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07-04-2010, 05:55 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,518
Posted By H2O Doctor

Red face Re: Max mpg for short trips in TCH

Mileage is dependant upon many variables as others have highlighted. One of the biggest ones for me is temperature. Although the temperature does not vary as much in southern California as it does...
02-06-2010, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 5,510
Posted By H2O Doctor

Wink Re: iSimple iPod adapter and Aux input

You also may want to consider a unit from Vais.

I had the Vais installed in mine and love the interface. It also automatically puts in the I agree in my Nav.
12-08-2009, 12:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 12,489
Posted By H2O Doctor

Talking Re: Toyota Camry Hybrid - MPG Issues

You have two significant changes in habits which can really affect your mileage. Your wife driving and shorter drives.

My wife doesn't want to be bothered with the nuances of the hybrid so I...
09-22-2009, 03:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 62,828
Posted By H2O Doctor

Talking Re: Sun Visors falling down... Toyota refuses to help

Sounds like an issue for a class action lawsuit.
09-09-2009, 09:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,967
Posted By H2O Doctor

Arrow Re: Traction Battery Level

Your statement indicates that you don't understand how the battery is supposed to work. It is very unusual to show a complete charge. The only time I see it is when coming down a mountain or steep...
Forum: Lexus HS 250h
09-02-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,825
Posted By H2O Doctor

New Lexus 250H hybrid

Tonight say first one while driving home. It was in front of me and a TCH was alongside it. It's definitely smaller on the outside than the TCH.
09-02-2009, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,269
Posted By H2O Doctor

Arrow Re: Best mpg and miles per tank

While your statement seems to make sense, you will find if you check your GPS that the odometer which is the basis for mpg is off the other direction.

There are two different reasons for this...
08-04-2009, 08:06 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 55,911
Posted By H2O Doctor

Talking Re: Where to Buy Extended Warranty - Best Price

I just got the extended warrantee from MidWest. Very professional group.
08-02-2009, 06:49 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 12,924
Posted By H2O Doctor

Question Re: 700 Mile Tank Club

That's impressive for a non-hybrid. I'm curious about how you did it. I assume that it was mostly highway. What speed did you drive?
08-02-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,359
Posted By H2O Doctor

Arrow Re: 12 Volt Battery

I just returned home from a trip. My TCH sat for 2 weeks with no one driving it and started up without difficulty. I second the comments of others, you either have a defective battery or something...
07-16-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,919
Posted By H2O Doctor

Arrow Re: 110 degrees in Arizona & Poor MPG?

My experience is that mileage improves as temperature increases up to the point that I turn on the A/C. At that point it drops. I suspect that at 110F, the A/C is working fairly hard which drops...
07-08-2009, 01:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,985
Posted By H2O Doctor

Arrow Re: Brake and tread wear

He is full of crap!! I have a friend who is very difficult on brakes. All his previous cars, he got about 20,000 miles on a set of pads. His Prius, he got 85,000 on his rears and he has not...
07-07-2009, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,676
Posted By H2O Doctor

Arrow Re: 2010 Camry Hybrid

I don't know if you want to make a trip to Southern California, but if that is something you would entertain, you can contact Tina Frodge of South Bay Toyota regarding getting a 2010 TCH. Her phone...
07-06-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,985
Posted By H2O Doctor

Arrow Re: Brake and tread wear

Tread wear sounds very good. The telling feature is what is was when new. That is dependent on the tire. My tires are Michelin and new was 10/32. Some other manufacturers start off higher. In...
06-18-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,676
Posted By H2O Doctor

2010 Camry Hybrid

Does anyone know if the 2010 TCH has reached dealer in the US yet?
04-18-2009, 01:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,883
Posted By H2O Doctor

Talking Re: VIN Decode? 1st TCH's made?

Welcome to Green Hybrid. I lived in Springfield for 7 years and now live in LA.

For flat roads and the speed you indicated, I would expect you to get excellent mileage in warm weather. In the...
03-24-2009, 04:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 34,148
Posted By H2O Doctor

Question Re: Water pump replacement

Is replacing the water pump a warrantee issue as long as you have not passed the 3 year, 36,000 mile mark?
03-18-2009, 08:09 PM
03-06-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,185
Posted By H2O Doctor

Exclamation Re: Hybrid Myths and Legends

Unless the IRS has changed it's policy, you are going to be in for a big surprise on the credit. I received the credit on my TCH. The written information from the IRS said the car had to be...
02-23-2009, 07:54 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 24,993
Posted By H2O Doctor

Arrow Re: 100,000+ Miles Reviews--How was your Experience?

I find it interesting that in the government test, the rear brake pads on one vehicle were replaced before the front. I had a friend with a Prius who also replaced his rears before the front. ...
02-06-2009, 04:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,040
Posted By H2O Doctor

Question Re: Toyota iPod interface

Two questions:

1. How well does it work with Nav?
2. Can you describe how scrolling through playlists works?
01-14-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,304
Posted By H2O Doctor

Question Songs for TCH with Nav

For those of you with the Nav screen, does anyone know how to keep the names of the songs on the screen? I know how to do it for ~30 seconds to a minute but then it goes back to whatever was being...
01-03-2009, 03:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,040
Posted By H2O Doctor

Arrow Re: Toyota iPod interface

PT 545-0082. I believe it is made for Toyota by Alpine.
01-01-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 7,465
Posted By H2O Doctor

Arrow Re: Thwunk! Temp drops...and so does my gas mileage.

Also do not forget the potential effect of cold weather on tire pressure. While I live in sunny Southern California where a cold day is 45-50 F. Recently I noticed that my mileage was starting to...
12-31-2008, 05:44 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,040
Posted By H2O Doctor

Question Toyota iPod interface

I'm looking for the best way to interface my iPod touch with my TCH (Nav) and spoke with the local dealer about the Toyota interface. The dealer has installed them but was clueless about what it...
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