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Ford pop racer
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Re: New here

Post by Ford pop racer » Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:54 pm

Thanks Ian, there is too much tech on this car, mostly unnecessary and the handbook is about as much use as a chocolate teapot.
Karoq edition in black magic pearl Black leather, 1.5 petrol dsg.
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Milfmog
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Re: New here

Post by Milfmog » Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:32 pm

Ford pop racer wrote:
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:54 pm
... the handbook is about as much use as a chocolate teapot.
Amen...


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Karoq SE-L 1.5TSI DSG 2WD. Emerald green, beige leather, heated screen and steering wheel, lane assist, blind spot assist, adaptive cruise control.

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Re: New here

Post by GeoffH » Tue Nov 06, 2018 10:33 am

kodiaq wrote:
Tue Oct 30, 2018 9:48 pm
Strict running in is a thing of the past.
All you have to do is not let the engine labour (almost impossible with DSG) and don't rev the nuts off it. Try to keep it below 4k revs. All for 2k miles, (like wot she sed!)
I believe the tyres and brakes need more running in or bedding in than the engine. As has been suggested just be sensible and don’t “drive it like you stole it” for a couple of thousand miles!
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Karoq 1.5 TSi SEl DSG with Heated Screen, Heated Steering Wheel, ACC, Signpost Recognition, Lane Assist, Park Assist, Blind Spot Recognition.


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Re: New here

Post by kodiaq » Tue Nov 06, 2018 8:11 pm

Industry norm for new tyres and brakes is 250 miles to bed in.
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