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  1. CH-R recall

    Went to my online Dashboard: Recalls1 See below for your vehicle’s past and outstanding recalls. Please contact your dealer if you have any questions. DATE PUBLISHED DESCRIPTION STATUS November 2017 C-HR SKID CONTROL ECU REPROGRAM Outstanding DETAILS Outstanding Recall Details: Notification date: 20/11/2017 Recall code: GGG8x Recall description: C-HR SKID CONTROL ECU REPROGRAM What your Dealer will review: NGX50 CVT CHECK CAL FILE ID NGX50 CVT PROGRAM SKID CONTROL ECU NGX50 CVT REPLACE + REFLASH ECU
  2. Rattle sound from under dashboard

    Could be the GPS antenna has dislodged. I think Chitty mentioned that when he pulled his head unit out the GPS antenna was hanging loose.
  3. CH-R recall

    Only one recall so far... No bad for a new model on a new chassis. Waiting for my letter.
  4. 600hp C-HR

    Finally, the guts to go with the looks... Now I need a parts list and a very big bank overdraft...
  5. 600hp C-HR

    There goes the fuel economy. The leaf will be glowing red...
  6. C-HR Head Unit

    I updated the Startup Logo on my unit to a modified C-HR Club Logo of 1024 x 600 pixels.
  7. C-HR Head Unit

    I repurposed the speak button as a mute button. Other than that all buttons retained their original functionality. If I can find a way to use the speak button for "OK Google" I would be extatic. Total install time was less than an hour.
  8. C-HR Head Unit

    The install
  9. C-HR Head Unit

    I gave up waiting for the depinning tool and made one. I rewired the plug and plugged everything in. I now have the unit securely installed in the car with everything working.
  10. Replacing the speakers?

    Speakers sound pretty good in my car. I tweaked the sound with the equaliser. I'm in the process of replacing the head unit anyway and the new unit with the old speakers are pretty good.
  11. Customisation and Accessories

    My next project arrived in the post today :) I can get a start on these while I wait for my depinning tool to arrive.
  12. C-HR Head Unit

    woohoo. Congratulations. it all looks great
  13. C-HR Head Unit

    I purchased the tool from China... Could be here in a week or a month. I would hard wire the unit in, but I would rather take my time and do it properly with the correct pins and plugs. I did the rounds trying to find some new pins, Toyota Spare Parts said the shell was about $30. A set of pins was about $100 or more, way too expensive. One of the stereo installation companies said they only hard wire, I told them that is why they did not get my business, another said just buy an adapter cable that has the same square pins as the Toyota. I found a Mazda cable ($20) with the same type pins, so I will take the pins and crimped cables of the appropriate colours and join them to the Joying wires that do not have pins. I will end up with an easily removable adapter cable that looks neat tidy that can be disconnected in minutes if needed.
  14. C-HR Head Unit

    Go for it ;) I cannot finalize until I get the depinning tool to rewire the harness :( it was easier to buy one than make one.
  15. C-HR Head Unit

    The above shows the pinout for the plug going into my Toyota Head Unit This plug is connected to an adapter harness shown previously. The other end of the harness connects to the C-HR Vehicle Harness 28 pin supply side which has only 6 wires connected. Supply side pin 2 - Red to Harness - Green Supply side pin 15 - Purple to harness - no connection Supply side pin 17 - Purple to Harness - Purple/White trace Supply side pin 21 - Grey to Harness - Red Supply side pin 22 - Green to Harness - White Supply side pin 23 - White/Black trace to Harness - Brown