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by aj05
Fri Jun 19, 2020 4:11 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Coffee time?
Replies: 5
Views: 510

Re: Coffee time?

Yes Salmonfisher if the car thinks you are driving erratically based on steering wheel movements it will warn you as it thinks you maybe tired. I had this a couple of times earlier during the year during the floods picking my way around deep puddles
by aj05
Mon Jun 15, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Service impressions under lockdown
Replies: 8
Views: 679

Re: Service impressions under lockdown

had first year service today arrived at dealers, at 8-30am scanned with thermometer and handed over keys etc so far so good then oops, loan car not available due to a fault. the guy on reception suggested that if I was willing to wait he would get the car straight into the workshop and as first serv...
by aj05
Sat May 23, 2020 7:26 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Whinges + more buttons and knobs please......
Replies: 3
Views: 524

Re: Whinges + more buttons and knobs please......

Hi Charles whats wrong with using voice commands my xc40 aircon and radio work well using this give it a try think you may find it cures your problems and that Volvo designers are not as bad as you think
by aj05
Sat May 09, 2020 5:57 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Infotainment system behaving oddly
Replies: 8
Views: 1492

Re: Infotainment system behaving oddly

I also have this problem on occasions, no phone no radio, no weather but for some reason satnav is always there. It always boots on second try and every thing then ok. I spoke to dealer when I had three month service and they reported back the car had logged no faults but they made a note on the rec...
by aj05
Wed May 06, 2020 10:33 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Tyres
Replies: 16
Views: 2565

Re: Tyres

Havnt got Pirellis on my xc40. but years ago had nothing but problems and expense with them on my 850R mainly with the sidewalls splitting, would be driving along hear a loud pop and that would be sidewall failure, Got no help from Volvo or Pirelli regarding the problem just the usual check tyre pre...
by aj05
Sat May 02, 2020 6:21 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Recall
Replies: 13
Views: 2609

Re: Recall

The Volvo dealer I use seems to have a good compromise the servicing dept working, the car sales closed with online video of cars for sale available to view
by aj05
Thu Apr 30, 2020 8:03 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Sim not recognised
Replies: 20
Views: 2252

Re: Sim not recognised

Just a thought you did purchase a data only sim?
by aj05
Thu Apr 23, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Delivery / Handover process ?
Replies: 18
Views: 2000

Re: Delivery / Handover process ?

When I collected mine the sales man and I did an inspection of the car together to make sure as ordered paint ok etc. He then handed me over to another person who took me through the cars features he even connected my mobile to the car. After a quick adjustment of mirrors and seats had a quick drive...
by aj05
Tue Apr 21, 2020 8:31 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: What have you just found out about your XC40.
Replies: 158
Views: 37824

Re: What have you just found out about your XC40.

Found car shuts it self down to standby mode to save battery. Every thing comes back on when engine started up first time used for about 18 days for a trip to doctor for prescription and supermarket for top up. Had car nearly 12mnths and have only done 3500milage due to back injury and now lockdown ...
by aj05
Thu Apr 16, 2020 1:51 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Significant dent from the car wash
Replies: 23
Views: 2661

Re: Significant dent from the car wash

I only use a hand car wash close to me which only uses autoglym products and do a superb snow foam wash. they are working through the lockdown but are offering a service cleaning the car interior door cards, dashboard, steering wheel etc or deep clean shampoo if required with special product to kill...