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by PhilMabbots17
Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:39 am
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?
Replies: 71
Views: 5607

"CO2 cheating was discovered by VCA": AutoNews

Well, who knew? Following on from dieselgate, VAG is also being prosecuted in a class action for using cheat devices related to CO2 emissions. The offending software detects test mode from steering wheel displacement and manipulates stop-start and something called "low-rev mode", echoing some of th...
by PhilMabbots17
Wed Mar 20, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?
Replies: 71
Views: 5607

Class action for CO2 cheating against Audi

Well, who knew? Following on from dieselgate, VAG is also being prosecuted in a class action for using cheat devices related to CO2 emissions. The offending software detects test mode from steering wheel displacement and manipulates stop-start and something called "low-rev mode", echoing some of the...
by PhilMabbots17
Mon Mar 18, 2019 11:06 pm
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?
Replies: 71
Views: 5607

CO2 is down to Driving Style

Mon Mar 18, 2019 10:05 am In regards to the current CO2 levels of your vehicle up until this point, when tested to the New European Drive Cycle (NEDC), the results were approximately 2% adverse to the certified values. The amount of increased CO2 emissions will vary greatly due to differing driving...
by PhilMabbots17
Mon Mar 18, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Potential New Owner
Replies: 3
Views: 239

Re: Potential New Owner

Hi all, Potential new owner here - going to view and hopefully buy a used DS this weekend. I've been reading this forum as much as I can, so am hopefully going into this with my eyes open. One question... I've seen that some members have rejected or swapped out their Disco Sports. Is there any list...
by PhilMabbots17
Mon Mar 18, 2019 8:20 am
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?
Replies: 71
Views: 5607

Re: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?

A possible motive for understating the CO2 levels and then correcting them so quickly could be the effect on RFL - because the penalty is only felt by the owner in year one. Looking at the positive impact of losing a few gms of gas, it does make you think...

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by PhilMabbots17
Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?
Replies: 71
Views: 5607

Re: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?

A somewhat different interpretation of the number 44,000 and fuel types here... Jaguar Land Rover to recall 44,000 vehicles over excessive diesel emissions U.K. government test agency discovered the high CO2 levels Jaguar Land Rover is recalling 44,000 vehicles in the U.K. due to some of its vehicle...
by PhilMabbots17
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?
Replies: 71
Views: 5607

Re: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?

And if it’s all 2L diesels as per EU list ...that’s a lot more than 44,000 cars !! Someone’s being economical with the truth I fear? Car makers have been making catalytic converters for treating oxides of carbon in petrol engines for 20 years. Isn't is strange that they should suddenly cock it up n...
by PhilMabbots17
Thu Mar 14, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?
Replies: 71
Views: 5607

Re: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?

Still finding them, no petrols yet... https://ec.europa.eu/consumers/consumers_safety/safety_products/rapex/alerts/?event=main.search&lng=en#searchResults Rapid Alert Header.GIF A11/0011/19 Discovery, Sport, Range Rover Sport, Velar, Evoque Type approval numbers E11*2007/46*1659, E11*2007/46*3784, E...
by PhilMabbots17
Thu Mar 14, 2019 7:15 pm
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?
Replies: 71
Views: 5607

Re: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - No Petrols?

Sorry, to confuse this again, but on second inspection the Which table quoting JLR is different to the text of the EU Alerts. Nowhere in the EU documents does it mention Petrol. Any ideas? jlr-cars-being-high-res.png Rapid Alert Header.GIF A11/0011/19 Discovery, Sport, Range Rover Sport, Velar, Evoq...
by PhilMabbots17
Thu Mar 14, 2019 5:32 pm
Forum: Main Discovery Sport chat
Topic: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?
Replies: 71
Views: 5607

Re: Recall to fix CO2 emissions - whats the fix?

In this age of Daily Cut 'n' Paste journalism you have to get the original source documents for yourself if you want to know what's really going on.
Notification_A11_0011_19_en (1).pdf
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Notification_A11_0013_19_en (1).pdf
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The truth as published by the EU is that it's ONLY 2.0L diesels.

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