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by davethesteam
Wed Jun 16, 2021 10:06 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: PHEV driving modes
Replies: 5
Views: 5745

Re: PHEV driving modes

Also, having aircon on absolutely destroys mpg - I reckon it reduces my up to 80mpg to just over 60.
by davethesteam
Fri May 28, 2021 2:36 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: PHEV driving modes
Replies: 5
Views: 5745

Re: PHEV driving modes

I have had our 68/nov2018 Niro PHEV since August 2019 and am very pleased with it. However, as many have said before, they are not Motorway cruisers. Due to family commitments I now find the need to do more m/way miles than first thought I have found a way to improve m/way mpg. Set off with a fully ...
by davethesteam
Fri May 28, 2021 2:20 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: Update Niro V Qashqai
Replies: 4
Views: 1339

Re: Update Niro V Qashqai

Re engine starting in the morning. Soon as you switch on, go to the 'Off button' and press it. That shuts off everything bar traction and lights
by davethesteam
Thu Feb 11, 2021 5:24 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Front passenger door remains locked from inside
Replies: 4
Views: 3434

Re: Front passenger door remains locked from inside

Problem solved - went to Kia agent (Brindley Wolverhampton) and they diagnosed faulty door lock. Returned 1 week later, new lock fitted whilst I waited.
by davethesteam
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:11 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Front passenger door remains locked from inside
Replies: 4
Views: 3434

Re: Front passenger door remains locked from inside

Yes it is - thank you for your reply
by davethesteam
Sun Jan 24, 2021 12:23 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Front passenger door remains locked from inside
Replies: 4
Views: 3434

Front passenger door remains locked from inside

I stop the car for my passenger to get out but they cannot open their door - handle moves but the door remains locked. The driver's door can open as usual.
This happens wihether ignition is on or off.
Any ideas please?
Kia Niro PHEV 2018 / 68
by davethesteam
Wed Jan 13, 2021 5:51 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Run flat tyres
Replies: 1
Views: 4444

Re: Run flat tyres

There is mention of them in the car's handbook but I am sure the car did not come with them - mine came with Mich (thankfully) but the coding on the tyre walls show no reference to them being runflats
by davethesteam
Sat Nov 14, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: Main Kia Niro chat
Topic: SD card music?
Replies: 3
Views: 5451

Re: SD card music?

I have not tried this, but would plugging your SD card into a card reader, then using the USB solution given by Alan55 work?
by davethesteam
Mon Aug 17, 2020 2:58 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Cannot charge PHEV
Replies: 2
Views: 5463

Re: Cannot charge PHEV

Turns out it was the fitment of a rubber glove over the charger body (the one on the mains plug end of the lead
by davethesteam
Fri Aug 14, 2020 11:38 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Cannot charge PHEV
Replies: 2
Views: 5463

Re: Cannot charge PHEV

I have had notification of a recall on my 68/18 PHEV which i understand is to do with that area of the car. Will report once its done.