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by ChrisMiller
Sun Mar 21, 2021 11:57 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: To consume old fuel, refuel 15L or more...
Replies: 81
Views: 28438

Re: To consume old fuel, refuel 15L or more...

FWIW I got this message today, exactly 99 days after last adding petrol - the car didn't 'complain' yesterday. I manage to squeeze 14.5 litres into the tank, and it's now happy again. :lol:
by ChrisMiller
Sun Mar 14, 2021 10:40 am
Forum: News and Main Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Forum Discussions
Topic: DAB displays stations but won’t play them
Replies: 5
Views: 329

Re: DAB displays stations but won’t play them

If FM's fine and DAB isn't, it sounds rather like a signal issue. Are you near any of the grey areas on this map? http://www.ukdigitalradio.com/images/coverage-map.jpg There are very few areas of the UK where FM is unavailable (mostly Snowdonia and Scottish Highlands), but DAB can be much more patch...
by ChrisMiller
Tue Feb 09, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: The fuel consumption of the PHEV and how I decrease it.
Replies: 31
Views: 15798

Re: The fuel consumption of the PHEV and how I decrease it.

How can I force my vehicle to run in parallel hybrid mode runnig in the highway. I find series hybrid mode to be not very good in highway conditions You can't really 'force' the car between serial and parallel mode. Because parallel is (generally speaking) more efficient, the electronics typically ...
by ChrisMiller
Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Replacement 12v battery
Replies: 17
Views: 1852

Re: Replacement 12v battery

The WiFi (not fitted to all models) is on all the time.
by ChrisMiller
Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:05 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: 2020 Outlander sport question
Replies: 3
Views: 368

Re: 2020 Outlander sport question

If it operates the same way as my UK 2016 model, the first twist should switch on the front fog lamps and a second twist turns on those at the rear.
by ChrisMiller
Sat Dec 19, 2020 4:21 pm
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Can we clear up Serial vs Parallel drive?
Replies: 48
Views: 4220

Re: Can we clear up Serial vs Parallel drive?

The car does it for you, depending on how much power you demand and your speed - it's all clever electronics and you have relatively little control over the power mode. You get a visual indication of which mode it's in either from the larger panel in the middle of the dash or the smaller panel in fr...
by ChrisMiller
Thu Nov 26, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: New front discs at 34,000 miles? (55,000 km in new money)
Replies: 19
Views: 1858

Re: New front discs at 34,000 miles? (55,000 km in new money)

Thanks for your input everyone. It seems it was the brakes binding, for reasons unknown. I reported (a couple of months ago) squealing when travelling round bends, so that was probably it. At least the estimated mileage on the guessometer may improve.
by ChrisMiller
Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: New front discs at 34,000 miles? (55,000 km in new money)
Replies: 19
Views: 1858

New front discs at 34,000 miles? (55,000 km in new money)

My PHEV has just been in for its 5-year service (expensive enough on its own at just over £500), but I'm told I need a new pair of discs on the front (another £500+). Has anyone else experienced similar? My previous car (Honda Civic VTi) did 140,000 miles over 12 years and never needed new discs (oc...
by ChrisMiller
Tue Nov 24, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Tyres - winter and summer - or not. A review.
Replies: 17
Views: 2258

Re: Tyres - winter and summer - or not. A review.

Obviously, if you're planning to drive in Scandinavia or over Alpine passes during winter, proper winter tyres are a must (and legally required, too). But for those, like me, in the south of England (say), who see snow once every five years, they're overkill. I just need something that will get me 2...
by ChrisMiller
Mon Oct 19, 2020 3:05 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: PHEVs are for people who have garages
Replies: 12
Views: 1365

Re: PHEVs are for people who have garages

It really does piss me off. The public electric utility in British Columbia charges $.0935 per kWh to charge your EV or PHEV if you own your home. A full charge of an Outlander PHEV takes 9.8 kWh. So it costs a homeowner $.92. If you are a renter in Vancouver with no charging station in your garage...

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