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by Bigtone1965
Mon Oct 15, 2018 5:41 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Lead time/waiting time
Replies: 111
Views: 41025

Re: Lead time/waiting time

They all go to Immingham.
by Bigtone1965
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:04 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 3310

Re: Hello

I know. Took mine for a recall and asked for map updates
The cost was £10 oh that was the insurance wavier for there loan car, nothing else.
by Bigtone1965
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:39 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Resume cruise control
Replies: 10
Views: 14344

Re: Resume cruise control

Had the same problem till the service . Ie erratic ,
But since then a ok
by Bigtone1965
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:33 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Lane Keep Assist
Replies: 7
Views: 8000

Re: Lane Keep Assist

I was lucky to go on a test track and set the cruise control at 45mph and took hands off the wheel it works perfect but at 20 seconds the car knows and ask you to replace hands on wheel .
Ps before you say I'm made i had my hands about 2 mm from the wheel just in case
by Bigtone1965
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:28 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 7
Views: 3310

Re: Hello

Your updates for Sat nav are free for seven yrs
Plz check with kia website
So heaven's knows why they are charging you to do it
by Bigtone1965
Fri Sep 07, 2018 12:24 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Fitting tow bar to a UK niro
Replies: 1
Views: 8253

Fitting tow bar to a UK niro

Don't really come on here much just read all the articles Ref two bar on a UK niro It was never had type approval in the UK for some reason If fitted in Germany etc you will find it also has upgraded brakes and a second fan for The electric motor . So I would think it is not legal as never approved ...
by Bigtone1965
Mon Nov 20, 2017 6:19 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Mishap
Replies: 4
Views: 4624

Re: Mishap

Must say I was lucky and had smart repair insurance
Thrown in when I bought mine
As the last repair o had when done opened a door
On my pro ceed cost me £170
People make me mad
by Bigtone1965
Wed Nov 15, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Groaning of parking brake
Replies: 11
Views: 12028

Re: Groaning of parking brake

Necessary? Well, it's strictly not necessary. However, it's still a good idea. The 'park' mode on your transmission sticks a piece of metal into the gearing so that the transmission can't turn. The entire weight of the car can end up resting on this small piece of metal. Using the handbrake also use...
by Bigtone1965
Mon Oct 09, 2017 8:28 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Interesting Auto Express Niro Review
Replies: 3
Views: 3185

Re: Interesting Auto Express Niro Review

Just looks like a mistake
Look further down
Says 6 speed unlike the cvt box used other
Company's
by Bigtone1965
Sun Oct 08, 2017 6:26 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Don't have and don't want a smartphone !
Replies: 18
Views: 7804

Re: Don't have and don't want a smartphone !

Ok I do You don't need two btw You can set one with hotspot and USB at the same time . 2 you just need wifi not a smartphone for the sat nav Speed alerts etc You can get mobile broadband units for almost nothing and they use very little data . Also if your in towns etc it will pick up hotspots etc A...