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by Kona Kenny
Mon Jan 13, 2020 12:27 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Engine loss of power
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: Engine loss of power

I hope you get it sorted out and you can enjoy the car.
by Kona Kenny
Sun Jan 12, 2020 7:09 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Engine loss of power
Replies: 3
Views: 202

Re: Engine loss of power

That is very frustrating I am sure. I recall reading somewhere that modern cars have an emergency mode in the engines electronics that allow the car to be driven at reduced power when an internal fault is detected. From what I remember the writer said that if the engine is turned off the problem is ...
by Kona Kenny
Wed Nov 13, 2019 1:39 pm
Forum: Main Hyundai Kona chat
Topic: A pillar airbag
Replies: 1
Views: 566

Re: A pillar airbag

I have fitted a dash cam and it is no problem to pass the wires down the windscreen pillar as long as you do not obstruct the airbag that is inside. The inside panel comes off easily so have a look your self and see. There is plenty of room and the airbags are in a neat package. Ensure the ignition ...
by Kona Kenny
Fri Nov 08, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Wipers
Replies: 9
Views: 1455

Re: Wipers

Checked them both this morning. They look very similar and the rubber feels the same. This was not a scientific comparison.
by Kona Kenny
Thu Nov 07, 2019 8:53 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Wipers
Replies: 9
Views: 1455

Re: Wipers

I'll let you know tomorrow. I think my problem was the spring arm being to forceful and lifting the centre of the blade off the glass. It was the only thing that was annoying me about the car. Now I can go out in the rain with no worries.
by Kona Kenny
Wed Nov 06, 2019 3:33 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Wipers
Replies: 9
Views: 1455

Re: Wipers

Update. The blades that came with the car smeared on the way down in the central part of the screen. I cleaned the screen with soap, meths and even vinegar to no avail. I bought a pair of expensive BOCH blades. The smudge remains. As a last resort I bought a cheep one from a discount store. The resu...
by Kona Kenny
Thu Sep 26, 2019 11:24 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: I Never Knew the Wife was an Ironman Fan
Replies: 1
Views: 653

Re: I Never Knew the Wife was an Ironman Fan

I had to look on Google to see what an Ironman looks like. Very nice colour combination. We were going to wait until next year to buy a new car but after a friend took us out in his Kona we decided to get one straight away. I hope you enjoy yours as much as we enjoy ours.
by Kona Kenny
Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Wipers
Replies: 9
Views: 1455

Re: Wipers

Thanks for the information. ffox. We got our Kona second hand so I was not sure if the previous owner had changed the blades.
by Kona Kenny
Mon Sep 16, 2019 1:09 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Wipers
Replies: 9
Views: 1455

Re: Wipers

That does not sound good.
What type are the standard type?
I am going to try a cheep wiper and see how that goes.

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