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Does anyone know how to keep Sport mode on all the time? It is really annoying that it doesn't save mode setting when you turn engine off. I couldn't find it in manual.
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Does anyone know how to keep Sport mode on all the time? It is really annoying that it doesn't save mode setting when you turn engine off. I couldn't find it in manual.
When you turn off the ignition the trans defaults back to Normal mode. You can't do anything about it.

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May be an updated version of TechStream will allow for this.
Are there any 2012 Toyota vehicles with similar options? 4Runner?

You would check their forums to see if such a change is possible

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What does it take to change it to sport mode, is it complicated or time consuming?

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Just annoying I guess, especially if you never want to drive in Normal/Eco mode.

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Is it just a dash or consul switch, or what?

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Is it just a dash or consul switch, or what?
It's a pushbutton switch under the display for the audio. It's a bit hard to see and reach being below the dash.

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Is it just a dash or consul switch, or what?
IMHO it's easy to access and switch whatever mode you like.
It also lights a display on the dash showing which mode your in.



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It's a pushbutton switch under the display for the audio. It's a bit hard to see and reach being below the dash.
Exactly, it is hard to reach especially when it's dark or you're already driving, and also easy to press Eco pushbutton instead. I guess I would talk to a dealer to see if they could tweak it a little.
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Have you looked through your owners manual to see if their is a sequence of button pushes that can reprogram it? Or maybe the dealer can do it. of course, Toy probably wants it to stay on the Economy level by default so you get better gas mileage.

OP: Why do you want it on Sport mode all the time... just curious what you don't like about the Eco mode?

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