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    If you go through the expense/hassle of getting a...

    If you go through the expense/hassle of getting a dealer to program it, have them program a couple of extra remote fobs while you're at it. I had to have this done at a Nissan dealer. They didn't...
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    Seems like something is either bent or maybe you...

    Seems like something is either bent or maybe you cranked down way too hard on the tensioner...

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    Check out this related thread: DFCO explained...

    Check out this related thread: DFCO explained measured and how to utilize it

    Some OBDII devices don't seem to report this correctly...giving the impression that DFCO is not happening.
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    Not sure if everyone saw this, but this...

    Not sure if everyone saw this, but this is what can happen if you stiffen up the torsion beam too much and transfer the load to the coil spring perch areas. I'd rather replace a sway bar every...
  5. If you have gone through 3 sets of disk brake...

    If you have gone through 3 sets of disk brake pads, then your rear brake shoes probably are shot...and I'm not surprised that the drums may be trashed as well. So my guess is these guys probably...
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    Check the mileage log...

    Check the mileage log for member 3dplane. He had a few tanks close to 600 miles?!? But he is a Mirage hypermiler Jedi Master...

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    :confused: This thread is making my head hurt.

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    This thread is making my head hurt.
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    It sounds like the shop showed you that the Yaris...

    It sounds like the shop showed you that the Yaris wheels would not fit over the Mirage's hub...so they didn't install them on your car? :confused:

    Hopefully that's what you were trying to say...
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    The hub diameter of a 2015 Mirage is 56mm.

    The hub diameter of a 2015 Mirage is 56mm.
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    You're probably OK...but it would be interesting...

    You're probably OK...but it would be interesting to see what your CVT temps are under those conditions.

    Now, if you do the same thing when it's 98 degrees outside, you have your AC blasting, and...
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    Nissan TSB NTB13-095c describes potential...

    Nissan TSB NTB13-095c describes potential high-temperature CVT fluid situations as follows:

    1. High RPM and/or high speed driving (4000+ RPMs, and/or 65 MPH or more for 1.0 – 1.5 hours)
    2....
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    What's the most gas you've ever filled in your...

    What's the most gas you've ever filled in your Mirage

    It might take you a while to get adjusted to the Mirage's fuel gauge. Its behavior gets a little funky when it gets down to the last 2...
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    I was just thinking about this thread the other...

    I was just thinking about this thread the other day when I was looking at Mirage oil analysis reports. Mirages seem to have a certain aluminum content in the oil. I'm not sure it's an alarming...
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    Remember that 2014-2015 Mirages sold in North...

    Remember that 2014-2015 Mirages sold in North America do not use traditional star-wheel adjuster mechanisms. Applying the brakes in reverse in a 2014-2015 isn't doing anything. The shoes in these...
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    DIY: Adjusting the parking brake...

    DIY: Adjusting the parking brake
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    The answer is...maybe. ;) From everything...

    The answer is...maybe. ;)

    From everything I've read about CVTs, they are very sensitive to fluid temperature for normal (efficient) operation. The CVT fluid needs to get up to temperature...
  17. There must be something special about overpriced,...

    There must be something special about overpriced, used Blue 2015 Mirages. Check out this bargain... :eek:

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    I've noticed the same thing about used Mirages showing up on buy-here-pay-here...
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    It would be interesting to see the trans temp...

    It would be interesting to see the trans temp when that D is flashing. Supposedly that means the trans temp is at least 279F/137C...which seems crazy hot. :confused:
  19. The guys at Discount Tire have been helpful for...

    The guys at Discount Tire have been helpful for me in the past. The last time I was in my local store (about a year ago) they were using a Bartec Tech 400 Pro...

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    Unless you have a...
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    This...

    This guy bought complete drum assemblies for a 2015 from RockAuto and they fit.

    BUT he didn't mention which part number he bought?!? I'd ask him but I think he's one of those guys that...
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    I think a rough breakdown is about 75% front...

    I think a rough breakdown is about 75% front brakes and 25% rear brakes.

    You still need properly functioning rear brakes...so don't just ignore them. The good thing is that if some day you do...
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    Your new drums should last the life of your car. ...

    Your new drums should last the life of your car. Just inspect them once every couple of years (or 40K miles or so) and don't wait until you hear them grinding. You'll be fine.

    The one thing a...
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    I have never had a Facebook account or anything...

    I have never had a Facebook account or anything that resembles social media. Automotive forums are about as close to social media as I will ever get. :D
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    You also have to press in your own wheel studs if...

    You also have to press in your own wheel studs if you buy bare drums, too. ;)

    Check out this thread for a related discussion. The short answer is to buy a complete drum assembly (drum, bearing,...
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    More info on the coolant/temperature light... ...

    More info on the coolant/temperature light...

    Coolant Temperature Light comes on for a minute or 2 then turns off
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