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by Greenman
Fri Sep 14, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Touch-up paint
Replies: 2
Views: 763

Re: Touch-up paint

And the good thing about Kia is there accessories, including TU paint, are very reasonably priced.
by Greenman
Sun Sep 09, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Hear quite loud sound when starting on a hot engine
Replies: 5
Views: 948

Re: Hear quite loud sound when starting on a hot engine

It does seem to indicate the electric motor. As a transmission problem would equally affect the ic engine. Nothing much on the web, one other possible similar problem. No responses here for people with the same problem. Can only suggest a trip to the service centre to check the electric engine funct...
by Greenman
Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:42 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Hear quite loud sound when starting on a hot engine
Replies: 5
Views: 948

Re: Hear quite loud sound when starting on a hot engine

Ok, there is no way you can turn off the ic engine and switch to electric manually the engine management system works the two as an integrated system. Tell me in more detail what you are doing to get this noise.
by Greenman
Fri Sep 07, 2018 10:16 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Hear quite loud sound when starting on a hot engine
Replies: 5
Views: 948

Re: Hear quite loud sound when starting on a hot engine

Which model have you got? I assume it is the plug-in version? As the autonomous version would start a hot engine in ev.
by Greenman
Thu Sep 06, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Hesitation when accelerating
Replies: 6
Views: 1149

Re: Hesitation when accelerating

Those of us who got the cars in the early months found this as a general problem. There was a recall in 2017 that improved it a lot, and then at my last service 30 Aug there were 4 updates that have improved it again. I'd say now that any hesitation is pretty comparable to any other automatic on the...
by Greenman
Sun Sep 02, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Foot Parking Brake
Replies: 33
Views: 11125

Re: Foot Parking Brake

Presumably the hill start assistance has changed the nature of and need for a handbrake. You don’t need the same ‘feel’. It is much closer to the American concept of ‘emergency brake’.
by Greenman
Sun Sep 02, 2018 5:53 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Brake Pads Wear
Replies: 16
Views: 5077

Re: Brake Pads Wear

Service 30 Aug 2018: brake pads perfectly fine.
by Greenman
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:37 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Annual Service, 4 recall actions
Replies: 4
Views: 1163

Annual Service, 4 recall actions

My Niro 2 purchased 1 Sept 2016 has just been for its annual service. Additionally 4 recall actions have been done: - ECM upgrade HCULDC ACC Improvement. - DE PCB Block Replacement - ECM Upgrade: BMS Logic Improvement - Hydraulic Clutch Actuator Inspection: Repair or Replacement. On the drive home t...
by Greenman
Fri Mar 09, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Rattle
Replies: 13
Views: 3722

Re: Rattle

I have a rattle from the roller blind boot cover if it is recessed and not rolled back completely.
by Greenman
Sun Dec 17, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Foot Parking Brake
Replies: 33
Views: 11125

Re: Foot Parking Brake

I hear no sound when I appply or disengage the footbrake. I assumed it is hydraulic?

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