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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. Nov 16, 2020 at 12:25 PM
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    Hammer40

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    The remote start issue with the PTS ignition was just pure laziness and a BS excuse from Toyota for the reasoning. My '19 CRV works exactly the way all others do it. To this day the fact that my $50K Taco can't do what a $20k cheaper vehicle does do just pisses me off.
     
  2. Nov 16, 2020 at 1:44 PM
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    dand

    dand You can't see me

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    $50K for a Tacoma?
    Tell me more..
     
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  3. Dec 27, 2020 at 6:12 AM
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    Yeah #10 isn’t true for me. I now have 18,101 on my 2020 OR and it’s doing the same thing as it has from the start. Jerks or “stutters” at speeds between 40-50MPH on flat roads when not in ECT mode.
     
  4. Dec 27, 2020 at 8:24 AM
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    Norsemanvike

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    Get the TSB update, it will greatly improve how the truck shifts gears to the way its supposed to. Click on the link below.

    Finally a fix from Toyota for Stumble condition (TSB 0062-18)
     
  5. Dec 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM
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    The TSB you want for a 2020 automatic is TSB-0092-20 to update your ECU to 04B81. You can even do it yourself or find someone near you willing to update it for you.
    https://www.tacomaworld.com/threads/ecu-tsb-update.562550/
     
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  6. Jan 9, 2021 at 8:14 PM
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    Mine does not have the premium/advanced package, and the remote start didn't work until I activated the Remote Services in the Toyota app... it appears that I will need to maintain a subscription if I want to keep the functionality. The triple click on the remote, and starting from the app both work.
     
  7. Jan 19, 2021 at 11:35 PM
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    2 months into 3rd gen and chill, and I'm still learning how to use all this tech
     
  8. Jan 24, 2021 at 7:24 PM
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    Anything you like about the tech?
     
  9. Jan 25, 2021 at 8:33 AM
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    OrangeRa1n

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    Didn't see this on the list:

    From personal experience, and from what I've read is normal, you have to use the SOS button in 2021 to set up connected services (remote start/unlock/lock; on phone). This is due to the fact that Toyota is discontinuing the Entune App Suite and the 2021 is missing the options previously found under the "Apps" section of the radio used for the set-up procedure.

    The "App" menu (and button) is now exclusively used for tracking the data that you've used if you have a hotspot plan on your car.
     
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  10. Jan 26, 2021 at 10:15 PM
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    That makes sense. I've not dug into the "apps" menu, but I hadn't seen anything as I scrolled through screens on my 2-week old special. Thanks for the tip.
     
  11. Jan 26, 2021 at 10:19 PM
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    farmtacoma

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    How do you activate remote service from app?

    I have the app and see unlock snd lock feature
     
  12. Jan 26, 2021 at 10:23 PM
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    Read my post above
     
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  13. Feb 8, 2021 at 7:28 PM
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    Not on a manual either.
     
  14. Feb 8, 2021 at 8:33 PM
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    There has been a recent update to the 2021 head unit and now the correct options are present in the "Apps" menu for setting up the connected services.
     
  15. Feb 8, 2021 at 8:47 PM
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    so should the new apps just show up on the screen?
     
  16. Feb 10, 2021 at 7:31 AM
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    Same here. 2 months and I’m still trying to figure it all out. My last vehicle was a 2009 Corolla that didn’t even have power locks or windows. The adaptive cruise control is a game changer for me!
     
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  17. Feb 10, 2021 at 3:51 PM
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    There are only two "apps" under the app menu for 2021+; "Hotspot information" and options for setting up connected services. The traditional "apps" (pandora, spotify, etc.) have been replaced by car play and android auto.

    If you update your radio, the new "app" for setting up the connected services WILL just appear under the App menu.
     
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  19. Feb 14, 2021 at 12:44 PM
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    @AAChaoshand.

    Another "good to know" is that the headrests can be inserted/stored in the lower portion of the seat when folded forward. There are holes back there to store them in. Not crucially important, but nice to keep them in the truck and not taking up storage when seats are down.

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  20. Feb 26, 2021 at 9:02 AM
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    ryanvar42

    ryanvar42 That is your opinion. It is wrong.

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    are you just posting the same thing in multiple threads. yes
     

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