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03-10-2019, 12:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,175
Posted By Will Y.

The BT is the HFL - same module. Voice commands...

The BT is the HFL - same module. Voice commands use the mic in the HFL/BT.
Forum: Car Talk
01-22-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Will Y.

Hey, it was an Interesting car-related question I...

Hey, it was an Interesting car-related question I could answer. :shrug:


The retail price on the net seems to be about $10 each.
Forum: Car Talk
01-21-2019, 07:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 612
Posted By Will Y.

Most places use plastic "car hats" which are...

Most places use plastic "car hats" which are magnetic on the bottom.

I assume they don't work well on 'Vettes or cars with aluminum roof panels. :teef:
Forum: Car Talk
12-28-2018, 01:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 877
Posted By Will Y.

Pacific Coast Highway between Santa Monica and...

Pacific Coast Highway between Santa Monica and Point Mugu in my son's 2ZZ MR2 Spyder is always a great drive on a clear Sunday morning, regardless of speed/pace.
US101 between Ventura, California...
Forum: Car Talk
11-13-2018, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19,673
Views: 690,168
Posted By Will Y.

All but about two rentals I had over the past ten...

All but about two rentals I had over the past ten years had lower tire pressures than recommended.
Surprisingly, I think the rental Mustang(Enterprise) and BMW 328(Sixt) were the only two which...
Forum: Car Talk
04-30-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 903
Posted By Will Y.

Only if you switch from a 4 cylinder Accord to an...

Only if you switch from a 4 cylinder Accord to an SUV like a Highlander, Tahoe or something like that.
Otherwise, most of the CUV/Cute Utes/cross-overs like the CR-V, RAV4, CX-5 and Ford Escape have...
Forum: Car Talk
02-15-2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,161
Posted By Will Y.

I learned to drive a manual on an employer's...

I learned to drive a manual on an employer's Toyota pickup in San Francisco in the 1980s-- had to deliver some small carpets to a place on Nob Hill that first day with the pickup.
Actually only...
01-20-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,578
Posted By Will Y.

There are pictures of the Coverlay dash cover in...

There are pictures of the Coverlay dash cover in several threads.
There is a video of the Coverlay on a TL at post #6 of the thread at:...
11-18-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 473
Posted By Will Y.

Only the bottom for the passenger seat; but the...

Only the bottom for the passenger seat; but the heaters warm both the bottom and backrest of the driver's seat.

Welcome to AZ.
11-11-2017, 01:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,069
Posted By Will Y.

If you have iOS 10.3.3 or older: Make sure your...

If you have iOS 10.3.3 or older:
Make sure your phone is in discoverable mode.
On the iPhone, turning on the Bluetooth should put the phone in discoverable mode, then the car HFL should show up...
Replies: 1
Views: 601
Posted By Will Y.

The original US model TL navi for 2004-2006 uses...

The original US model TL navi for 2004-2006 uses the Orange disc.

​​​​​if your navi works with a white disc, the navi is from a 2007+ model.
10-19-2017, 12:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,822
Posted By Will Y.

Looks like someone got hold of the Volvo C70...

Looks like someone got hold of the Volvo C70 drawings... :snicker:
Forum: Car Talk
09-22-2017, 12:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,473
Posted By Will Y.

:blink: I use the sunroofs more than I use...

:blink:
I use the sunroofs more than I use windows-- just right for ventilation in the early mornings and the evenings without the climate control, and good when it's less than 80*F and the sun...
08-18-2017, 12:49 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 7,503
Posted By Will Y.

Ouch! Sorry to hear about this. And that...

Ouch! Sorry to hear about this.

And that appraiser seems to be doing a really half-assed job... :squint:
07-05-2017, 01:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,373
Posted By Will Y.

I have the same one-- OEM distributor glass--...

I have the same one-- OEM distributor glass-- after a rock or bolt hit the windshield three or four months ago and started a long horizontal crack. It's good glass, and the installers did a good...
05-07-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 83,948
Posted By Will Y.

Check the A/C compressor clutch relay-- problems...

Check the A/C compressor clutch relay-- problems with it are probably the 2nd most frequent cause of electrical drains I've seen on this forum.

Welcome to AZ.
Forum: Car Talk
03-11-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 999
Posted By Will Y.

2017 Mazda CX 5 Grand Touring with 5 seats--...

2017 Mazda CX 5 Grand Touring with 5 seats-- it'll be less than your budget, but has the comfort features without a lux nameplate.
My wife got a 2016.5 CX 5 GT, which has everything but a power lift...
Replies: 8
Views: 1,037
Posted By Will Y.

The round sensor is a sunlight sensor for the...

The round sensor is a sunlight sensor for the climate control-- it triggers the climate control to blow more cool air when the sun shines on it directly.

The square sensor must be for the auto...
Replies: 2
Views: 731
Posted By Will Y.

The Navi drives for '04-'06 use an orange disc,...

The Navi drives for '04-'06 use an orange disc, while the '07-'08 Navi drives use a white DVD. The orange DVD is correct for the OEM Navi drive for the '04-'06 TL.

Your dealer probably switched...
Replies: 19
Views: 3,321
Posted By Will Y.

Check the HFL status using the MID-- if it says...

Check the HFL status using the MID-- if it says "Booting Up" after you've had the car running for more than a few minutes, the HFL is bad.

Otherwise, check the HFL operation-- is it working?
If...
10-06-2016, 01:23 AM
Replies: 232
Views: 142,929
Posted By Will Y.

