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  1. bisco

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    is that the skid control ecu? i was expecting a circuit board (n)
     
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    The ecu is integrated into the brake booster. I believe the ecu can be removed. Not sure yet. I haven’t tried. The pedal height feel like the pads were replaced, but they weren’t. I have new pads ready to install. I will turn rotors and that will be 1 less thing to worry about. The hybrid battery fuse was replaced under warranty.
     
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    I don't have a fancy code reader, just a cheap one. I'll check. Meanwhile, I cleaned the 12V battery terminals and charged it up, unhooked the drive battery and then waited 20 minutes then reconnected both batteries with no different results - when I try to turn on the car and shift into gear, it automatically goes into neutral and gives me a different warning 'shift to P position when starting' and so I can't shift into any gear except neutral and when I do, the car sounds like the electric drive motors engage and it drifts backwards...
     
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    Ok thank you. This definitely different from what I experienced. I was able to drive it, however it didn’t feel normal. Please keep us posted.
     
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    How many miles on her?
     
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    Good Evening Everyone,
    So I let everyone know that I picked up the car on Thursday and pay the $1922 bill. I received the old part and I began to do my due diligence and research the cost of the part. List price for it was $698.01. I was charged $991.67 for the part. I was slightly upset to say the least, I could’ve bought the part even cheaper. So today I went to the Stealership to confront them. Had a nice conversation with the parts/ service manager and after 30 minutes and 2 phone calls to other dealers to verify the MSRP. I was informed that that is the Autonation matrix pricing. After my consistent persistence I finally got them to refund me $318. I will never go to another dealership again if it all possible. Just thought I would pass this information on. I hope it helps someone else. The dealership is evil.
     
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    Really? I'd absolutely go to another one. I'd never go to that dealership again. Why would you not change dealerships after that one treated you that way? What a ripoff?!

    Or did you mean you won't go to any dealership because of that one terrible one. Like not using money anymore because you once got passed a counterfeit $20 bill. The dealership I use has pretty standard prices. They have occasionally offered services I didn't really need or want, but never pushed.
     
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    Well I will not go back to that dealership. It will take a while to get the bad taste out of my mouth after this experience. I am pretty sure most dealerships rip everyone off. I will do whatever it takes to avoid any dealership. The Las Vegas dealerships see customers as a cash cow and charge whatever they want. It appears your in Florida, maybe they are more honest there.
     
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    sometimes, there's no option. that is the downside of ev's

    huge learning curve for private mechs
     
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    You are absolutely correct Bisco on both points. Hope my experience helps someone in need. I Love this site because their is so much experience and help available. Just got techstream so hopefully I will be better prepared for next time.
     
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