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Tips and Tricks on the 3rd Gen Tacoma

Discussion in '3rd Gen. Tacomas (2016+)' started by AAChaoshand, Jan 22, 2016.

  1. Feb 25, 2020 at 3:53 PM
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    Scott W

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    My truck isn't equipped with an SC Card reader port
    Mine is a USB Port. I just flip the cover up from the bottom.
     
  2. Feb 25, 2020 at 4:15 PM
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    Mine is hinged.
     
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  3. Feb 25, 2020 at 4:19 PM
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    Where is the hinge exactly? And how do you open it exactly?
     
  4. Feb 25, 2020 at 4:27 PM
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    The SD card is below just left of the tuning knob, at the bottom of the radio. Press on the right side of the cover. The left side will pop out. Then pull it out.

    The SD card cover is tethered to the radio by a small piece of plastic. So, be easy on it.
     
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  6. Feb 25, 2020 at 4:36 PM
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    D308A1F6-8B1F-439C-9CD8-6AD2281E93F7.jpg
    D308A1F6-8B1F-439C-9CD8-6AD2281E93F7.jpg Stick a fingernail in the side and gently pull it out. You’ll see it remains attached on a rubber cord.
     
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  7. Feb 25, 2020 at 4:36 PM
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    Edit: stolen pic off deweb.

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  8. Feb 25, 2020 at 5:18 PM
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    It is. That’s what your head unit navigation reads maps from.
     
  9. Feb 25, 2020 at 5:22 PM
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    Yeah, I remember seeing it now. I just don't use it. I keep a USB Stick of mixed tunes for backup. Thx for the info.
     
  10. Feb 25, 2020 at 5:41 PM
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    Can I pull the map card out and replace with a SD card with music to play?

    Is another option to use a USB stick in the center console for music files?
     
  11. Feb 25, 2020 at 5:43 PM
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    The SD card is for maps only. The USB port is where you want to put your music.
     
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    Are there any options available for different maps / SD Cards? If so, where can you get them?

    Which USB port do you use for a USB stick with music files? I'm assuming it's the one next to the aux. audio port? Isn't there one inside the center console also?
     
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    Negative. Maps only. And the only other option you have there is to get an updated Toyota maps card for $$$$. You u fortunately can’t upload your own maps into the nav.

    And yes, the USB port next to the aux jack is the one you can play music from. On my truck, the center console only has a 12v port, no usb. Not sure if that’s changed in newer model years.
     
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    The USB port on the dash is for use with the radio. My 19 has twin USB (charge only) outlets in the center console.
     
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    Just looked through Carista options, found it now allows you to customize PCS settings including "remember last state" of Pre-Collision System (PCS). IE you don't have to turn it off every time you get in the truck.

    This post is not intended to debate whether PCS is a good or bad system or whether disabling it is a good or bad decision, just another option to customize the truck to best fit individual needs.

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    Just discovered this on my 2017 Limited purchased used, I'm sure this is standard, on both sides of the bed their are two slots on each side level with the wheel hub perfect for a 2x4 to go across the bed, you can lay a 4x8 sheet of plywood flat across the bed. Apology's if this a repeat tip, am only half way thru this Thread thanks so much for all the great tips and information.
     
  17. Mar 2, 2020 at 7:09 PM
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    2x6 is a better fit. I use it regularly.

    Frank
     
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  18. Mar 6, 2020 at 9:48 AM
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    Where can i find the velcro?
     
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    Home Depot, Lowe’s, Rite Aid, Walgreens, Walmart, Target, Amazon, Michaels, Ace Hardware and pretty much anywhere else random crap is sold! C’mon bro, it’s a little piece of Velcro!
     

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