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#1511 of 3623 Re: Their five most popular models [british_rover]
Feb 20, 2010 (7:57 am)
The Denso NAV and audio units in the Jags and Rovers I have experience with have always been good.
Hopefully they are not the same units Toyota uses. Though with Jaguar and Rover having new owners I would not bet on it. The NAV looks good. They are good at identifying your location. The routing logic is horribly flawed. If that is Navteq, why do other cheap units give better directions? I will say that the BMW NAV I played with in an X5 was not even as good as mine. Makes me wonder if any OEM NAV is worth the money. Best Unit I have seen installed in a vehicle was a Pioneer. That was one slick voice activated NAV. And cost less than the OEM in my Sequoia.
Just talked to the service people at Poway Toyota. No updates for my 2007 Sequoia. The service man told me they are just making blanket calls to customers. His first statement was let me set you up an appointment. I said is my car under recall. That is when he took about 5 minutes to find that it was not. So if I was just blindly following the dealers lead. I would be wasting over half a day, plus an 80 mile round trip. Better to dig deep and waste a long distance call than just follow blindly.
#1512 of 3623 That was funny, but sad.
Feb 20, 2010 (8:01 am)
"SO I PUT IT BACK IN GEAR. BY THIS TIME, I WAS GOING WELL OVER 100 MPH."
Hold my beer and watch this...
#1513 of 3623 Re: That was funny, but sad. [beachfish2]
Feb 20, 2010 (8:21 am)
My first thought would be if the engine blows up the dealer will blame me. I cannot believe how many here would rather blame the customer than Toyota. It says a lot about how far down we have come from the old adage "The Customer is Always Right".
#1514 of 3623 Re: That was funny, but sad. [gagrice]
Feb 20, 2010 (8:26 am)
> the engine blows up the dealer will blame me. I cannot believe how many here would rather blame the customer than Toyota.
This all started with the sludge problem that was always the customers' faults.
#1515 of 3623 Re: Their five most popular models [carbuff1171]
Feb 20, 2010 (8:49 am)
Take the CAPS off please where are my eye drops.....
#1516 of 3623 Re: Their five most popular models [mnf]
by Stever@Edmunds HOST
Feb 20, 2010 (8:52 am)
That was a cut and paste from the NHTSA, and that's the way they publish them.
#1517 of 3623 Re: That was funny, but sad. [gagrice]
Feb 20, 2010 (11:43 am)
The sensors will not allow it to over rev. This is a fact,try it.
#1518 of 3623 Re: Accelerator Recall [popsavalon]
Feb 20, 2010 (11:55 am)
I haven't gotten any letters/notifications from Toyota either.
#1519 of 3623 Re: That was funny, but sad. [PMO]
Feb 20, 2010 (12:26 pm)
That may not be easy to tell if it limits the engine to say 6500 RPM. And maybe the sensor went bad causing the problem. Sensors are probably the biggest money maker for dealers after the warranty is gone. And the Customer is the victim.
#1520 of 3623 Re: That was funny, but sad. [PMO]
Feb 20, 2010 (3:31 pm)
as long as the sensors are working within their designed parameters.