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    1. Just recently have to say the prospect of the my...

      Just recently have to say the prospect of the my car doors not shutting properly doesn’t even show up on the list of things I am worried about anymore.
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      I had this pop up not long after my mechanic had...

      I had this pop up not long after my mechanic had replaced my rear wheel bearings... used a generic scan tool which diagnosed a front left sensor issue. Purchased a new sensor but failed in my attempt...
    3. 12v outlet in the trunk is always on

      12v outlet in the trunk is always on
    4. In all honesty I haven't lost enough for it to be...

      In all honesty I haven't lost enough for it to be all that noticeable... still far more than is necessary from the lights, maybe a little less brisk when flooring it at 55+ for an overtake, but still...
    5. So a week in to my 87 Octane experiment I'm on my...

      So a week in to my 87 Octane experiment I'm on my third tank. Engine hasn't blown up yet and I'm averaging 19.9mpg per the trip computer, a mere 0.5% drop in mileage for a ~15% cost saving
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      Virtual Machine is definitely the way to go, Vida...

      Virtual Machine is definitely the way to go, Vida is very picky about it's operating system environment... all the DICE units are knockoffs: not necessarily any direct correlation between price and...
    7. Thinking about this a little more I now recall...

      Thinking about this a little more I now recall getting the same message in the early stages of a drive home from Florida in my C70 about three years ago. I was in the fast lane on the highway when it...
    8. If I was determined to troubleshoot this myself...

      If I was determined to troubleshoot this myself I’d be inclined to put the summer wheels back on at this point as my next step. that will narrow it down; if the error persists you can be fairly sure...
    9. Not directly relevant to the thread, but one of...

      Not directly relevant to the thread, but one of the posts above got me thinking. Most of my driving is in traffic of one sort or another, and rarely do I have the need or opportunity to really...
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      Important to note that it's 120,000 miles or 10...

      Important to note that it's 120,000 miles or 10 years, whichever is sooner, so all MY10 and many MY11 owners should be giving this some serious thought soon regardless of mileage
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      There's a school of thought that the water pump...

      There's a school of thought that the water pump is best left to the second timing belt change unless it's displaying any signs of problems
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      I'm doing full synthetic every 7500. Did timing...

      I'm doing full synthetic every 7500. Did timing belt at 120,000. Plugs around the same time. Air filters annually. Everything else regularly looked at and attended to as needed - have cheap and...
    13. I’m gonna say not too much: neither is high for...

      I’m gonna say not too much: neither is high for an seven-eight year old car... The big routine maintenance expense on these is the timing belt, due at the sooner of 120,000 or ten years, so either of...
    14. Yeah I have one, think it was from eBay.. pretty...

      Yeah I have one, think it was from eBay.. pretty sure there was a thread about stubby antennae in here, gonna say about three years ago... radio works fine, the black faded to a kind of copper color...
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      Do they both have satellite radio? Maybe the...

      Do they both have satellite radio?

      Maybe the 12 is like my ‘11 s60, there’s a factory option termed “nav ready”, basically meaning it has the gps antenna wiring in place but lacks the nav...
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      As long as you have some decent interior pics you...

      As long as you have some decent interior pics you can usually tell most of those options very easily...

      Climate: looks for the heated seat buttons at the bottom of the button panel on the...
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      Not convinced those particular features are year...

      Not convinced those particular features are year specific... shark fin is indicative of satellite radio/navigation I believe, I’ve seen it on cars older than my 09 which does not have satellite radio...
    18. I would interpret that as being the battery in...

      I would interpret that as being the battery in the key/remote.
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      A local locksmith was able to cut the cheap and...

      A local locksmith was able to cut the cheap and cheerful blade key I bought off eBay, charged me about twenty bucks... I obtained a new-in-sealed bag with barcodes remote key from the classifieds...
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      Looks like the battery capacity is 80Ah, so half...

      Looks like the battery capacity is 80Ah, so half an amp for twelve hours would use less than ten percent of the battery capacity... assuming you drive it enough to charge up each day then leaving the...
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      Should be automatic after driving at above 20 mph...

      Should be automatic after driving at above 20 mph for more than ten minutes, or something like that.
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      Installed my replacement center vent, picked up...

      Installed my replacement center vent, picked up off eBay for about $50 shipped... flaps had been broken since I bought the car almost a year ago, never quite got tor the top of the todo list until...
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      Replaced my aforementioned broken tail light -...

      Replaced my aforementioned broken tail light - ordered used replacement from erievovo on eBay on Sunday night - it arrived yesterday :D - and came not only with the lamp housing, but also the bulb...
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      Just a Tile Pro on mine - best invention ever... ...

      Just a Tile Pro on mine - best invention ever...

      My s60 key stays in my pocket the whole time... did put it in the slot once when the "key removed from vehicle" alert didn't go away after I got...
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      I fitted one to mine to play on my BluePower...

      I fitted one to mine to play on my BluePower headunit I wish I'd never bought. It's about the only bit of the BluePower that does still work properly, and the only reason (well that and laziness) I...
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      Well in keeping with the unlucky wheel benders...

      Well in keeping with the unlucky wheel benders above, I managed to back into a concrete pole in a parking garage yesterday, not just scratching the bumper (oh well, that's what it's there for) but...
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      I dropped in one of the dealers near me in...

      I dropped in one of the dealers near me in passing earlier this week and they told me the same thing... they seemed a little defensive and anxious to establish that I wasn’t actually having any...
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      So May might be a good time to go shopping for...

      So May might be a good time to go shopping for nice used S60s perhaps
    29. Sounds about normal

      Sounds about normal
    30. I’m fairly sure that there is a different wiring...

      I’m fairly sure that there is a different wiring harness for the performance vs high-performance system, you select which you have on the form when you place your order with them. BluePower may be...
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