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by rjc_147
Fri Jan 18, 2019 11:31 am
Forum: I.C.E
Topic: CarPlay activation using OBD2 port
Replies: 1
Views: 68

Re: CarPlay activation using OBD2 port

No never bit dubious about it working. Anyway I got my head unit updated free of charge to Android Auto by my dealer as it was supposed to have it from new. I can't have Carplay at the same time but if ever I do it will be fee so asking for £600 is not on,
by rjc_147
Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:48 pm
Forum: Problems or Questions
Topic: Low power/Loss of Power
Replies: 2
Views: 104

Re: Low power/Loss of Power

if your valeter jet washed the engine bay then yes it could have caused your issue but it might also be worth checking your tuning box connectors are correctly seated and clipped in.
by rjc_147
Sat Jan 05, 2019 5:38 pm
Forum: Problems or Questions
Topic: Gear box
Replies: 8
Views: 443

Re: Gear box

If yours is still under warranty then yes MB will either replace the gearbox or modify it with the recommended fix. But you will need to record the sound on yours and show it to your dealer so they can't argue. Either way it's a big job with the engine out, so expect to be with out your car for a wh...
by rjc_147
Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: Problems or Questions
Topic: Gear box
Replies: 8
Views: 443

Re: Gear box

On cold morning starts if you select reverse or repeatedly select D->N->R and back again the gearbox will crunch when going into R
by rjc_147
Thu Jan 03, 2019 2:08 pm
Forum: News and Media
Topic: New A45S
Replies: 17
Views: 732

Re: New A45S

by rjc_147
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: News and Media
Topic: New A45S
Replies: 17
Views: 732

New A45S

Seems only 421BHP for then new A45S and 387BHP for the new A45
Not very exciting as a good remap of the current A45 gets you there or better

https://www.carscoops.com/2019/01/merce ... ed-421-ps/
by rjc_147
Wed Jan 02, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Problems or Questions
Topic: ceramic brake pads.
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: ceramic brake pads.

dumfunk wrote:
Wed Jan 02, 2019 1:38 pm
The CLA parts are the exact same I take it?
Yes I believe they are the same Brembo brakes
by rjc_147
Wed Jan 02, 2019 11:13 am
Forum: Problems or Questions
Topic: ceramic brake pads.
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: ceramic brake pads.

Try searching for CLA45 ceramic brake pads there seems to be more options but mostly based in the USA
e.g.

https://www.summitracing.com/int/parts/ ... /cla45-amg
by rjc_147
Mon Dec 24, 2018 9:35 am
Forum: Problems or Questions
Topic: Windscreen Wiper Tore Itself Off
Replies: 1
Views: 134

Re: Windscreen Wiper Tore Itself Off

I've never heard of this before, has it been serviced recently?
If under warranty MB should repair it and replace the glass
by rjc_147
Sun Dec 23, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Engine & Drivetrain
Topic: Thumping noise
Replies: 3
Views: 341

Re: Thumping noise

Don't worry this is normal on the A45, some do it more than others.
I would suggest a visit to the dealer to get the latest gearbox software updates for your car as this seems to make it a lot better.