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    Thread: New battery time
Post: RE: New battery time

I feel the same Geoff but I don't know if an acid battery would work. To be honest I don't really care if the stop start works or not.
billym B9 Second Generation 6 942 14-10-2019, 04:11 PM
    Thread: New battery time
Post: RE: New battery time

Thanks for your replies. I'm looking at the E39 Varta start stop plus from Tanya.(£131.99) + £7.98 delivery As far as I know the Varta and Bosch are made in the same factory so am I right in thinking...
billym B9 Second Generation 6 942 14-10-2019, 02:54 PM
    Thread: New battery time
Post: New battery time

Hi folks, I need a new battery and was hoping to get some recommendations. I have the stop/start system so I guess I need the AGM battery. Thanks in advance Billy
billym B9 Second Generation 6 942 13-10-2019, 09:24 PM
    Thread: Risk of filter clogging
Post: RE: Risk of filter clogging

Hi Ron, £375.00 for the filter £135 labour +vat =£600 I had to use the main dealer as I couldn't get any other garages to do it on the day that suited me but I don't think they would have been much ch...
billym B9 Second Generation 17 16,963 22-01-2019, 08:57 PM
    Thread: Risk of filter clogging
Post: RE: Risk of filter clogging

Hi again, Had the car at dealers, 100% ash in filter. DPF replaced.... no hot meals for me for a while.
billym B9 Second Generation 17 16,963 22-01-2019, 03:23 PM
    Thread: Risk of filter clogging
Post: RE: Risk of filter clogging

Hi , sorry for the late reply. Thanks jj9 for the very helpful explanation of the regen process. Ron, A light would be a great idea. Luis Rosa. Thanks, that sounds just like my problem. Cheers Bi...
billym B9 Second Generation 17 16,963 30-12-2018, 09:44 PM
    Thread: Risk of filter clogging
Post: RE: Risk of filter clogging

I've added car details to my signature....good idea  ;) The car has done 123000 miles.
billym B9 Second Generation 17 16,963 23-12-2018, 10:30 AM
    Thread: Risk of filter clogging
Post: Risk of filter clogging

Hi everyone, I intermittently get the yellow warning triangle and the risk of filter clogging message. It only happens when I'm accelerating hard and is usually when I'm hitting 40mph in 3rd gear, 50m...
billym B9 Second Generation 17 16,963 22-12-2018, 11:07 PM
    Thread: egs box
Post: RE: egs box

Just another update.... New clutch fitted and the car drives beautifully. I hardly notice when it engages gears and it is more controllable when parking in tight spaces etc. The other bonus is that it...
billym B9 Second Generation 21 7,973 01-08-2018, 07:11 PM
    Thread: egs box
Post: RE: egs box

Thanks Lighty, much appreciated.
billym B9 Second Generation 21 7,973 26-07-2018, 04:54 PM
    Thread: egs box
Post: RE: egs box

Thanks Lighty , Would that include the flywheel.
billym B9 Second Generation 21 7,973 25-07-2018, 10:41 AM
    Thread: egs box
Post: RE: egs box

My bank balance really hopes it is included.
billym B9 Second Generation 21 7,973 22-07-2018, 11:29 PM
    Thread: egs box
Post: RE: egs box

Thanks jj9, I take it that's £900 without labour.
billym B9 Second Generation 21 7,973 22-07-2018, 10:01 PM
    Thread: egs box
Post: RE: egs box

Just a quick update on my gearbox problem. I tried the hard reset method a couple of times and thought that it did make a slight difference. Unfortunately I've now noticed that the clutch is slipping ...
billym B9 Second Generation 21 7,973 22-07-2018, 09:14 PM
    Thread: egs box
Post: RE: egs box

thanks for the replies folks. I think you are right jj9 that its not really a good system. I'll try the hard reset and see what happens. thanks again   Billy
billym B9 Second Generation 21 7,973 13-05-2018, 02:18 PM
    Thread: egs box
Post: RE: egs box

Hi cancunia, Thanks for replying. I read that thread but the bit that confused me was the lack of judder. I read in the thread that the gearbox could be recalibrated and wondered if I should try this...
billym B9 Second Generation 21 7,973 12-05-2018, 11:11 AM
    Thread: egs box
Post: egs box

Hello everyone, I've had the car for a month now and I'm looking for a bit of advice regarding the egs gearbox. It is quite harsh when taking away in first gear and causes the car to lurch/thud forwar...
billym B9 Second Generation 21 7,973 12-05-2018, 10:49 AM
    Thread: Hello
Post: Hello

Hi everyone, I've got myself a 2012 semi auto multispace vtr to replace my written off shogun and I must say that I'm quite impressed with my blingo. The car was bought to carry my dogs around and it...
billym Introductions 0 692 30-04-2018, 02:31 PM