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by Alex_O
Fri Apr 09, 2021 2:59 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Brake wiring recall.
Replies: 11
Views: 998

Re: Brake wiring recall.

Mine was yesterday. Had the car all day, no work required, but returned with lots of greasy prints all over the leather seats front and back.
by Alex_O
Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:39 am
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Just a crazy thought: Upgrade XC40 D4 to Recharge (fully electric)
Replies: 4
Views: 377

Re: Just a crazy thought: Upgrade XC40 D4 to Recharge (fully electric)

I don't see why it shouldn't work. If they can make an E-Type electric, a platform that's designed for this kind of thing should be suitable. Main barrier is going to be cost I imagine.
by Alex_O
Tue Mar 30, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Scratches on Door Trims / Around Sat Nav
Replies: 2
Views: 287

Re: Scratches on Door Trims / Around Sat Nav

I've not had to do this to my XC40 yet, but had to remove scratches from a bit of piano black trim in a Honda. I've no way of knowing if this'll work well in the Volvo, but it should. Usual disclaimers apply, and please try this in a hidden area first (obviously not possible on the Sensus surround)....
by Alex_O
Mon Mar 29, 2021 7:13 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: A Eureka Moment on MPG...
Replies: 20
Views: 1395

Re: A Eureka Moment on MPG...

After an... 'animated' discussion with my partner after her use of the car and the disappearing tank of fuel, we consulted the VOC app and the driver performance graph in the Sensus screen. I'm not going to pretend I know anything about which one is more accurate for basing your figures off, but my ...
by Alex_O
Thu Mar 25, 2021 1:27 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Drivers seat pealing
Replies: 5
Views: 1011

Re: Drivers seat pealing

Result!
by Alex_O
Wed Mar 24, 2021 5:46 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Warranty Direct or Volvo product
Replies: 4
Views: 520

Re: Warranty Direct or Volvo product

I had time to kill so went through the policy wording and the website, but they're not specific with their language. The only firm information about who you can use seems to be in the attached screenshot. I would be asking them for a firm answer about using a main dealer, and maybe getting it includ...
by Alex_O
Wed Mar 24, 2021 4:50 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Software bug
Replies: 14
Views: 1147

Re: Software bug

Similar about a month ago with the VoC app. I was constantly getting the message the vehicle was in use and it wouldn't accept any instruction, so I guess this has been going on for a while. My problem went away the day after I spoke with them, but the app itself has remained temperamental.
by Alex_O
Mon Mar 22, 2021 3:13 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Brake wiring recall.
Replies: 11
Views: 998

Re: Brake wiring recall.

I'm not sure what dates it affects. Stock labels on various trim parts show the car was built around December 10th, collected just before Christmas.
by Alex_O
Mon Mar 22, 2021 1:43 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Brake wiring recall.
Replies: 11
Views: 998

Brake wiring recall.

Got a letter from my dealer this morning saying my car was subject to a recall due to a possibly incorrectly fitted brake wiring harness. Thought I'd post this as a heads-up to anyone else with a MY21 model.
by Alex_O
Wed Mar 17, 2021 4:59 pm
Forum: Main Volvo XC40 chat
Topic: Nextbase rear view camera
Replies: 3
Views: 426

Re: Nextbase rear view camera

Wedgie wrote:
Mon Mar 15, 2021 9:45 am
I did this some time ago for a blackvue rear camera, photos included try doing a search.
Search failed me, but going through your posts helped. That's great info, thanks for sharing it.