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by greendwarf
Thu Oct 21, 2021 4:50 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Wind deflectors?
Replies: 3
Views: 203

Re: Wind deflectors?

Possibly when the window is we open but when closed, I doubt it.
by greendwarf
Thu Oct 21, 2021 4:41 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Oil life?
Replies: 9
Views: 335

Re: Oil life?

But would you buy one done LESS frequently than specified , as the OP was suggesting?
by greendwarf
Tue Oct 19, 2021 7:37 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Oil life?
Replies: 9
Views: 335

Re: Oil life?

Nothing in particular, but DIY isn't recorded by Mitsu - so could impact on warranty claims. However, the OP was about extending the mileage between oil changes (presumably to save money) not DIY per se. And the point arising from that - is any savings could be wiped out by problems resulting from t...
by greendwarf
Sat Oct 16, 2021 5:40 am
Forum: News and Main Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Forum Discussions
Topic: New Owner 2015 PHEV - 19 kms of range
Replies: 4
Views: 215

Re: New Owner 2015 PHEV - 19 kms of range

So about 70k miles in 6 years with only 12miles range whereas my 2014 car has done 50k miles and still gives 20+miles per charge. On the face of it yours looks worse, but:- 1. How long have you had car? The guessometer needs to learn your journey to give a realistic estimate. However, this only appl...
by greendwarf
Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:10 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Oil life?
Replies: 9
Views: 335

Re: Oil life?

Given the lower quality of NA engine oil - this isn't dig at you, but has been acknowledged over the years in numerous posts by your compatriots - it seems foolish to penny pinch on servicing when you have invested $40k+ in buying the car. The ICE is the most expensive item after the battery and lik...
by greendwarf
Sun Oct 10, 2021 3:31 am
Forum: News and Main Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Forum Discussions
Topic: Bye bye Mitsubishi
Replies: 1
Views: 204

Re: Bye bye Mitsubishi

Yes the MG5 Estate looks promising, especially now they have decided belatedly that the "purely decorative" roof rails can, in fact, carry a load. :roll:
by greendwarf
Thu Oct 07, 2021 6:15 am
Forum: Buying the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Topic: Moving from Land Rover to Mitsubishi
Replies: 13
Views: 581

Re: Moving from Land Rover to Mitsubishi

I can remember my father, who was a Ford executive, telling me that they sold the cars at no more than cost price and made their profits on the parts. However, this is not cost effective if you have to ship them half-way round the world. I suspect it is still true and that reliability is always bett...
by greendwarf
Wed Oct 06, 2021 2:06 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Android Auto issues.
Replies: 6
Views: 245

Re: Android Auto issues.

I know how you feel but at least you can hide behind your "handle" - my dealer knows I am an idiot. :lol:
by greendwarf
Wed Oct 06, 2021 1:57 am
Forum: Buying the Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV
Topic: Moving from Land Rover to Mitsubishi
Replies: 13
Views: 581

Re: Moving from Land Rover to Mitsubishi

Never used the warranty on my 2014 car but the battery (the most expensive bit) comes with an 8 year warranty anyway - so no need to cover that on a 2018 model. Mind you I never buy extended warranties anyway because as an accountant I know that they are not cost effective. 8-)
by greendwarf
Tue Oct 05, 2021 12:51 am
Forum: General / Main Outlander PHEV Owners Forum
Topic: Android Auto issues.
Replies: 6
Views: 245

Re: Android Auto issues.

Can't help with Android Auto specifically but the volume for the 'phone through the car's speakers is separately controlled by the same knob on the console than when playing audio, on my 2014 car - as the dealer pointed out when I complained. :lol: You may have accidently turned it down to zero when...

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