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06-01-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,256
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Objection, your honour! Counsel is assuming facts...

Objection, your honour! Counsel is assuming facts not in evidence.

This sort of condescending BS is why I'm checking out of this forum. Goodbye all.
06-01-2019, 06:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,256
Posted By HillbillyInBC

I went on vacation and left it parked for 10...

I went on vacation and left it parked for 10 days, and now it's stopped stopping again.
05-11-2019, 03:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,256
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Mine magically started working today too, lo...

Mine magically started working today too, lo these many months after I started this thread.
04-07-2019, 04:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Chevron. Some stations have a separate nozzle...

Chevron. Some stations have a separate nozzle that only dispenses 94 octane E0.
04-07-2019, 09:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,310
Posted By HillbillyInBC

I've only tried it once because it's only...

I've only tried it once because it's only available at 94 octane where I live, and the price bump from 91 octane E10 is pretty severe. Didn't notice enough difference in performance or efficiency to...
03-29-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,922
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Yup. I saw that too, and promptly deleted the app...

Yup. I saw that too, and promptly deleted the app just like I did its predecessor. Next rev I'll wait until I read some reports here that this misbehaviour has finally been fixed before I give it...
03-25-2019, 01:40 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,922
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Open the "App Store" app (should be installed by...

Open the "App Store" app (should be installed by default) and pick "Updates" at the bottom. This should bring up a list of all updates available for installed apps.
03-25-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,922
Posted By HillbillyInBC

iPhone app also updated to 4.0.0

iPhone app also updated to 4.0.0
03-16-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,412
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Here's something you can't get in Canada: Canyon...

Here's something you can't get in Canada: Canyon Bronze with Parchment interior. I might have opted for this combo, but the only interior available with Canyon Bronze up here is the...
03-08-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,679
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Karma was not amused. It's snowing here this...

Karma was not amused. It's snowing here this morning.
03-07-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,679
Posted By HillbillyInBC

With what appears to be the last snow of the...

With what appears to be the last snow of the season melting away now and the prospect of warmer temperatures here in the Lower Mainland forthcoming, I can probably go ahead and re-enable auto-folding...
03-03-2019, 10:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,330
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Can confirm. The random screech assaulted my...

Can confirm. The random screech assaulted my eardrums twice yesterday. As per usual, skipping back and playing the same song again yielded no recurrence.
02-28-2019, 02:03 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,330
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Installed the update during my lunch break. My...

Installed the update during my lunch break. My enthusiasm has waned somewhat since reading reports here that the random USB screech playback error is still with us, but I didn't let that didn't stop...
02-26-2019, 09:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 650
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Saw this one for the first time ever yesterday,...

Saw this one for the first time ever yesterday, on D.1.0.4 (the newest software for us neglected and frustrated Canadians).
02-24-2019, 08:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,573
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Only the haunted hatch hinge has manifested...

Only the haunted hatch hinge has manifested itself from that list on my car. I've seen numerous complaints about the transmission chronicled here, but mine has never misbehaved in any way.
02-21-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,431
Posted By HillbillyInBC

I'm getting a little weary of these claims that...

I'm getting a little weary of these claims that the updates cure everything from impotence to the heartbreak of psoriasis when they can't be bothered to distribute said updates north of the border.
02-21-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,025
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Not hard for us Canadian customers to imagine at...

Not hard for us Canadian customers to imagine at all, given their profound and explicit disinterest in distributing bug fixes for this trainwreck of an infotainment system.
02-19-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 7,025
Posted By HillbillyInBC

I love everything about my car except the...

I love everything about my car except the unstable, bug-riddled pile of steaming crap in the middle of the dashboard. I'd be fired from my software development job if I submitted something that...
02-18-2019, 04:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,330
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Well that was a complete and utter waste of time....

Well that was a complete and utter waste of time. Just got a reply to my complaint, and it failed to reach even my meager expectations for trite and meaningless PR boilerplate:



Kinda feel...
02-18-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 96,051
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Reasonably fair take on the True Touchpad in...

Reasonably fair take on the True Touchpad in Motor Trend's second long-term update. Not entirely positive, but not entirely missing the point like many of the early reviews.

Link...
02-15-2019, 04:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,330
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Done.

Done.
12-29-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 464
Views: 96,051
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Mostly favourable take by two reviewers at...

Mostly favourable take by two reviewers at wheels.ca. I'm not a big fan of the he said / she said schtick, but this is a pretty good read in spite of that.

