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by Wedgie
Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:49 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Preconditioning to increase hybrid battery range.
Replies: 3
Views: 93

Preconditioning to increase hybrid battery range.

Just been reading the manual, yes I know not something we blokes tend to do, it says preconditioning when plugged in before driving can increase the range of the battery. Anyone tested this ?
by Wedgie
Mon Nov 29, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Servicing - costs and timing
Replies: 26
Views: 4514

Re: Servicing - costs and timing

I bought myself a little brake fluid moisture tester after a Vauxhall Main Agent tried to change the mother in laws brake fluid after 300 miles and 12 months. Did not cost much probably less than the unnecessary fluid change !!
by Wedgie
Mon Nov 22, 2021 6:05 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: "Secret" under seat tray
Replies: 5
Views: 729

Re: "Secret" under seat tray

PM received and responded to.
by Wedgie
Mon Nov 22, 2021 10:33 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: "Secret" under seat tray
Replies: 5
Views: 729

Re: "Secret" under seat tray

Yes they are the same as on the continent this would be the drivers seat , as shown on the video showing storage in the XC40.

Martin
by Wedgie
Sat Nov 20, 2021 11:06 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: "Secret" under seat tray
Replies: 5
Views: 729

"Secret" under seat tray

As the tray under the drivers seat was not available on the new cars I thought I would remove mine from my 2019 T4 Inscription Pro before I swapped to a hybrid, it was useful to store the service book etc.. The intention was to swap it over. However the under seat arrangement is such that I cannot f...
by Wedgie
Sun Nov 14, 2021 3:21 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Rear number plate screws
Replies: 2
Views: 265

Rear number plate screws

Perhaps a bit OTT but would prefer to have yellow covers to hide the rear number plate screws. Standard plastic covers are for m6-m8 self tappers and the mounting bolts on my car are m10 torx screws. Has anybody found covers that will fit otherwise a new plate and double sided tape might be the answ...
by Wedgie
Tue Oct 26, 2021 2:47 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: PHEV boot floor.
Replies: 2
Views: 337

PHEV boot floor.

Has anybody managed to fit the folding boot floor cover to the plug in hybrid? Had a look at putting one in but looks like the hinges will hit the spare tyre when unfolding.
by Wedgie
Sun Oct 24, 2021 9:22 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Vodafone SIM setup crib sheet
Replies: 15
Views: 8669

Re: Vodafone SIM setup crib sheet

Thanks Gregg that was my thoughts too.
by Wedgie
Sat Oct 23, 2021 4:17 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Spare wheel
Replies: 47
Views: 8604

Re: Spare wheel

T4_recharge_guy did you have a go at the modification you suggested , if so I would be interested to see the results, trading in my T4 petrol for a PHEV first week in Nov and considering what bits to remove swap with the new car?
by Wedgie
Sat Oct 23, 2021 4:01 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Vodafone SIM setup crib sheet
Replies: 15
Views: 8669

Re: Vodafone SIM setup crib sheet

Does anyone know If I get the "free" Vodaphone Sim with my new car do I have to activate it straight away only I still have 12 months to run on my 24 months of my 3 With Legs?