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by Colin Lambert
Tue Jul 07, 2020 10:44 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Hygiene Charge at Dealers
Replies: 23
Views: 1476

Re: Hygiene Charge at Dealers

As soon as I saw Helston group mentioned, alarm bells rang LOUD. A friend of mine has experience of the Peugeot dealer in Exeter, also part of the Helston group. their behaviour and attitude is unbeliebable. I think she has complained to Peugeot. They sound as bad as the Hendy Group in Bournemouth a...
by Colin Lambert
Sat Jul 04, 2020 1:53 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Kodiaq chat
Topic: Insurance with XLR
Replies: 15
Views: 309

Re: Insurance with XLR

You are very lucky then. Probably because it's manual the lag complaint was with DSGs as far as I know.
by Colin Lambert
Fri Jul 03, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Kodiaq chat
Topic: Insurance with XLR
Replies: 15
Views: 309

Re: Insurance with XLR

It's quite simple.... the 0-62 is the same but the initial 'urge' can be increased in various stages, I'm assuming, having the same setup that was my Kodiaq, that you suffer the same problem,i:e; a very bad lag between planting your foot on the accelerator and the car actually deciding to get off it...
by Colin Lambert
Fri Jul 03, 2020 10:18 am
Forum: Main Skoda Kodiaq chat
Topic: Insurance with XLR
Replies: 15
Views: 309

Re: Insurance with XLR

Aviva don't load at all and you could have quoted my policy number. I sent them the URL, they read it and were quite happy that it DID NOT AFFECT PERFORMANCE!!! It merely removes the very annoying throttle delay on the Kodiaq (1.4 DSG) They neither loaded my premium nor imposed any other rules. It t...
by Colin Lambert
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:46 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: FIRST SKODA FOR ME.
Replies: 1
Views: 186

Re: FIRST SKODA FOR ME.

Welcome Gary,
Well done on your choice. Do feel free to ask any questions, hopefully someone will know the answers.
by Colin Lambert
Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:49 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Tap tap tap. Testing one, two, three. Is this thing on?
Replies: 6
Views: 263

Re: Tap tap tap. Testing one, two, three. Is this thing on?

Welcome Capt Beaky.
Congrats on your new K.
Spot on re stirring gears by hand. I haven't done that for 18 years!
by Colin Lambert
Sun Jun 21, 2020 1:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New Owner
Replies: 3
Views: 574

Re: New Owner

; Popsky, Welcome to the forum and to Skoda ownership. You don't need to tell us about your LR. We all know about them! ;) :lol: I have had LWB 108, SWB 88 ANd two Discos one was a month after launch in the 80's th second one was a 'Ford' When LR was owned by Ford for a short time. All were faultles...
by Colin Lambert
Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Main Skoda Kodiaq chat
Topic: Auto lights and rear wiper
Replies: 12
Views: 1054

Re: Auto lights and rear wiper

Kat129 wrote:
Sun Jun 14, 2020 9:30 am
Hi

Are you sick of all my questions yet ;)

Not at all! I did say ask away and you know us chaps, we like showing off :lol: Keep asking. The manual is not easy to understand and could be more comprehensive. Probably a direct translation from Czech to English, done by a Japanese!! ;) :lol:
by Colin Lambert
Mon Jun 15, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: Settings question: Light assist - Turn-on time
Replies: 38
Views: 1935

Re: Settings question: Light assist - Turn-on time

SIlverBear & FoxtrotAlpha, I agree with Zach. Take your arguments to P.M.s You will both be BANNED If you don't stop squabbling on open forum and thereby going against the ideology of the forum, which, to remind you, is for help, discussion and FRIENDLY discussion on all matters Kodiaq. NOT for bols...
by Colin Lambert
Sat Jun 13, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Main Skoda Kodiaq chat
Topic: Window washers stopped working
Replies: 11
Views: 560

Re: Window washers stopped working

If you have been using washing up liquid (as many do) that may well be the problem. Not a commonly known fact that W-U-L contains quite a lot of salt. This forms sludge in the bottle when used frequently and then blocks the jets.