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Off Topic (Non-Honda) / Re: Autonomous vehicles.
« Last post by culzean on Today at 10:20:24 AM »
Elon Musk has just announced that a new microchip developed jointly with Samsung should see driverless taxis operating in some US cities by 2020.

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/22/tech/tesla-robotaxis/index.html

Good Ole Elon certainly knows how to keep investors happy with regular doses of Hype..... he is like Thomas Edison ( who was a salesman not an engineer,  and he made loads of money out of filching other peoples ideas and marketing them before they did).
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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / Re: Flat battery - can I expect problems?
« Last post by culzean on Today at 10:14:25 AM »
Well would you Adam and Eve it?

Swapped batteries and all OK but thought I'd whack the charger on the old one just out of curiosity - and out of the car the blessed thing is charging!

To be fair I think it's on borrowed time anyway. It's a Halfords 3yr warranted thing that was in the car when we got it - 3.5yrs ago.

Let the battery stand with no load and the battery voltage can recover enough to allow the charger to detect if it is connected the right way ( may only need 6 volts, not the full 12 ) - but if if it is out of guarantee period ( and a Halfords 3 year battery is about as basic as it gets ) you are better off replacing it anyway,  I always write the date battery was fitted on the label on top of the battery using a permanent marker pen,  if there is  no room I stick an extra little label on... it helps me but may also help someone else who buys the car...
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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / Re: Flat battery - can I expect problems?
« Last post by culzean on Today at 10:06:08 AM »
Might be subjective but the car seems to be driving more smoothly too.

Could that be because it learned the previous owners driving style and has never been reset since?

The ECU is continuously learning new data and ditching older stuff.  The thing is that many people have noticed the car being smoother after fitting a new battery even if power was retained during change.  One thread on here someone had problems with power steering and it turned out that a new battery fixed the problems ( hint - electric power steering on Jazz can draw over 40 amps ), each ignition coil can draw 5 amps to produce a spark.  A good battery is more important than ever on modern cars,  and batteries fail so slowly by losing capacity ( their ability to accept and release charge,  as well as the amount of charge they can hold ) that their demise often goes unnoticed until they are stressed by something like a really cold day or an accessory staying on and draining charge, a good battery would have the ability to shrug off the event.
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Off Topic (Non-Honda) / Re: Electric cars
« Last post by Jocko on Today at 09:58:08 AM »
I see Tesla are sending a team to investigate why a Model S suddenly caught fire and exploded in a Shanghai car park. Teslas getting nearly as bad as Kias and Hyundais.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-48009163

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Off Topic (Non-Honda) / Re: Autonomous vehicles.
« Last post by Jocko on Today at 09:47:12 AM »
Elon Musk has just announced that a new microchip developed jointly with Samsung should see driverless taxis operating in some US cities by 2020.

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/04/22/tech/tesla-robotaxis/index.html
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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / Re: Flat battery - can I expect problems?
« Last post by TopDown on Today at 09:24:15 AM »
Oh no she hasn't! She's taken the MX5  ;)
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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / Re: Flat battery - can I expect problems?
« Last post by TopDown on Today at 09:23:16 AM »
Ah! OK, thanks. I'll give it a go later. The wife's just gone out in it.
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Honda Jazz Mk2 2008-2015 / Re: Flat battery - can I expect problems?
« Last post by ColinS on Today at 08:45:39 AM »
Um? Didn't notice having to re-teach the electric windows.

Can both front windows be single touch up and down then - and if so, how please?

That is the re-teaching:
Ensure windows are fully closed.
Roll down the window and hold for five seconds. ...
Immediately roll up the window and hold for five seconds. ...
Release the window button.
Test the automatic window function.
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Honda Jazz Mk3 2015 - / Re: servicing
« Last post by John Ratsey on Today at 08:24:34 AM »
My Jazz at 26,000 mile and 5 years has had 2 CVT fluid changes. However, having looked back at the invoices there is no reference to any CVT filter change. Is there a filter and, if so, when is it due for change.
I am a bit nervous as at the last service by an independent (contrary to instruction) they put non-Honda fluid in and had to drain and refill (at their own cost).
I don't think there's any filter for the gearbox. The mechanism sits in an oilbath and any muck should stay at the bottom.
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Honda Jazz Mk3 2015 - / Re: Missing maps on satnav -HELP
« Last post by Hebden on Today at 06:47:44 AM »
Again thanks all.
First find your usb stick. I do have a monthly renewable 30GB internet plan so that will be sufficient. There is lots of rain and stormy weather in Italy for the next couple of days so best to wait until that passes.
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