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by sanqhar
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:41 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Advice please
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Re: Advice please

Hello Neil from sunny Whitby. .... I think KESSY is brilliant - when the car is locked, the boot can be opened without fiddling for keys, ditto the passenger's and driver's doors. Locking again is easy - just a touch and all 4 doors plus boot lock. If you're concerned about security, keep the key w...
by sanqhar
Mon Aug 19, 2019 10:22 am
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Rear Fog Lights 1 or 2 ?
Replies: 2
Views: 412

Re: Rear Fog Lights 1 or 2 ?

Been like this for years. My 1998 Passat was the same except it had the fittings in the other light so adding a bulb was no problem.
My 2010 Yeti only had one rear fog.

Tom
by sanqhar
Sat Aug 10, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Cross climate tyres from Yeti to Karoq
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: Cross climate tyres from Yeti to Karoq

Jimmy of Whitby wrote:
Sat Aug 10, 2019 9:27 am
Thanks Tom. The Yeti tyres are 1" less in diameter.
So what is the ET difference?

Tom
by sanqhar
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:41 am
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Safety Equipment
Replies: 4
Views: 288

Re: Safety Equipment

My triangle came out of my previous Yeti which came out of the previous Passat estate dating back to 1998.
The Skoda rubber mats I use came from the Yeti.

Tom
by sanqhar
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Karoq 1.5 DSG consumption
Replies: 5
Views: 925

Re: Karoq 1.5 DSG consumption

Slapdash?

Real users in the real world are surely more accurate than the published figures.

These figures match my 1.5Tsi DSG 2wd (5000 miles) within a couple of points.

Tom
by sanqhar
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:46 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Electric handbrake query
Replies: 3
Views: 370

Re: Electric handbrake query

Page 206 of the manual Manual shut-down › With the ignition switched on, press the brake pedal and at the same time push the  button in the direction of arrow » Fig. 248. › With the engine running, press either the brake or accelerator pedal and press the  button in the direction of arrow . The  ...
by sanqhar
Thu Aug 08, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Cross climate tyres from Yeti to Karoq
Replies: 3
Views: 254

Re: Cross climate tyres from Yeti to Karoq

If the Yeti tyres are bigger then the Karoq speedo will under read. Speedos must never under read. They can legally over read but by not more than 10%. Another factor is the wheel offset, the ET. The Yeti wheels will be substantially different from the Karoq. I think the Karoq ET is 45. You will als...
by sanqhar
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:21 am
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: What annoys you about your Karoq?
Replies: 31
Views: 3586

Re: What annoys you about your Karoq?

Why can’t it coast in normal drive mode. That’s the main reason I use Eco. Tom Does coasting actually save any fuel? An injected engine will shut off fuel completely when on the over-run and so use nothing, but if it is coasting the car will need to use fuel to prevent the engine stalling. I am sur...
by sanqhar
Tue Jul 30, 2019 9:26 am
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: WLAN
Replies: 5
Views: 590

Re: WLAN

...or is it just setting up the phone mirroring on the central screen?

Tom
by sanqhar
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Karoq chat
Topic: Engine warm-up time
Replies: 6
Views: 460

Re: Engine warm-up time

Petrols always warm up quicker. More of the fuel energy is lost in heat.
Diesels are more efficient in converting fuel to power.
Don’t worry about it.

Tom

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