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June 16, 2019, 05:35:45 by Dazzler | Views: 54 | Comments: 1

Now I know we've had one or two with a faulty DCT, but after 2 years with my SR and recently buying Trish a Kona with the same transmission I reckon they are great.

About half the video reviews I've seen criticise the behaviour of the DCT at low speeds in traffic although overall they still like them. But apart from the fact that the SR is a little slow in first gear to get going I've had very little reason to fault it during the first 60,000 kilometres. We haven't had any jerkiness or clunking.

Before anyone says I live in Tasmania with very little stop start traffic, I have driven through Adelaide Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Brisbane in my SR without any problems.

If anything Trish's Kona DCT seems ev...
June 15, 2019, 05:30:05 by pumpo64 | Views: 69 | Comments: 1

My i30's suffering from an occasional knocking noise from (I think) one of the front wheels or driveshafts.  It's a repeated knock once per wheel revolution, only noticeable at low speeds and regardless of what gear the car's in.

The mileage is about 38,000.

It's as if some debris, like a twig for instance, has got into the vent gap in the front disc and is hitting the caliper with each revolution.  It lasts less than a minute and then goes away completely.  We called the AA once, but their mechanic could find nothing wrong as the noise had disappeared.

I've taken the wheels off and spun the discs.  There's plenty of material on the pads and the front discs measure 22.3mm (right) and 22.5mm (left).

June 13, 2019, 21:20:15 by JC087 | Views: 213 | Comments: 8

Hi all,

I am not 100% if I am in the right area however I just want to raise a minor concern:

when I drive my '18 SR Premium, on a high way driving at 110km/hr, my steering wheel vibrates, this only happens when I drive over 100 -- I have new wheels on my car since February. Is this normal or should it not be like that?

Does it happen it anyone else?
June 11, 2019, 07:45:10 by Dazzler | Views: 89 | Comments: 0

i30 in the news
This Guy Petrol Ped does good down to earth reviews. I'll let him tell you the rest (I think he likes it!)  :D

:link: Hyundai i30N Fastback - THE BEST DRIVERS CAR UNDER £30k ? - YouTube
June 11, 2019, 06:59:47 by Dazzler | Views: 68 | Comments: 0

i30 in the news
Hadn't seen this particular review before. I like the way this guy does his reviews. Very honest and straight forward.

:link: COMPARISON: 2019 Ford Focus ST-Line v Hyundai i30 N-Line v Kia Cerato GT - YouTube
June 10, 2019, 07:44:30 by DarraghR | Views: 721 | Comments: 40

Oil Leak
I had not checked my oil levels in about a month or so and when I checked today it is at a low level for the first time. The mileage is around 62,000 and last oil change with filter was done 8 months ago. Is this normal and do I just need to top it up?
June 09, 2019, 12:21:00 by Frustrated 1 | Views: 173 | Comments: 3

Door Handle (internal)
Hi, I earlier fixed my internal door latch cable due to it having snapped. The door was then opening and closing fine. The door has now jammed and will not unlock either from the inside of outside. Is there some sort or reset required?
June 08, 2019, 07:42:41 by lee-57 | Views: 227 | Comments: 4

Check Engine Light
Auto electrician took 11/2 days to replace MDPS coupling on my 2011 Hyundai  cw wagon. Said the computer wouldn't recognize the new part. Picked up car yesterday. Now the Malfunction Indicator lamp is on all the time and air con is not working and heater won't turn off either when switched over. Don't know what's happening .
May 28, 2019, 01:47:48 by basmith | Views: 314 | Comments: 6

Hi all,

It's been a few months since I have installed my Android head unit so I thought it may be useful to post up my experience with the unit. I used a few guides off here so I think it's only fair to return some knowledge.

For starters, I have a 2012 i30 GD CRDi and sometime last year my GD-01 head unit started to malfunction. At first, radio became static. This wasn't an issue because I mainly use Bluetooth so it didn't bother me. However, then all audio stopped working - even radio became silent instead of static. Standard functionality other than audio worked, i.e. I could connect with Bluetooth, I could control the unit with steering wheel controls etc, just no audio out.

After a bit of googling, I fo...
May 20, 2019, 12:39:07 by Gubbi05 | Views: 717 | Comments: 19


I am having an issue with my 2008 i30, which is really killing me.

Quite a while ago, our front wiper starting to acting strange.

Since I donít know the setting names, Iíll be giving my version of the wiper speed stick  :P

Fastest - WORKS
Fast - WORKS
Interval mode - Faulty, only goes halfway and halfway back.
One wipe mode - faulty, halfway per push

Rainy days is no problem, since the fastest speeds works, but light dust rain is becoming hell, since I have to click it twice every time I need to clear the front screen for rain.

The faulty speeds also makes the wiper go out of sync, so it stops right in the middle of the window.

Please guys and...
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