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Software Update for the Manual!

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by Ruggybuggy, Aug 8, 2018.

  1. Jan 6, 2019 at 7:58 PM
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    poopshute

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    It’s been a few hundred miles now and I’m happy to say the idle to 2k sluggishness is all but gone. I still get a “surge” around 3.5k but that’s mainly the VVT-i kicking in... no complains there as I feel that’s the way these variable valve engines act. What I was looking for the most is the early sluggishness going away and this latest update has done wonders for that. I as well can say the truck is more pleasing to drive and I fell like I don’t have to fight it as much from idle at a dead stop. Feels a bit more peppy now too as there’s good power through the full range now.
     
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  2. Jan 8, 2019 at 10:29 AM
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    Mack7n

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    @all the guys in the Bangor, Maine area. Downeast is willing to help out. They took my truck in today, and fudged around with it for 2 hours with their tech in the line, finding ways to get by the TSB not listing my truck anymore. So, for those of you who were struggling to get them to do it, go talk to them, and remember, they're actually a helpful dealer and will fight for ya, so don't be a dick about it, and they'll do it if physically possible. Techstream wouldn't even let them download it for my truck, so they called the field tech in Boston who guided them on it.
     
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  3. Jan 8, 2019 at 11:14 AM
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    poopshute

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    This brings up an interesting point. My dealer (Larry Miller Boulder Toyota) is also willing to go above and beyond to help the customer. They as well mentioned that Toyota (in regards to TechStream and TSB's) is really picky and the service techs have to get the update to show up on their machines. They had to run a few TSB's to eventually come up with one that showed the update for my truck. Be patient, read through the recent threads, have the multiple TSB's handy, and if you have a quality service group, they will work with you. Keep in mind that these service departments rely on the surveys they send to customers so it would behoove them to deliver a good customer service experience.
     
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  4. Jan 9, 2019 at 6:45 AM
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  5. Jan 11, 2019 at 10:22 AM
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    Valley Toyota in Chilliwack, B.C. updated my truck yesterday no problem. FYI
     
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  6. Jan 11, 2019 at 2:45 PM
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    Years ago, while on a traveling Rugby Team, I got into a huge, old west style bar room brawl in Chilliwack B.C.
    Is there still a club there called like Area 51? It was alien themed.
     
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  7. Jan 11, 2019 at 2:49 PM
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    Modified the level of gas in the tank
    Hooligan!
     
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  8. Jan 11, 2019 at 7:16 PM
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    There was a time...
     
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  9. Jan 11, 2019 at 7:21 PM
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    Modified the level of gas in the tank
    What happens in Area 51, stays in Area 51
     
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  10. Jan 12, 2019 at 10:44 AM
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    Ole No. 1

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    No dice at Adams Toyota in Lee's Summit, MO. Asked them to perform a health check on my truck and they said they pulled the VIN and nothing came up as needed. Tried explaining via the calibration ID and no go. If Toyotas system doesn't show it via the VIN they won't do it.
     
  11. Jan 20, 2019 at 8:11 PM
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    I downloaded the techstream app in the OP but the key doesn't seem to be working. Anytime I try to open the .cuw files it tells me that it cannot open unless techstream is registered. Any info on how to get this sorted?
     
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