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Toyota USB port kills devices plugged into it

This assumes it's the power source only, not the data lines being out of spec, but... Take a USB extension cable (shorter one; non-active), and carefully cut only the outer sheathing somewhere along ...
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Toyota USB port kills devices plugged into it

Alternative solution, fill the port with hotglue to prevent anyone using it in the future, and use a cigarette-lighter to USB adapter for charging things. You could just tape over it, but that's not ...
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Toyota USB port kills devices plugged into it

If you have a multimeter, you can check what is going on. Find an old usb cable you have lying around, and strip it until you get 4 wires. Then, find which wires are 5V and Ground by using the ...
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Clear OBD-II codes automatically? Either with sollid-state device or smartphone app/widget

It's now exists. I'm testing a unit. Different code appears. Unit switches off to allow eml to come on. Obdxbox Fatbillslim EBW Automotive
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Toyota USB port kills devices plugged into it

The port is badly broken, stop using it until you get it fixed. If it has always been like this, chances are the port is miswired so that the +5V and ground pins are swapped (perhaps an internal cable ...
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Does a Car Keep Moving If Neither Accelerator, Nor Brake Is Pressed?

if this is the case, does it mean unless I step on the accelerator, no gas flows in and the engine does not spin A lot of great answers already explained how things work. But a bit of a thought ...
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Does a Car Keep Moving If Neither Accelerator, Nor Brake Is Pressed?

Excellent questions from a learner driver! To address them in turn, assuming a modern fuel-injected engine with an automatic drivetrain: Yes, the accelerator pedal does control the flow of air and ...
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Does a Car Keep Moving If Neither Accelerator, Nor Brake Is Pressed?

In a Tesla, there is a menu option to select what happens at idle. You can set to creep forward when neither the brake and accelerator is being pressed. You can also set it to not creep forward. You ...
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Does a Car Keep Moving If Neither Accelerator, Nor Brake Is Pressed?

Does the accelerator control and ensure gas is flowing through the engine? The harder I press, the more gas flows in and the faster is the engine RPM. Is my mental model correct? Also, if this is the ...
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Does a Car Keep Moving If Neither Accelerator, Nor Brake Is Pressed?

In short, find a better driving instructor and, if possible, learn to drive a car with manual transmission. The long (still simplified) answer: Does the accelerator control and ensure gas is flowing ...
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Does a Car Keep Moving If Neither Accelerator, Nor Brake Is Pressed?

Note, most of these answers are very specific to an automatic transmission and also a gasoline (petrol) engine - The position of the throttle generally controls the volume of air allowed to enter the ...
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