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How to make a codeigniter query check if field contains?

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tjyoung asked on
PHPMySQL Server
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Hi,
I'm running a query (shown below) where I'm checking for a few parameters, one of which is the $trim of a vehicle and getting the average price of the vehicles. The $trim  may contain for example:
LT
or perhaps
LT /1SA
or
LT Limited
etc. etc

I'm trying to get the query to return all the records that simply contain LT in their $trim field.
Doesn't seem to be working. Any idea where I may be going wrong? If I test using simply 'LT' as the $trim value, works as expected. Once there is anything else for a trim value... nada
$this->db->select_avg('price');
	$this->db->from('retail');
	$this->db->where('retail_year', $year);
	$this->db->where('retail_make', $make);
	$this->db->where('retail_model', $model);
	$this->db->where('mileage <=', ($mileage + 20000));
	$this->db->where('mileage >=', ($mileage - 20000));
	$this->db->like('trim', $trim, 'both'); 
	$query = $this->db->get();