Well I never.....

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  1. steveclecy

    steveclecy Read Only Funster

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    Went to collect the MH today from warranty repair in Telford. On the drive back, roads were mucky and I spent a lot of time using the screen wash.

    Then I discovered if I press the little button in at the end of the wiper lever (as I did by mistake) I have a trip computer!

    Now I am a gadget freak, of that there is little doubt, but I never discovered this until today - just over two years since we got the vehicle. Does it not prove that men do not read instructions?

    Instant fuel consumption, trip fuel consumption, trip average speed, trip time! Great. Must remember to keep my eyes on the road as well though.

    What have YOU discovered well after buying something?

    Steve
     
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    Well, just now I discovered that not all of us plebs know that we have a trip computer activated by the button on the end of the stalk.............:Laughing:........:thumb:
     
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    I've had my Skoda car for 5 years and last week, by accident, I found that if I turned the key in the door and held it, the windows go up and down!

    Doh! I've lost count of the number of times I've got back in the car and turned the ignition on when I've forgotten to close them :BigGrin:

    ..and I've got one of those trip computers on the end of the stalk!
     
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    Am constantly finding things that I did not know what they were. All the instructions are in German so I do have an excuse :Cool:
     
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    Did you know on the fiat x 250 multijet....if you just touch the indicator up or down (not fully push it up untill it clicks) the the indicator will flash thee or four times then stop:Doh:
     
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    It took me just over 2 years to find a secret compartment in the van to keep passports etc in :Doh:
     
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    Yes, discovered that by mistake too, but at least found out when it was new!

    Steve
     
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    R T F M:Doh:​
     
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    I have a handbook file 2008 on my laptop but the size is too large to upload unless Jim can do it somehow from email
     
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    Only when all else has failed:thumb:
     
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    What do you think the [STRIKE]toilet[/STRIKE]library is for:Rofl1:
     
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    Many years agoI had a ford Zepher, I stopped outside work and went in to get some keys, when I tried to start again no ignition, :Sad:, Luckely for me a guy I worked with new what it was, it was simply I had left it parked with the indicator arm on, I had, had the car for months but must have not done that before, I have never heared of that ignition cut off before or since :Eeek:: could have been worse I might have started pulling things apart trying to fix it. Pete
     
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    Well I never

    We had our camper for three years before we found that we couldn't light the oven unless the tap for the fridge was on also :Doh:
     
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    Wellllllllllll

    Not lot of point in a secret compartment if it is easy to find !! :Rofl1:
     
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    Just found the button that locks the habitation door in the drivers door, next to the electric mirror adjust switch. :Doh:
     
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    Pervert.
     
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