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by JOL54
Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Cable Release
Replies: 0
Views: 1374

Cable Release

Morning,

Charging port would not release cable this morning and had to pull the emergency release. Does this happen often?

J
by JOL54
Wed Jun 12, 2019 8:56 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: PHEV - Questions and Advice
Replies: 11
Views: 3967

Re: PHEV - Questions and Advice

2 modes in EV sport? When I move lever to sport position it goes to HEV automatically and engine cuts in? How do you get sport mode in EV please?
Ta.
by JOL54
Fri Mar 08, 2019 9:55 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Tailgate Struts - tailgate not lifting fully/slowly
Replies: 1
Views: 3534

Re: Tailgate Struts - tailgate not lifting fully/slowly

Have had same problem 12 months old now. Struts just been replaced and better than new!!!
Dont nearly bump my head!
by JOL54
Sat Dec 22, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: PHEV recall items - outcomes
Replies: 16
Views: 8606

Re: PHEV recall items - outcomes

No, they did not find anything obvious - just rebuilt it again!

Mind you seems to pull to the left slightly now - going in for service early Jan so will mention it then.
by JOL54
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: PHEV recall items - outcomes
Replies: 16
Views: 8606

Re: PHEV recall items - outcomes

:-) Hooray had it back yesterday with noise gone. They dismantled again and rebuilt rear suspension and it is perfect!
Yes had a car (diesel manual) and was I glad to get mine back!
by JOL54
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:59 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: PHEV recall items - outcomes
Replies: 16
Views: 8606

Re: PHEV recall items - outcomes

Still no car :-(
Latest is to dismantle and rebuild rear suspension - did they ought to give me a new car instead???
by JOL54
Fri Dec 07, 2018 8:37 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: PHEV recall items - outcomes
Replies: 16
Views: 8606

Re: PHEV recall items - outcomes

Chippenham motor co have had to call in Kia technical as they cannot find the cause!!!
by JOL54
Thu Dec 06, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: PHEV recall items - outcomes
Replies: 16
Views: 8606

Re: PHEV recall items - outcomes

Thank you very much - passing comments on as Garage have just rung to say they can hear the noise but cant trace it!!!!
J
by JOL54
Thu Dec 06, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: PHEV recall items - outcomes
Replies: 16
Views: 8606

Re: PHEV recall items - outcomes

Rear arms replaced yesterday and now a rattle as described here. Any rectification taken please??
John
by JOL54
Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:25 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Hesitation when accelerating
Replies: 10
Views: 7538

Re: Hesitation when accelerating

I second above - had 2 IS 300h's before the Niro and the Lexus was very smooth. Local dealer however has not said anything about software upgrades or clutch actuator only mentioned rear arms. Jerkiness is getting worse now, seems as if you had kept foot lighly on clutch and then suddenly taken it ri...

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