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by ACertainAge
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Auto Handbrake
Replies: 31
Views: 2950

Re: Auto Handbrake

Got a D3R. Never use it, and always disable the stop/start.
by ACertainAge
Sat Oct 05, 2019 10:33 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Start/Stop system - how much fuel does it use?
Replies: 10
Views: 964

Re: Start/Stop system - how much fuel does it use?

I hate the stop/start feature. The first thing I do on EVERY journey and after EVERY stop is to disable it. I have a D3R.
by ACertainAge
Mon Sep 30, 2019 4:44 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Spanner in the works
Replies: 6
Views: 984

Re: Spanner in the works

I doubt it
by ACertainAge
Sat Sep 28, 2019 6:50 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Footwell lights
Replies: 6
Views: 1155

Re: Footwell lights

Boxybutgood wrote:
Sat Sep 28, 2019 11:42 am
It's called mood lighting because its total uselessness puts you in a bad mood.
A very accurate assessment!
by ACertainAge
Sat Sep 28, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Footwell lights
Replies: 6
Views: 1155

Re: Footwell lights

NitramA wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 8:47 pm
Note to self. There is a difference between Ambient and Mood lighting.
:lol:
Switching Ambient lights off turns off the footwell lights..doh.
Asking myself what is the difference between Mood lighting and a unicorn??
by ACertainAge
Fri Sep 27, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: oil level after service
Replies: 11
Views: 1556

Re: oil level after service

Took my XC40 D3 car in today for its first service and explained about the 'oil overfilled' message I get repeatedly. Was told by the mechanic, my apologies, 'Technician' that Volvo are aware of the problem, and they do a software update and fill up with 4.7L of oil, as opposed to 5.2L. Will advise...
by ACertainAge
Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: oil level after service
Replies: 11
Views: 1556

Re: oil level after service

Took my XC40 D3 car in today for its first service and explained about the 'oil overfilled' message I get repeatedly. Was told by the mechanic, my apologies, 'Technician' that Volvo are aware of the problem, and they do a software update and fill up with 4.7L of oil, as opposed to 5.2L. Will advise ...
by ACertainAge
Sun Sep 15, 2019 9:53 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: P155 take service costs
Replies: 8
Views: 712

Re: P155 take service costs

I was very surprised that I could not see the service plans on the price and specification brochure. I bought the 3 year plan.
by ACertainAge
Sun Sep 15, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Paint scratch help!
Replies: 10
Views: 1730

Re: Paint scratch help!

balmoral wrote:
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:44 pm
Use Chips Away - they're pretty good. Spend the money saved on a new watch.
Excellent advice balmoral! Or something used from 'Watchfinder'
by ACertainAge
Sat Sep 14, 2019 9:27 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Paint scratch help!
Replies: 10
Views: 1730

Re: Paint scratch help!

Loving our T5 Auto in Fusion Red, sadly didn't need to wait long for the first 'ding', or more accurately a scratch (from the watch I was wearing so totally my fault). I was slightly surprised how easily the bare metal was exposed and now wondering how best to fix it. Has anyone had success with th...

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