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Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 04-02-2015, 08:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,688
Posted By fledonfoot
I'm a Toyota service writer. The presence of a...

I'm a Toyota service writer. The presence of a non-OEM windshield will automatically get the claim denied. Get them to document it on paper, take it to your windshield guy.

If the windshield was...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 03-29-2015, 11:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,611
Posted By fledonfoot
whoops :bonk: fixed.

whoops :bonk: fixed.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 03-29-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,611
Posted By fledonfoot
FS: OZ Superturismo GT wheels w/ Michelin AS3 tires

Up for sale are my OZ Superturismo GT wheels with Michelin AS/3 tires. Tires approx 50% life - should get through the year and into next no problem.

Wheels are mounted and road force balanced and...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-03-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 40,689
Posted By fledonfoot
Just traded in my 13 with 45k on it. Shopped...

Just traded in my 13 with 45k on it. Shopped about a half dozen dealers. Best trade offer I got was $15,250 at a Toyota dealer. Worst was $13,500 at a Ford dealer. This was in November, in NJ where...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-20-2014, 09:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,790
Posted By fledonfoot
Wait. Wait. Wait. Wait. WAIT. ...

Wait.

Wait. Wait. Wait.

WAIT.



FLAMIN' HOT FUNYUNS?
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 12-03-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 8,608
Posted By fledonfoot
Test the battery. Less than 11V output is enough...

Test the battery. Less than 11V output is enough to cause mayhem on these cars.

I had a customer come in with all kinds of startability issues and wouldn't hold an idle. Codes all over the place....
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-02-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,594
Posted By fledonfoot
Don't forget broken window = water in the car in...

Don't forget broken window = water in the car in a hail storm.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-02-2014, 10:37 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,594
Posted By fledonfoot
for comparison's sake, I just traded my FR-S in....

for comparison's sake, I just traded my FR-S in. It's currently sitting on the lot at the dealer for $18,000 with 46k on the clock, and comes as a Certified Pre Owned vehicle with a 100k power train...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-02-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,594
Posted By fledonfoot
Rally -- This car was retailed in PA and saw...

Rally -- This car was retailed in PA and saw several service visits there. Is it still in PA? If so, are they sitting on it with a certificate of salvage, or do they have the reconstructed title work...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-02-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,594
Posted By fledonfoot
PM back. Just discovered I can access TIS/NSH...

PM back. Just discovered I can access TIS/NSH from home and pulled it up for you.

Also, I agree with Caspeed. Something's fishy there. There should be no way that car was totaled from those...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-02-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,594
Posted By fledonfoot
I work as a service writer for a large Toyota...

I work as a service writer for a large Toyota dealer. I can tell you first hand that if the title is branded, the warranty claim will be denied UNLESS it's one of the few federal emissions components...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 12-02-2014, 06:43 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 19,594
Posted By fledonfoot
Also, any rebuilt/reconstructed/salvaged title...

Also, any rebuilt/reconstructed/salvaged title (anything "branded" title) carries NO warranty at all from Toyota once the title has the brand. The car is strictly as-is.

That 13,000 mile car...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 11-29-2014, 10:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,154
Posted By fledonfoot
Toyota service writer here... No, no flash...

Toyota service writer here...

No, no flash of the ECU is necessary. The battery will probably be disconnected so it'll have to go through relearn, but we don't reflash the ECU at all as part of...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 11-21-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,322
Posted By fledonfoot
Sorry guys, was a bit of a hassle getting the...

Sorry guys, was a bit of a hassle getting the thing back to stock and took delivery on the new car last night - it was a several hundred mile round trip to pick it up...

The OFT and the radio are...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 11-17-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,322
Posted By fledonfoot
DavidBob - it's on the car right now and I'll be...

