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Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-10-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
I'm officially no longer an 86 owner. Turned in...

I'm officially no longer an 86 owner. Turned in my keys this morning. The BRZ will trouble me no more. Just couldn't handle the reliability issues. Maybe in a few years, I'll try again. I believe in...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-07-2012, 06:38 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 53,921
Posted By soconfoozed
I want to respectfully ask Tada-san a difficult...

I want to respectfully ask Tada-san a difficult question...after all, life isn't always sunshine and rainbows.

Tada-san,
The 86 is unquestionably a huge success, and automotive enthusiasts all...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-04-2012, 02:51 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 214,545
Posted By soconfoozed
My girlfriend can hear the crickets now, and she...

My girlfriend can hear the crickets now, and she doesn't particularly have an ear for mechanical things. I didn't even point it out to her. She asked.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-02-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
As I wait for my appointment to return the car......

As I wait for my appointment to return the car...


Crickets came back, seem louder than before though there's probably no reason to believe the louder part
Got the taillight condensation I...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-13-2012, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
Well, it looks like I'll be leaving the '86...

Well, it looks like I'll be leaving the '86 scene. I received my options today. I will be pursuing a repurchase. Should be complete in +30 days. Which is itself a huge pain, because to me that's just...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-12-2012, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
That's Subaruese for "expedited."

That's Subaruese for "expedited."
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-09-2012, 09:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 21,291
Posted By soconfoozed
I thought we had been anticipating something like...

I thought we had been anticipating something like this for quite a while now...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-09-2012, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,766
Posted By soconfoozed
I wish we had a specific place to post this kind...

I wish we had a specific place to post this kind of information.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-08-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
Well, allegedly it's done. I feel like you...

Well, allegedly it's done.

I feel like you really have the wrong relationship with a product like this when you hang your shoulders and sigh when you think about how you have to go out for a drive...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-08-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 74,032
Posted By soconfoozed
Captures my feelings exactly. This is utterly...

Captures my feelings exactly. This is utterly unacceptable. I would make noise over this. You leave your vehicle in their hands with the understanding that they'll treat it with a reasonable level...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-07-2012, 01:42 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
SoA customer service misspoke, ECU actually threw...

SoA customer service misspoke, ECU actually threw P0017. So, first issue was P0019, now P0017.

I have an '812 ECU and a new HPFP going in today or tomorrow.

FSE was much better this time about...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-07-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
At dealer. Visiting field service engineer again....

At dealer. Visiting field service engineer again.

Edit: I should note the effing dealer didn't bother to call me yesterday to confirm the work was actually done.
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 11-07-2012, 09:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,834
Posted By soconfoozed
I wouldn't wish the BRZ navigation unit on my...

I wouldn't wish the BRZ navigation unit on my worst enemy. It's pretty hateful to use.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 11-06-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 77,544
Posted By soconfoozed
Likewise, except this part of my order was...

Likewise, except this part of my order was cancelled because the release of the kit was postponed.

The hooks must be there already. I would just look for a disused connector in the footwells...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-06-2012, 04:31 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 36,319
Posted By soconfoozed
Do you feel that's unreasonable in this...

Do you feel that's unreasonable in this situation? If so, why?
Forum: Subaru BRZ General Forum 11-05-2012, 11:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,342
Posted By soconfoozed
I feel like I probably won't be receiving that...

I feel like I probably won't be receiving that one.

I have gotten two surveys by e-mail. One about navigation, and one asking why I chose my BRZ (which, naturally, as the survey provides, was the...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-04-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 214,545
Posted By soconfoozed
I see you're adapting significant portions of my...

I see you're adapting significant portions of my earlier arguments :)
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-02-2012, 07:43 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
Yelled a little about problem solving and got...

Yelled a little about problem solving and got back P0037, O2 sensor.

Perhaps the '811 ECU leaned out the AFR without updating the control loop for the O2 sensor heater and let the sensor bake?...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-02-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
Call from SoA today. They got the nastigram I...

Call from SoA today. They got the nastigram I sent.

Will get a call on Monday to schedule their field service engineer on Wednesdsay. They're preparing repair/replacement/refund options to be...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-02-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
I have a feeling I know who your reps are. It's...

I have a feeling I know who your reps are. It's par for the course that they not get back to you when they say they will.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-02-2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
Trust me, I've been waiting for this moment since...

Trust me, I've been waiting for this moment since I heard there was an '812 ECU.

I had a phone conversation a while ago with SoA customer service where I challenged them on this point and told...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-01-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
Oddly enough, I was on my way to test drive a...

Oddly enough, I was on my way to test drive a Focus ST and a Camaro just to fill in some blanks in my head.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-01-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
Fucking. Lit up. My dash. AGAIN. Beyond...

Fucking. Lit up. My dash. AGAIN.

Beyond words right now.

Edit: but, as an engineer, not beyond data. 4,868 on the ODO. So, I got roughly 1,300mi of service between new ECU (811) and CEL/SL...
Forum: Electronics | Audio | NAV | Infotainment 10-30-2012, 01:40 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 88,897
Posted By soconfoozed
Nearly everything I can see here is just...

Nearly everything I can see here is just nauseating. I don't understand how everybody in this space continues to eff this problem up so spectacularly. Who, who looks at this stuff and goes "this is...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-25-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,929
Posted By soconfoozed
IANAL, but when I was reading the actual...

IANAL, but when I was reading the actual document, it sounded as though there's some language that says you CAN'T disclaim your lemon law rights.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-16-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 214,545
Posted By soconfoozed
Don't expect much.

Don't expect much.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-15-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 214,545
Posted By soconfoozed
I can't say I'm surprised...

I can't say I'm surprised...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-15-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 1,140
Views: 214,545
Posted By soconfoozed
Dropped off my BRZ. Left car idling when I...

Dropped off my BRZ. Left car idling when I arrived, asked the service writer if we could just agree right now that the vehicle is chirping. Never asked him to do it, he could have asked a tech to...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-15-2012, 04:56 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 17,972
Posted By soconfoozed
What's your decision? Lemon law? Do you...

What's your decision? Lemon law? Do you understand your refund will be prorated by the mileage of the car assuming a useful life of 120k miles? Or have they agreed to give you the full amount?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-13-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 3,074
Views: 838,622
Posted By soconfoozed
Sat and recorded a minute or so of video. It...

Sat and recorded a minute or so of video. It loses the idle a few times and then catches it before the car stalls. In neutral. Which is a cute idea.

I'm just back from a business trip and leaving...
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