Just got my black FE !!

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I didn’t take pictures yet , did drive it will pick it up tomorrow my initial findings to some questions
My rear storage area is much larger than I thought
Has storage in front and behind battery pack in floor
Cranking battery is in rear left inside side compartment
Comes with rack cover for roof rack
Sound is much weaker than my tundra max
Power feels very good so far
Rear seat room is good
No 12 volt cigarette plug in front area
Ride feels very comfortable
Rear seat room very generous
I have rubber mat in storage area and carpet underneath
 
Are you sure the 12V battery cranks the engine? That was not my understanding...
 
Are you sure the 12V battery cranks the engine? That was not my understanding...
There are two batteries - the HV battery that powers the hybrid system under the trunk area, and a standard 12V for auxilary electronics. EDIT - the Motor Generator is used to start the motor and powered by the HV battery.
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My understanding is the hybrid battery starts the engine via the hybrid motor..... no conventional starter or alternator.

(edit) there is a conventional starter as a backup if the hybrid system fails.
 
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My understanding is the hybrid battery starts the engine via the hybrid motor..... no conventional starter or alternator.
It just might have a backup starter. The Tundra does, and the systems are very similar in operation.
 
Are you sure the 12V battery cranks the engine? That was not my understanding...
I am not sure why it would not , they may both do so , if it wasn’t dedicated to engine starting and critical operations why have two sets , maybe it is just a backup . Not really my point I just didn’t realize it even had another battery or where it was or what it does.
 
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I am not sure why it would not , they may both do so , if it wasn’t dedicated to engine starting and critical operations why have two batteries
12V battery is there to run the auxiliary electronics and also to power the backup starter.

normal starting functionality controlled by the hybrid motor and the HV battery, but a traditional starter is there as a backup.
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Was it ever on the QC hold?
 
I stand corrected, I based my information from a video on U-tube (Car Care Nut)
 
Was it ever on the QC hold?
The only hold I was aware of was after it arrived at dealers lot the had a stop sale for about a week , before it was released for sale . They did not do any work on it
 
I didn’t take pictures yet , did drive it will pick it up tomorrow my initial findings to some questions
My rear storage area is much larger than I thought
Has storage in front and behind battery pack in floor
Cranking battery is in rear left inside side compartment
Comes with rack cover for roof rack
Sound is much weaker than my tundra max
Power feels very good so far
Rear seat room is good
No 12 volt cigarette plug in front area
Ride feels very comfortable
Rear seat room very generous
I have rubber mat in storage area and carpet underneath
Congratulations tbounds02, I believe black is the best looking color out there!
 
I didn’t take pictures yet , did drive it will pick it up tomorrow my initial findings to some questions
My rear storage area is much larger than I thought
Has storage in front and behind battery pack in floor
Cranking battery is in rear left inside side compartment
Comes with rack cover for roof rack
Sound is much weaker than my tundra max
Power feels very good so far
Rear seat room is good
No 12 volt cigarette plug in front area
Ride feels very comfortable
Rear seat room very generous
I have rubber mat in storage area and carpet underneath
Congratulations!
 
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