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Re: Hybrid Fielders and Axio specific

Postby *$kїđž!™ » March 21st, 2019, 8:58 am

Guys looking to buy an aqua or fielder...leaning to.aqua as i really dont need a big car and the price is cheaper ...is this the right thread...also.i wanna join the aqua whatsapp to get some info

1...does the car make a noise when battery is charging?

2. There is a key light on the dashboard and a beeping when driving the car ....is this because the fob battery is weak or dead..?..
Had to start tge car by putting fob on the start button and then press start...

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Re: Hybrid Fielders and Axio specific

Postby _-OutKast-_ » March 26th, 2019, 8:53 pm

Does anyone know where i can get interior parts for a 2016 axio? I would like to replace the centre panel cover
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Re: Hybrid Fielders and Axio specific

Postby venum » March 27th, 2019, 11:29 am

*$kїđž!™ wrote:Guys looking to buy an aqua or fielder...leaning to.aqua as i really dont need a big car and the price is cheaper ...is this the right thread...


Cant go wrong with either vehicle. the Aqua is smaller and they both have their uses
this is the right place for Fielder questions. depending on the nature of the question tho, it can be applicable to the Aqua as they both share the same engine and HSD and a couple body parts

*$kїđž!™ wrote:1...does the car make a noise when battery is charging? -NO

2. There is a key light on the dashboard and a beeping when driving the car ....is this because the fob battery is weak or dead..?.. - YES

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Re: Hybrid Fielders and Axio specific

Postby *$kїđž!™ » March 28th, 2019, 12:54 pm

Thanks much appreciated

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Re: Hybrid Fielders and Axio specific

Postby ramishrrr » March 30th, 2019, 11:16 am

Another reason to use the AC on your hybrid vehicle:
A bit far-fetched, but real.

Trinidad is a small island.
As such, there is a small percentage of salt in the atmosphere at most locations in this country at all times, more so Tobago.
Especially during the rainy season, there is an overload of moisture in the atmosphere. This is why you sweat so much, as the humidity is high.
An AC system removes moisture from the enclosed confines of your car. The evaporator cools the air being circulated condensing the moisture into water. Most of the salt will go with the water.

A point to note:
Chemical weathering occurs when you use a household fan with a metal grille. The high volumes of air-with-oxygen blowing through the grille, with particulates of salt causes oxidation. The grille begins to rust, as the fan is being used. If there was a second fan standing in the corner of the room never used, the grill would last much longer.


When you run your Hybrid car with the windows down, moisture laden air with particulates of salt is circulated by your underseat blower through your modular battery pack. (Salt promotes conduction of electricity by water.) This can cause corrosion of the busbars, terminals, screws and metallic components of the battery pack. Iron parts will rust easier.
Corrosion will eventually impede the flow of current, resulting in voltage drops which is not good for your electrical systems.

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Re: Hybrid Fielders and Axio specific

Postby venum » April 1st, 2019, 4:39 pm

always good advice from the RR

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Re: Hybrid Fielders and Axio specific

Postby venum » April 1st, 2019, 4:40 pm

swapped in some new NGK plugs this weekend

they working, presently monitoring the fuel consumption

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Re: Hybrid Fielders and Axio specific

Postby ramishrrr » April 4th, 2019, 7:23 am

Here are some postings that are not mine to help us learn a little more about our vehicles.
Right now, I have a friend with an Aqua. The LV battery is dead, barely accepting charge.
Here is the big question:


Can I replace AGM battery with a standard lead battery?

Mathias Westerlund
Mathias Westerlund, Infrastructure Engineer and Datacenter Responsible at Schibsted Media Group (2016-present)
Answered May 15, 2018.

Yes, you can. They are both Lead Acid batteries. However. you need to consider a few things.

