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    2017 Koba AWD CVT
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  1. I have always been concerned about buildup over time and the potential for yellowing or some other form of hazing making it difficult to see through.
  2. Customisation and Accessories

    This week I am having the dealer fit the Genuine Koba Tow Bar Wiring Harness, but no tow bar. I am going from this -V- To this -V- So that I can power up THESE!!!!! -V- These are running lights and brake lights and I am not sure if it is legal to have them come on with the other running lights in WA, but they are Brake lights as well. Now if there was a blinker/brake/running light replacement I would be tempted to buy and install those since I will have blinker wiring on tap going to waste.
  3. CH-R recall

  4. CH-R recall

    That is the difference between the original design team and the follow-up hazard removal team. I expect that the original design team considered the design from a human factors perspective and ease of removal for racing as opposed to the engineering risk of someone placing items in the hole rendering the brake switch ineffective. We live in a world where the lowest common denominator has to be factored in at all levels.
  5. CH-R recall

    Correct Chitty no cover on the early run vehicles. Feb 17, #413. Picture shows original setup from the Toyota website.
  6. "EPB Malfunction" message

    I have never seen this error. Do you live in a high salt environment?
  7. CH-R recall

    My car didn't have the cover until it went in for the recall for the computer system.
  8. CH-R recall

    My car is booked in for Friday. The dealer stated 2 updates, both software.
  9. 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
  10. 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.
  11. CH-R recall

    Only one recall so far... No bad for a new model on a new chassis. Waiting for my letter.
  12. 600hp C-HR

    Finally, the guts to go with the looks... Now I need a parts list and a very big bank overdraft...
  13. 600hp C-HR

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

    I updated the Startup Logo on my unit to a modified C-HR Club Logo of 1024 x 600 pixels.
  15. 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.