Hill Start, Cruise control - what is SLD?

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  1. Dorwyn

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    Hill start, not used it yet. Cruise Control - brilliant (2016 Fiat 130 multijet). But when I turn the stalk the wrong way, instead of cruise control it comes up on the display saying SLD connect or disconnect. Can't seem to find it in the Manual under SLD. Is that the slow downhill control?
     
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    Something to do with start / stop ?
     
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    Speed limiting. I use it in a 30 zone, when set you can have the accelerator pedal on the floor and the MoHo will only do the speed the SLD is set at.
     
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    SLD = Speed Limiting Device :)

    Google is your friend :)
     
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    Ah, that explains why I couldn't accelerate. I thought my foot had gone to sleep from lack of use with the cruise control!
     
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    It is SLOW LEAK DELIVERY and refers to the dropping of grey water so nobody notices.
     
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    The campsite I'm on at the mo in Sarlat does not have a dump facility, so I could do with that when I leave tomorrow!
     
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    Fiat comfortmatic. Got a button just forward of my gear stick with a little van and a weight over the rear axle and arrows pointing up/forward and down/back. What does it do? Can't find it in the handbook.
     
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    Isn't that the hill start?
     
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    Wait till it's dark and open slightly, by the morning all gone
     
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    My friend could not get his auto up his steep drive to the house as it would not go from stop the button does something that allowed hi mt start and keep going up the slope without stalling it.
     
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    Duplicated post
     
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    Triplicated post. D**n computers
     
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    It's Slobber Lobber Dobber. Apparently The Flowerpot Men use Fiats so you can choose to have the displays in their language. I need to get out more.
     
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    It's the Hadron collider!! Don't touch it!!!!!!!?
     
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    It's the ejector seat button.
     
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    Press it when in hilly country. It holds the gears longer so the engine doesn't labour on the hills & it gives more engine braking.

    Some people leave it pressed all the time, claiming it gives a more 'sporty' performance.
     
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    SLD is something I will be switching on in Norway and switching off only when I leave.......(read up on their speeding fines :Eeek:)
     
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    SLD is the Sly Letching Device you engage when your looking at some REALLY fit bird walking down the road your driving on. You engage it, and a paper bag drops over the wife's head. (y)
     
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    Can it be engaged permanently ?
     
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