DavidBob - it's on the car right now and I'll be trying to get it off on Wednesday night. A couple of pieces of hardware have broken and I'm not sure if the diffuser is coming off in one piece. If it...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 11-15-2014, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,322
Posted By fledonfoot
Tons of parts for sale... Koni Yellows, wheels, intake, etc -- Philly/south NJ

OK guys... car's going back to stock and getting traded in next week. Stuff for sale, available for pickup at Team Toyota in Langhorne, PA where I work. Prefer local pickup in Langhorne, or in the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 11-02-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,477
Posted By fledonfoot
Correct. As a salvage vehicle, any and all...

Correct. As a salvage vehicle, any and all warranty coverage from Toyota is null and void. Even with only 12,000 miles. You can be assured the vin has already been flagged by Toyota as such.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-18-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,212
Posted By fledonfoot
Won't happen. A warranty claim requires...

Won't happen. A warranty claim requires replacement with an identical part and part number.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 10-17-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 976
Posted By fledonfoot
Take a trade on a set of wheel spacers or a...

Take a trade on a set of wheel spacers or a unichip with the download cable?

spacers are 20mm front and 25mm rear.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-16-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 7,212
Posted By fledonfoot
This should be covered by your basic 3 year,...

This should be covered by your basic 3 year, 36000 mile warranty. Stop by your dealer.

If one of my customers was to stop by with a wheel like that, I'd have no problem ordering one up.
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-14-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,100
Posted By fledonfoot
Coils are covered 3/36 or 3/50 in California -...

Coils are covered 3/36 or 3/50 in California - they are not long term emissions components. Federal coverage on the "high cost" or "long term" components are 8/80

Here's a page out of my warranty...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-10-2014, 11:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,100
Posted By fledonfoot
I see it a lot at work with ignition coils on the...

I see it a lot at work with ignition coils on the early 3.5L V6's on the camry and Avalon - they're known for chewing through coils.

Your general rule of thumb for a powertrain component is an...
Forum: Issues | Warranty | Recalls / TSB 10-10-2014, 10:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,100
Posted By fledonfoot
Nope, they don't. Powertrain coverage is 5...

Nope, they don't.

Powertrain coverage is 5 years or 60,000 miles. The ignition coils are not considered powertrain items and are only listed for coverage for 3 years/36k.

They'd be covered by a...
Forum: Engine, Exhaust, Bolt-Ons 10-07-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 11,887
Posted By fledonfoot
Finally pulled the trigger and placed my order...

Finally pulled the trigger and placed my order today. Can't wait.
Forum: Cosmetic Modification (Interior/Exterior/Lighting) 09-25-2014, 11:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 19,391
Posted By fledonfoot
And sometimes it takes reporting someone to...

And sometimes it takes reporting someone to Paypal and filing a credit card chargeback after they take your money and sit on it, don't respond to emails for a month and then just start stringing you...
Forum: Southern California 07-02-2014, 09:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,376
Posted By fledonfoot
I'm pretty sure it was.

I'm pretty sure it was.
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 07-01-2014, 10:46 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 292,664
Posted By fledonfoot
SWP BRZ at the self-wash on 73 in Berlin. I was...

SWP BRZ at the self-wash on 73 in Berlin. I was there in my wife's Corolla.
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 06-25-2014, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,009
Posted By fledonfoot
Check the battery. My battery failed after...

Check the battery.

My battery failed after about 6500 miles and it threw the startability code and ran like general crap. Battery was struggling at under 8V. Replaced it, cleared the code and it's...
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 06-19-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 1,811
Views: 292,664
Posted By fledonfoot
I'm another service writer there - I'm James at...

I'm another service writer there - I'm James at the red desk.

He came to me about your car the other day looking for some advice.

I've had 4 replaced (5 total) pumps so far, over 41,000 miles....
Forum: NY / NJ / CT / PA 06-11-2014, 09:38 PM
Replies: 1,816
Views: 321,084
Posted By fledonfoot
Me. I've seen you the last couple of days in the...

Me. I've seen you the last couple of days in the cottman construction zone.
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