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Forum: Driving, Maintenance & Safety Issues (for All Hybrids)

Issues related to the day-to-day operations of hybrids. If the post concerns a specific vehicle, then it belongs in the "Cars" forum (above) for that vehicle. This section is about hybrids in general.

  1. Insulated tools necessary??

    I'm wondering if anyone knows if mechanics are required to or are inclined to use insulated tools when working on certain parts (batter, electric...

    Started by chris_w‎, 07-19-2007 10:39 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    02-23-2008 01:14 AM Go to last post
  2. Automatic Door Locks

    Does anyone know how to program the doors to lock automatically when the car is in Drive?

    Started by ‎, 06-07-2006 05:46 AM
    • Replies: 4
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    02-03-2008 07:04 AM Go to last post
  3. owners manual for HCH 2002

    I'm a new member and owner of HCH 2002 Japanese Import. I just need a help if somebody can email to me an English owners manual. Thanks

    Started by bobot‎, 08-03-2007 03:15 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    08-03-2007 03:15 PM Go to last post
  4. Battery life, define replacment parameters

    I posted this in TCH ...got a few views..no responses... this may be the better forum.. Most rechargable batteries wear out slowly and...

    Started by bruegge‎, 08-01-2007 06:33 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 568
    08-01-2007 08:22 PM Go to last post
  5. AAA roadside service and hybrids

    I found out the hard way recently that AAA in my area provides very limited roadside assistance for hybrids. When my 12V battery was dead, I called...

    Started by kea‎, 07-04-2007 07:19 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 605
    07-20-2007 09:57 AM Go to last post
  6. CA Insurance Discount For Hybrids?

    Has anyone found a CA auto insurer that povides a hybrid car discount to attract customers?

    Started by ‎, 02-14-2006 04:24 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 666
    06-25-2007 06:09 AM Go to last post
  7. Carbon Fiber Aftermarket Parts

    I recently thought about installing a carbon fiber hood on my honda civic hybrid. Does anybody have any experience or know how on this subject. Say...

    Started by ‎, 02-26-2006 11:55 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 606
    03-09-2007 04:35 PM Go to last post
  8. thinking about a new prius (help)

    hi guys, iím thinking about getting a new prius and because it is a bit expensive for me so i want to know if it's worth it. i've done some...

    Started by judy‎, 11-19-2006 06:14 AM
    • Replies: 1
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    12-20-2006 09:00 PM Go to last post
  9. hybrids and smog check

    just curious: how to perform a smog check on a hybrid? what's the "idle"? and what's the requirement for hybrid smog check in CA, i.e. when is the...

    Started by ‎, 09-20-2006 10:54 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    09-23-2006 01:13 AM Go to last post
  10. snow tires

    I find the stock tires are really not that good in the snow....any suggestions? Have used Bridgestone Blizzacs on my older van and theyare great,...

    Started by ‎, 12-10-2005 10:32 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    02-15-2006 08:13 AM Go to last post
  11. Hybrids in the mountains

    I drove my 2003 HCH out to Wyoming this last fall and all I can say is I was very disappointed in how the car performed driving over mountain passes....

    Started by ‎, 01-21-2006 03:20 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    02-03-2006 02:41 AM Go to last post
  12. Oil Change for Hybrids

    At the dealership which I purchase my HCH, also does service. The charge for oil change is $20 higher for hybrids. I asked the reason and they...

    Started by ‎, 07-23-2005 04:43 AM
    • Replies: 5
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    09-28-2005 05:30 AM Go to last post
  13. Hybrids and water

    I'm considering buying a FEH, but I'm concerned about water. Specifically I have two creeks to cross to get to my vacation cabin. In the jeep that...

    Started by ‎, 09-16-2005 09:58 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    09-16-2005 09:52 PM Go to last post
  14. Electrical Fire

    I have seen several cars demolished by electrical fires, and have heard of more these days. Has there been any reports of this with the Toyota Prius,...

    Started by ‎, 07-02-2005 02:50 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 571
    07-09-2005 09:01 PM Go to last post
  15. Batteries need replacement?

    I was informed that the battery of a hybrid vehicle can expire requiring replacement in 8-10 years. This sounds like a huge disincentive for someone...

    Started by ‎, 04-25-2005 11:40 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    04-26-2005 02:51 AM Go to last post
  16. Fast Driver

    I am very interested in buying a hybrid car. However, the speed does concern me a bit. I am willing to change my habits as a fast driver, but it...

    Started by ‎, 01-18-2005 01:22 PM
    • Replies: 6
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    01-21-2005 02:33 AM Go to last post
  17. audio in hybrid vehicles

    For people like myself who like listening to base from a couple of good high end subwoofers, along with crisp mids and high's on an aftermarket sound...

    Started by ‎, 08-16-2004 11:58 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 556
    08-17-2004 03:55 AM Go to last post

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