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by Moss
Sat Apr 10, 2021 1:44 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Roof racks
Replies: 7
Views: 249

Re: Roof racks

Well, as far as car accessories are concerned, it is a matter of personal taste and preference, of course. However – at least over here in Belgium and France - there is also a practical (and sometimes legal) side of things to consider : any genuine accessory is part of the warranties, while generall...
by Moss
Sat Apr 10, 2021 12:26 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Roof racks
Replies: 7
Views: 249

Re: Roof racks

Hi all, Finally I have my XC40 ('21). As first accessory I want to buy roof racks - I've decided to go for Thule black (R-Design). And here is my concerns: 1. Should I go for EDGE type, which is absolutely nicer (at least for me) or go for regular one, with somewhat ugly (again, at least for me) wi...
by Moss
Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:27 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: T3,T4,T5 engine oil
Replies: 9
Views: 465

Re: T3,T4,T5 engine oil

All modern vehicles use fully synthetic oils (hence the per litre price), and whilst these are slipperier than snail snot, it means that engine run in and therefore blow by and other similar issues do endure for more miles, and oil is burnt in the early days. Not unusual in my experience with a few...
by Moss
Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:58 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: T3,T4,T5 engine oil
Replies: 9
Views: 465

Re: T3,T4,T5 engine oil

All modern vehicles use fully synthetic oils (hence the per litre price), and whilst these are slipperier than snail snot, it means that engine run in and therefore blow by and other similar issues do endure for more miles, and oil is burnt in the early days. Not unusual in my experience with a few...
by Moss
Tue Apr 06, 2021 1:42 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: T3,T4,T5 engine oil
Replies: 9
Views: 465

Re: T3,T4,T5 engine oil

Hi Castrol Edge Professional V 0W-20 or VCC RBS0-2AE 0W-20 This is the engine oil recommended for Volvo petrol engines, (as per handbook) I have been looking around for a 1lt of this just in case I get a message to top up but you can’t just pop into Halfords to get this . On the web prices are arou...
by Moss
Mon Apr 05, 2021 10:30 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: T3,T4,T5 engine oil
Replies: 9
Views: 465

Re: T3,T4,T5 engine oil

Hi Castrol Edge Professional V 0W-20 or VCC RBS0-2AE 0W-20 This is the engine oil recommended for Volvo petrol engines, (as per handbook) I have been looking around for a 1lt of this just in case I get a message to top up but you can’t just pop into Halfords to get this . On the web prices are arou...
by Moss
Sat Apr 03, 2021 7:35 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Am i being had??
Replies: 11
Views: 694

Re: Am i being had??

update: for days now the stop start wasn’t working but on a short run to the shops low and behold it began to work again but the strangest thing - i received a text asked the car to read it and i’m honestly not joking it read it back in a dutch accent ! wife was with me otherwise i’d have thought i...
by Moss
Sat Apr 03, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Am i being had??
Replies: 11
Views: 694

Re: Am i being had??

update: for days now the stop start wasn’t working but on a short run to the shops low and behold it began to work again but the strangest thing - i received a text asked the car to read it and i’m honestly not joking it read it back in a dutch accent ! wife was with me otherwise i’d have thought i...
by Moss
Sat Apr 03, 2021 3:38 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: vibration/noice volvo xc40
Replies: 3
Views: 435

Re: vibration/noice volvo xc40

hi.. i have a strange noice in my xc40 awd its coming from the left side door or left backdoor..maybe left front..hm* driving at low speed..no noise at all no tires wrong..same on winter/summer sound comes on a higher speed start from 80km/h..and higher up..everytime sounds like a hard plastic vibr...
by Moss
Wed Mar 31, 2021 3:42 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Volvo on call
Replies: 4
Views: 827

Re: Volvo on call

Hi I have just received my Volvo xc40 T5 today and when I try to connect to Volvo on call through my app it tells me that my VIN is invalid, I have entered this numerous times so I know done correctly, is anyone aware why this might be? Here’s what I would do : First, check the Vehicle Identificati...