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  1. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi Fixit

    Mine idles around 700 rpm soon after cold startup (when the water temp goes above 60 deg C and the green water temp light goes out). Water temp in winter while at speed sits around 85...
  2. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi Skipskop

    Kerb weight is about 1150kg depending on which model (4x4 or 4x2) you choose.
  3. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    The engine is 3szve Toyota and all spares for it available from Toyota, filters and oils from Midas and alternator belt also from Midas.

    Spark plugs you can use a cheaper type and change often,...
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    Re: My new old Prado

    And keep a close eye on the viscous fan coupling - dont take chances with it - a friend of mine had to cough up R55K for a top end rebuild due to overheating while towing. He was advised by a certain...
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    Re: Prado shudder from 100 km/hour

    Tie rod ends (inner ones on rack) caused this problem for some people, I eventually sold my Prado after spending a lot of time and effort on same vibration problem that felt like propshafts or...
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    Re: Amarok 2.0lt Towing ability?

    When the V8 landy was mentioned, I thought about Hilux 4.0l V6 Auto, yes it will drink heavily, but if you pick up a good one for R400k and keep the R100K to help with the fuel, it will do a good job?
  7. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    1000000x please wil you share how that beep when key is in ignition can be disabled?

    How durable is the plasti dip? My door handles on inside can do with a fresh coating
  8. Re: 2008 RAV Diesel 2.2.......how many miles can it go??

    Ek kan dit bevestig, n vriendin se 2.2 d4d moes ook nuwe blok kry
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    Re: Buying a used Amarok. Looking for advice.

    Goeiedag almal

    Ek sien niks van injectors en dieselpomp probleme op die Amarok nie, so ek neem aan daardie dele is super betroubaar?

    En oor die algemeen lyk dit vir my of die nuwe commonrail...
  10. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    JCARS, my 2010 Terios has electric power steering and use the 1588 belt, just remove your belt and let them measure
  11. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi there

    It is so easy to service, and an oil service with filter (3.2 litres Castrol GTX 20W50 plus Gud filter) will cost around R400 if you diy it, I have decided to do mine every 10 000 km due...
  12. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    The owners manual actually describes it quite well, or if you need more detail, the Daihatsu factory manuals have tonnes of info. If you dont have owners manual, send me a pm
  13. Thread: Terios owners

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    Dankie Marius - ek dink die OBD readers het verskillende "chipsets", myne kom van www.diyelectronics.co.za af:
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  14. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Hi Marius

    Watter OBD reader gebruik jy? Ek het een, wat mooi werk, maar elke keer as ek hom gebruik het bly die engine check liggie aan en dan moet ek battery ontkoppel om dit af te kry.

    By...
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    Scuba tank Hydro Visual Valhalla?

    Hi guys

    I am looking for the contact details of the person in Valhalla who does the inspections on scuba tanks.

    I need visual and hydro on a 300 Bar Drager tank done soon.

    Appreciate
  16. Thread: Terios owners

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    Hi Marius - ek dink jy gaan daardie sensor naby die termostaat kry. Die drade se kleure is bruin en pers (Br en V op tekening)

    Sien prentjies. Ons sn is die 2de prentjie J102 ek dink.

    Daar is...
  17. Thread: Terios owners

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    Hi Marius

    Het jy al die waaier alleen getoets (kom die waaier aan as jy die aircon aansit?)

    Ek het die Daihatsu manuals afgelaai, daar is n forum waar jy dit dalk self kan aflaai.
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  18. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    I am not sure what the poster referred to, but I dont think the Terios is necessarily an unsafe vehicle, it has 2 airbags and abs. However, a vehicle like a Polo or Etios has a much lower centre of...
  19. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    For your daughter a small hatchback for same or less money is probably better (and maybe safer) unless she is the outdoors type of girl who enjoys going off the normal tar roads.

    Coming back to...
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    Terios alternator bearings

    Hi there

    Just thought I might share some handy information regarding alternator bearings on the 1.5 Terios

    I bought my Terios with 86 000km on the dial - 2010 4x4 Auto, and noticed a noise at...
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    Re: DSTV Xtraview Setup

    hi guys

    I have the setup below, and every few months, my second pvr (main one is Explora) loose signal. the copper strand corrodes or overheats to the point where the 2x4 switch output terminal...
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    Re: Whats the best buy? Duster, CRV or Forester

    Stone - I am curious - what fuel economy are you getting, and is the CVT box not annoying or are you finding it acceptable?
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    Re: Whats the best buy? Duster, CRV or Forester

    The latest forester 2.5X Lineartronic is quite economical, easily 10 km per litre, and maintenance costs have come down since they have timing chains now since around 2014 (latest model). But comes...
  24. Solar water and PV contractors that can be recommended?

    Dear all

    I know we are not allowed to do commercial advertizing on the forum, but if you can recommend contractors who have a good reputation in the supply and installation of these systems on a...
  25. Thread: Terios owners

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    Wind and weight (each on its own) has a significant impact on my Terios's performance and fuel consumption. Combining the two, will definitely be felt.

    A strong wind from the front (simulating...
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    Re: Factory visit Ford (Pta)?

    I can only say THANK YOU all - this forum is still awesome :-)

    Will do a bit of phoning to see about the 6 year old thanks.
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    Factory visit Ford (Pta)?

    Good morning

    I have a 6 year old boy who has a very keen interest in all things motoring (like his dad :-) )

    I would like to take him on a motor vehicle factory tour (assembly line), and was...
  28. Thread: Terios owners

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    Marius, I dont think its a problem necessarily, as soon as oil pressure builds up, the timing chain tensioner does its job. A good quality GUD oil filter and new oil has eliminated that brief sound...
  29. Thread: Terios owners

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    hi Franlin, that is sad, did it give you any prior warnings (sounds)?

    on my 1.5 Terios, after replacing oil and filter, timing chain quiet at start up (used to hear it a bit when starting until...
  30. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    very nice doc thanks!

    Love my Terios, and my homemade roofrack and bike rack
  31. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

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    Anybody changed alternator bearings yet?

    Its a DAN976,widely used on Daihatsu vehicle and Toyota.

    My Terios has a noisy alternator during first startup when its cold.

    I know the...
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    Re: Terios Power upgrade

    + 1

    Even 20% would do - small turbo - just for torque boost mostly
  33. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Thanks - maybe time to take a good look at the fuel pump and see if something can be added (maybe inside the tank?)- its quite shocking to think that the pump could actually suck dirt which can end...
  34. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    Apologies for more questions ::)

    Can the Terios be programmed to lock its doors above a certain speed? (security reasons for wife and kids)

    I see the door locking computer has a speed sensor...
  35. Thread: Terios owners

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    Re: Terios owners

    He sounds like a nice guy yes - just did not answer my question, hence I am hoping for some good advice here
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