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by calnorth
Sat Apr 04, 2020 12:16 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: RAC Breakdown with Service
Replies: 14
Views: 977

Re: RAC Breakdown with Service

I haven't seen plod around my own town (rural) for about 2 months. Here your'e supposed to be NHS or key personnel. However, most garages of mechanical work are likely shut/out of business now. Servicing has been put on the distant back burner unless you DIY somehow. Think EuroCarParts is stlll deli...
by calnorth
Sat Apr 04, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Auto Industry & Coronavirus (Nissan .....)
Replies: 12
Views: 1009

Re: Auto Industry & Coronavirus (Nissan .....)

Looks like Germany may have to consult little Greta? Naomi Seibt must be smiling.

https://www.thegwpf.com/german-car-indu ... on-limits/
by calnorth
Fri Apr 03, 2020 10:04 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Green Transport - UK Govt Publishes Document
Replies: 0
Views: 84

Green Transport - UK Govt Publishes Document

Energy and Wheels: So...right at the start of the current money dump and economy crash a UK Govt department releases a new transport strategy document on us. I have not seen it but one of our prominent (somewhat sceptical) MPs comments here: http://johnredwoodsdiary.com/2020/04/03/green-transport/ M...
by calnorth
Fri Apr 03, 2020 9:29 am
Forum: Main QashQai Discussion
Topic: Car struggling to turn over
Replies: 4
Views: 298

Re: Car struggling to turn over

ATS Euromaster...must be others if you can prove to be key?
by calnorth
Fri Apr 03, 2020 8:07 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: All-Electric Tornado Aircraft Now A Reality
Replies: 2
Views: 235

Re: All-Electric Tornado Aircraft Now A Reality

Dave..I don't recognise what those transporters are. In the RAF and MoD later I was about fighters and odd unexpected stuff. The only flying truck I used and recognise still is the C130 Hercules. Quite a performer really. Bog on the ramp... :oops: Torches were a curse in the military...nearly always...
by calnorth
Thu Apr 02, 2020 10:45 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: All-Electric Tornado Aircraft Now A Reality
Replies: 2
Views: 235

All-Electric Tornado Aircraft Now A Reality

Probably very short of funding...like none - forever: (clue = Mirages and cheer up while the madness rumbles along)

https://notalotofpeopleknowthat.wordpre ... a-reality/
by calnorth
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: I Got Bored
Replies: 2
Views: 298

Re: I Got Bored

Your'e hired... :D
by calnorth
Thu Apr 02, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: Starter motor qashqai08
Replies: 4
Views: 398

Re: Starter motor qashqai08

Hi thanks i have changed the starter but still the same not turning over just clik clik clik and i have tried jump starting it also but still nothing. One or both your batteries are well below capacity by the sound of it. Charge both and try each one in the car again. Try to eliminate the use of ju...
by calnorth
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:41 am
Forum: Electronic systems
Topic: Permanent Live
Replies: 1
Views: 178

Re: Permanent Live

I didn't think anything was live after Ign Off but see this post:

viewtopic.php?f=20&t=5608&p=50222&hilit ... ent#p50222
by calnorth
Wed Apr 01, 2020 10:36 am
Forum: Main QashQai Discussion
Topic: Keeping battery charged whilst isolating
Replies: 9
Views: 777

Re: Keeping battery charged whilst isolating

I have read somewhere if leaving the car for a month to disconnect the neutral terminal on the battery to stop it draining maybe someone else could confirm this for you. You can do that and a quality battery should not loose charge over 3 or 4 months...perhaps more. A fall below approx 12.5v indica...