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by astraowner
Tue Apr 13, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Android auto not connecting
Replies: 5
Views: 292

Re: Android auto not connecting

Yeah it's the 2016 version, would love an update but wouldn't pay Vauxhall prices for it I agree that it is madness that vauxhall makes a infotainment system that can only be updated and programmed using their own equipment. Firmware upgrades, and especially firmware upgrades that fix software bugs...
by astraowner
Mon Apr 12, 2021 1:40 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Time to wave bye to the Astra?
Replies: 15
Views: 666

Re: Time to wave bye to the Astra?

There's also the along term owners who use rapid chargers, which can not be doing the batteries any good .The mechanics that are trained on electric vehicles say to prolong the battery life charging should stop at 80% .How many company car owners are going to charge there cars to the max each day t...
by astraowner
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:32 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Time to wave bye to the Astra?
Replies: 15
Views: 666

Re: Time to wave bye to the Astra?

As for the electric cars we get them delivered every couple of weeks to the workshop where i work ,Peugeot,Kia and Hyundia all look good all perform very well and are rapid .I'm 55 and still can't see by the combustion engine I'm afraid .When it comes to my turn to go electric I'm not looking forwa...
by astraowner
Sun Apr 11, 2021 10:22 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Android auto not connecting
Replies: 5
Views: 292

Re: Android auto not connecting

Hey looking for some advice again please if possible guys Astra 1.4T Manual 2016 with R4 and Android Auto I'm really struggling to get the Android Auto to connect sometimes. The cable is official and fine. When I plug it in, it picks up the phone instantly and asks me if I want to 'switch' or cance...
by astraowner
Sun Apr 11, 2021 8:37 am
Forum: Cleaning and Detailing
Topic: Brake Callipers Painted.
Replies: 13
Views: 538

Re: Brake Callipers Painted.

I think the rusty look of calipers are mainly due to metal particles from the brake discs that is dislodged under braking and getting stuck onto the caliper and then rust. Personally i would atleast have had the wheel off, and given the caliper a good rinse with a power washer to make sure that all ...
by astraowner
Sat Apr 10, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Astra 2018.5 + Elite Nav + Collision Alert
Replies: 11
Views: 505

Re: Astra 2018.5 + Elite Nav + Collision Alert

Many thanks. No two car icon on mu Elite NAV. Again my sons SRI 2017 has it. Cheers John Another way of knowing is to look at the windscreen, if the car has the camera it will have the triangular opening, seen in the black part in the top middle of the windscreen. Cars without, has a much narrower ...
by astraowner
Sat Apr 10, 2021 3:37 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Key blade
Replies: 8
Views: 409

Re: Key blade

Took mine apart and it seems that the only problem with mine is that they flipper mechanism, with the release button is worn. No cracks or anything visible. If anything mine sticks out a bit more now, but i suspect that this is due to all of the crud, i removed from the mechanism while in there, so ...
by astraowner
Sat Apr 10, 2021 11:52 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Tyre position tpms relearn tool not needed apparently
Replies: 10
Views: 478

Re: Tyre position tpms relearn tool not needed apparently

I have read this also, but honestly, the tool can be bought for less than 10£ on ebay with delivery, so instead of having to deflate and inflate the tyres, the tool is a lot easier.
by astraowner
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:24 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Key blade
Replies: 8
Views: 409

Re: Key blade

Check the pivot the blade slots into isn't cracked and pulling apart, the earlier keys were prone to this and i see no reason the newer ones should be any betterScreenshot_20201205-131528_Gallery.jpg Do you know if that part can be bought somewhere, it seems that the Astra K keys are screwed togeth...
by astraowner
Sat Apr 10, 2021 9:19 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Key blade
Replies: 8
Views: 409

Re: Key blade

Mine does the exact same thing.

If you find the cause please let me know. :)