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  1. VFerdman liked mikefocke's post in the thread Not alone in feeling that Toyota is missing the EV-boat (article).

    I want a SSB in a Toyota with 500 miles range for $30k with zero reduced battery capacity over 12 years in a SUV form factor with all...

    Sep 15, 2021 at 11:16 AM
  2. VFerdman liked jerrymildred's post in the thread combination meter repair - DIY.

    As it says on the shirt my wife got me for my last birthday (err...most recent. hope it's not my last :LOL:) ... [ATTACH]

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  3. VFerdman replied to the thread combination meter repair - DIY.

    Here's the thing. When the cap goes bad, it doesn't go completely bad. It just degrades in its value more than the circuit is designed...

    Sep 14, 2021 at 6:58 PM
  4. VFerdman liked jerrymildred's post in the thread combination meter repair - DIY.

    You can always try it. Basically, he's just running down the 12V battery a little. I'm sure he could accomplish the same thing by just...

    Sep 14, 2021 at 6:48 PM
  5. VFerdman liked jerrymildred's post in the thread combination meter repair - DIY.

    There must be hundreds of threads here with that same issue. All have the same solution. Just do what @VFerdman says, and be done with...

    Sep 14, 2021 at 11:42 AM
  6. VFerdman liked Cosmo Tigato's post in the thread Bought a 2012 For $700.

    I now have 213,534 miles on the Blue Car. Runs like a dream. Put a Cat shield and a tilt alarm in. That is all for now.

    Sep 14, 2021 at 11:41 AM
  7. VFerdman replied to the thread combination meter repair - DIY.

    That is coincidence and has nothing to do with the problem. The problem is a capacitor on the CM board that goes bad. It's a 100uF...

    Sep 13, 2021 at 9:46 PM
  8. VFerdman replied to the thread combination meter repair - DIY.

    There is no "FOB Trick" to get the combination meter back on. You have to either repair it or replace it.

    Sep 13, 2021 at 6:07 PM