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by Dermottdog
Tue Jan 17, 2023 8:46 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: lighting
Replies: 5
Views: 1345

Re: lighting

I had puddle lights in our T5 RD Pro. Never used them. Because we had keyless entry, we approached the car, it unlocked and we got in. Even if we used a fob to unlock the car, I wouldn’t have seen the benefit. Bit of a gimmick imo.
by Dermottdog
Wed Jan 11, 2023 10:49 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Extended Warranty after 3 years
Replies: 45
Views: 13406

Re: Extended Warranty after 3 years

Just a quick thought on this. We bought our T5 RDP in 2019. We took out an extended warranty as well as a 5 year service with Volvo. Whilst I’d absolutely recommend the 5 year service plan, the same cannot be said of the extended warranty. We sold our car last November (a decision I’m still coming ...
by Dermottdog
Mon Jan 09, 2023 10:10 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Extended Warranty after 3 years
Replies: 45
Views: 13406

Re: Extended Warranty after 3 years

Just a quick thought on this. We bought our T5 RDP in 2019. We took out an extended warranty as well as a 5 year service with Volvo. Whilst I’d absolutely recommend the 5 year service plan, the same cannot be said of the extended warranty. We sold our car last November (a decision I’m still coming t...
by Dermottdog
Mon Nov 28, 2022 10:17 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: What don't you like about your XC40?
Replies: 118
Views: 18638

Re: What don't you like about your XC40?

Yes they do and yes it could. Its usually pretty straightforward to change the thermostat on most cars A lot of cars these day use an ‘on demand’ water pump. So instead of water being pumped around the engine all the time, it’s only pumped when required. The Mini had this system. The heater was alm...
by Dermottdog
Mon Nov 14, 2022 10:10 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: What don't you like about your XC40?
Replies: 118
Views: 18638

Re: What don't you like about your XC40?

T5 - mpg, lack of indication of headlights on, hard front seats when you slouch (feels like you’re sitting on a plank of wood), length of time the heated front screen stays on and software glitches. But, but but - why do people moan about the reverse lamps. The soul purpose of reversing lamps is to...
by Dermottdog
Mon Nov 14, 2022 9:03 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: What don't you like about your XC40?
Replies: 118
Views: 18638

Re: What don't you like about your XC40?

T5 - mpg, lack of indication of headlights on, hard front seats when you slouch (feels like you’re sitting on a plank of wood), length of time the heated front screen stays on and software glitches. But, but but - why do people moan about the reverse lamps. The soul purpose of reversing lamps is to ...
by Dermottdog
Wed Nov 02, 2022 3:33 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Signing off.
Replies: 10
Views: 1896

Re: Signing off.

blastpipe wrote: Wed Nov 02, 2022 9:17 am Are you going to be on any Juke forums...would be interested to see how you get on with the hybrid?
Yep, on jukeforums.co.uk already. Not much going through though. Early days but very smooth.
by Dermottdog
Wed Nov 02, 2022 2:08 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Signing off.
Replies: 10
Views: 1896

Re: Signing off.

Mikeg1 wrote: Tue Nov 01, 2022 11:14 pm Good luck Mr D 👍🏻
Thanks👍
by Dermottdog
Wed Nov 02, 2022 2:07 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Signing off.
Replies: 10
Views: 1896

Re: Signing off.

eugen61 wrote: Tue Nov 01, 2022 7:40 pm Good luck Dermottdog! We’ll be missing your input on the forum.
Thank you👍
by Dermottdog
Tue Nov 01, 2022 9:00 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Signing off.
Replies: 10
Views: 1896

Re: Signing off.

eugen61 wrote: Tue Nov 01, 2022 7:40 pm Good luck Dermottdog! We’ll be missing your input on the forum.

Thanks. I always found you to be the most knowledgeable.
Keep up the good work 👍