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by mellobob
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:30 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: TPMS on the PHEV - no pressures, what a joke!
Replies: 45
Views: 9497

Re: TPMS on the PHEV - no pressures, what a joke!

Were you able to disable the internal TPMS in the car as well? Or do you live with the rather large error message?
by mellobob
Fri Nov 26, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Was ICE cold weather start formula reprogrammed?
Replies: 7
Views: 203

Re: Was ICE cold weather start formula reprogrammed?

So, you (well, some of you) are buying a $50K (Canadian) car and driving around in the cold with heavy boots, pants and coats on? Reminds me of my first car, a '59 VW with no heat. Used to have a scraper in one hand to keep a little patch of the windshield cleared off. An electric bike would be chea...
by mellobob
Thu Nov 25, 2021 9:06 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: New Phev specs released it seems
Replies: 8
Views: 242

Re: New Phev specs released it seems

I love B5! Just wish there were a way to set it as default :)
by mellobob
Sat Nov 06, 2021 9:04 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Android Auto Connection
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Re: Android Auto Connection

Thanks for the reply.

Guess the absolute cause will remain a mystery ... but at least I think I know what to do next time it happens.

Best,
by mellobob
Fri Nov 05, 2021 7:29 pm
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Android Auto Connection
Replies: 2
Views: 308

Android Auto Connection

I've got a 2020 GT and an android phone. Android Auto (AA) has been working fine ... I just plug in the phone and it connects, etc. But, yesterday I had to make a 100 mile drive and it refused to connect :( So, I figured it might be the cable so I had my wife move the input from the dash to connecti...
by mellobob
Thu Oct 28, 2021 9:07 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: When to use electric park brake?
Replies: 34
Views: 2389

Re: When to use electric park brake?

On both my 2018 and 2020 cars there is a HOLD button right behind the electric brake. If you press that, you get auto hold ... I find it very handy in stop and go traffic.
by mellobob
Thu Oct 21, 2021 9:25 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Lift Kit installed
Replies: 25
Views: 15345

Re: Lift Kit installed

Key in the linked article is "These included a roll cage and different fuel tank to meet safety regulations as well as the use of competition suspension, tires, brake pads and an underbody skid plate."
by mellobob
Tue Oct 12, 2021 9:23 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Oil life?
Replies: 17
Views: 1220

Re: Oil life?

My understanding is that since the ICE is coming on fairly frequently for short(ish) periods you might need more frequent oil changes than you think. I try to follow something inbetween the recommended "regular" and "severe" intervals listed in the manual.
by mellobob
Sun Oct 03, 2021 7:08 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: FCM ????
Replies: 12
Views: 12899

Re: FCM ????

DibbyDibbyDJ wrote:
Sun Oct 03, 2021 2:43 pm
FCM, Adaptive cruise and AHB all have their own individual sensors
Assuming AHB is the headlights, are they radar or light sensing?
by mellobob
Sun Oct 03, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: FCM ????
Replies: 12
Views: 12899

Re: FCM ????

Is the sensor for FCM and adaptive cruise also looking after the auto headlight dim/bright option (which I really like)?

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