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  Thread: TPMS sensors
Post: RE: TPMS sensors

(09-02-2017 01:08pm)XFullFatTim Wrote:  If you have InControl then you could just press the button in the headliner and wait for the AA to appear.......... :whistle::whistle::whistle: That's wh...
Trapdoor In Car Electronics 10 4,671 09-02-2017, 07:27pm
  Thread: Evoque Convertible - No Screen Wash Warning
Post: RE: Evoque Convertible - No Screen Wash Warning

I was going to flag mine with my dealer as I ran out of fluid on the way home in the crappy weather when they had been madly gritting the M5 - no warning just no fluid. Pretty sure my manual says the...
Trapdoor General 4 1,835 09-02-2017, 07:16pm
  Thread: 2017 Evoque
Post: RE: 2017 Evoque

(08-02-2017 07:33pm)syl Wrote:  But you can't get the graphite pack with black paint. What highlights - I think they get replaced too? See, shows how much interest I took in it ... I'd never fo...
Trapdoor Orders 21 21,986 08-02-2017, 08:20pm
  Thread: 2017 Evoque
Post: RE: 2017 Evoque

The 'graphite pack' certainly was available on the Autobiography when I ordered mine - perhaps not now? Alternative is to get the dealer to do a bespoke paint job but I was warned about this (not tha...
Trapdoor Orders 21 21,986 08-02-2017, 06:33pm
  Thread: 2017 Evoque
Post: RE: 2017 Evoque

I have Adaptive Cruise on my Autobiography and agree with Tim about the issues - mine was in just over a week ago due to ACC, the Intelligent Emergency Braking, Forward Alert and the Auto headlights g...
Trapdoor Orders 21 21,986 07-02-2017, 09:12pm
  Thread: Colour Choice.
Post: RE: Colour Choice.

Can't agree Tim. When my MY13 got smacked up the arse on the M5, I had a black/black/black loaner for 3 weeks (oh, the depression, the misery of having to go out in it) ... even with the pano roof ope...
Trapdoor General 20 5,853 06-02-2017, 07:30pm
  Thread: Colour Choice.
Post: RE: Colour Choice.

The JLR greys all have a particular colour cast with Corris being a 'blue grey', Scotia being a 'green grey' and Waitomo being a 'brown grey' and Carpathian which is from what I can tell a 'black gr...
Trapdoor General 20 5,853 06-02-2017, 01:30pm
  Thread: TPMS sensors
Post: RE: TPMS sensors

After my last call to LRA to 'assist' in the fact that my IEB, Forward Collision Alert, ACC et al had gone on the fritz, and them refusing to attend because they "...are not an extension of the dealer...
Trapdoor In Car Electronics 10 4,671 06-02-2017, 01:07pm
  Thread: TPMS sensors
Post: RE: TPMS sensors

I've just gone through this hell with my MY17 Autobiography. My Winter wheels have sensors in that worked a treat on my MY13 Prestige. You could just mountbthe wheels, leave the car for 15 minutes an...
Trapdoor In Car Electronics 10 4,671 05-02-2017, 10:39pm
  Thread: Intelligent Emergency Brake will not activate
Post: RE: Intelligent Emergency Brake will not activate

(20-01-2017 12:50am)syl Wrote:  I've had the IEB message twice (I've also had the AEB message when the windscreen was coated in ice). On a couple of separate occasions I've also noted that forw...
Trapdoor General 10 6,083 05-02-2017, 10:27pm
  Thread: Installing GPS Bluetooth receiver
Post: RE: Installing GPS Bluetooth receiver

(22-04-2015 10:28pm)jph Wrote:  I'm thinking about installing a GPS receiver on the back window and have it transmit position data via Bluetooth to the iPhone. Has anyone done this yet? I use...
Trapdoor General 2 1,583 22-04-2015, 11:22pm
  Thread: Problem with overhead lights?
Post: RE: Problem with overhead lights?

There is a TOPIx Technical Bulletin detailing this issue ... LTB00582v2 - Front Overhead Console Interior Lamps Turn On And Off Unexpectedly This requires the replacement of the whole light assembly...
Trapdoor General 3 2,420 25-02-2014, 03:42pm
  Thread: Digital TV Reception
Post: RE: Digital TV Reception

Sales gimmick. Never worked well in my X3 either, although before DSO when the analogue was still active on the 5 channels, it was passable to watch on the move. After DSO, a waste of time. There are...
Trapdoor Technical 8 4,058 20-02-2014, 06:57pm
  Thread: Digital TV Reception
Post: RE: Digital TV Reception

The way UK Digital TV 'works' means that reception on the move will be pretty much useless. Just consider the difficulties some people have in receiving stable TV on a home TV with a directional roof...
Trapdoor Technical 8 4,058 18-02-2014, 06:01pm
  Thread: Winter Tire / Wheel advice
Post: RE: Winter Tire / Wheel advice

18's because these can be got off ebay at a fairly good price. It's what I did ... set of Style 4's for £450 (delivery mileage and de-tyred) and then picked up a set of Pirelli Winters for about £500 ...
Trapdoor General 9 2,631 14-02-2014, 10:47pm
  Thread: Squeaking seat belt assembly?
Post: RE: Squeaking seat belt assembly?

I had a really annoying squeak way back last year which in the end turned out to be the spare wheel/tyre and/or the foam that surrounds it. After taking it all out, carefully repositioning the wheel s...
Trapdoor General 4 1,888 28-01-2014, 07:26pm
  Thread: Q363 - RFA SOFTWARE UPDATE
Post: RE: Q363 - RFA SOFTWARE UPDATE

Yes, it's for the smart entry/start not recognising the key. A software update for the keyless vehicle module.
Trapdoor General 10 4,619 27-01-2014, 09:56pm
  Thread: Pain defect on near side front wing
Post: RE: Pain defect on near side front wing

I insisted mine be 'put back' to how it was before the dealership tampered with it because they made such a bad job of attempting to touch it in. And to be fair, they have done a moderately reasonable...
Trapdoor General 18 5,062 24-01-2014, 07:16pm
  Thread: Massive Judder
Post: RE: Massive Judder

EN590 says the Cold Filter Plugging Point for diesel sold (at this time of year) must be -20' C ... so unless someone is being unscrupulous and adulterating the fuel, and IF the vehicle fuel filters a...
Trapdoor General 23 7,109 12-12-2013, 07:47pm
  Thread: Exorcism for rattles
Post: RE: Exorcism for rattles

Installing this I assume... http://www.dynamat.com Seems a bit excessive, but I know how bad rattles make you feel, especially in a car that costs this much!
Trapdoor General 12 4,809 10-12-2013, 07:53am
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