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topic Engine Starts every time - on the second attempt!
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jfdelacruz
January 27, 2023, 08:58:39
topic Steering Angle Sensor £2k quote - help?!
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jfdelacruz
January 27, 2023, 08:56:49
topic 2011 1.6 auto hatchback
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Aye30
January 27, 2023, 01:42:58
topic ESP Light
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gordoben
January 25, 2023, 21:44:09
topic How to align Front Upper Spring Seat?
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jfdelacruz
January 25, 2023, 08:59:27
topic Loud clicking/rattling noise between 1700-2000!rpm
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January 25, 2023, 05:57:56
topic new battery 1.6 CRDi Halfords
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January 24, 2023, 22:24:17
topic Rear Caliper Replacement PD Diesel
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marti30
January 24, 2023, 13:14:00
topic Help should pipes be connected to these
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topic i30 Control Arm + Ball Joint replacement - torque ratings?
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topic Problems with lamps / headlamps
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January 22, 2023, 15:16:17
topic Repair screen assy cargo
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January 22, 2023, 14:11:19
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CDNi30
January 22, 2023, 04:29:05
topic Irritating Rattle from rear of a 2021 PD.4 N-Line with tow bar
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The Gonz
January 21, 2023, 01:30:21
topic Bluetooth Connection Issue
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567 I30
January 20, 2023, 12:59:35
topic Apple CarPlay
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January 20, 2023, 11:39:37
topic 2012 GD Active head unit replacement
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cturem
January 20, 2023, 04:27:12
topic Hyundai i30 2010 FD 1.4 petrol Aftermarket keys to original keys
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fractro
January 19, 2023, 20:36:32
topic K&N reusable airfilters vs disposable OEM ones - thoughts?
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The Gonz
January 19, 2023, 11:11:46
topic Liqui Moly Ceratec - anyone used? Thoughts?
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Endeavor
January 19, 2023, 09:14:43
topic brake disc size
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zekest_99
January 16, 2023, 08:37:09
topic Mk1 crdi turbo swap with bigger one
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January 16, 2023, 02:35:48
topic 2011 1.6 Diesel - New Bilstein B4 Struts Fitment Issue
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BrendanP
January 12, 2023, 22:49:29
topic Hands free problem
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January 12, 2023, 12:54:42
topic 2009 i30 timing belt replacement
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January 12, 2023, 11:35:32
January 23, 2023, 01:42:34 by zekest_99 | Views: 234 | Comments: 8

Battery
Hi all,

this is not an issue, not sure if it's the right section  :whistler: ...  just wondering if there is anyone who bought a new battery from Halfords UK ? any experience?  :question:

my car i30 2015 CRDI 1.6 Start/Stop

thanks!
January 11, 2023, 08:42:38 by zekest_99 | Views: 347 | Comments: 4

ABS & disks
Hi all,

do anyone know " factory" size for brake disc i30 2015 premium ? is it 280 or 300mm ?

Thanks for views !
January 05, 2023, 14:18:58 by gazzap | Views: 372 | Comments: 7

Spark Plug
Hi all,
For the last hour i've been looking for NGK spark plugs for the 2017 I30 SR and for the life of me cannot find which ones exactly they are.
I think the spark plugs are to fit the g4fj but then when i serach for them on ebay it seems to suggest that they will fit a veloster but not the i30 SR.

Can anyone clear things up and ideally link me?

Thanks in advance.
January 04, 2023, 13:35:31 by badgerfruit | Views: 394 | Comments: 6

Headlight
Hi all
My offside dipped bulb went pop the other day, ordered a replacement from Halfords but I'm worried that the process will involve practically stripping the front of the car.  It's a 2015 (65) "GD" model.  Have searched google but all I find are "step 1, take the entire car to bits ...".

Anyone got any links to useful guides or videos on if this can be done without all that?
Note, Halfords wanted £10 to fit but I just assumed it'd be "open bonnet, find the rear plate and remove, swap bulb and put everything back" job?
December 30, 2022, 01:25:42 by mrexcitement | Views: 853 | Comments: 6

Glow Plug
Hey Guys and gals.

From this topic :link: 2010 1.6 CRDI hot weather starting. , I don't know why but I couldn't add to it so I am starting a new topic.

I decided to do this after reading this :link: i30 2009 FD CRDi Glow Plugs

I just replaced the 4 glow plugs on my I30 FD CRDI which has done 240,000 kms now , I purchased the glow plug ages ago but was reluctant to do it due to being afraid of snapping them on removal.

I shouldn't have been worried , I just did this and couldn't believe how easy it was to do and had no issues at all removing t...
December 29, 2022, 18:08:05 by t4orce | Views: 456 | Comments: 3

Clock Spring
So after many months of my Airbag/seatbelt light coming on intermittently and than staying on all the time, I've decided to replace the Airbag Clock Spring on my 2014 CRDI i30, especially since lately my steering wheel control buttons stopped responding. The entire operation was a success, no more dash light, Steering wheel controls are working again.
This is the actual Ebay link I used and received today, probably took a good hour/half all up taking my time:
Ebay Link

Helpful video link I found on YT and some pics I was able to take of the job below :goodjob:
...
December 15, 2022, 09:41:05 by marc.knuckle | Views: 1519 | Comments: 27

Bluetooth
Hi all

Since i first got the car, when i made a call, connected to my phone via Bluetooth, it would come on the central display and automatically come through the audio system.

At some point, can't remember when, it changed. Now it will show on the screen but the audio will continue to come through the phone's speakers until it's answered THEN an alert comes on the screen asking if i want to use the car's audio system. It's a nuisance.

Any idea what may have changed and if i can change it back to being automatically through the car's speakers?

It's the i30 estate, 67 reg.

The phone is the Samsung galaxy note 20 ultra with the latest OS, Android 13, One UI 5.0

Cheers, Marc
December 12, 2022, 11:30:52 by 17clarence | Views: 625 | Comments: 6

Battery
Hello All, my 7 and half year old OEM battery is dying, down to 12v now.
It's a 45amp one. I see the replacements are about 54A, so good, but I also see there are some with high CCA.
No idea what I currently have, the standard batteries seem to be 450ish CCA, and the higher ones 540CCA.

Can I put in one with a high CCA? Some websites say don't do it, others, such as battery suppliers, list them as suitable.
The car lives outside, often only used 3 or 4 times a week.
It's a 2015 GD 1.6 petrol.

Any advice welcome!
November 25, 2022, 09:21:25 by Da Tomato | Views: 787 | Comments: 5

Headlight
Hello, my mom has a 2009 Hyundai i30 CW and due to a small collision with a pillar she got the driver's side headlight pointing upwards (I think) and it doesn't light the road properly anymore (with both high and low beams).
Since I know that headlight adjustment is an easy DIY I want to ask you where are those adjustment screws located since I found we screws/bolts on/near the headlight assembly but I'm not sure if those are the adjustment screws since they're not labeled or anything.
November 23, 2022, 10:55:00 by Will7878 | Views: 1509 | Comments: 2

Android Auto
Hi, started the car last week and had a message on entertainment screen saying something about software problem, didn’t take much notice and restarted music and it went. Again this morning I had “Application Mona15.exec encountered a serious error and must shut down”
Everything seems to be working ok sound wise but the message stays on the screen.

Would anyone have an idea of the problem?

Thanks in advance.


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