'm spoiled, but my Acura's Honda's and Infiniti's have all done this. Years ago and on some modles that...
03-21-2008, 03:50 PM
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Posted By kluken

Re: 09 TCH anything different?

OK just tried an 08 and if the light are on and I dim the guages then turn the lights off the guages stay dim. The dimming is a one size fits all modes of lights on/off or auto. Very wierd and stupid...
03-21-2008, 03:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,957
Posted By kluken

Re: What kind of prices on 09 TCH?

It seems to vary. Here in ATL I am looking for a loaded Silvercar, evidently popular and not plentiful, so they only want to knock a few hundred off MSRP.
03-20-2008, 03:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,308
Posted By kluken

Re: Why 2009 so early?

But it is rare for a mgf to release model year his early without any type of refresh or new model. I know Hyundai just released 09 Sonota, but they refreshed the car, new dash, some other cosmetics...
03-20-2008, 03:48 AM
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Posted By kluken

Re: What kind of prices on 09 TCH?

WOW nice to see they are discounting them now.
03-19-2008, 08:39 PM
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Posted By kluken

What kind of prices on 09 TCH?

I had a 07 TCH and got rid of it a while back, I am considering a 09 TCH, but wondering what the market pricing is? the 07 TCH pretty much went for MSRP, what is going on now with 09 and $3.50 gas,...
03-19-2008, 08:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,308
Posted By kluken

Why 2009 so early?

OK I know the 07 was early in year because it was a new model and most makers do that, they introduce new model early and get a long year one run. But why did Toyota bring out 09 so soon, not even...
03-19-2008, 08:30 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,012
Posted By kluken

Re: 09 TCH anything different?

I guess I need to go try an 09, I might of had a bug in mine or maybe early 07's behaved differenlty, but I was always adjusting the guage illumination. I found that with light off and I dimmed the...
03-17-2008, 03:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,012
Posted By kluken

Re: 09 TCH anything different?

If I adjusted the guages with the headlights on to dim them then turned the headlights off the guages stayed dimmed. Auto headlights had no effect on this. Of course I had an early 07 and it has been...
03-16-2008, 02:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,012
Posted By kluken

09 TCH anything different?

OK I owned a 07 TCH for a while, then dumped it. I may want to come back, but was wondering what if anything has changed. My b2 biggest pet peeves witht he TCH were:

- the slope of the plastic in...
09-16-2007, 09:06 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,871
Posted By kluken

Re: Japan vs. Kentucky

I went back to Acura TL. And yes they have issues too, what I have learned is year one cars from anyone are way more trouble prone than year 2 or 3. But I had owned 4 Toyotas previous to my TCH and...
09-16-2007, 06:24 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 11,871
Posted By kluken

Re: Japan vs. Kentucky

I had a 07 TCH from Japn last year and honeslty the interior was junk. Toyota quality is no what it once was. They quality in the structural and mechanical side are awesome, but I feel to compete...
08-15-2007, 04:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,019
Posted By kluken

Re: Sirius Issues in Chicago with New TCH

I went to BEst Buy and bought external antenna and put it on back center of roof (where you see them on most factory cars) and it made a big improvement, although Sirius always gave me some drop outs...
03-11-2007, 07:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,887
Posted By kluken

Anyone else have their rfunds delayed?

Well my accountant did my taxes over a month ago and he could not file them electroncially until after 2/15 due to the tax credit for my hybrid, then they were supposed to be direct depsosited...
02-11-2007, 12:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,714
Posted By kluken

Re: Rear Deck Rattle?

Mine were really bad, moderate bass would have back deck buzzing. I jammed some rubber bumpers between third stop light and deck to help, but it still did it, just less frequent. I finally ditched my...
01-09-2007, 04:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,576
Posted By kluken

Re: Worried New Owner

I had PORT leather, but the seat supporting cushion seemed to begin sagging, actually sawa few other posts about ths with factory leather and one guy paid $100 to have someone add padding to the...
01-08-2007, 04:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,473
Posted By kluken

Re: Do you have squeaks and rattles?

The interior quality on ergonomics finally caused me to get rid of my TCH. The constant squeaks and rattles coupled poor interior fit/finih and materials and then the crappy HVAC, Radio and gauge...
01-08-2007, 04:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,576
Posted By kluken

Re: Worried New Owner

First you will still save gas. I drive 17k miles a year and at current gas prices woudl have been saving $800 a year. the TCH will accelerate better than the base I4 and feel smoother. The V6 woudl...
01-05-2007, 08:55 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,056
Posted By kluken

Re: Bye Bye TCH and good luck to you all

I am nto a good person to ask, my TCH was in an accident and the wau Carfax listed it it killed me on resale, I am fighting my insurance company onver the dimished value.
01-05-2007, 08:53 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,056
Posted By kluken

Re: Bye Bye TCH and good luck to you all

I disagree, I did it to save me money on has, not to save the planet! I also felt that it was a good way to save money and get a relaiable and comfortable car. If the intent for a hybrid is in the...
01-05-2007, 10:11 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,473
Posted By kluken

Re: Do you have squeaks and rattles?

I have rattles/buzzing back deck, some squeaks from both B pillar areas, but worse on passenger side. Center console squeak, which after 2 attempts I think I had fixed. Int he end I got rid of my TCH...
01-05-2007, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,045
Posted By kluken

Re: Do dealers have the new Sirius kit?

What problems was there witht he Sirus kit? There was a static issues that was resolved with a jumper. I dumped the windshield antenna and went to a roof mounted one, helped reduce the drop outs, but...
12-30-2006, 05:45 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,664
Posted By kluken

Re: TCH Year 1 Fit and Finish quality lags

I noticed the same thing a few weeks agi here in ATL the temps dropped to upper teens a few nights and the dash was very squeaky until the temps rose. They need to use more felt padding where major...
12-30-2006, 05:43 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,056
Posted By kluken

Re: Bye Bye TCH and good luck to you all

All 07 Camrys are year one cars, this it the first model year of this body style. Typiclaly when someone refers to a year one car they mean for a totally new model or totally redesigned and the 07 is...
12-29-2006, 02:23 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,420
Posted By kluken

What to do with 6 month of Sirius

When I go my TCH it came with 9 months Sirius FREE. They extended it another 3 months due to Sirius issues that needed a jumper, but I traded the car yesterday. I still have a subscription that runs...
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