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by GenuineVibe
Fri Dec 10, 2010 11:44 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: Lights are no longer flashing when locking car?
Replies: 18
Views: 2419

Lights are no longer flashing when locking car?

Hey guys, I just noticed that my lights on my 09 vibe have stopped flashing when I lock my car using the key fob. The lights still flash when I unlock the car, and the doors are continuing to lock and unlock properly, which I find odd. Also when I unlock my car using the fob normally the interior do...
by GenuineVibe
Fri Dec 10, 2010 11:29 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: How much do you drive?
Replies: 34
Views: 4799

Quote » Rolled over 50000kms today!!! I am almost there, 49000kms on my vibe. I put on the textbook 20000kms per year and I am at 2 1/2 years of ownership. I drive at least an hour a day everyday (~70kms) with a few 6 hour round trips (~550kms) per year to visit my parents. I love this car
by GenuineVibe
Thu Nov 25, 2010 6:21 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Windshield Wiper Blades 2009 & 2010 Part Numbers
Replies: 7
Views: 2440

hmmm I wish I had known that, my original wipers where tossed out a long long time ago now. Oh well.
by GenuineVibe
Thu Nov 25, 2010 6:05 am
Forum: Canada - AB, BC, MB, SK
Topic: Any VANCOUVER 2009-2010 Vibe owners ?????
Replies: 13
Views: 5923

2009 from chilliwack over here
by GenuineVibe
Fri Jun 18, 2010 7:57 am
Forum: The Others
Topic: Someones gettin a new car!!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 2899

Congrats!!.. the equinox is on my list as my next car, it is lovely!
by GenuineVibe
Mon Jan 25, 2010 8:15 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Vibe getting stuck~
Replies: 33
Views: 5416

I agree, you need to get a good set of snow tires. My vibe plows through more snow then that with no trouble at all.
by GenuineVibe
Wed Sep 02, 2009 4:21 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: google earth found me
Replies: 36
Views: 5425

Street view isn't available in canada yet, but today was the third time i have passed a street view google car on the highway. So they are obviously getting ready for the canada launch.
by GenuineVibe
Fri Feb 20, 2009 6:26 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: color macht
Replies: 3
Views: 679

Re: color macht (sunfire)

No its not normal to have a different shade of white between the bumper and the rest of the car.
by GenuineVibe
Fri Feb 20, 2009 6:04 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: What color to paint the vibe?
Replies: 27
Views: 16030

personally if i would re-paint my car i think i would go with a candy apple green. But i love that pink audi!!
by GenuineVibe
Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:41 am
Forum: Latest News
Topic: 2010 Vibe Information
Replies: 13
Views: 6326

Shut up... All i ever wanted was an orange car.. and NOW they decide to come out with that color, after i already purchased my vibe. That sucks, big time. I think Mystic blue would of sold better if dealers would of put one on there lot for people to see.
by GenuineVibe
Sun Jan 18, 2009 9:43 am
Forum: Handling, Suspension, & Brakes
Topic: Traction Control VSC & Check Engine Lights On
Replies: 13
Views: 6781

I've never had this problem, as we have never had this much snow to drive through, but now i know.
by GenuineVibe
Sun Jan 18, 2009 9:40 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: My 2009 Vibe
Replies: 10
Views: 2739

Haha it was a fluke shot sorta... No help, just me and my phone and well behaved horse that happened to see something in one of the far fields lol. Funny thing is, is that before i cropped the picture, my horse trailer was also in the picture.
by GenuineVibe
Fri Jan 16, 2009 9:10 am
Forum: Handling, Suspension, & Brakes
Topic: Traction Control VSC & Check Engine Lights On
Replies: 13
Views: 6781

So took it to the dealer... My oil cap was off (but once put back on the lights didn't go away). Results was snow build up in the rear end of the car, pushed one of the engine sensors out of line or something like that. The TC and VSC were on becuase they are linked to the engine and when the engine...
by GenuineVibe
Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:18 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: '09 ABS and Traction Control need a winter mode.
Replies: 20
Views: 2784

Re: (ou.grizzly)