Wheels.ca...
12-22-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,650
Posted By HillbillyInBC

I'll turn the auto-fold back on in the spring. I...

I'll turn the auto-fold back on in the spring. I just don't want to park at the office and find them covered in ice and snow and frozen in place while folded. In the meantime I'll just fold them in...
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Sorry, I misunderstood your question. I've only...

Sorry, I misunderstood your question. I've only played Apple Lossless files from my phone via CarPlay. Never tried copying the files to a thumb drive and playing them from there.
Replies: 15
Views: 897
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Apple lossless files play on my system just like...

Apple lossless files play on my system just like lossy M4As (purchased and ripped), MP3s, and FLACs (stereo and 5.1). All of these file types play flawlessly sometimes, play with occasional dropouts...
12-15-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 534
Views: 101,907
Posted By HillbillyInBC

And with that, my interest in installing this...

And with that, my interest in installing this update (and my frustration at its continued unavailability here in Canada) just dwindled to zero.
12-13-2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,650
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Yes, it does. I've turned off auto-folding for...

Yes, it does. I've turned off auto-folding for the winter, but I still fold them in with the button as I approach the concrete support pillar beside my spot in the parkade here at home.
12-12-2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 101,907
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Same here, still. No joy at the local coffee shop...

Same here, still. No joy at the local coffee shop either. Looks like we Canadians are left out in the cold.

I was amused at how those two English-language disclaimers contradict each other.
12-12-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 534
Views: 101,907
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Still not quite sure how I'm supposed to do that...

Still not quite sure how I'm supposed to do that when my home WiFi is several stories above my parking spot in the underground parkade. Guess I'll be parking outside Starbucks or Timmy's if they...
Replies: 14
Views: 3,614
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Very reminiscent of my experience with Ford. ...

Very reminiscent of my experience with Ford. Their approach to dealing with performance issues with the MyFordTouch system in my Focus was to remove a bunch of features as part of a version...
11-30-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 829
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Submitted my thoughts on the infotainment and...

Submitted my thoughts on the infotainment and auto-idle stop failures yesterday. I did mix in some praise for the rest of the car too.
Replies: 3
Views: 419
Posted By HillbillyInBC

I'm an old-school Unix geek, so I do this step...

I'm an old-school Unix geek, so I do this step from the command line (with the command-line version of FLAC installed via Homebrew). I wrote a Bash script to process a whole folder full of WAVs and...
11-29-2018, 10:39 AM
Replies: 464
Views: 96,051
Posted By HillbillyInBC

DoubleClutch review

Bonus points for the car in the photos being exactly like mine: Diamond White Pearl Platinum Elite with Walnut Brown interior.

2019 Acura RDX Platinum Elite | DoubleClutch.ca...
11-21-2018, 03:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,509
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Mine continues to not work with no symptoms...

Mine continues to not work with no symptoms whatsoever (well, except for the whole not working thing). Enabling and disabling with the dash switch yields the proper messages and indicators, it just...
11-18-2018, 08:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,509
Posted By HillbillyInBC

I've tried everything on that list that I can...

I've tried everything on that list that I can control to make the auto idle stop activate and it's not having any of it.
11-17-2018, 07:42 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,509
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Mine hasn't stopped itself at idle since August. ...

Mine hasn't stopped itself at idle since August. I know it's getting colder but we've had several days since then with ambient temps in the 15-20 degree range. This feature is pretty much pointless...
11-13-2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,256
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Haven't yet seen a recurrence of the indefinite...

Haven't yet seen a recurrence of the indefinite LKA, but the auto idle stop still hasn't activated one single time since August.
10-25-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 16,083
Posted By HillbillyInBC

This is probably going to be a bit of an outlier:...

This is probably going to be a bit of an outlier: 2012 Ford Focus. I'd been making some sacrifices in recent years while servicing an onerous mortgage, and figured I deserved a substantial upgrade...
10-18-2018, 05:14 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 29,133
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Got my Tuxmats today, and I'm impressed with what...

Got my Tuxmats today, and I'm impressed with what I've seen thus far. They seem much more substantial and better fitting than the Husky liners I had in my previous car. Thanks to bluntman72 for the...
10-13-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 9,256
Posted By HillbillyInBC

Auto idle stop has stopped stopping

I spent several weeks out of town on business recently, so I haven't driven my RDX much since the end of August. On the dozen or so drives I took last week, the auto idle stop didn't kick in one...
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