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by Salmonfisher
Wed Jul 01, 2020 9:41 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: New XC40 collected, no Volvo on call set up
Replies: 16
Views: 581

Re: New XC40 collected, no Volvo on call set up

Mine wasn't set up either last year. However a call to the dealer and they set up oncall remotely and quickly. No onboard SIM in those days unfortunately.
by Salmonfisher
Fri Jun 19, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Coffee time?
Replies: 5
Views: 524

Re: Coffee time?

I cant quite work it out. on my Audi it came up after two hours non stop driving which made sense. However on XC40 it seems random. Is it related to wandering between lanes as it does seem to only happen on motorways when I have been pulling out to overtake and then back?
by Salmonfisher
Wed Jun 17, 2020 2:17 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: not for us
Replies: 10
Views: 581

Re: not for us

I've never had a problem on my R Design D4. The only problem I have is it sometimes get switched off by mistake. I never find it jerky.
by Salmonfisher
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Member
Replies: 14
Views: 707

Re: New Member

Welcome fisherman. If your name implies you are another fisherman then you have made a good choice. I have had an R Design D4 for just over a year as I do even more miles than you (or I would have if it hadn't come to a virtual stop in March). Ideal for fishing as the through load feature means I ne...
by Salmonfisher
Fri Jun 12, 2020 5:33 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Buy, lease or PCP
Replies: 10
Views: 869

Re: Buy, lease or PCP

I was done! Well I was because the clutch was shot, the brakes poor and the rear bumper fell off in Stratford upon Avon High Street!
by Salmonfisher
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:18 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Flappy Paddles - the use of
Replies: 13
Views: 1047

Re: Flappy Paddles - the use of

I had them in my previous car and like many of you only used them occasionally. Typically only when on winding but fairly quick roads when away from home. However 90% of my driving is either motorway or local roads where I never used them. Hence saved the expense on my R Design d4 and can honestly s...
by Salmonfisher
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:11 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Buy, lease or PCP
Replies: 10
Views: 869

Re: Buy, lease or PCP

Interesting that we are all for buying upfront (I certainly am) and yet the majority of cars are bought on PCP. I hate the hard sell which only convinces me there is so much profit in it for the dealer that it can't be in my interest. I appreciate some people don't have the cash resources but I was ...
by Salmonfisher
Fri May 22, 2020 9:30 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Lockdown Fuel Prices
Replies: 19
Views: 2537

Re: Lockdown Fuel Prices

All the independent tests that I have seen agree it improves fuel economy but not by enough to outweigh the extra cost. I seem to remember that both Which and What Car came to this conclusion but I don't have the details now. I have never bothered for this reason.
by Salmonfisher
Wed May 20, 2020 9:34 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Lockdown Fuel Prices
Replies: 19
Views: 2537

Re: Lockdown Fuel Prices

All the supermarkets around me in Essex are below £1
by Salmonfisher
Wed May 06, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Lockdown
Replies: 7
Views: 1054

Re: Lockdown

Waterhouse Chelmsford did my service including collecting and returning car this Monday. It was already booked in prior to lockdown and they have a waiting list for new services.