You both might as well get the APP sensor...

You both might as well get the APP sensor replaced now to resolve your drivability issues before further deterioration.

Many of the posts about the bad APP sensor involve symptoms like delayed...
Forum: Car Talk
08-25-2016, 01:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,495
Posted By Will Y.

One other reason to work on one's own car is that...

One other reason to work on one's own car is that an owner will likely be more careful than a tech, which is important when dealing with interior electronics and trim or dealing with things that...
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By Will Y.

I believe there is a voice command where the HFL...

I believe there is a voice command where the HFL reads the names of the paired phones to you, if you want to delete each phone.
However, it's probably best to clear the entire memory of the HFL--...
06-24-2016, 11:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Will Y.

Pull on the battery cable clamps and try to...

Pull on the battery cable clamps and try to rotate them on the terminals. If a clamp moves, it wasn't solidly attached to the battery.

Also check the tightness on the ground end on the negative...
05-06-2016, 01:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,222
Posted By Will Y.

Rather than rubbing by hand, use a drill-mounted...

Rather than rubbing by hand, use a drill-mounted small buffing wheel with a little bit of the clarifying compound.
Tape off the hood, fender and bumper first.

I used a drill-mounted cone...
Replies: 4
Views: 1,857
Posted By Will Y.

It sounds like what happens when water gets into...

It sounds like what happens when water gets into the MICU on a 3G TL, usually due to a bad windshield seal or plugged sunroof drains.
Forum: Car Talk
03-11-2016, 06:35 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,336
Posted By Will Y.

The Odyssey also has upright seating and sliding...

The Odyssey also has upright seating and sliding doors, so it's easier for those creaky, elderly BMW owners to get in and out. :tongue:

My nearest Honda dealer has at least one full-boat Odyssey...
Replies: 42
Views: 9,896
Posted By Will Y.

Check Godin Tachnologies' website for other...

Check Godin Tachnologies' website for other contact info: Godin Technologies (http://www.godintechnologies.com/)
Forum: Texas
02-21-2016, 04:20 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,052
Posted By Will Y.

Sorry to hear about the problem. For a good...

Sorry to hear about the problem.

For a good shop in Houston, it'd be best to check/post/search the Regions forum at: Texas - AcuraZine Community (https://acurazine.com/forums/texas-319/) .

BTW,...
02-13-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,581
Posted By Will Y.

Is the base that is adhesive-mounted to the...

Is the base that is adhesive-mounted to the windshield coming loose, or is it attached solidly?

If the adhesive is loose, go to an auto body or glass shop and have it re-attach the base properly....
Replies: 4
Views: 2,581
Posted By Will Y.

If you go to the MID, select HFL and it shows...

If you go to the MID, select HFL and it shows "Booting Up," the HFL is bad.

Temporary fix is to pull the HFL, disassemble it and bake the IC board in the oven @ 385*F for nine minutes. That works...
12-13-2015, 02:54 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,031
Posted By Will Y.

Consult a personal injury lawyer for compensation...

Consult a personal injury lawyer for compensation for injuries, loss of earnings and damages other than property damage.

The assignment of the claim to the subrogation department means your...
Replies: 2
Views: 4,285
Posted By Will Y.

Yes, it's easy to disconnect the HFL/Bluetooth...

Yes, it's easy to disconnect the HFL/Bluetooth module-- see post numbers 212 through 222 of the following thread:...
11-27-2015, 06:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,241
Posted By Will Y.

Check the battery cable clamps first-- the...

Check the battery cable clamps first-- the positive often gets corroded and the negative often loosens on the post.
Then check the cable ends if the clamps aren't the problem.

G/l, and welcome to...
Forum: Car Talk
11-21-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 955
Posted By Will Y.

I've had two or three cars that continued to have...

I've had two or three cars that continued to have a "new car" smell for about three to four years. :)

OTOH, the new car smell is probably all outgassing VOC that are bad for people. :doh: :sad:
...
11-06-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,211
Posted By Will Y.

Start with the Accelerator Pedal Position (APP)...

Start with the Accelerator Pedal Position (APP) sensor first.

Instead of replacing the sensor, you might try an adjustment of the throttle cable per this thread:...
Forum: Car Talk
10-18-2015, 04:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,347
Posted By Will Y.

The car driver is the bigger d-bag-- what he did...

The car driver is the bigger d-bag-- what he did looked like an intentional assault w/deadly weapon (swerving the car over the double-yellow into the passing motorcycle).
The motorcycle shouldn't...
09-13-2015, 11:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,931
Posted By Will Y.

One gallon is fine if you're refilling the...

One gallon is fine if you're refilling the coolant reservoir only, and not the entire system.

Remember to open the radiator cap and check the radiator coolant level first if the reservoir coolant...
Forum: Car Talk
09-03-2015, 10:58 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,956
Posted By Will Y.

:rofl: :werd: x 2. Hope the dog is...

:rofl:


:werd: x 2.
Hope the dog is fine, too.


The body shop might need to be one certified by Audi to do repairs because of the amount of aluminum used in its cars (I think your car's...
Forum: Car Talk
08-24-2015, 02:07 AM
Replies: 19,673
Views: 690,168
Posted By Will Y.

:blink: Shouldn't those photos be in the "Photos...

:blink: Shouldn't those photos be in the "Photos You've Taken" or "Official Photos" threads? :scratch:
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