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      The profiles don't necessary mean different keys...

      The profiles don't necessary mean different keys were programmed to them. You can program keys to a profile, but you can also just edit profiles. All of them come with several. I wouldn't be worried...
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      Congrats! Sport key isn't required for CPO...

      Congrats!

      Sport key isn't required for CPO inspection, but it never hurts to ask. If you purchased the prepaid maintenance plan that comes with key coverage, so you should be able to just say it's...
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      Don't buy it from Carmax... they are a great...

      Don't buy it from Carmax... they are a great company and I like working with them, and I wouldn't hesitate to buy an older used car from them, but a late model of anything should be bought from the...
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      Yeah... pretty much everything is tied to the...

      Yeah... pretty much everything is tied to the computer. But if you're not towing and you just are using it for a bike rack or something then you'd be fine.
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      I don't see it as an issue often. I had one...

      I don't see it as an issue often. I had one customer whos car kept "going black" on the screen. In the end it was a wire that got crimped during assembly, not anything specific to the screen. The...
    6. Thread: Help please

      by DFrantz
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      Dealers do matter. It's really a shame the dealer...

      Dealers do matter. It's really a shame the dealer you wanted to work with from the start couldn't/wouldn't locate or order you the car you want. Buying out of state new cars is never something I...
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      Bashing trolls is sorta fun though. You...

      Bashing trolls is sorta fun though.

      You weren't offering a helpful piece of information, you were making yet another attack post. I think if you run though the corporate responsibility comparison...
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      I agree having it as an option in the software...

      I agree having it as an option in the software would be nice and easy, and no cost beyond programming for Volvo.

      If I had to choose only between always on and only on with ignition I would...
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      Or how about this... A company's engineers...

      Or how about this... A company's engineers invented something credited with saving more lives than any other invention in history and the company choose to not claim any royalties for the inventions...
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      I see a fairly high conquest rate with former...

      I see a fairly high conquest rate with former Jeep GC owners into XC60s and they all have been pleased with the switch. But the Wrangler is a real Jeep, so that's a whole different animal. Enzo...
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      Some companies cheat on their environmental...

      Some companies cheat on their environmental emission impact and lie about it for financial gain... I wonder if VW is on that list.
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      Its quite possible the dealer in MI is closed, we...

      Its quite possible the dealer in MI is closed, we are here in PA... I'm working from home right now myself so no one is doing any dealer trades in this area. It's actually illegal for me to sell a...
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      Lights on for wipers are so people can see you,...

      Lights on for wipers are so people can see you, not so you can project forward... so LED DRL do the job just as well. Headlight laws in this country have always been behind technology and therefore...
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      It's a software only update so it's pretty quick...

      It's a software only update so it's pretty quick if everything goes right. I think the guys get paid for 7/10 of an hour, though if something hiccups then it can take twice as long... Always best to...
    15. Thread: XC60 prices

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      Term also matters. No one is getting 1.49% from...

      Term also matters. No one is getting 1.49% from Volvo for 60 months.. and auto rates have definitely gone up since 2018. Not everyone marks up rates just because we can.... but if you're at a place...
    16. Run off road mitigation would also kick in, but...

      Run off road mitigation would also kick in, but I've never let a car get that far to know what that's like.
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      I think it's quite literally the dumbest option...

      I think it's quite literally the dumbest option available. Yes it works (not for the garage you're talking about). But if you can't park you absolutely should not be driving. It doesn't work better...
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      More vinyl sold last year in the US than CDs......

      More vinyl sold last year in the US than CDs... I'm certainly part of that. Never gave up my vinyl and got lots given to me back when my friends parents were trying to unload it in the 1990s.

      As...
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      I had a bit of whiskey... so your post seemed...

      I had a bit of whiskey... so your post seemed complex... VOC will work without any data subscription but it is a cellular connection. It won't matter if the modem is turned on for connection though...
    20. VOC will work with the modem on or off once it's...

      VOC will work with the modem on or off once it's set up, however, it the modem has to be off for the initial connection. I don't have a technical reason for this. If you're doing it with the dealer...
    21. FWIW it's being fixed with just software, not the...

      FWIW it's being fixed with just software, not the windshield replacement the article says. It's a stop sale on new cars but quick patch.

      "Volvo Car USA LLC and Volvo Car Canada LTD (Volvo) on...
    22. It's easier to set up with the customer there but...

      It's easier to set up with the customer there but I've activated lots for customers after they left if they forgot their cell phone or were a little tepid about technology at purchase. I've been...
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      You have to put it in drive and press the gas...

      You have to put it in drive and press the gas pedal... it will hold for a moment and then release. Or you can just turn it off with your foot on the break and pressing down on the park button. This...
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      No AM radio on the T8. Some folks that's a deal...

      No AM radio on the T8. Some folks that's a deal breaker for and others have asked if AM is still even a thing.

      I've had mostly happy customers with the T8. I would encourage the extended warranty,...
    25. Thread: Deal Breaker?

      by DFrantz
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      I'm imagine for the sake of not leaking you could...

      I'm imagine for the sake of not leaking you could do an easy repair, but IDK from experience myself. I probably wouldn't let that stand in the way. Make sure the timing belt has been replaced if it's...
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      Is the oil pump mechanically driven on these? I...

      Is the oil pump mechanically driven on these? I assume it is, and then you wouldn't want to start a dry motor at 4000 RPM...
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      You can study for a multiple choice government...

      You can study for a multiple choice government exam on safety, or you can be ready for the real world essay questions. Volvo is ready for the latter, and they use it successfully for advertising...
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      By that thinking then safety is also a marketing...

      By that thinking then safety is also a marketing ploy and it's disgusting to use it to sell cars. Life isn't all merry and bright, a company that wants to do the best it can under the conditions...
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      It depends when you bought it.. the old version...

      It depends when you bought it.. the old version was 100k default and you could extend it out to 120k I believe. If you have that you're stuck with it. If I remember correctly the transition was Oct...
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      I sorta think the article is taking things out of...

      I sorta think the article is taking things out of context though too. First, it's in the last paragraph of Geely's information, so it's not like they are making it a headline. 2nd, they aren't...
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