Deep cycles, Does your device discharge the battery below 50% on a regular basis? Stay with AGM it will be cheaper by not having to replace it as often because AGM can discharge much more without being damaged.
Multiple cycles, Does your device discharge and recharge in waves? If so stick with AGM, It has more discharge cycles before it breaks.
Does it move around and get tilted often? If so DON'T go with a WET lead acid, Go with a GEL or AGM instead or you will spill acid all over.
Do you need a extremely high current on a regular basis? go with AGM as it has a higher sustained discharge rate without being damaged.
Is it a normal car or some other similar situation? A normal WET or GEL style Lead Acid battery will do you just fine!



Chris Forgan
Chris Forgan, bush mechanic, IT tech, steel fabricator
Answered Aug 18, 2018 ·

In most situations yes. Just be aware that flooded (wet) batteries need more venting than agm or gel types and can only be mounted upright as they will spill otherwise. Just choose the right type either starting or deep cycle for your application. Your local specialist retailer should be able to advise you.

Also agm types have higher cycle life and need less maintenance than flooded types. Flooded are cheaper but may not be cost effective due to shorter life lower current capacity and higher maintenance.

Agm batteries, depending on the model can be used for starting or deep cycle duty. Some are able to do both, such as the optima yellow top range. The optima red top are for starting use and the green tops are for deep cycle. Only blue tops are for marine use.

Some agms are true deep cycle and can only be used for that.



Gerry Marchee
Answered Oct 29, 2017

More batteries are moving into the trunks and under the seats of some vehicles. If the battery is not under the hood, chances are its an absorbent glass mat (AGM) or gel cell battery. AGM batteries eliminate acid spilling in accidents because they are sealed. They can also be installed at odd angles.

Manufacturers can shave off a few pounds from the vehicle because these batteries pack a lot of power for their size and weight. That's a big reason why they are being found more and more on late-model vehicles.

False. These batteries like to be charged slow and low. Many AGM/gel cell battery chargers have microprocessors that collect information from the battery and adjust the current and voltage accordingly. Some have different settings for charging flooded, gel and AGM batteries. Overcharging can kill these batteries. Also, alternators are not chargers. Don't rely on an alternator to do the work of a charger. If a battery is discharged to the point that it cannot start the vehicle, use a charger as soon as possible to make sure the battery gets fully charged.

False. These types of batteries have lower internal resistance than flooded batteries. Older capacitance battery testers/analyzers may not be able to accurately read these batteries. Most new battery analyzers have a special mode for AGM/gel cell batteries. Old-school load testers might not provide conclusive results.

True and False. While the installation of the battery may be the same for the two battery styles, some vehicles require an extra step to tell the vehicle that the battery has been replaced. Newer vehicles have a Battery Sensor Module or similar systems. These systems require recalibration with a scan tool if the battery is replaced. If the system is not recalibrated, the alternator might overcharge the new battery and cause the battery to fail soon after replacement.

Most vehicle batteries need to be replaced three or four times during their lifetime. Average battery life is about four years, and less in hot climates. For maximum life, batteries must be fully charged and not left discharged for long.


Hope these views help.
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Re: Hybrid Fielders and Axio specific

Postby venum » April 8th, 2019, 10:17 am

Good Day,

The Fielder & Axio Hybrids TT club (FAHTT) will be hosting our second official meet on 27-Apr-2019.

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there will be prizes and giveaways. Come out and meet your Fielder and Axio HYBRID family

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https://www.facebook.com/FielderandAxioHybridsTnT/

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Re: Hybrid 165 Fielders and Axio specific

Postby *$kїđž!™ » May 12th, 2019, 6:27 pm

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Re: Hybrid 165 Fielders and Axio specific

Postby venum » May 15th, 2019, 11:58 am

Pics have been uploaded to the FAHTT FB page
https://www.facebook.com/pg/FielderandA ... 8557618063

We had a great meet. Lots of new faces and great seeing some season Toyota veterans like @ramishr and the TTTA President Mr. Nick Baptiste
Our partner club the Toyota Aqua Club TT were invited and they came out. Prizes were sponsored and there were lots of giveaways.