Quote, originally posted by ou.grizzly »Wait. So your telling me Toyota designed a system can be turned on or off by pressing the button and they even put it in the owners manual? Apparently So.
by GenuineVibe
Wed Jan 14, 2009 3:14 am
Forum: Handling, Suspension, & Brakes
Topic: Traction Control VSC & Check Engine Lights On
Replies: 13
Views: 6781

(removed) My 09' just started doing that today. I have an appointment with GM tomorrow. Funny thing is, i had it into gm for an oilchange last week. I read through the manuel and basically the TC and VSC light are one and the same and both will come on if something is wrong with either. The engine i...
by GenuineVibe
Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:36 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: '09 ABS and Traction Control need a winter mode.
Replies: 20
Views: 2784

apparently if you HOLD the off button for TC, it will shut off the Stability Control and both will not turn back on until the button is pressed again. Thats what it says in the manuel but hey they could be lying.
by GenuineVibe
Wed Jan 14, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 2009 Vibe Owners Likes and Dislikes
Replies: 54
Views: 9325

So for all you guys that want to turn off the Traction Control.... Apparently if you hold the off switch, rather then just push it, it will shut off the stability control as well as the traction control and both systems will not turn back on when you increase speed. Just reading the manuel, they cou...
by GenuineVibe
Mon Jan 05, 2009 5:35 am
Forum: Canada - AB, BC, MB, SK
Topic: Snow Day
Replies: 4
Views: 2044

Snow Day

A picture of my vibe.. from the original first snowfall we had in the fraser valley (back before xmas). Blends in nicely with the snow.

Attached files
by GenuineVibe
Mon Jan 05, 2009 5:32 am
Forum: Canada - AB, BC, MB, SK
Topic: From the Vancouver Area
Replies: 18
Views: 11827

I know this is an old post but Eastern Fraser Valley over here!!
by GenuineVibe
Sat Dec 27, 2008 1:17 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesome Christmas, but...
Replies: 18
Views: 2168

Take her with you when you return it and let her pick out some other things that she would like... If your upset then just be honest with her, but say if you want me to take it back i can, but why dont you come pick out some other things from the store that you would like since it is exhange only. C...
by GenuineVibe
Thu Dec 25, 2008 3:28 am
Forum: Engine & Transmission
Topic: Poll on the Vibe's Traction Control - Should the driver be able to manually turn off TC
Replies: 14
Views: 2183

Personally i have not had problem with the traction control in the snow. If fact i have found it has made it easier to get out of stuck situations, and it has stopped me from sliding in the deep snow as well, but thats just me i guess.
by GenuineVibe
Thu Dec 25, 2008 3:22 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Awesome Christmas, but...
Replies: 18
Views: 2168

ahhh isn't family just wonderful.... Give her the straightener first before she gets her moms gift, that way she will most likely take yours moms gift back. Personaly if my boyfriend bought me something and my parents bought me the same thing i would keep what my boyfriend bought me. My mother in-la...
by GenuineVibe
Tue Dec 09, 2008 4:23 am
Forum: Exterior
Topic: What's the headlight switch for?
Replies: 13
Views: 1826

Like someone else already said i use the switch to turn on my tail lights during rainy and foggy days, my car is white so it blends into the road when the weather is poor and i dont want to end up in an accident.
by GenuineVibe
Mon Dec 08, 2008 7:29 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 2009 Vibe Owners Likes and Dislikes
Replies: 54
Views: 9325

The traction control is there to help keep you alive... get over it.
by GenuineVibe
Wed Dec 03, 2008 8:18 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: 09 Vibe 1.8l vibration @ highway speed
Replies: 34
Views: 6350

It is the same for me... right now i haven't really heard it but my winter tire noise is overpowering the humming noise, since we have no snow at the moment.
by GenuineVibe
Fri Nov 28, 2008 7:09 am
Forum: Photography and Photoshop
Topic: Who are our male members & who are our female members.
Replies: 404
Views: 152103

Re: Who are our male members & who are our female members. (NascarXprt)

A pic of me and my lovely horse ...And a picture of my face lol....

