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by MerlinXL
Tue Jun 02, 2020 3:30 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Strap on Bike Rack
Replies: 2
Views: 982

Re: Strap on Bike Rack

Hi Had Halfords strap-on bike rack which fitted my SEAT Altea XL and Kia Sportage just fine. But no way will it fit my Niro PHEV, there is no real step between the bottom of the rear door and the back bumper to rest the rack on. Using the plastic covered hooks on the glass edge to the door looks fra...
by MerlinXL
Wed Jul 10, 2019 7:53 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: New PHEV recall
Replies: 0
Views: 6663

New PHEV recall

I had my recall on the switch box done today but a new recall became due this very morning. It’s a software mod on the charger flap mechanism. Seems sometimes it won’t release. Satnav upgrade was done and paid for at the same time.
by MerlinXL
Tue Jun 11, 2019 7:07 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: PHEV - Questions and Advice
Replies: 11
Views: 7364

Re: PHEV - Questions and Advice

Hi My experience over 12000 miles with the PHEV is slightly different. I use EV mode in built up areas to help reduce pollution and HEV mode on motorways. A recent trip Burnley to Penzance and back averaged 60mpg in HEV mode (8.8p/mile) In comparison EV mode in now costs about 3.3/mile Sports mode i...
by MerlinXL
Tue May 21, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Huawei p30 lite wireless charge from Kia Niro 4
Replies: 3
Views: 4487

Re: Huawei p30 lite wireless charge from Kia Niro 4

User setting mode is on the LCD screen in the car (manual page 4-81). Ignition key needs to be on and gear lever in park to get the full range of options. Page 4-86 mentions phone charging.
by MerlinXL
Sun May 19, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Huawei p30 lite wireless charge from Kia Niro 4
Replies: 3
Views: 4487

Re: Huawei p30 lite wireless charge from Kia Niro 4

Hi
I too tried, unsuccessfully. Then I realised you have to switch the feature on in User Settings. It’s off the bottom of the screen! Good luck
by MerlinXL
Sun Dec 23, 2018 1:57 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Tomtom navigation display ?
Replies: 2
Views: 5061

Re: Tomtom navigation display ?

Breadcrumbs
You can switch the feature off on the setting somewhere.
by MerlinXL
Thu Oct 25, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: PHEV Charging
Replies: 10
Views: 8598

Re: PHEV Charging

To those worried about the charge currant rather than charge time, I recommend changing the charge rate using the black square button on the back of the display unit.
by MerlinXL
Sun Apr 22, 2018 6:15 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Foot Parking Brake
Replies: 56
Views: 32940

Re: Foot Parking Brake

I’m 6’3” with size 13 feet and my left foot parks neatly under the foot pedal. What’s the problem?
by MerlinXL
Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:19 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Map screen puzzle
Replies: 2
Views: 5004

Re: Map screen puzzle

It does take a bit of a search. But try.

Home
All Menus
Go to second screen
Settings
Go to second screen
Advanced
Return to map
Select OFF
by MerlinXL
Wed Apr 11, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: PHEV Charging
Replies: 3
Views: 5485

Re: PHEV Charging

Don’t be ashamed. I had a hunch but searched all the manuals and found no mention of the red flashing light.