Next meet is a community service event & lime Jun-1

World Environment Day Beach Cleanup

https://www.facebook.com/events/2181855708791488/

Location Manzanilla, Date Sat 1-Jun-2019

Given that we own environmentally aware\conscious\green vehicles, we would be supporting this initiative
World Environment Day is Jun 5, this event is being planned for 1-June-2019.
It is being planned by ZOffroad (a group that I am a part off)
Several other clubs and groups will be joining forces to get the numbers to make this a success. Our partner group TACTT (Aqua club) is on board, so too TTL200OC (Mitsubishi L200 club) FRCTT (Ford Ranger Club), Side B Offroad, Team Torque and others.
Most of the heavy work\planning will be done by the planning committee (ZOffroad) and I am a part of that. The supporting clubs will be required to participate by getting involved to do the work of cleaning the beach.

So this will not just be a work event, we will go there and lime after the work is done. Come out and support who wanna bubble a pot, we welcome that, we making it a meet as well, because we not just about hybrid tech and liming, but we are focused on our country and making a meaningful impact as a concerned group of people.

We will do a convoy styled drive down to Manzanilla and make a difference, pick up some garbage.
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Re: Hybrid 165 Fielders and Axio specific

Postby faizoh » May 15th, 2019, 7:56 pm

Good day. I recently bought a 2016 Fielder and I have a Question about how the vehicle idles when the engine is running. My one fluctuates between 1 and 1 and a half on the tack is that normal? If not can someone recommend me to a technician that can assist me or point me in the direction of some help. Oh just for information i did clean the cooling fan for the battery. Thanks for the help...

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Re: Hybrid 165 Fielders and Axio specific

Postby Joshie23 » May 15th, 2019, 9:12 pm

faizoh wrote:Good day. I recently bought a 2016 Fielder and I have a Question about how the vehicle idles when the engine is running. My one fluctuates between 1 and 1 and a half on the tack is that normal? If not can someone recommend me to a technician that can assist me or point me in the direction of some help. Oh just for information i did clean the cooling fan for the battery. Thanks for the help...


Just for clarity, your tachometer is fluctuating between 1,000 and 1,500 rpm?

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Re: Hybrid 165 Fielders and Axio specific

Postby venum » May 16th, 2019, 3:31 pm

faizoh wrote:Good day. I recently bought a 2016 Fielder and I have a Question about how the vehicle idles when the engine is running. My one fluctuates between 1 and 1 and a half on the tack is that normal? If not can someone recommend me to a technician that can assist me or point me in the direction of some help. Oh just for information i did clean the cooling fan for the battery. Thanks for the help...


perfectly normal

these cars do NOT idle

they go into EV mode and run on the HV battery when the engine is not needed. what u are calling "idle" is the engine starting to run MG1, to charge the HV battery because the HV battery SoC has reached the lower threshhold and requires charging up

you will notice that the engine will start and run at the 1000-1500 rpm "idle" for a few min, the battery level will increase and the engine will cut off, car will then go into EV mode

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Re: Hybrid 165 Fielders and Axio specific

Postby halal.mafia » May 16th, 2019, 4:40 pm

Anyone know the price of fogs? And where to get them

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Re: Hybrid 165 Fielders and Axio specific

Postby faizoh » May 16th, 2019, 6:32 pm

Thanks for the info VENUM .......
And yes JOSHIE it is between 1,000 and 1,500rpm...

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Re: Hybrid 165 Fielders and Axio specific

Postby venum » June 12th, 2019, 12:45 pm

Our World environment Day Beach Cleanup went really well

see our FB for pics
https://www.facebook.com/FielderandAxioHybridsTnT/

Zoffroad FB
https://www.facebook.com/46859746320764 ... 441770564/

Risharde Ramnath Photography
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4p7Ynpq ... e=youtu.be

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