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by GenuineVibe
Fri Nov 28, 2008 5:58 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Should I buy a Vibe?
Replies: 27
Views: 3566

I love my vibe.But every car has its downsides. The cup holders suck, no intermittent wipers on the base, aux hook up is in a wierd spot, and i'm not all that fond of the orange interior lights.I also agree that the paint is thin, i have a white vibe and have had to fill tons of chips on my hood and...
by GenuineVibe
Fri Nov 28, 2008 5:37 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: 09 Vibe 1.8l vibration @ highway speed
Replies: 34
Views: 6350

Its not a big enough issue for me to bother with the dealership right now. 90% of the time they just waste your time and give you the same "we didn't hear anything", or "we couldn't re-create the problem" or whatever, meanwhile they have had your car for 3 days to "look" at it. You know how it goes....
by GenuineVibe
Wed Nov 26, 2008 12:20 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: Vibe owners: What is your age? (take two)
Replies: 17
Views: 4040

well i'm 20 aswell. The reason for buying this car... i plan on keeping it for the next ten years which in turn means i need an economical, fuel effiecent, 4 door with lots of cargo space. My two door honda civic just didn't work, crawling in and out of the back seat is a pain in the (removed), and ...
by GenuineVibe
Tue Nov 25, 2008 6:09 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: 09 Vibe 1.8l vibration @ highway speed
Replies: 34
Views: 6350

If someone can get it solved, i will have my car in to the dealership asap, hopefully it will turn into a mass recall if we can get it fixed.
by GenuineVibe
Mon Nov 24, 2008 2:19 am
Forum: Handling, Suspension, & Brakes
Topic: Please tell me your 2009 AWD Vibe does this too?!
Replies: 33
Views: 3407

Quote »Hey your Vibe looks just like Zippy (pet name for my Vibe), except mine has a bay horse for a friend! I just love the fact that I can lay my seats down & take it to the grain store and easliy get 200 lbs of grain in the back. Couldn't get away with that in my Honda Accord. Boy, the looks I g...
by GenuineVibe
Mon Nov 24, 2008 1:27 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: Which winter tires do you have?
Replies: 121
Views: 38549

Nokian Hakkapallita tires are freaking awesome. I had them for my honda civic and they stuck like nothing else. Unfortunatly they didn't fit my vibe (15" with the wrong bolt pattern) so i had to sell them after only one winter use which really sucks. I am not 100% sure which ones i have now (my dad ...
by GenuineVibe
Mon Nov 24, 2008 1:16 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: 09 Vibe 1.8l vibration @ highway speed
Replies: 34
Views: 6350

It appears to be the 4 speed automatics that are doing it. I dont know anything about cars so if it is the torque converter is that a bad thing? At 9000km its still making the noise at highway speeds (100 - 120km/h). Its hard to explain the humming its kind of like a cellphone i suppose but it is co...
by GenuineVibe
Mon Nov 24, 2008 1:10 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Door Rattleing... 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1387

Theres nothing in the door panel... i dont keep much in my car lol and i keep my sunglasses in the top of the center console. I was thinking of stuffing some insulation behind the panel to fill the air space. I'm not going to bother with the dealer they never fix the problem.
by GenuineVibe
Mon Nov 24, 2008 1:04 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Twilight
Replies: 19
Views: 2119

I saw it last night... it was ok. I dont know what all the fret was about though, the main guy creeped the heck out of me, all of their pale painted faces did. They could have gone way more in depth with the love story, they semed to just scim the surface. The vampires couldn't come out in the sunli...
by GenuineVibe
Mon Nov 24, 2008 12:47 am
Forum: Handling, Suspension, & Brakes
Topic: Please tell me your 2009 AWD Vibe does this too?!
Replies: 33
Views: 3407

I've gotten a rock stuck in my brake area before and it made an aweful metal spoon on pot sound, it scared me half to death lol. Right now my rear brakes are squealing when i brake for a quick stop, i'm hoping its just cuz they are a bit wet.
by GenuineVibe
Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:50 am
Forum: Audio, Electronics, Electrical
Topic: Radio Not displaying the radio station anymore
Replies: 4
Views: 732

as far as i know the radio info is set by the radio station itself so you have no controll over it. thats why for example "Thebeat" shows up as "theb" or "hebeat" or even wierder things sometimes.Thats my understanding anyways.
by GenuineVibe
Fri Nov 21, 2008 7:46 am
Forum: Interior
Topic: Door Rattleing... 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 1387

Door Rattleing... 2009

Hey guys, is there any way to stop my driver door from rattleing when music is playing. I have my bass set like one turn above mid but my door rattles unless i put my hand on the panel, if i turn the bass all the way up it sounds like the doors going to fall off lol. For some reason none of the othe...
by GenuineVibe
Mon Nov 03, 2008 6:45 am
Forum: Wheels & Tires
Topic: New to Vibe with a question.
Replies: 10
Views: 1130

If you think the vibe is rough, try driving the new honda civics.... not only do you feel every bump in the road, the wind noise is just aweful. I traded an 06 civic for the vibe, its like night and day when it comes to comfort.
by GenuineVibe
Fri Oct 31, 2008 6:31 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: New 2009 Vibe Owners Likes and Dislikes
Replies: 54
Views: 9325

Quote »Something about the steering wheel is funny. When I'm doing my 1 handed palm steering technique (releasing the car from a tight turn back to straight alignment) I often activate the horn. I always get a dirty look from someone walking or driving by.The rest of the time I've got both hands on...
by GenuineVibe
Fri Oct 31, 2008 5:17 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: 09 2.4l remote keyless entry will not work tailgate
Replies: 7
Views: 1049

I remember reading somewhere that there was an option to have the hatch unlock with the key or to have it unlock manually. I can't remember if that was for the vibe or the versa though. It is possible that they put in a manual hatch, you will have to ask them to change it.
by GenuineVibe
Fri Oct 31, 2008 5:14 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: 09 base Vibe 1.8L mileage
Replies: 16
Views: 3057

I would wait and see what its like after 8-10,000 km... mines at almost 9,000 km. The first tank i got around 530km but now get 600km easy. You have to give everything a chance to break in.
by GenuineVibe
Fri Oct 24, 2008 6:34 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: 09 base Vibe 1.8L mileage
Replies: 16
Views: 3057

Right now i'm getting around 600km per tank, but that is Highway/Suburbs driving - very litlte city. Oh and its an auto base
by GenuineVibe
Fri Oct 17, 2008 5:26 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: 09 Vibe 1.8l vibration @ highway speed
Replies: 34
Views: 6350

Ok, I was wrong, the humming is still there, was really noticeing it today. If anyone find out what that is that would be great.
by GenuineVibe
Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:23 am
Forum: The Vibe Lounge
Topic: 2009 Vibe 1.8L manual MPG - what are you getting
Replies: 47
Views: 6925

Well i dont know the MPG but i do know that i got 600km to my last tank... with a 40ish L re-fill.
by GenuineVibe
Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:18 am
Forum: GenVibe Garage
Topic: 2009 White Vibe GT
Replies: 14
Views: 4408

Sexy!!!... i wish i could of afforded a GT, unfortunatly even the base was pushing my bank account.
by GenuineVibe
Tue Oct 07, 2008 8:14 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: 09 Vibe 1.8l vibration @ highway speed
Replies: 34
Views: 6350

let me know what the dealer finds out.
by GenuineVibe
Tue Sep 30, 2008 2:21 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: 09 Vibe 1.8l vibration @ highway speed
Replies: 34
Views: 6350

I tried listening for it today and the noise has deminished quite abit since about 2000 km ago (my cars at 7000 km now). I could barely notice it and only felt it through the gas pedal rather then also through your hands and seat like when i first got the car. The type of pavement seems to make no d...
by GenuineVibe
Mon Sep 29, 2008 8:26 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: 09 Vibe 1.8l vibration @ highway speed
Replies: 34
Views: 6350

I have never found it to be bad enough to cause discomfort, I have had out of balance tires and this is nothing like it. It just seems to be the drone of the engine when driving at highway speeds. If the vibrating is increaseing during braking then it is definatly the tires. But this humming has not...
by GenuineVibe
Fri Sep 26, 2008 8:10 am
Forum: Problems & Warranty Issues
Topic: 09 Vibe 1.8l vibration @ highway speed
Replies: 34
Views: 6350

I have noticed that with mine too at highway speeds. 1.8L automatic. Its like someone going Hummmmm .. pause .. hummmm.. pause... etc etc and you can feel it in your hands and seat. I just assume that its the way the motor runs in 4th gear, its been like that since i got it. It can be rather annoyin...